Job Application for Director of Design at Wikimedia Foundation

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"Delivering excellent learning experiences and supporting collaboration at scale are among our principal goals as an organization. We work in the open, with a transparent and participatory process. Collaboration with our communities is at the core of our product development and we want design to guide this process. Wikimedia seeks a design director to mentor and empower a team of design practitioners to deliver useful, beautiful, and engaging solutions that our users love.



  • Mentor our team of designers. Provide input as an expert in design processes and methodologies to inspire and support a multidisciplinary team in creating world-class solutions
  • Foster a culture of design among the community and the organization. Build strong relationships and a shared understanding with other leaders in the organization as well as the volunteer communities that help develop our projects and their content, in support of effective collaboration
  • Lead design research efforts to understand people’s motivations and needs to inform product strategy at Wikimedia
  • Support product teams and coordinate their design efforts to ensure a coherent experience for users on different platforms
  • Manage one direct report; mentor, motivate and support their continuous professional development
  • Assist with headcount planning and manage team budget"


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Date tagged:

08/31/2017, 11:38

Date published:

08/31/2017, 07:38