How much does a UI/Usability Design Director make in the United States? The average UI/Usability Design Director salary in the United States is $198,447 as of November 23, 2022, but the range typically falls between $180,045 and $215,969. Salary ranges can vary widely depending on many important factors, including education, certifications, additional skills, the number of years you have spent in your profession. With more online, real-time compensation data than any other website, helps you determine your exact pay target. 

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Job Description for UI/Usability Design Director

UI/Usability Design Director directs a department of UI designers who apply user-centered design principles to improve the workflow, expand the functionality, and enhance the visual appeal of websites and mobile apps. Oversees the development of the overall design philosophy for improving the workflow, functionality, and visual appeal of the organization's online presence. Being a UI/Usability Design Director establishes new projects and initiatives, ensures requirements are gathered from users and stakeholders, and oversees projects at a high level. Ensures UI design projects align with and support broader organizational initiatives and direction. Additionally, UI/Usability Design Director requires a bachelor's degree. Typically reports to top management. The UI/Usability Design Director manages a departmental sub-function within a broader departmental function. Creates functional strategies and specific objectives for the sub-function and develops budgets/policies/procedures to support the functional infrastructure. To be a UI/Usability Design Director typically requires 5+ years of managerial experience. Deep knowledge of the managed sub-function and solid knowledge of the overall departmental function. (Copyright 2022 View full job description

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