Senior Manager, Interaction Design Lead

  • Location
    • - Denmark, Billund, South Denmark
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  • Category
    • - Product Design
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Do you have a blend of physical and digital design background and a passion for crafting magical adventures?

Come join us in driving the design process and lead the interactive play experience development!

Core Responsibilities

In this specialist role as a Senior Manager (Interaction Design Lead), you are bringing interactive products to market by crafting playful and viable connected experiences, and leading designers who create and design products that delight and inspire our audiences globally. You will concentrate your creative ideas on Super Mario™, and you will:

•Lead the design vision and strategic direction, and demonstrate skills to deliver, guide designers, and drive cross-functional collaboration with marketers, project managers, other design fields, and stakeholders
•Establish strong and effective partnerships with project leadership and across the product development cycle
•Drive design processes, identify business and design opportunities, seek to innovate, and elevate the quality of Interaction Design
•Lead design direction and execution incl. work plan, roadmap, briefing, critique to ensure the excellence of our designs
•Take an active role to advocate Interaction Design across LEGO Design
•Act as a role model in our playground being brave, focused, and curious leading in a creative design environment

Play your part in our team succeeding

LEGO® Design is the home of more than 400 Designers of all trades and the nucleus of innovation for the LEGO Group. Our mission is to inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.

We are reimaging the boundaries of Interaction Design. You will join the Interaction Design Team in Billund, Denmark, who are driving and supporting interactive play innovation for novelty product experiences. As our Senior Manager, you will lead with design expertise, people leadership skills, and build capabilities and talents in a caring, fun, and creative way through solid collaboration and communication with Head of Interaction Design and key partners across the organization.

Do you have what it takes?

To thrive in this position, we imagine that you would have:

•8-10+ years of work experience demonstrating expertise to lead, design, prototype, visualize a play experience using both digital and physical means
•4-6 years of experience with project or people leadership from large, diverse and agile organizations or even from a start-up company
•Theoretical background in Industrial Design, Human Computer Interaction, UX, Computer Science, Architecture, Game Development, or another relevant field
•Experience with screen-free interactivity is an advantage
•Passion for gaming and experiences in partner management

Moreover, you would be a person who takes initiative and ownership when driving solutions. You pay attention to details, own strong systematic thinking, and a passion in creating playful, emotional moments. Lastly, you show the ability to stay calm and focused in stressful situations.

Please include your portfolio when applying.

Join the global LEGO® team

What’s in it for you? Here are some of what to expect:

• Family Care Leave – We offer enhanced paid leave options for those important times.
• Insurances – All colleagues are covered by our life and disability insurance which provides protection and peace of mind.
• Wellness – We want you to be your best self, so you’ll have access to the Headspace App and lots of wellbeing initiatives and programmes run by local teams where you are based
• Colleague Discount – We know you'll love to build so from day 1 you will qualify for our generous colleague discount.
• Bonus – We do our best work to succeed together. When goals are reached, you’ll be rewarded through our global bonus scheme.
• Your workplace – Our offices will be your primary workplace with flexibility to work from home during your working week. Your People Leader will discuss the principles of our hybrid work model, role eligibility and frequency with you.

Children are our role models. Their curiosity, creativity and imagination inspire everything we do. We strive to create a diverse, dynamic and inclusive culture of play at the LEGO Group, where everyone feels safe, valued and they belong.

The LEGO Group is proud to be an equal opportunity and an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, colour, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status.

We support our employees in being there for the moments that matter in life and celebrate families of all kinds, the loved ones that make us who we are. Being part of the LEGO Group also means taking part in our annual Play Day, playing a part in building a sustainable future and continuing our mission to “inspire and develop the builders of tomorrow.”

The LEGO Group is fully committed to Children’s Rights and Child Wellbeing across the globe. Candidates offered positions with high engagement with children are required to take part in Child Safeguarding Background Screening, as a condition of the offer.

Thank you for sharing our global commitment to Children’s Rights.

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