User Experience Senior Manager


  • Remote  
    perm, from remote  
  • Company
    Start date
  • Closing date
    12 July 2022  
    Posted on
    12 May 2022  

What you'll get to do:

GoDaddy is looking for an experienced UX leader to help build, shape, and push our design teams to the next level. 

As a Sr. UX manager, you’ll be responsible not only for the design team across an expansive functional area of the company but you’ll be influencing roadmaps, coordinating deliverables between cross-functional teams, joining forces across the company to drive success, and be the ultimate arbiter of our experiences - up-leveling design, driving NPS and ensuring every experience a customer has is second to none - you’ll have the freedom to make the choices that matter, and the space in which to make those decisions.

As the leader of the design team you’ll partner with other leaders and to establish strategic plans, goals, and tactics and delegating assignments to your direct reports. You’ll be working on issues where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth knowledge of organizational objectives.

Your experience should include:

  • You’ll lead direction, establish goals, expectations, and work plans for larger teams or departments with cross-team collaboration.
  • Work with our design teams to mentor and coach best practices, provide feedback and collaborate to ensure design standards are being met.
  • You’ll coach your direct reports on job-specific skills and career development.
  • You’ll help team members personally develop and improve their impact within GoDaddy through direct and timely actionable feedback.
  • You’ll be responsible for all people processes – recruiting the right talent, retaining said talent, and ensuring the team has access to information and tools to perform their jobs effectively. You’ll be a natural problem solver and guide the team forward to overcome roadblocks.
  • Implement best processes and practices for accelerating teams work aligned to company objectives.
  • Be a strategic creative problem solver and raise the bar of visual design for GoDaddy.
  • Collaborate effectively with other leaders, senior designers, content strategists, product managers, researchers, and technologists.
  • An active contributor and participator in group critique and constant iterative improvement. Guide sessions in a team environment, and fosters design thinking into the common vernacular.
  • Work on multiple projects at one time, using strong communication skills to manage time, workflow, and expectations appropriately.
  • Advocate for design excellence, craftsmanship, usability, and experience.

You might also have:

  • 6+ years of experience in delivering software products to market - demonstrable.
  • industry experience in a well-established, leadership role with a clear record of success.
  • You’ll be an expert in methodology, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
  • Self-Initiated achievements that show an ability to work through and across organizational lines.
  • Innate ability to present and explain solutions and decisions to teams, stakeholders, and executives in a style that fosters collaboration and consensus building.
  • Clear track record of problem resolution, team leadership, and time in a role with at least 6 direct reports.
  • Outstanding conceptual and problem-solving skills.
  • Strong creative skills are a definitive plus. You should have a strong sense of the visual aesthetic and a consistent track record in the craft of design.
  • BA or MA in interaction design, communication design, industrial design, HCI, or equivalent.

We've got your back:

Enjoy our many benefits (My Wallet), including paid time off, 401k, equity grants and parental leave. Join one of our employee resource groups (Culture). Continue to have a side hustle, if you have one (we love entrepreneurs, remember?). Most importantly, come as you are and make your own way. 

About us:

GoDaddy is empowering everyday entrepreneurs around the world by providing all of the help and tools to succeed online. GoDaddy is the place people come to name their idea, build a professional website, attract customers, sell their products and services, and manage their work. Our mission is to give our customers the tools, insights and the people to transform their ideas and personal initiative into success. To learn more about the company, visit our website.

GoDaddy is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will not discriminate against any applicant or employee on the basis of age, race, color, ethnicity, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity or expression (including against any individual that is transitioning, has transitioned, or is perceived to be transitioning), marital status or civil partnership/union status, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, childbirth, genetic information, military and veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state or local law. GoDaddy will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with local and federal requirements.

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