When you join Verizon

Verizon is a leading provider of technology, communications, information and entertainment products, transforming the way we connect across the globe. We’re a diverse network of people driven by our ambition and united in our shared purpose to shape a better future. Here, we have the ability to learn and grow at the speed of technology, and the space to create within every role. Together, we are moving the world forward – and you can too. Dream it. Build it. Do it here.

What you’ll be doing...

Your workload shifts to include more facilitation and process definition and actively collaborate with business, technical, and customer partners to ensure successful outcomes. You have the opportunity to learn skills for both Individual Contributor and Manager paths while developing a stronger design voice and point of view demonstrated through increased engagement at the studio level and within the design community.

  • Leading a cross-disciplinary team in problem solving through facilitation of design activities combined with hands-on work while planning overall approach in partnership with leaders.
  • Facilitating creative concepting, divergent and convergent group work.
  • Judging solution quality and context appropriateness.
  • Playing a role in evolving the design system by facilitating discussions around proposed updates and tradeoffs and participating in feedback opportunities.
  • Upholding and maintaining attention to detail for your own work and project team.
  • Identify opportunities to gather user insights.
  • Collaborating with research teams to shape appropriate user insight gathering activities (informal or formal, primary or secondary).
  • Communicating proposed solutions to stakeholders in business terms.
  • Projecting confidence that compels people to follow and inspire the best from a team.
  • Persuasively presenting overall design solutions and rationale to business partners and key stakeholders.
  • Playing a lead role in mentoring new team members, with a focus on craft and process.
  • Playing a lead role in mentoring interns.
  • Advocating for the team and recommend approaches that allow designers to do work aligned with design goals and interests.
  • Seeking opportunities to contribute thought leadership to the broader design community

What we’re looking for...

You'll need to have:

  • Bachelor’s degree or four or more years of work experience.
  • Six or more years of relevant work experience.
  • Experience in leading consumer-facing design practice.
  • Experience in digital design & user centric design overall.

Even better if you have:

  • Master’s degree in Design.
  • Portfolio of professional work.
  • Experience leading design work streams on multiple design programs or shipped products with a large user base.
  • Experience designing across a variety of platforms, audiences, and domains.
  • Contribution to overall product success.
  • Demonstrated ability to navigate broader business, technical, and customer success factors and collaborate with colleagues in those areas.
  • Experience mentoring other designers.

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