Director, Product Experience Design & Interaction (Abg)

Carnival Cruise Lines Miami , FL 33196

Posted 4 months ago

Company: CARNIVAL CORPORATION & PLC

Area of Interest: Executive Management

Location: Miami

State: Florida

Job Title: Director, Product Experience Design & Interaction (ABG)

Job Description:

We are currently seeking a Product Experience Design & Interaction!

Global Experience and Innovation seeks to passionately ensure ALL of our Guests can ACHIEVE their DREAM vacation experience. With a focus on helping all brands within the global portfolio become "first choice" by going well beyond Guest needs, wants and desires in ways that would never be anticipated by Guests or duplicated by competition, Gxi seeks to drive enterprise value and sustainable competitive differentiation. Through "Guest Centricity" and innovation, Gxi drives "step function" experience innovations by discovering opportunities, pushing beyond boundaries and intersecting of creative, technology, business and operations disciplines in both physical and digital dimensions. The Gxi team is composed of highly passionate people who can not only dream and create, but deliver high impact results. The Gxi team embraces diversity and empowers imagination. We seek achievers, visionaries, creators, drivers and activators with deep passion for experience excellence.

As the Director of Product Experience Interaction & Design, you will drive the experiential products from conceptual/mockup phase to Ship/field deployments stage by managing requirements, facilitating creation, and participating in the integration into the operation and into the hands of guests/crew.

In collaboration with digital experience producers and leadership, you will guide aesthetic, function, and interaction implementation and assist with navigating interactions with external disciplines such as Marketing and Business development teams. You will collaborate with other disciplines to architect and implement appropriate systems for mockup, production and eventual operation. You will oversee necessary intersections of digital software experience design such as Conceptual Flow, Experiential Requirements, Interaction Architecture, UI Layout, Visual/Motion Development, and Artistic Review/Sign-off. As director/manager you will be expected to define and maintain experience system design standards to assist with peer and partner organizations development of experiences that fit a related flow and visual style. Your role will be hands on, with a combination of supervision and direct involvement in early design development into implementation review.

You will also oversee and assign work to team members (internal, contract, or external vendor) who are active in designing product experiences and collaborate on successful implementation of Guest Experience Initiatives by shepherding digital experience application designs into acceptance and use on ship and in destinations.

Essential Functions:

  • Lead the design and enablement of interactive experience products within the Ocean Platform through strategic blending and integration of new digital technology with existing brand solutions.

  • Liaise with Ocean and Brand teams to provide direction on finding the most operationally fluid manner to enable new Ocean Experiences.

  • Define creative digital experience playbook and roadmaps for future brand adoptions.

  • Actively engage with Ocean Medallion Experience ideation and design teams to advise on the operational feasibility and execution of new concepts.

  • Partnering with experience design & product delivery teams to document UX experience requirements and track progress of product UX/UI/IA design.

  • Partnering with experience development & product delivery teams to document experience design / UX requirements

  • Influence key stakeholders and delivery teams about the interaction design strategies and approach.

  • UX Design Standards coordination and evolution.

  • Lead design discussions associated with digital software requirements impacting platform API's and digital experience application architecture.

  • Lliaison between digital production and other disciplines for mockup and evolution of production systems

  • Develop user research plans for experience pilots.

  • Supporting and consulting on the usability feedback and evolution of live product and providing ongoing Quality evaluations.

  • Development of digital experience design resource plans and scope of work documents.

  • Guidance of the design process across internal and vendor teams to ensure project goals, objectives, and parameters are met.

  • Ensures Operational Readiness of solutions by conducting design reviews to assure that implementations align with initial solution.

Minimum qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in CS, Business, Management or other equivalent is required. Master's degree in a Business related field is preferred.

  • 15+ years experience in driving major corporate initiatives or product releases.

  • We are looking for someone who is a self-starter, with a positive, independent and "can do" personality that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team with the ability to assimilate ambiguity into excellence.

Benefits as a member of Carnival's Team:

  • A comprehensive healthcare program, dental coverage and flexible spending accounts.

  • Company-paid term life insurance and long term disability coverage, employee-paid optional life insurance and other voluntary insurance programs.

  • A 401(k) plan that includes up to a 3% company match after one year of service and a discretionary-profit sharing contribution in your second year of eligible employment.

  • Tuition Reimbursement that provides up to 75% reimbursement for company related professional career development.

  • Employee Stock Purchase plan that provides up to a 15% discount off the Fair Market Value of Carnival Corporation Common Stock.

  • Paid vacation and sick time.

  • Two complimentary "Fun Ship" cruises a year (based on available space and seniority) as well as discounted rates to friends and family in addition to other discounts to local and neighborhood vendors.

  • An on-site fully accredited preschool educational program that provides developmentally appropriate educational programming for families of children ages 6 weeks through 5 years of age and up to 12 years of age during school holidays and summer vacation in addition to drop-in care for those unexpected childcare conflicts.

  • An on-site Health and Wellness Center that provides a full range of activities including weight training machines, free weights, cardiovascular equipment, an aerobic center, massage therapy, certified personal trainers and a wide variety of other programs.

About Carnival Corporation & plc

Carnival Corporation & plc is a global cruise company and one of the largest vacation companies in the world. Our portfolio of leading cruise brands includes Carnival Cruise Lines, Holland America Line, Princess Cruises, Seabourn and Fathom in North America; P&O Cruises, and Cunard Line in the United Kingdom; AIDA in Germany; Costa Cruises in Southern Europe; and P&O Cruises in Australia. These brands, which comprise the most recognized cruise brands in North America, the United Kingdom, Germany and Italy, offer a wide range of holiday and vacation products to a customer base that is broadly varied in terms of cultures, languages and leisure-time preferences. We also own a tour company that complements our cruise operations: Holland America Princess Alaska Tours in Alaska and the Canadian Yukon. Combined, our vacation companies attract ten million guests annually.

Carnival Corporation & plc and Carnival Cruise Line is an equal employment opportunity/affirmative action employer. In this regard, it does not discriminate against any qualified individual on the basis o sex, race, color, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, mental, physical or sensory disability or any other classification protected by local, state, federal and/or international law.

For information about FMLA eligibility and guidelines please visit: www.dol.gov/whd/fmla. (copy and paste link into your browser).

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Director, Product Experience Design & Interaction (Abg)

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