Ford Motor Company Product Designer in Taylor, Michigan

30173BR

Job Title:

Product Designer

Job Description & Qualifications:

Position Overview/Description:

In 2016, Ford has created Ford Smart Mobility LLC, a subsidiary formed to design, build, grow and invest in emerging mobility services. Ford Smart Mobility is part of Ford’s expanded business model to be both an auto and a mobility company. Ford is aggressively pursuing emerging opportunities through Ford Smart Mobility, the company plans to be a leader in Digital Services offering, which encompasses connectivity, mobility, autonomous vehicles, customer experience and data and analytics. Mobility Product Solutions is the technology group that supports the Digital Services strategy, by successfully execute and deliver emerging technologies.

Under the umbrella of Ford Smart Mobility, a City Solutions team has been formed and taking aim to be part of the solution. As we think differently about the future and expand to be an auto and mobility company, cities play an important role. With urban populations increasing, mobility issues are most acute in these urban settings. And, we believe the worlds’ cities offer the greatest opportunities to solve the mobility paradox of reducing congestion while increasing capacity.

Responsibilities:

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

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

  • Lead products from discovery and framework through iterative development and delivery

  • Help product managers assess and prioritize opportunities and constraints

  • Guide product decisions through user research and iterative feedback loops

  • Rapidly iterate design prototypes and working applications

  • Conduct user testing, interviews, and analysis

  • Develop 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

  • Design a total customer experience, including process, communication, and potentially physical space in addition to the IT interface

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science or Related

  • 3+ Years of experience in User-Centered Design, including wireframing, usability principles, screen layout design and user testing

  • 1+ years of experience designing full-service consumer and/or business applications

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with designing mobile interfaces and understanding the major mobile OS visual/UX paradigms

  • Possess excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as facilitation and presentation skills, and engaging presentation style.

  • Ability to work as a global team member, as well as independently, in a changing environment and managing multiple priorities.

  • Ability to establish and maintain cooperative and effective working relationships with application implementation teams, IT project teams, business customers, and end users.

  • Ability to deliver work within deadlines.

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.

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.

Auto req ID:

30173BR

Company:

Ford Motor Company

Function:

Information Technology

Skill Team:

Information Technology

Sub-Component:

MPP (Mobility Platforms & Products)

State:

Michigan

Location:

Taylor