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UX Design Manager

Primary Location Santa Clara, California Additional Locations Date posted 02/26/2019
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Location: Santa Clara CA, US

Role Overview:

McAfee is changing the way people protect their families, homes, and personal information. Our mission is to protect our users from any threat, on any device, anywhere. The consumer mobile team has created opportunities for nearly anyone to take advantage of our best-in-class security through the ease and convenience of their mobile phone. Our design team is a growing band of innovators and problem solvers, focused on disrupting the digital security industry with easy-to-use consumer experiences that focus on solving real world problems.

The McAfee Consumer Mobile team is seeking a talented and passionate User Experience Design Manager to join our growing User Experience Design team. The Design Manager will have a significant impact on our business as they define and drive the future of design at McAfee. They will work closely with the Director of User Experience to define our UX strategy, envision complex design systems and inspire talented designers to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you want your work to positively impact the lives of millions of people and you’re up for a challenge, let’s talk.

Company Overview

With the mission of capturing the biggest market share in the area of cyber security, network security, endpoint security, threat research, malware research, cloud security, we work together for a common goal of shaping the company’s future by designing and building the best in class robust and scalable security products for consumer and enterprise customers. As industry top performers, we aim to develop optimized high performance system software solutions with high availability and reliability.

About the Role:

  • Provide leadership, creative direction and mentorship for a team of UX Designers; lead creative and holistic thinking across diverse product releases, platforms and devices.
  • Deliver a UX vision, along with a plan for evolutionary, iterative updates, that actualize the larger vision over time.
  • Build strong relationships and operating patterns with leaders inside and outside the core product team to efficiently implement user experiences that are cohesive, inclusive and well-informed.
  • Implement culture and principles within the group, while setting new standards in executional and operational excellence.
  • Advocate for users in a fast-paced, corporate climate, imparting day-to-day design leadership that fosters a shared understanding of the user-centric intersection between design, content, business and engineering.
  • Socialize and foster new design approaches and styles across the team to ensure consistency across the suite of apps, and to constantly evolve our overall design vision.
  • Guide the team in advancing our data-driven design process, by integrating available user data and metrics into our design decisions and validating experiences through appropriate measures.
  • Work in close collaboration with design leadership to inform and improve design processes and strategy for the team.
  • Communicate design strategy and concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
  • Be an active leader in defining and championing a progressive culture of design in a growing tech organization.

New to Santa Clara or relocating? We will support you with our newly developed employee onboarding tool to ensure you and your family feel like locals in no time!

About You: 

  • Are a great leader and systems-level design thinker, who will provide leadership and direction for a team of designers. Take time to understand the performance side of design, and also the business aspects of the products.
  • Have at least 10 years of experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar UX-related role. Hold a degree in Design or related field.
  • Have at least 2 years of experience in leading design teams and managing people.
  • Possess a clear vision of the future of user experience design and have the courage to pursue and ability to influence forward-thinking design in a technical culture.
  • Experience working across organizational boundaries to define, manage and prioritize work, with a collaborative and innovative approach.
  • Have demonstrated success in designing and delivering compelling products in a high-growth, fast-pace, rapidly changing environment.
  • Have a demonstrated ability to clearly and effectively communicate complex design processes, ideas, and solutions to different audiences at varying levels of the organization.
  • Are a self-starter who can thrive in a fast-paced startup-like environment.
  • Possess a polished portfolio of UX-focused work that show a well thought out design process.

Company Benefits:

Our corporate culture and values are central to McAfee’s philosophy. Every day we embrace a more diverse workforce and inclusive environment. We are encouraged to bring your true selves to work. Our wide range of social communities & programs, flexible work hours and family-friendly benefits, all allow our employees to feel valued as people, while enjoying positive and challenging work. Check out more: Careers & Life at McAfee. Perks include:

  • Pension / Retirement Programs
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Coverage Programs
  • Support for Community Involvement and Programs

Unleash your Power …Join our Talent Network:  http://careers.mcafee.com/

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

The McAfee Consumer Mobile team is seeking a talented and passionate User Experience Design Lead to join our growing User Experience Design team. The Design Lead will have a significant impact on our business as they define and drive the future of design at McAfee. They will work closely with the Head of Design to define our UX strategy, envision complex design systems and inspire talented designers to push the boundaries of what’s possible.

If you want your work to positively impact the lives of millions of people and you’re up for a challenge, let’s talk.

Shift:

Shift 1 (United States of America)

Primary Location:

MIL1 - US - Santa Clara

Posting Statement:

McAfee prohibits discrimination based on race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, pregnancy, gender expression or identity, sexual orientation or any other legally protected status.

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