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Rock Family of Companies Senior Product Designer in Detroit, Michigan

The Rock Family of Companies is made up of nearly 100 separate businesses spanning fintech, sports, entertainment, real estate, startups and more. We’re united by our culture – a drive to find a better way that fuels our commitment to our clients, our community and our team members. We believe in and build inclusive workplaces, where every voice is heard and diverse perspectives are welcomed. Working for a company in the Family is about more than just a job – it’s about having the opportunity to become the best version of yourself.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Proficiency with current design tools, including Sketch, Creative Suite and InVision, as well as good old pen and paper to define your work at both low and high fidelity

  • Deep understanding of the end-to-end iterative product design process, including how to develop and use wireframing, prototyping, user testing and high-fidelity visuals

  • Product design and UI abilities shown in a portfolio of live projects

  • 3 years of experience collaborating with multiple disciplines, such as product, engineering and data analysts

  • Bachelor’s degree in digital design, computer science, or a related field or equivalent experience

  • Digital automotive sales and marketing experience

  • Passion for cars and trucks, and the way in which they play an instrumental role in our lives, is a plus

Job Summary

The Senior Product Designer makes the complex simple and knows the details aren’t the details – they are the product. They believe the best interactions aren’t even noticed by a user because the design gets out of their way.

We’re looking for an experienced Product Designer to own the forging of tools and experiences that make people feel powerful when buying their next car or truck. We are a friendly, collaborative team with a passion for getting our hands dirty. We care about the right solution above everything else.

Responsibilities

  • Ship designs of new features and quickly prototype solutions to visual and interaction problems

  • Develop a deep understanding of customer problems to create elegant but practical solutions

  • Represent the client and bring empathy to our product strategy and road map discussions

  • Advocate for good user experience across our teams and platform

  • Take the initiative in identifying problems and opportunities to improve the product

  • Contribute to our growing design system to cultivate a coherent look and feel across the entire platform

  • Collaborate iteratively to quickly work through ideas/solutions

  • Work in a collaborative way where the expectations for every single person are high

Who We Are

Rocket Auto is a Detroit-based, tech-driven company with a passion for making car-shopping an awesome experience. We aim to empower clients to confidently buy and sell vehicles through an amazing online marketplace that is supported by award-winning customer service. And we strive to help manufacturers and dealers provide a better experience and sell more cars.

Disclaimer

This is an outline of the primary responsibilities of this position. As with everything in life, things change. The tasks and responsibilities can be changed, added to, removed, amended, deleted and modified at any time by the leadership group.

The Company is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer, and does not discriminate in any hiring or employment practices. The Company provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities in accordance with state and federal law. Applicants requiring reasonable accommodation in completing the application and/or participating in the employment application process should notify a representative of the Human Resources Team, The Pulse, at 1-800-411-JOBS.

The Rock Family of Companies uses world-class recruiting and talent management teams to help each member organization recruit the best and brightest. If you’re looking for the next step in your career, you’ve come to the right place.

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