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Head of Interaction Design

Are you the inspiring and visionary leader with solid experience in interaction design, user experience (UX) and digital product design we are looking for?

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What you will be doing

Interaction design, focusing on strategy, flow and structure of a product, is a vital component of crafting great user experiences. In harmony with visual design, the two produce satisfying feelings of orientation and accomplishment as users interact with a product or service.

Leading our Interaction Design department, you will own the future vision for the competence area and together with your team ensure that Making Waves continue to deliver high-quality work to our clients. Through working alongside your team you will lead, hands-on mentor and strengthen 15-20 designers with various experience and seniority who specialise in interaction design, UX and UI.

You will empower the team to grow their competence through active sharing, co-creation and collaboration, thus further develop our deeply rooted design culture, and increase Making Waves´ visibility in the market.

Your ability to win people over through presentation skills, professional experience and confidence makes you an essential part of sales processes and client assignments. Strengthening Making Waves' position as a long-term partner to our clients is an integral part of what you will be doing.

Who you are

With several years of experience working within the design field, you are confident and ready for a next step. You have a proven track record as a leader of both teams and people. You are comfortable presenting and appear professional and persuasive in dialogue with clients.

As a digital thinker and an ambassador for human-centric design and co-creation, you hold a clear vision for how interaction design will develop over the coming years. You see how nearby areas of expertise will impact the industry, and understand what is needed to solidify Making Waves' position as a UX design leader.

You are positive, enthusiastic, and interested in people. You enjoy mentoring and developing others. Colleagues as well as clients come to you for support as you inspire, motivate and challenge them. You handle delicate interpersonal situations with discretion and a calm demeanour.

Why we need you

We need you to lead one of our most important competency areas, make sure that we remain the best partner to our clients, and the best place to grow for our employees. You see beyond today and understand where to focus our attention moving forward at a fast pace.

We create products, services and experiences that generate real and tangible value for people, organisations and societies. As Head of Interaction Design in Experience Design, you will be leading one of our key delivery areas that secures this

What we can offer

Our ambition is to be a great place to grow for both our employees and our customers. We think with both head and heart, and perform our work with integrity and pride.

Having been around for a while, we are an organisation with well-developed internal processes, routines and systems that ensure efficiency as well as enable our employees to grow into the best versions of themselves.

We compete at the highest level, earning and retaining the trust of the bravest companies in the Nordic region that is committing to digital transformation journeys. We offer opportunities for international networking and career development. And of course, also competitive terms and conditions. We look forward to hearing from you!

Please submit your application no later than March 13th.

Responsible recruiter

Sandra Escalante Schiefloe

sandra.schiefloe@makingwaves.com

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