Discogs is looking to hire a Director of User Experience (UX) to serve as the strategic and creative leader for the Discogs user journey. This role will hold and communicate our vision of an experience- and design-centered culture that will put users and their needs at the center of our products. The UX Director will influence and transform the way our users interact with our marketplace, database, and community on a global scale. This role is responsible for a team of designers and engineers responsible for learning and understanding the needs of our users, envisioning how users should experience our products, and bringing that vision to life in a way that is both inspired and thoughtful. This role will collaborate with stakeholders to create, communicate and implement the Discogs UX roadmap. The ideal candidate will be a mixture of hands-on designer, creative director, team builder, coach and mentor, and valued and influential partner to our Product, Engineering, Marketing, and Operations teams. The UX Director role requires someone who can be the champion of our user experience by fostering a user-centered approach to UX design that is embedded in our product definition and development processes at the start and can hold that vision through launch.
This is a Remote position. Open to candidates in or willing to relocate to OR, WA, ID, CA, AZ, TX , CO, IL
Who We Are
Discogs is the largest crowd-sourced, community-driven database of recorded music information and physical music marketplace in the world. Every day, millions of people use the Discogs Marketplace to connect, learn about music, and buy and sell vinyl records, CDs, and cassettes. As Discogs continues to grow, we are looking for experienced, committed, and highly motivated people to help us realize our mission to serve the music fan in everyone.
We are relatively small, so individual contributions can have a large impact. High value is placed on quality, critical thinking, and continuous improvement. Our teams work collaboratively but are distributed geographically and open-source tools are important to who we are and how we work. We value the experiences and skills each team member contributes to helping us serve our music community.
What You’ll Accomplish
As a key member of the Senior Management team, you will create and influence a clear vision and UX strategy for Discogs’ database, marketplace, and community in designing the ways our users interact with our product. You will:
What You’ll Contribute
What We Provide
What We Believe In
Discogs’ mission is to serve the music fan in everyone. We represent a diverse and inclusive community, and we are committed to serving our community with innovative and creative solutions. We know that innovation happens best when varying perspectives are embraced and integrated. Our global team reflects our global community.
Discogs is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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If you apply for this role, you will be required to upload a resume, cover letter, and fill out a few questions regarding your application. Once submitted, our hiring team will review your application and contact you if you are selected for an interview. Whether you are successful or not, we will store your application and data in our system for a maximum period of one year from the application date in case another role becomes available that you are suitable for. If you have any questions or concerns about us storing this data and/or the period of time, please contact us at email@example.com and we will respond to you within 30 days.
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