Intersection is hiring an

Experience Design Lead

New York, United States

Intersection is seeking an Experience Design Lead who can help make complex problems simpler. This role will focus on turning human­ centered insights into solutions. This includes a range of medium to large­ scale projects for a large retail client. Key activities include leading strategic planning, user research, developing concepts, communicating interaction and visual frameworks. This also includes close collaboration with clients, account management, strategist, development partners, and design leadership.


Job Summary:


The Experience Design Lead is a central role for complex and innovative products and services. They have an intuitive feeling for the way products should work and a deep understanding of what people want and need when it comes to holistic experiences. They can turn insights into concepts for integrated experiences and shape detailed direction to guide development. This includes a range of digital touchpoints, service design solutions and physical space related projects. Leads may often contribute to projects from the very start. First by working to align client goals and proposal scoping. They will oversee a small team of designers throughout different stages for strategy, concept and prototyping. A lead is someone who can be a team player, a mentor and a skilled client partner all rolled into one. They should be decisive and excited to push project teams to deliver exceptional quality work that solves business and user problems.


Requirements:

  • ­An impressive background creating experiences, services and applications. 5+ years of client experience.
  • Can make sense of complex systems and shape them into scenarios, requirements, and interaction / visual guidelines.
  • Experience leading interdisciplinary teams in creating experiences, services and products that consider business challenges, innovation, and usability. Intersection is highly collaborative—we need someone who will not just listen but anticipate the needs, concerns, and input from teammates across departments.
  • Experience with executive level clients. Someone who is an expert at handling themselves and our clients in every imaginable situation including long-term planning.
  • Engaging presentation style and visual communication skills—you should be insanely excited about your work and know how to spread that enthusiasm.
  • Proven ability to help to influence the Design department offerings, manage and mentor junior designers

 

About Intersection:

Intersection is a design, technology and media company committed to improving the urban experience at the convergence of digital and physical worlds. Intersection is the result of a recent merger between Control Group and Titan and is the first investment made by Sidewalk Labs. Sidewalk Labs is a Google Alphabet company led by Dan Doctoroff that aims to foster the development of technology products, platforms and infrastructure that help improve life in cities around the world.

Our unique set of assets focus on leveraging emerging trends in technology to improve quality of life in cities as well as create products to grow and develop businesses. With 12 offices, media in 60 markets, and 600+ people across the United States, we carry expertise in:

  • Strategy and Design, Technology Research and Development
  • Advertising & Media
  • Data
  • System Architecture Design and Engineering

Our work spans across a variety of markets in cities, government, mass transit, airports and airlines, cultural institutions, retail, and telecommunication providers. 

Intersection is also the lead company behind LinkNYC, the largest and most advanced public Wi-Fi and street furniture network in the world. By providing up to 10,000 communication hubs for city residents and visitors with free public wi-fi, access to communications, information and municipal services across the five boroughs that make up New York City. With this expertise and platform, Intersection aims to create an array of solutions to help make cities around the world more livable and connected.