Senior UX Designer - Automotive

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Automotive
Location
United Kingdom

Description

This role sits within the HMI team of our Automotive function.

Accountabilities

  • Able to manage specification into innovative UX concepts
  • Effectively communicate concepts and ideas
  • Understand and dictate control and feedback requirements
  • Manage concepts with design and engineering teams as well as senior management
  • Define Specification of solutions to suit the requirements of electronics – Interior –Exterior teams.
  • Play a leading role in developing systems for next generation products.
  • Develop product feature lists and user cases to make rationalised design decisions.
  • Collaborate to construct user trails to evaluate design feasibility and analyse and present results.
  • Communicating design intent through sketches, wire framing, Logical Flows and prototypes.
  • Collaborating with industrial designers, modelling teams and engineers to create seamless user experiences.
  • Create and own UX specs and requirements documentation through to production.

Skills


  • Solid Knowledge of Automotive HMI Standards, design guidelines and best practise for Physical Commands, Cluster, HUD, HVAC, Infotainment and  Vehicle functions.
  • Experience of working within UX design in an Automotive environment
  • Bachelor degree in Ergonomics, or Design or Human Factor (or related field) with professional experience
  • Experience with Usability and Distraction Testing. 
  •  Good visual communication skills, drawing, sketching etc.
  • Creative and methodical problem solving skills.
  • A good working knowledge of MS Office.
  • Ability to communicate complex technical issues in an appropriate, concise and accurate fashion visually and in writing / verbally.
  • Be able to multi-task and plan effectively when working with a variety of project teams in an often high-pressure, competitive environment. 
  •  Self-starter - ability to work independently, take on new challenges readily, possess a hands on approach and a can-do attitude 
  •  Excellent team-working skills.

Benefits

  • 27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays
  • Pension scheme
  • Performance related bonus 
  • Life assurance 
  •  Free on-site parking 
  • Subsidized café
  • Discounts on Dyson machines
  • Private Medical and Dental

Posted: 26 September 2018