Design Director [m/f/x]


We are looking for a seasoned and passionate Design Director (f/m/x) with a focus on Interface Design (UI) for our office in Berlin with proven experience in mentoring and leading a strong creative team and providing consulting to key accounts.

About the role

You are experienced in the automotive industry and you enjoy to continuously bend the known boundaries of digital interface design – with all its layers including motion design and a deep general brand and UX understanding. Searching for the latest trends and having an eye on what’s happening in the design universe, is a natural desire. Looking beyond one’s own nose is what guarantees a constant development.

Along with your design skills, there comes great joy by mentoring and working with a team. Because you have proven that you can take on any task, you are a natural leader and your priority is to enhance the whole team. It is your goal to create a learning environment and open team spirit that supports exchange and collective effort. Strong leadership skills combined with a good understanding of team dynamics and structuring are required.

To present the teams’ work in front of a client is a pleasure and you enjoy discussing the clients input and work on solutions to achieve the optimum results. The goal and main focus always is to deliver user experiences of highest visual and technical quality.


Your abilities

  • Create outstanding user experiences in a team lead and team mentoring role
  • Focus on UI Design with hybrid skills (3D Motion, UX, Brand etc.)
  • Be a mentor to the team, define and foster a team culture
  • Develop a strong relationship with our clients, consult & guide them
  • Continuously improve quality and efficiency on project, client and department level to achieve operational excellence
  • Synchronize, align with and support other icon incar entities/divisions and iconmobile group

Our requirements

  • Extensive (UI) design experience
  • Great people management skills
  • Being up to date with the latest design trends
  • Experience with the latest tools and methodologies
  • Comfortable with consulting clients
  • Ability to provide effective creative and project briefs and get the best inputs from clients
  • Structured and tactical way of working on multiple projects in parallel
  • Interest in the mobility world
  • Business level English

This is our wish list, but what counts most is that you enjoy working in a team on exciting projects related to automotive and user experience. The exact level you start at and the focal point of your daily work are aspects we can define together with you.

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