Are you looking for me ?
The internal design flow was setup by you, the “UX is important” battles with management were fought by you, perhaps alone.
You’re the Senior User Experience Designer,Lead of UX,Head of UX,Creative Director,Product Designer in your company.
You are now the beacon for usability, for choosing the right path and approaching design challenges with finesse and attention to details.
That is what you’re looking for in a candidate for the new UXD position: finesse and attention to details.
You need somebody with a sense of humor that can appreciate and expand on a stakeholder’s ideas while having the talent and confidence to present and support with arguments original concepts and approaches.