Director, UX Design at Roku

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Roku provides the simplest way to stream entertainment to your TV. On your terms. Access more than 500000+ movies and TV episodes across free and paid

Job title
Director, UX Design
Job listing last updated at
Jun 26, 2020
Job listing location
San Jose, California
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Job description

The Role

Roku is looking for an experienced Director, UX Design who can interpret business requirements and help set the direction for UX design on the Roku platform. A balance of strategy, usability and interactive design is a must. 

You will utilize your design expertise and strong leadership skills to strengthen, organize and manage a team of designers focused on new product experiences across the Roku platform.

You will work in partnership with product management and engineering to deliver features and capabilities that are innovative and easy to use.  You are technical, self-managing and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment. You look forward to collaborating with a diverse team of individuals and embrace differing opinions.

You will oversee usability and design but equally focus on building the organization and processes required to consistently deliver high-quality results. You understand the company mission and prioritize the team accordingly. You are an organized, quick thinker who is comfortable working with ambiguity in fast-paced environment.


  • Attract, retain, develop, and manage a world-class UX design team.
  • Technical understanding of what it means to design for TV.
  • Oversee high-quality work in a fast-paced, complex environment.
  • Establish and enforce effective design processes.
  • Lead through rapidly evolving, complex demands, including multiple projects with dependencies on other internal teams.
  • Establish trust with cross-functional partners and executive leadership.
  • Excellent project management, problem solving and communication skills.
  • Non-political, pragmatic and data-driven leader.

Characteristics of success at Roku Inc.:

  • Self-motivated individual who takes ownership
  • Positive attitude
  • Non-political
  • Results oriented
  • Practical
  • Hands on and team orientation
  • Desire to win in a highly competitive industry


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