Senior Manager UX Design (US Remote)

Motorola Solutions Remote
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March 24, 2023
Motorola Solutions
Minnesota Lake, Minnesota
Company Overview

At Motorola Solutions, we believe that everything starts with safety. It's the constant that empowers people to confidently move forward. It can fill a flight or sell out a stadium. It can care for a patient or graduate a class.

As a global leader in public safety and enterprise security, we create and connect the technologies that help to keep people safe where they live, learn, work and play. Our integrated technology ecosystem unifies critical communications, video security and access control, and command center software, enabling collaboration in more powerful ways.

At Motorola Solutions, we're ushering in a new era in public safety and security. Bring your passion, potential and talents to a career that matters.

Department Overview
Want to design products that actually matter? Do you believe that the challenges facing public safety today can be solved by a thoughtful and holistic approach to user experience design? At Motorola Solutions, we help people be their best in the moments that matter. We are redesigning the way public safety works to make the world a safer place. From emergency call taking, dispatch, and video security solutions to applications for first responders, we are building some of the most meaningful software today. Real, professional, tools. The UX team includes UX designers, visual designers, experience researchers, and UX engineers.
Job Description

As a Senior Manager of UX Design, you'll inspire a team of designers to create the next generation of public safety applications. You will provide leadership and direction to bring out the best in your team and mentor them through their career growth. You will be championing human-centered design best practices and infusing that into the overall product development process. You will collaborate with leaders of the global UX team, Product Management, and Engineering teams to define product roadmaps and ensure design quality.

  • Manage and mentor a team of user experience designers as part of a larger UX design team located across the globe, coaching, directing and unblocking as needed, to produce great work that delights customers and achieves business goals.
  • Proactively seek out strategic partnerships across organizations at every level, build strong relationships with product, technology and business stakeholders.
  • Collaborate with UX researchers and product managers to take insights from the field and ideate, prototype, and deliver designs to development teams to make them a reality.
  • Optimize internal design processes and allocate resources to meet project timelines.
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices, design tools, and standards.
  • Work with product managers to influence product strategy and to ensure user-centric and design-led product development.
  • Ensure product success by creating intuitive, delightful, and high-performance user interfaces.
  • Evangelize and evolve our UX practice, culture and craft, lead design meetings and actively participate in design reviews and design direction.
  • Regularly and actively engage team members in career management conversions, charting a path and providing tools to develop skills as well as create new growth opportunities.
  • Hold each team member to the highest level of quality and professionalism.
  • An enthusiastic, highly motivated self-starter with a strong work ethic and an intense focus on achieving results. A "roll-up your sleeves" doer.
  • A collaborative partner to effectively get things done, building and nurturing strong relationships with your fellow design leaders and development and business stakeholders.
  • People-focused, you understand companies are only as strong as the time they invest in their people and that a leader is in service to their team.
  • Humble. You know the best idea wins, no matter who's idea it is and that there is no place for ego in a team.
  • Exceptional at problem-solving, issue resolution, and time management.
  • An active listener, a strong and clear communicator and confident presenter.
  • A continuous learner who adapts quickly and not only adapts positively to change but is also a skilled change agent.
  • Able to embrace the opportunity to collaborate with teammates and partners in other locations.
  • Available to travel occasionally.
  • 10+ years of professional experience in UX design, preferably at a company focused on designing and delivering SaaS solutions.
  • 6+ years experience managing a UX design team with a track record managing and inspiring people to achieve their maximum potential.
  • Strong organizational and influencing skills across teams, ability to engage stakeholders, to understand change readiness, manage differences and create buy-in
  • Bachelor's degree in industrial design, UX/interaction design, or another design-related field.
  • Experience working in direct collaboration with product managers, developers, and stakeholders for the implementation of designs.
  • Incredible problem solving, design skills, and product sense that inspire the teams you lead.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Effectiveness in working across organizational boundaries and distributed teams to define, manage, and prioritize work.
  • Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills; the ability to communicate complex interaction concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
  • Experience in ownership of projects and communicating timelines and executing independently
Note: Candidate can reside anywhere in the US


Basic Requirements
  • Bachelors Degree and 10+ years of professional experience
Vaccine Requirement

Motorola Solutions has implemented a voluntary COVID-19 vaccination policy. We strongly encourage all employees to be fully vaccinated. Additionally, certain local governments or Motorola Solutions' customers may have vaccine requirements that apply to some of our employees. These employees are required to submit proof of vaccination to Motorola Solutions and maintain compliance with these requirements.

Travel Requirements
Under 10%
Relocation Provided
Position Type
Referral Payment Plan

Our U.S. Benefits include:
  • Incentive Bonus Plans
  • Medical, Dental, Vision benefits effective Day 1
  • 401K with Company Match and Day 1 vesting
  • 9 Paid Holidays
  • Generous Paid Time Off Packages
  • Employee Stock Purchase Plan
  • Paid Parental & Family Leave
  • and more!

EEO Statement

Motorola Solutions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran's status, or, any other protected characteristic.

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