Full Time

UX Manager

Posted 10 months ago
Dubai
AED 28,000 - AED 35,000 per month

Job Description

The Company:

Our client is one of the market leaders in the media industry across MENA.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Gathering and evaluating user requirements, in collaboration with product managers and engineers
  • Illustrating design ideas using storyboards, process flows, and sitemaps
  • Develop User Experience (UE) roadmaps for user-facing applications and interfaces for customers
  • Develop effective and well-branded user experience
  • Ensure to drive innovation across User-Centered Design practices
  • Prepare strategic decisions as well as trade-offs based on project priorities
  • Develop and present strategic recommendations to the entire leadership team and various executives for online, mobile, and TV properties
  • Recommend best approaches for the implementation of UX
  • Collaborate with various teams to design an end-to-end chain of services, systems and human interactions.
  • Identify improvement areas plus a prospective competitive advantage for video playback experience, subscription journey, and content discovery
  • Ensure to prioritize User-Centered Design projects with the rest of the product team, improvements and content as per the company’s priorities

Skills Required:

  • Proven work experience as a UX Design for world-class consumer services. Video-on-demand services experience is strongly preferred
  • Strong understanding of the challenges of video-on-demand platforms in MENA
  • Strong background in UX research and testing methodologies
  • An advocate of the user; but always keeps the Bigger Picture in mind
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. Axure, Principle and InVision)
  • Knowledge of testing and analytics tools (e.g. Optimizely, Google Analytics, Mixpanel, and Google Optimize)
  • Very strong analytical mindset
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Excellent time-management skills
  • Portfolio of relevant design projects
  • BSc in Design, Computer Science or relevant field
  • Strong command of the English language. Arabic competency is plus