Design Director, Making Waves Stockholm

Do you often think of different products or services that you wish existed? Do you dream of working within integrated teams where business developers, creatives, programmers, and designers collaborate to solve people's everyday problems?

Then come and join us!

We are looking for a visionary design leader to take on the role of Design Director for the Stockholm office. The Design Director will be instrumental in bringing Making Waves to the next level when it comes to being a truly outstanding design community. As Design Director, you will be responsible for overseeing all  UX and service design related aspects of the organization on a strategic level.

Publicly, you will position Making Waves as a thought leader within the Design and UX space. You will naturally be a speaker at conferences and have a clear voice regarding design trends and how companies should work with digital product design and development.



  • Strategic development of Making Waves and our Design & UX related capabilities and offerings (services and how we work)
  • Contribute to cross-competency collaboration and development of hybrid profiles
  • PR/Marketing – building our reputation through thought leadership, speaking engagements, and networking
  • Be an advocate for our human centric approach and design philosophy
  • Building a UX/Design-team in Stockholm


Personal skills

  • Inspirational leader with excellent communication & presentation skills
  • Fluent in English and willingness to travel
  • Visionary and updated on design/UX & digital trends
  • Strong ability to follow through and guide implementation of strategic plans
  • Solid network in the design field in one of Making Waves’ markets


Education and Experience

  • MA in design or related fields
  • Minimum 8 years experience within digital products & services
  • Minimum 5 years experience with design management
  • Minimum 5 years experience from design agency and selling design services
  • Experience speaking at conferences or similar


Responsible recruiter

Digge Zetterberg Odh