Design Executive
Staffing & Recruiting

We understand that finding the right talent is essential to the success of any organization. That's why we offer executive recruiting services for UX and design leadership positions, sourcing top-tier professionals for manager through executive level searches globally. Our team has extensive experience in the UX and design industry and a proven track record of placing highly skilled executives.

What does a Design Executive do?

Product Designer is among the top roles at Academy. When you see the term “product designer," what is often being described is a hybrid UX/UI design role—a job that requires a mix of user experience and visual design skills. However, many product design positions also include a higher level of collaboration and management across teams, from ideation to development. They can help you design a new service, app, website or platform.

Skill Set:

  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in design tools like Adobe XD, Sketch, or Figma.
  • Soft Skills: Strong communication, problem-solving, and collaboration abilities.
  • Analytical Skills: Ability to interpret data and user feedback to make informed design decisions.

Product Designer Responsibilities:

Product design job listings often include the following responsibilities:

  • Partner closely with cross-functional teams to develop elegant solutions
  • Maintain, update, and add to the company's design system documentation and processes
  • Evaluate user observations and interviews to uncover insights and create an exceptional user experience
  • Inform and guide the work of team members by providing clear, helpful, and actionable feedback
  • Drive product design process from research, high level user journeys, concepts, wireframes, and prototypes all the way to excellent visual execution
  • Rapidly produce pixel-perfect and low-fidelity concepts and prototypes

Our extensive network of leaders spans various industries and specialties, ensuring that we can find the perfect fit UX and design leader for your organization.

Executive Recruiting Roles
Chief Design Officer
SVP Design
SVP Product Design
SVP Research & Strategy
SVP of UX Research
VP Product Design
VP of Research & Strategy
VP of UX Research
Head of Design
Head of Product Design
Head of Research & Strategy
Head of User Experience
Head of UX Research
Head of Design Ops
Sr. Director Product Design
Sr. Director of User Experience
Sr. Director of Research & Strategy
Sr. Director of UX Research
Director of Product Design
Design Director
DesignOps Director
Director of UX Research & Strategy
Sr. Manager of Product Design
Product Design Manager
DesignOps Manager
Research Manager & Strategy
UX Research Manager
Lead Product Designer
Lead UX Researcher
Principal Designer
Staff Designer
Founding Designer

How much does a Design Executive make?

Interested in understanding the earning potential within the UX profession? Utilize our UX Salary Calculator below to gain insights on what you should be earning or paying based on industry standards.

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