Senior UX Designer [m/f/x]

About the Role:

We are looking for an experienced UX Designer who is passionate about user experiences and can contribute in a diversity of projects and team setups for automotive and mobility clients. As a UX Designer you will help design teams with research, developing information architecture, creating impactful experience concepts, and designing layouts and interactions.

You will be expected to evaluate solutions holistically, identify and remove obstacles, and help drive innovation. You have a clear understanding of the intersection between visual and motion design and can contribute valuable ideas as we move from exploration to production.  As our work is interdisciplinary and always evolving, a UX Designer is expected to stay up to date with the latest software skills, methodologies, and trends within the automotive industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Design and validate new experiences via navigation concepts, key screen layouts, interactions, mockups, wireframes, flow diagrams, sketches, and other UX collateral that can be clearly conveyed to others
  • Quickly create and confidently present UX concept prototypes
  • Collaborate with cross-functional user interface and motion design team to align requirements and implement your work
  • Create compelling and insightful reports for research studies and use storytelling techniques to present insights and recommendations to internal and external stakeholders
  • Work closely with designers, product managers, developers, and other stakeholders to plan and prioritize research activities and turn user insights into product requirements. Communicate to internal and external teams the context, reason, rationale behind your work
  • Mentor, coach, train, and provide feedback to other team members; may provide feedback to leadership and project managers on feasibility of projects
  • Ensure documentation and deliverables conform to the company and clients’ specification and be an engaged participant in client facing meetings
  • Continuously learn and develop your skills as they pertain to UX design and prototyping and work across the company to continually improve the level of research and best practices
  • Develop new research capabilities and experimentation using quantitative and mixed methods

Qualifications:

  • Degree in HCI Design, UX Design, Interaction Design, or comparable vocational training
  • At least 6+ years’ experience working in UX design at a agency or in house design department
  • Good sense of UX design principles, UI design, usability, standards, UX terminology
  • Solid software skills (Sketch, Adobe CC Suite, Keynote, Microsoft Office, prototyping tools)
  • Experience with developing user personas and use cases, research and synthesis, creating systems and ble to produce diagrams that clearly communicate complex ideas
  • Interested in the latest topics in interfaces, technological innovations, product advancements and automotive innovations
  • Business level English, German required

What we bring along:

Continuous development is a key component of innovation and since our people are our greatest strength, we know how important it is to provide development opportunities. Working at icon incar means also being part of icon group, which includes our agency business, as well as ventures such as D[AI]TA and banbutsu. With so much diversity in the work we do, it’s nearly impossible not to learn something new every day – whatever your role.  

We are aiming to support our employees in their pursuits in and out of the office. With flexible and reasonable working hours we support an authentic work-life balance. Besides being a creative bunch with high focus on team spirit, we also are very international with diverse employees from every corner of the globe. Open doors for everyone who loves to be connected with the world.

As we work hard, striving for innovation and excellence, we also do our best to make our employees feel happy – we offer lots of company events and parties, sabbatical plans and a company pension scheme. And not least: make you a happy shopper by providing access to a host of discounts and deals for mulitple brands and services.

With our centrally located offices in Berlin, Los Angeles, Shanghai, Munich, Detroit, and Ingolstadt that come equipped with stocked kitchens and lounge areas, we hope you join us in our mission to designing a better future! 

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All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, marital status, citizenship, HIV/AIDS status or any other legally protected factor. Applicants for U.S. based positions are generally required to be eligible to work in the U.S. without the need for current or future sponsorship.