Digital Product Design at Ford is committed to envisioning and creating simple, thoughtful, enjoyable, and compelling product experiences that our customers need and love. We work in close partnership with product and engineering to deliver best-in-class interactions experiences that meet the needs of people today, and in the future. Our team is comprised of a dynamic group of product designers, researchers, visual designers, industrial designers, modelers, and project managers.
We are looking for a seasoned digital designer to help shape the future of digital experiences for Ford and Lincoln vehicles. You will work with a cross-disciplinary team to create interfaces and experiences that meet customer expectations while providing a simple and intuitive interaction to the vehicle.
The ideal candidate will work under our Core Apps team and support the design of in-vehicle digital experiences by:
Representing the human perspective throughout the product lifecycle - from problem framing, ideation, iterative design and developmentWorking as a collaborative team member across multiple design teams along with product owners, product managers and engineersGuiding product decisions through a deep understanding of actual consumers who use our products and services and understanding of technical feasibility and implementationGenerating ideas and rapidly create and build prototypes to bring ideas to life in high-fidelity, to quickly evaluate and iterateDesigning, building and adapting design systems, components and prototypes that fit into a complex multi-modal experienceQualifications
Bachelor's degree in visual design, visual communications, or relevant design-driven discipline5+ years digital UX/UI design experience3+ years of proficiency with a modern digital design tool stack (Figma, Rapid Prototyping, Design System Management)Portfolio of design work that demonstrates depth of craft experience and strategic, human-centered approach to product design.Preferred Qualifications:
Experience working independently with internal stakeholders and / or clients and managing feedback.Strong communication and collaboration skills.Passion for growing your skills, tackling interesting work and challenging problems; be committed to lifelong design learning.Passionate about automotive and/or experience designing for integrated hardware/software systems.Skills
Systems-thinking and problem-solving mindset.Comfortable working through changing demands with product roadmaps, prioritizing requests and feedback workflowsSelf-starter that is organized and has the ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks with minimal directionAbility to create and propose innovative ideas that challenge current patterns and assumptions, while balancing long-term technical feasibility and systems-thinkingAble to work collaboratively in a fast-paced, cross functional team environment
You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!
As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder...or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:•Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage•Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more•Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases•Tuition assistance•Established and active employee resource groups•Paid time off for individual and team community service•A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day•Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.
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