Software Development Director

Luxion ApS

Strong leadership profile to a successful international growth company.

A unique opportunity to be part of the world’s leading company within virtual visualization of products
Luxion offers a unique opportunity to join an innovative international growth company, which has revolutionized the market within industrial design. Particularly with their main software product, KeyShot, Luxion has a huge development potential as KeyShot shortens the customers time to market. Organizations such as Facebook, Google, Microsoft, Porsche, Rolex and Luis Vuitton have already experienced the advantages of using KeyShot. In this position, you will be a key factor for making Luxion ready for further growth. You can truly make an impact by paving the way for how to structure and lead development teams.

 Ready for new challenges at a successful international growth company within virtual visualization?
Following Luxion’s growth journey, the need for more structure, clear processes and, not least, management, has become apparent. As Software Development Director you will be responsible for the day-to-day operations. You will have the overall responsibility to ensure that all development projects are  driven and released on time. Luxion structures projects according to the agile principles, and in the beginning, you will act as Scrum master. You will lead the journey of further developing the organization and the capabilities within the development team to ensure that the fundamentals for further growth are present.

You will  lead the team of twenty (+) software developers in Luxion and have the overall responsibility for release management by ensuring that your department reaches target dates by managing the various development sprints. At present, Luxion is not working rigidly with scrum, and therefore, your job will include deploying agile principles as well as strengthening and building competencies within the team. You will allocate resources and competencies to each development team as well as providing technical sparring. Moreover, it is your responsibility to assure and control the quality of products. Lastly, you will become a member of the management team.

An experienced leader and excellent judge of character
Luxion is looking for an excellent Software Development Director and expects the right candidate to have management experience from a position of similar scope. This means, a position where you have  lead software developers while  managing growth. You must be experienced within agile principles and scrum. Even though you are first and foremost  a leader, you should have solid knowledge of programming, enabling you to likewise perform  technical sparring. Therefore, we expect you to  hold a relevant degree at Master level. Finally, you are experienced within release management.

As a person, you thrive in a challenging environment. You manage to see and influence the big picture, and you see the opportunities and manage to improve  things not yet in place in a growth company. You are a confident and strong leader, who has the courage to establish your position. Moreover, you are empathic and an excellent judge of character, with the surplus ability to engage in and motivate  your colleagues and employees.

The recruitment process is carried out in collaboration with the consulting company Compass Human Resources Group. If you have any relevant questions about this position before submitting your application, please contact Recruitment Consultant Iben Laier on tel.: +45 30 55 86 16. Please submit your application and CV as soon as possible, if you are interested. Applications will be processed on an ongoing basis. Please note that all enquiries will be handled with confidentiality and that we will reply to the email address from which you send your CV.

About the company
Luxion is a Danish software company, specialized in developing advanced technology in the field of rendering and computer-based lighting simulation. The target group for Luxion’s products is industrial designers, including clients in the architecture and entertainment industries, such as film and computer games. Luxion’s ambition is to facilitate the visualization of products for designers without a deep technical knowledge and thereby help customers shorten their time to market. Luxion employs 50 persons equally distributed in US and Denmark. Development is based in Aarhus, Denmark. For further information see and

Deadline for application: As soon as possible
Workplace: Aarhus V
Reference: 2010.242
Company: Luxion ApS