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Ford Motor Company Product Designer in Dearborn, Michigan


Job Title:

Product Designer

Job Description & Qualifications:

Product Designer

At Ford Motor Company, we believe freedom of movement drives human progress. We also believe in providing you with the freedom to define and realize your dreams. With our incredible plans for the future of mobility, we have a wide variety of opportunities for you to accelerate your career potential as you help us define tomorrow’s transportation.

We are looking for experienced designers who have a passion for growing their skills, engaging in interesting work, and tackling challenging problems as we build the future of connected experiences at Ford.

As a Product Designer, you will work directly with a cross-functional product team to deliver cross-channel digital interactions that delight, build connections, and deliver value to both customers and Ford.

Position Responsibilities

  • Represent the user’s perspective throughout the product lifecycle - from problem discovery, solution ideation, and validation through iterative development and delivery.

  • Maintain a user-centered approach in design perspective and practice.

  • Guide product decisions through user research and iterative feedback loops

  • Work as a collaborative team member with business partners, product managers, developers, and fellow designers.

  • Facilitate and participate in design thinking sessions with various technical and non-technical stakeholders

  • Help product managers assess and prioritize opportunities and constraints.

  • Rapidly iterate design prototypes and working applications.

  • Conduct user testing, interviews, and analysis.

  • Develop and work with visual identity systems, data visualizations, visual design, illustrations, etc.

  • Produce materials for business partners and developers, including user flows, wireframes, mockups, live style guides, and assets.

  • Influence the product design competency as it grows within Ford IT and Mobility

  • Present design assets, facilitate workshops, and evangelize design thinking to leadership and teammates in one on one situations, small groups, and to large audiences

Required Skills / Experiences

  • Bachelor's Degree

  • Three or more years of experience in at least one of the following disciplines:

  • User Research

  • User Experience Design

  • Visual Design

  • Two years or more of experience with Sketch, Invision or Axure

Preferred Skills / Experiences

  • Bachelor’s or Advanced Degree in HCI, Design, Computer Science, Engineering, Psychology/Human Factors, Fine Arts, Communications, or equivalent

  • Experience coaching and guiding others in UX and design.

  • Experience with conducting discovery and user validation interviews

  • Experience working independently with internal stakeholders and / or clients.

  • Experience designing full-service consumer and business applications.

  • Experience working with Design Systems

What you’ll receive in return:

As part of the Ford family, you’ll enjoy excellent compensation and a comprehensive benefits package that includes generous PTO, retirement, savings and stock investment plans, incentive compensation and much more. You’ll also experience exciting opportunities for professional and personal growth and recognition.

If you have what it takes to help us redefine the future of mobility, we’d love to have you join us.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

By choice, we are 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.

For information on Ford's benefits and compensation, click here: https://corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2021- benefits-and-comp-GSR-sal-plan-1.pdf

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Ford Smart Mobility, LLC


Ford Smart Mobility LLC

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Ford Smart Mobility (FSM)