UI/Usability Design Director directs the usability design function for an organization's websites and mobile apps. Develops and implements the overall design philosophy for improving the workflow, functionality, and visual appeal of the organization's online presence. Being an UI/Usability Design Director ensures usability factors are applied consistently across all online properties. Typically requires a bachelor's degree in area of specialty. Additionally, UI/Usability Design Director typically reports to top management. The UI/Usability Design Director typically manages through subordinate managers and professionals in larger groups of moderate complexity. Provides input to strategic decisions that affect the functional area of responsibility. May give input into developing the budget. To be an UI/Usability Design Director typically requires 3+ years of managerial experience. Capable of resolving escalated issues arising from operations and requiring coordination with other departments.