Director, Interaction Design

  • Location
    • Billund Innovation House, Denmark
    • London Hub, United Kingdom
  • Job ID
    3-4524
  • Category
    Creative & Design

Job Description

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Do you want to play a vital role in establishing a strong presence of interaction design in The LEGO Group?

This is your unique opportunity to lead the strategic direction of interaction design in the LEGO® Design organization!

Core Responsibilities

  • Lead the design vision, follow through strategic direction, and demonstrate skills to deliver design, guide designers, and drive cross-functional collaboration with marketers, project owners, other design fields, engineers and partners

  • Establish strong and effective partnerships with project leadership across the product development cycle

  • Establish platform thinking, design process, assets, and quality of Interaction Design

  • Create opportunities, stretch designers to grow and support them when challenges arise

  • Drive both internal and external teams, getting the best from both by scaling the design capability and design production at the appropriate time

  • Make trade-offs to maximize play value while maintaining production effort, performance, and time

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 and how interactivity can be an active part to transform the play experience. You will join the Interaction Design Team in Billund, Denmark, who are driving and supporting interactive play innovation for novelty product experiences. As our Design Director, you will lead with design expertise, people leadership skills, and build capabilities 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?

  • Theoretical background in Interaction Design, Industrial Design, Human Computer Interaction, UX, Computer Science, Architecture, Game Development, or another relevant field

  • Recurring success with demonstrating expertise to lead, design, prototype and visualize a play experience using both digital and physical means

  • Solid proven experience with project or people leadership from large, diverse and agile organizations or even from a start-up company

  • Be self-reflective and willing to develop your own people leadership skills

  • Show the ability to stay calm and focused in stressful situations

  • Take initiative and ownership when driving solutions

  • Passion in developing playful experiences, a strong creative and systematic thinker

  • Hold proficiency level in English communication skills (spoken & written)

  • Experience with screen-free interactivity is an advantage.

This role will ideally be based in Billund, Denmark, with relocation support being offered. However, candidates based in the UK have an option to be based in London as well.

Please share in English your CV, motivational letter, and portfolio. It is mandatory to upload a portfolio (maximum upload size per file is 2 MB). If you have more to share than 2 MB, please add a link clearly highlighted in the CV.

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 employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity and equal pay regardless of e.g. race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability or gender identity.

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.

Just imagine building your dream career.

Then make it real.

Join the LEGO® team today.

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