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UX Manager - Dublin, Ireland

  • Department: Product Development
  • Location: Dublin, Ireland
  • Country: Ireland

UX Manager – Dublin, Ireland

 

While widely recognized as the leading provider of software solutions for the P&C Insurance industry, Guidewire understands it will only maintain market leadership if we continuously design and deliver great products and services for our customers. 

Because we believe exceptional design throughout our portfolio is essential to future success and differentiation, Guidewire is looking for a Manager of User Experience in our Dublin location.

Reporting directly to the Global Head of User Experience and Design you will lead a talented team of designers responsible for creating experiences that engage and empower users across the Property and Casualty Insurance lifecycle.  You will manage design and customer research activities for those essential product lines as as well as working closely with Guidewire product managers, domain experts, and engineers.

You will be passionate about design, be self-directed in the face of ambiguity, and capable of managing and empowering teams to conceive, design, and deliver enterprise-grade design solutions for sometimes complex business challenges

Key Responsibilities:

  • Create world-class user experiences for next generation Guidewire products & solutions
  • Help foster a UX mindset and design-oriented culture at Guidewire
  • Lead the user experience and research for our “Digital” product suite, and our localized content portfolio.
  • Champion design thinking and foster a culture of design innovation, as well as raise awareness and promote the business value of great design.
  • Empower the team to design user-centered products and solutions that meet core business goals and are feasible.
  • Promote collaboration between Product, UX, and Engineering teams to evaluate the feasibility of proposed designs and champion great UX in the face of technical constraints.
  • Hire, manage, mentor, and develop talented designers and researchers within your team.
  • Participate in Dublin senior leadership to drive the overall direction for Dublin as a strategic location, and the UX global leadership team to shape the future of UX.

Required Skills & Experience:

  • Strong experience as a UX designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role.
  • Strong experience as a manager of medium size UX design/research or multi-disciplinary creative teams is a must.
  • Portfolio of design work that demonstrates a track record for solving difficult UX design problems and delivering simplified, intuitive experiences for customers.
  • Experience building rapport, establishing mutual respect and enabling close collaboration with Product Management and Engineering teams.
  • Proven ability to design enterprise software applications, products, and tools with multiple user touchpoints on different platforms and devices.
  • Familiarity with all technical aspects of UX across the web, desktop, and mobile platforms.
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and analytical skills including the ability to present design concepts clearly and persuasively to colleagues, partners, stakeholders and senior executives
  • Highly organized and effective project manager with the ability to successfully manage design activities across multiple, concurrently running programs.
  • Ability to balance a keen desire for innovation and driving high standards with the need to fulfill business needs and customer expectations.
  • Bachelor's or Master’s (preferred) degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.

About Guidewire

Guidewire is the platform P&C insurers trust to engage, innovate, and grow efficiently.

Guidewire combines core, data, digital, analytics, and AI to deliver our platform as a cloud service. 380 insurers, including the largest and most complex in the world, run on Guidewire.

As a partner to our customers, we continually evolve to enable their success. We are proud of our unparalleled implementation track record with 700+ successful projects, supported by the largest R&D team and partner ecosystem in the industry. Our marketplace provides hundreds of add-ons that accelerate integration, localization, and innovation.

Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.

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Guidewire Software Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. All offers are contingent upon passing a criminal history and other background checks where it's applicable to the position.