Director, Product Design

Department: Product Design

Req ID: R32881

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Director, Product Design

  • Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Full time

Citrix builds the secure digital workspace technology that frees 400,000 customers to do their very best work from anywhere. By joining our award-winning workplace, you’ll be included in the globally diverse, collaborative team that values work-life balance. Come see why Fortune named us one of the 100 Best Companies to Work For®. Let’s innovate and grow together!

What we're looking for:

You have experience designing for large scale enterprise applications. You have experience managing designers.

Role Summary

We are seeking a passionate and talented Director Product Design guide our enterprise application experiences to the next level.

Designer leaders serve a vital role at Citrix. Efforts that go into creating the experiences and crafting the details in our products help transform the way people work. Our ideal candidate advocates for users and leverages data to design our product experiences. We appreciate designers who think deeply, have a good sense of humor, and love collaboration.

Role Responsibilities

Serve as a proponent of user-centered design within and outside the company

  • Advocate for users and the role of design in the product development process
  • Incorporate and share new techniques based on industry trends
  • Embody and advocate for the mission and goals of Product Design within Citrix

Collaborate within the design team and with cross-functional teams

  • Work closely with user researchers and contribute to research strategies
  • Actively communicate and share information with design teammates to ensure UI/UX pattern alignment across platforms and products
  • Receive, weigh, and integrate feedback from cross-functional teams. Explain rationale for design decisions within a larger context.

Provide solutions with strategic intention

  • Understand business goals, strategy, and product offerings
  • Offer solutions that consider business goals and the impact across all products

Work independently and effectively in a fast-paced environment on multiple products

  • Translate complex content and information systems into simplified user experiences
  • Create wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes for various platforms
  • Set your own deadlines within the project schedule
  • Take ownership over designs, decisions, and results

Basic Qualifications:

  • You have 12+ years of user experience (UX) design for large scale enterprise applications,
  • You have team management experience
  • Have experience in User-centered design methods and techniques (e.g., user research and testing, data analysis, customer journey maps, etc.)
  • You have experience in designing for software applications for multiple platforms (e.g., web, mobile, desktop). Possesses working knowledge of web technologies and frameworks (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React).
  • Have experience in Working and collaborating in Agile development environments using management and issue tracking software (e.g., Jira)
  • You demonstrate high proficiency in creating low- to high-fidelity: wireframes, designs concepts, prototypes, and technical documentation using industry tools (e.g., Sketch, Adobe CreativeCloud, InVision, Figma).
  • Demonstrate passion design, our users, and collaboration with designers and cross-functional team members.
  • Have a solid portfolio showcasing work that exhibits attention to detail and articulates design decisions.
  • You have a Full time Bachelor's degree in visual design, interaction design, human factors, human-computer interaction, or equivalent professional experience

Functional Area:

Product Design

What you’re looking for:

Everyone is welcome at Citrix. We prioritize diversity, equity, inclusion, and a culture of belonging, and celebrate bringing our courageous, authentic selves to work. We believe this way of working helps us innovate, and it’s just one of the reasons why our employees continuously recognize Citrix as a great place to work.

Citrix helps make work more sustainable to benefit the planet, our business, and our communities. For more than 30 years, we have empowered individuals and organizations to work remotely or work from anywhere, reducing commuting emissions and energy consumption in the process. 

We are the #1 leader in Virtual Client Computing (VCC) and #2 in the Application Delivery Controller (ADC) space, and we have key partnerships with top cloud providers. We’ll give you the tools, learning opportunities, mentorship, and flexibility to achieve your goals. Come see why you belong at Citrix, with our culture supporting purposeful innovation and growth from within. 

The Benefits

We offer a competitive total rewards package* that includes:

  • 18 weeks of paid parental leave
  • Health and wellness benefits
  • Employee assistance program
  • Retirement benefits
  • Time off and absence programs
  • Professional development and mentorship opportunities
  • Paid volunteer time and charitable matching of employee donations
  • Employee resource groups
  • And more!

**Please note that benefits may vary based on location.

Citrix Systems, Inc. is firmly committed to Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and to compliance with all federal, state and local laws that prohibit employment discrimination on the basis of age, race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, genetic carrier status, disability, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions, marital status, protected veteran status and other protected classifications.

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