UX Professional - Automotive Connectivity

Summary

Salary
£Competitive
Team
Automotive
Location
Hullavington - United Kingdom

Description

The Connectivity Team within the Dyson Electric Vehicle programme are looking for a UX designer to work on connected experiences across different user touch points. Following a UCD methodology, they will generate concepts to help set and develop the Connectivity vision and subsequently carry these through to delivery, working within and Agile product delivery team.
The successful candidate will have a broad set of UX skills including user research, prototyping, stakeholder engagement, documentation (that’s meaningful) and working with developers.
This person will need good interpersonal skills, be comfortable with ambiguity and change, and always strive to push themselves and their peers to produce high quality output. They need to put the user at the heart of all decisions and be an advocate for this.
This is an exciting opportunity to work on a project the includes IoT, Service Design and Automotive. We are looking for someone positive, excited by what can be achieved.

Accountabilities

  • User research: Carry out formative and summative user research. This includes writing recruitment briefs, discussion guides and facilitation. It also includes working with external partners to help co-ordinate international research.
  • Create prototypes: Use a range of prototyping tools to help answer design questions, challenge assumptions, communicate to stakeholders and developers.
  • User flows and wireframes: Document logic flows and interactions for development. While we want to keep documentation light, we need someone that can think through different scenarios, error cases and edge cases to ensure that we create a robust solution.
  • Work closely with the Connectivity UX lead: You’ll be supported and directed by the UX lead, but we also want someone who will be proactive, ask questions and challenge assumptions.
  • Work closely with UI designers: You will partner with UI designers and work together to create prototypes and the deliverables that the development team need.
  • Work with other teams and stakeholders: Communicate and run workshops with other teams to ensure that our solutions are feasible and we present a consistent experience to the end user.
  • Collaborate closely with the development team: Ensure the development team have the material and understanding they need to build an outstanding user experience. Collaborate with them to answer questions, work through problems together and generate solutions. 
  • Help shape the product backlog and the user stories within it: Work with the UX lead and Product Owner to help shape the planned work based on a user perspective. Help write acceptance criteria for user stories based on an in-depth understanding of the desired user experience.

Skills

  • More than 5 years experience in digital design either as a UX designer or Product Designer.
  • The ability to design the User Experience at macro-level – exploring interactions over long periods of time, across touch points – as well as the micro-level looking at detailed interactions, transitions.
  • You are likely to have in-house or start-up experience where you worked within a cross-functional Agile team focussed on delivery. However, we will also consider those with Consultancy experience who have helped clients deliver successful outcomes.
  • Likely to have experience designing apps on iOS and Android.
  • Experience in IoT based projects would be beneficial.
  • Experience using a variety of prototyping and animation tools. An understanding of Javascript and the ability to create code-based prototypes using tools like Framer will be looked upon favourably.
  • A strong eye with good visual presentation skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively with technical and non-technical peers. 
  • Ability to be proactive and self-directed.
  • Open to new ways of working and UX approaches.
  • The ability to work in a changing and sometimes ambiguous environments.
  • Drive to always strive for best in class quality and user experience.

Benefits

27 days holiday plus eight statutory bank holidays Pension scheme Performance related bonus Life assurance Sport centre Free on-site parking Subsidized café and restaurants Discounts on Dyson machines

Posted: 23 April 2019

Closing date: 18 June 2019