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UI/UX Design Lead

Date: Mar 19, 2023

Location: Savannah, GA, US

Company: Gulfstream Aerospace Corporation

UI/UX Design Lead in  GAC Savannah

Unique Skills:

As a UI/UX Design Lead, you’ll play a critical role in leading the design strategy and vision for our digital products, shaping the overall user experience and crafting intuitive and engaging interfaces that will revolutionize the way we connect our world. In this role you’ll collaborate with cutting-edge cross-functional teams to deliver best-in-class user experiences. You’ll have the opportunity to apply your creativity and expertise to design products that solve real-world problems and make a meaningful impact on customer’s lives. You’ll be responsible for leading the design process from concept to delivery, and you’ll guide and mentor a team of designers to ensure high-quality, consistent, and elevated design experiences.


This is an exciting opportunity to shape the future of our digital products and contribute to the growth and success of Gulfstream. If you’re passionate about revolutionizing intuitive and engaging

  • Motivates the team to drive for a cohesive end-to-end experiences.
  • Drives cross-product team collaboration with Research, Product Designers, Developers and executive stakeholders.
  • Able to balance a rigorous user-centric perspective with the ability to uncover powerful insights and drive outcomes. Keep things moving forward and help unblock the teams to deliver the best-in-class user experiences.
  • A focus on not only building great products but building great culture and diverse teams, helping them to grow in their career while fostering their creativity.
  • Create mockups and prototypes to communicate desired directions to development team members
  • Create final specs and assets for implementation
  • Work collaboratively with developers to relate solutions that find a balance between business needs, usability, and development effort.
  • Support and improve our existing portfolio of products
  • Partner with IT to manage roadmap and backlog for all digital products, ensuring that IT delivers capabilities on time and per expectation
  • Oversee requirements discovery, solution design, user story writing, feature development, and user acceptance testing
  • Partner with executive team to identify key capabilities needed as well as potential issues
  • Partner regularly with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment on feature development and prioritization
  • Work with product marketing to develop positioning and messaging and ensure differentiation from competitors
  • Monitor and evaluate product performance to facilitate continuous iteration and improvement


Additional functions:

  • Proactively identifies opportunities to improve existing methodologies, processes, or other areas of performance.
  • Proactively communicates issues and status as required
  • Using knowledge of research methodologies and design patterns, mentors junior staff on UI/UX competencies.
  • Presents design concepts to senior management when needed. Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Unreal Engine proficiency.



Education and Experience Requirements

Bachelor's Degree in engineering or related curriculum applicable to the respective job position required. 13 yrs specific technical discipline or 15 yrs broad eng experience in several technical disciplines with Bachelors. Experience credit considered for related adv degrees limited to 2 yrs for Masters and 4 yrs for PhD in fields applicable to this job.

Position Purpose:

Works on engineering projects containing critical problems, the solution of which requires major technological advances and extensive related development

Job Description

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Functions:
  1. Responsible for an entire engineering project of major complexity within established scope .
  2. Makes technical decisions and recommendations that are recognized as authoritative and have an important impact on extensive engineering activities .
  3. Applies advanced technical principles, theories and concepts based on broad expertise or unique specialized knowledge .
  4. Leads the development of innovative principles and ideas .
  5. Acts independently to determine improved methods and/or procedures to optimize technical product, cost and schedule requirements .
  6. Works under consultative direction; uses independent judgment to accomplish objectives .
  7. Develops standards and guides for diverse engineering activities .
  8. Conceives and plans investigation of broad areas of importance for which engineering precedents are lacking in areas critical to the program .

Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
  1. Advanced degree in engineering or related curriculum preferred.
  2. The level of technical skill and abilities appropriate for this grade will be established by each discipline.

Additional Information

Requisition Number: 209278

Category: Engineering

Percentage of Travel: Up to 25%

Shift: First

Employment Type: Full-time

Posting End Date: 04/07/2023 


Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.



Gulfstream does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.


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