UX Design Director (m/f/x)

  • Full time
  • Team: User Experience
  • Linz, Vienna
  • 4.6 / 5 on kununu

User Experience | Leadership | Design Strategy & Management | Career Development | Technology

Dynatrace is the global market leader in software intelligence. Founded in 2005 in Linz, Austria, we have developed from a start-up to one of the fastest-growing SaaS companies on the planet. AI-powered, full-stack, and completely automated, it’s the only solution that provides answers, not just data, based on deep insight into every user, and every transaction, across every application. The world’s leading brands, including 72 of the Fortune 100, trust Dynatrace to optimize customer experiences and modernize IT operations with absolute confidence.

Your role

  • Join a global team of about 30 experienced designers, located across our R&D labs in Austria, Poland, Spain, and USA.
  • Develop and push our design organization forward, directly collaborating with other design directors and the extended team.
  • Provide guidance to your team and enable them to operate autonomously.
  • Inspire and empower designers through listening, mentorship, coaching, and career guidance.
  • Progressively take on more responsibility and collaborate with cross-lab internal partners (e.g. talent acquisition, HR, product, engineering), and actively drive UX design recruitment.
  • Be part of the roadmap planning and scaling.
  • Live, support, and help to further develop Dynatrace's culture & values.

Your profile

  • 4+ years of team management, leadership, and mentorship experience (with at least 5 direct reports).
  • Rock-solid UX design skills acquired during your 10 - 15 years of experience working in the UX field - mainly in software product companies.
  • Experienced in building and scaling successful in-house UX design teams of 15+ people, within large software organizations.
  • Can-do attitude with a very hands-on and solution-oriented approach. Able to work and scale within a fast-growing environment, while thinking and planning strategically.
  • High drive, ability to deal with conflicts, flexibility, and a dynamic mindset.
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills (in English).
  • Naturally witty and able to positively impact team spirit across any kind of situation.

You will love this job, if you

  • know that only great and passionate teams can build great solutions.
  • are convinced that the key to great UX lies in enabling designers and their organization, as well as their constant cooperation with key development & product stakeholders.
  • can drive solutions and innovation by excellence rather than by hierarchy, while leading through empowerment.
  • can constantly jump between tactical and strategical contributions.
  • relish in working in and shaping a supportive, team-spirit filled, better-together environment.
  • are an inspiring mentor, teacher, explainer.
When applying for this role please include a link to a brief portfolio (or collection of business cases) showing a few selected commercial projects you worked on in the past — clearly outlining the problems and/or business opportunities taken on with your work, as well as your management role and specific responsibilities as part of a multidisciplinary team. That should mostly touch on the process applied to find solutions and overcome challenges, and the results that were achieved.

Please apply with both your resume and portfolio (in English).

Join us now! 

Due to legal reasons we are obliged to disclose the minimum salary for this position, which is € 75,000 gross per year based on full-time employment. We offer a higher salary in line with qualifications and experience.

Please consider, when submitting your CV, that due to the current health crisis related to COVID-19, in our Labs in Austria, we are currently limited in extending offers to residents outside the EU. We are keeping the situation under review and would adjust our position, should the restrictive measures be removed.

Benefits of becoming one of us:

Leading software

You will work on the latest technologies and innovations, and create value for millions of people worldwide with what you do.


In need of a longer break to recharge your batteries, achieve some personal goals or try something new? Our Sabbatical program offers you a special working time model for a longer period off work.

Relocation support

You are ready to pack your bags for us? Our relocation support team will make sure everything goes as smooth as possible. Followed by a great offering of German courses for you and your partner.

Commuter benefits

You can choose between three options for your daily commute: reserving a parking spot at a small fee, a fully paid public transportation ticket or receiving a money voucher when selecting to commute by walk, scooter or bike.

International & diverse

We are a diverse, passionate and open-minded group of experts with a strong international mindset. Our diverse backgrounds, identities and perspectives is something we respect, appreciate and value highly.

Swag & Goodies

We make sure that you can be the brand embassador you want to be with lots of cool Dynatrace swag. On top, we like to surprise you with little goodies or depending on the occasion, bigger thank yous.

Latest technologies

To drive innovation, you will not only work with latest technologies and tools, you will also have the latest equipment at hand to optimally support you.

Play time

We believe in active breaks from work. Thus, you'll find many options to get your mind off your tasks in our labs: from table tennis, ping pong and swings to game consoles and fully equipped gaming areas.

Computer glasses

Working on digital screens all day can take a strain on your eyes. To help you keep up your vision, we pay a contribution towards the costs of special computer glasses.


The developer conference in the heart of Europe, Linz AT. As host and organizer of the event, we always make sure that every Dynatracer interested in joining our beloved conference can do so.
Check out all our employee benefits here.

Any questions?
Feel free to contact us!

You are thinking about moving for your new job and need help?
Check out our relocation support.