User Experience (UX) Interaction Designer

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User Experience (UX) Interaction Designer
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
We are looking for a seasoned interaction designer to help shape the future of digital and physical spaces within the Center Stacks of Ford/Lincoln vehicles. You will work with a very diverse cross-disciplinary team to come up with the best solution that meets the customer’s expectations while providing a simple and intuitive interaction to the vehicle.

Our diverse Global User Experience Team is comprised of researchers, interaction designers, visual designers, industrial designers, modelers, and project managers. Together our team works to provide the best in vehicle interaction to satisfy our global customer needs.

  • Translate consumer behaviors across vehicle segments to in-vehicle interactions
  • Translate consumer needs, business strategies and technological enablers into vehicle experiences
  • Design creative visual and interactive design solutions for Center Stack Applications Adobe using Illustrator or Photoshop
  • Manage diverse collaborative teams of Engineers, Marketers, Designers, Regulatory, Marketing, User Experience and Program Management individuals throughout the design to delivery process
  • Self-motivated with a high-level of responsibility, professionalism and attention to detail
Minimum Requirements:
  • Bachelor degree in HMI, HCI, Interaction Design or Industrial Design
  • 2+ year of experience working on designing creative visual and interactive design solutions for consumer electronics, mobile devices, vehicles or other similar domains
  • 2+ year of experience with Adobe Illustrator and Photo Shop
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Industrial Design or Human Machine Interface Design
  • 2+ year Qt Modeling experience
  • 2+ years Usability Testing experience
  • 2+ years Concept Validation experience
  • Exceptional communication skills (writing, listening, presenting, persuading)
  • Practical knowledge of Visio and Microsoft Office apps
  • Experience working with Industrial Designers, Engineers, Researchers and Marketing

The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position, TN visa holders may be considered.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.