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Director of UX

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The Role

Director of UX

Location

Offices in Austin and Houston with in-office, hybrid and remote employment possibilities. We want you to work wherever makes you feel good.

The Company

SkyFi is democratizing access to earth observation and other geospatial data. Accessing, using, & buying satellite imagery is extremely hard. For small businesses and individuals, it is impossible. Until now. We are building a platform to connect anyone to aerial imagery.

What we do has tremendous potential to solve meaningful problems in our world. Anyone can get empowered with the same technology at their fingertips. Detecting bridges that are about to break, checking the health of crops, tracking the evolution of endangered species, and introducing use cases that we don’t even know yet. Grab the chance to be part of this. Join a team of open-minded, dynamic people solving new challenges, working on new technology in an exciting market with immense growth. SkyFi is the place for you.

The Job

Elaborate the UX strategy for the company, build a UX team, coordinate UX research, advocate for UX best practices and educate the rest of the company.

Collaborate with cross-functional partners and help solve complex design problems including large, ambiguous projects with challenges in multiple dimensions.

Define product & company strategy, KPIs and roadmap with a data-informed approach.

Advance the UX maturity of the company.

Work with entire development, brand, and marketing teams to create a design vision that solves problems across a broad spectrum of users/businesses.

Have a significant impact on product and company strategy, ethics, accessibility, and inclusivity.

Have a significant impact on product strategy, ethics, accessibility, and inclusivity of the product.

Reports directly to CEO.

You:

 Formal education in Human-centered design, Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors psychology or engineering, computer science, or a related field or equivalent practical experience.

3-5 years of experience leading a UX team, in a UX strategy role, or in a similar role.

Experience in solving complex problems in tech companies.

Proficient in crafting and executing KPIs relating to UX strategy.

Able to work with multiple data types and inform business use cases based on such data.

Deep understanding of design thinking, UX strategy, usability, and inclusive design.

Strong work ethics.

At SkyFi you will

Be well compensated. Money is important, we get it.

Receive best in class benefits including premium medical, dental and vision coverage and 20 days paid time off.

Enjoy playing a critical role in building a market changing product in the exciting realm of Space.

Always be hustling.

Are you a good fit?

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