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Sr. Director, Experience Innovation Lab
LOS ANGELES CA 90001
Category: Telecommunications
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  Job posted:   Tue Apr 17, 2018
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Sr. Director, Experience Innovation Lab
**General Description**
The Experience Innovation (XI) Lab was established in January 2011 as a center of excellence for user experience related to designing and formulating concepts for Visual Display and SmartTV systems and applications. The team's mission is to collaborate with the divisional HQ in further extending Samsung's market leadership position in TV and home entertainment systems through innovations and thought leadership in user experience, software and service solutions. The Senior Director of XI Lab will oversee a team of designers, researchers, and SW engineers with the following key responsibilities:
* Lead the development of next generation Smart TV UX concept design and prototyping, together with the Korean HQ design center
* Lead the development and implementation of new product and service concepts for Visual Displays business unit
* Drive global and US market user research and prototyping
* Work closely with Product Management teams in US and globally to inform UX strategy
* Identify and share insights around new innovation opportunities that will help maintain our leading position in Visual Display interfaces and paradigms
* Assess and inform new product concepts from product planning teams in HQ
* Be the leading voice for the user and advocate in all decisions impacting the user experience
* Build towards a consistent and coherent user experience across products and services The Senior Director of XI Lab will work in a cross-functional setting with the Divisional HQ R&D; and Marketing, to plan, prioritize, and deliver information architecture, information design, visual design/page layouts, tools, services and applications to support the complete cohesive user experience
**Necessary Skills / Attributes**
* Proven leadership experience setting the vision for and managing operations of design teams in dynamic environments. Experience leading teams of researchers, designers, and engineers and balancing priorities and objectives is essential.
* 12+ years of experience in high-end user interface design and human factors engineering. Proven rich experience leading User Experience teams in world class companies.
* Track record of developing and delivering successful, intuitive, and exciting products and designs which contribute toward market leadership. Created seamless and consistent user experiences through integrated hardware and software designs.
* Successful track record in delivering integrated high-end user interfaces on schedule, on budget, and on quality.
* 7-9 years' experience in several of the following areas: product strategy, creative design, information architecture and experience design
* Evidence based decision making that uses analytics, data and key metrics to inform strategic development
* Ability to work with technology experts to uncover and understand technology requirements and capabilities as they relate to design deliverables
* Experience gathering and documenting business, functional, and end user requirements in cross-functional teams
* Hands on management experience with complex new product prototypes and user experience projects, including project scope, cost, development, implementation, and integration
* Experience bringing software and service experiences to life within consumer hardware products highly desired
* Experience in both US and Korean working practices along awareness of cross-cultural differences a bonus
**Company Information**
Since being established in 1969, Samsung Electronics has grown into one of the world's leading technology companies and has become recognized as one of the top 10 global brands. Samsung is currently ranked #2 on Forbes' "Most Reputable Tech Companies" for 2016 and #6 on Interbrand's "Best Global Brands" list for 2017.Our network extends across the world, and Samsung takes great pride in the creativity and diversity of its talented people, who drive our growth. As a result of our commitment to innovation and unique design, the Samsung organization is one of the most decorated brands in the electronics industry. Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA) is a recognized innovative leader in consumer electronics, mobile devices and enterprise solutions. A wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., SEA is pushing beyond the limits of today's technology and providing consumers and organizations with a portfolio of groundbreaking products in appliances, home entertainment, Internet of Things, mobile computing, smartphones, virtual reality, wireless infrastructure and wearables, in addition to offering leading content and services related to mobile payments, 360-degree VR video, customer support and more. Samsung is a pioneering leader in smartphones and HDTVs in the U.S. and one of America's fastest growing home appliance brands. Samsung's philosophy is based on our strong determination for growth, perpetual innovation and responsibility to corporate citizenship. As part of our Samsung Gives philanthropic platform, we offer companywide Days of Service, a volunteer time off program, and an employee giving match program, so our employees can support causes that are closest to their hearts and choose how they want to give back. Since 2002, Samsung has provided more than $46 million to more than 1,000 public schools and community organizations in the United States through its many citizenship initiatives, including the STEAM-education based Solve for Tomorrow Contest. At Samsung we work hard - every day. It is a fast-paced and challenging work environment, and we are a nimble team that constantly pushes ourselves to be the best. If you have energy, passion, dedication and drive, and you thrive in a fast-paced workplace, the rewards at Samsung are many. Apply today and find out why LinkedIn ranked us as one of North America's Most InDemand Employers in 2015. Samsung Electronics America provides Equal Employment Opportunity for all individuals regardless of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a protected veteran, genetic information, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
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