Director Of Product Design, JLL Technologies

Jones Lange Lasalle Inc. Chicago , IL 60602

Posted 2 months ago

About JLL and JLL Technologies

The Commercial Real Estate (CRE) industry is at an inflection point. The technological disruptions that have already transformed retail, travel, and transportation have been slower to emerge here, but they are coming at full speed. JLL, a globally recognized leader in CRE, recognized these forces early, and is making massive investments in technology to transform both itself and the industry as a whole.

JLL Technologies (JLLT) is the tech arm of JLL, with the dual mandate of growing the company's technology revenue while also driving market share and margin gains in our core business. Our mission is to leverage technology to increase the value and liquidity of the world's buildings, while enhancing the productivity and the happiness of those that occupy them.

We are currently seeking a Director of Product Design to build and lead the design team for our Core Product area, which encompasses JLL's entire $18B business. In this role, you'll be a player/coach, responsible for developing the UI, UX, and User Research capabilities for our team (both in-house and contract), as well as working directly with the product team to execute on product design for our highest priority initiatives.

Ideally we would like this role to be based in Chicago, London or San Francisco, however will be flexible.

What this job involves


As a Director of Product Design at JLL Technologies, you will be directly responsible for:

  • Leading a team of designers focused on creating employee experience with the passion to solve complex business problems through design thinking, and who consistently strives for continuous betterment of their work. As a designer, visionary and systems-level design thinker, you will provide leadership to team of designers and direction for a portfolio of internal developed products.

  • Work closely with Product and Engineering from strategic definition, planning, architecture, through tactical execution of the IT Roadmaps

  • Support our global digital marketing team with resources for global, regional and local digital marketing initiatives

  • Interface with company executives to represent design's position in context of internally developed products or 3rd-party applications that our employees uses to get help, get informed, or get their work done.

  • Directing day-to-day activities of the UXD group and directly managing the UXD staff.

  • Establishing UXD processes and standardizing toolsets

  • Leading, hands-on, in the capacity of a top tier UX designer

  • Leading, as a thought leader, in the role of a design driven creator of solutions through the software lifecycle.

  • Functioning as a liaison between the IT UX team and product UX teams across the JLL Technologies organization.

Sound like the job you're looking for? Before you apply it's also worth knowing what we're looking for:

Education and experience

  • Enterprise product design experience

  • Bachelor's Degree (or equivalent experience) in visual design, interaction design, human interaction sociology, psychology, or related disciplines.

  • An inspiring portfolio representing the process you follow to build insanely great experiences

  • Demonstrated experience in defining and/or working with robust design systems

  • Demonstration of any accessible projects you have built

  • Comfortable communicating (and collaborating) with designers, engineers, customers, and executive leadership

  • Demonstrable experience inventing and innovating

  • An insatiable thirst for growing and learning - approaching new failures as opportunities to learn on the way to building the next big thing

What you can expect from us

We succeed together-across the desk and around the globe and believe the best inspire the best, so we invest in supporting each other, learning together and celebrating our success.

Our Total Rewards program reflects our commitment to helping you achieve your career ambitions, recognizing your contributions, investing in your well-being and providing competitive benefits and pay.

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Director Of Product Design, JLL Technologies

Jones Lange Lasalle Inc.