Senior UX Designer
- Full Time
Cox Automotive, a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is seeking a Senior User Experience Designer to join our Dealer.com team in Dallas, TX.
As a Senior User Experience Designer, you will be a pivotal member of a Digital Retail Product Management team, working closely with UX, Product Management, and Technology delivery teams to design the next generation of desktop and mobile applications across web, iOS, and Android platforms.
These individual draws from a deep understanding of design systems, standards and best practices to innovate and create amazing user experiences for our software solutions.
The Senior UX Designer must think strategically, collaborate across disciplines, be self-driven, and execute with an eye for detail. The ideal candidate enjoys working with other team members to solve complex user/business problems and can easily adapt and grow within a fast-paced and innovative environment. They must have a passion for design, an outstanding set of user experience design skills, and a desire to execute with excellence.
Cox Enterprises is a family-run operation that began nearly 120 years ago. As part of this great family business, we treat our team members and clients like they’re just that — family. This atmosphere has been instrumental to our success and has shaped our willingness to fuel epic innovation, drive unprecedented growth and deliver the mind-blowing, needle-moving, connected experience we promise.
Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars. Come join the transformation!
Conceive and manage design from start to finish
Create design deliverables such as wireframes, mockups, specifications, process flows, mood boards, user personas, icons, finished artwork, and prototypes
Participate in regular design reviews and be ready to clearly rationalize and justify design work
Create innovative design concepts based on a deep understanding of user needs and business objectives; willingness to try new approaches and iterateWork with and/or develop design resources such as templates, Sketch symbols, icon libraries, reusable app components, style guides, design standards, and brand standards
Work in an agile environment providing design communication and assets for the teamKeep abreast of the latest UX design and technology trends
Support the overall visual design of products including color palette, typography, iconography, and style
Develop user research and usability tests and incorporate the findings into your design decisions
Estimate effort, plan schedules and manage time effectively
Obtain buy-in from stakeholdersSupport implementation and respond to day-to-day questions from developers, product managers, and team leadsUnderstand technical, business, and time limitations, and design within these constraints
Qualifications:Required Experience (minimum): A Bachelor’s degree in a related field (HCI, Graphic Design, Industrial Design)5+ years of UX design experience
Experience with UX research and analytics Proven expertise in Sketch App and InVision or other design tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Balsamiq, Axure, and OmniGraffleDeep understanding of and experience with the full UX design process including information architecture, user flows, wireframes, and high fidelity mockups
Understanding and knowledge of mobile human interface guidelines (Apple’s HIG and Google’s Material Design), current possibilities and limitations of hardware and operating systems, and basic design requirements of a complete mobile app (icon and artwork sizes, necessary screenshots, splash screens, screen resolutions, retina graphics, etc.)
Proven expertise with modern desktop and mobile app design
Solid understanding of graphic design principles and best practices
Flexibility and openness to feedback from cross-functional team members
Strong prioritization, planning and time management skills
Ability to balance multiple projects or tasks effectively without close supervision
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Attention to detail and follow through
Experience with Agile Methodology
Confidence and knowledge to design uniquely complex or large scale UX projects Portfolio containing examples of business software design
About Cox Automotive
Cox Automotive Inc. makes buying, selling and owning cars easier for everyone, while also enabling mobility services. The global company’s 34,000-plus team members and family of brands, including Autotrader®, Clutch Technologies, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, VinSolutions®, vAuto® and Xtime®, are passionate about helping millions of car shoppers, tens of thousands of auto dealer clients across five continents and many others throughout the automotive industry thrive for generations to come. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises Inc., a privately-owned, Atlanta-based company with revenues exceeding $20 billion. www.coxautoinc.com
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