WithinMSKsDigital Informatics and Technology Solutions (DigITs)division, were excited to recruit a passionate, pragmatic design leader to advance our transformation and help define the creative direction, development, and evolution ofourfirst multi-channel, cross-platform Design System.
As Lead Product Designer of Design Systems,you will be responsible for the design build-out of DigITs design system, a collection of reusable components guided by clear standards that can be assembled to design and build both internal and external applications and experiences. This critical role will partner with DigITs design leadership, and MSKs marketing and communications team, leveragingour recent brand redesign done by Lippincott.You and your team will host workshops, aggregate principles, survey user needs, audit existing products, define a visual language, reconcile interaction models, and deliver on an ever-evolving network of guidelines, reusable code, and repeatable design assets.
This position is apart of MSK's reactivation phase and requires on site availability Wed/Thurs.
Provide strategic impact to the institutionby elevatinguser experiences, and deliveringuniform, on-brand experiences at scale, over time
Communicate the value of design to diverse audiences, pulling in partners when needed to critically frame and scope design problems
Audit the needs of our diverse product portfolio and define a product plan that unities each platform with a single identity
Lead interdisciplinary workshops to mine for insights, expand ideas, establish alignment, and convert outcomes into action plans
Systematically convert design principles into an evolved visual language, and arefinedsuite of repeatable components,which can be quickly and easily adopted by the wider organization
Applya broad range of techniques, including sketching, prototyping, interaction modeling, journey mapping, and user testing to explore, convey, and validate opportunities and solutions
Relentlessly evangelize best practices and proven paradigms within the interactive space, and define usage guidelines accordingly
Evolve theproduct strategy overtime based on feedback, group critique, research,data,and industry trends
Create agovernance model that ensures UX principles and functional consistency is upheld
Illustrate how uniform motion and data visualizationenhances the UX and empowersand delightsend-users
Create an action plan for achieving system-wide ADA and WCAG compliance
Unite with the larger design and development communities and leadership to evolve processes and frameworks to meet growing needs
Evaluate team interventions, regularly measuring value,and prioritizing initiatives according to business and user needs
Work within thescaledagile framework to manage the input and output of the Design System
Workwith the Design Thinking team to build out quarterly roadmaps, balancing team capacity with product needs
Advocate for hiring and staffing needs, helping to grow the team when needed, sourcing and interviewing candidates, and onboarding new team members
10+ years of experience building and implementing sustainable digital products that users love with at least 4+ years leading large-scale Design System implementation
An online portfolio that demonstrates your workand process in building out Design Systems
A mastery of UX and UI design fundamentals across digital platforms and a deep understanding of the importance of applying qualitative and quantitative methodologies to inform and validatedecisions
Acute understanding that everything counts, including operational rigor, relationship management, workflow excellence, and attention to detail
Ability to cultivate an environment of teamwork and cooperation
Experience connecting teams that come from both creative and technical backgrounds
Experience working in a scaled agile/scrum process
Competitive compensation packages | Generous Vacation, Sick time + 12 holidays to recharge & refuel | Internal Career Mobility & Performance Consulting | Medical, Dental, Vision, FSA & Dependent Care | 403b retirement savings plan match | Tuition Reimbursement | 12 Weeks Maternity/Paternity & Adoption Assistance | Spending Account | Fitness Discounts & Wellness Program | Resource Networks | Life Insurance & Disability | Remote Flexibility
Internal Number: 2021-47316
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