User Experience Designer

Recruiter
Premea Limited
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£30.50 per hour
Posted
18 Sep 2017
Closes
22 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Description:
Our premium brand Automotive client is currently recruiting for the following role:

Division:
Vehicle Engineering

Position Description:
Responsibilities:
User Interface and Experience design for Connected Technologies App, specifically built in and brought in (CE device) systems.
- Drive the evolution of the Connected Technologies Apps ``User Experience`` development, translate customer requirements into defined specifications.
- Own the design of the most impactful user interface - related features and participate in the product definition process with the Product Owner, cross-functional teams and app developers
- Collaborate with Product Owners and Information Architects, to translate business and marketing goals into class leading solutions.
- Work with HTML5, iOS and Android App developers to translate the UI design and flow into award winning Apps
- Develop and maintain design prototypes, storyboard, wireframe, specifications, navigation maps and other design documents, with adherence to brand guidelines
- Work with feature development teams to make sure that the workflow reflects the customer`s needs and ensure consistency among features
- Develop expert-level knowledge of competitors, complementary products and bring new ideas to the team
- Define innovative user interfaces and interaction styles which result in an improved user experience
- Develop compatibility and platform test solutions to enable testing of the user experience, in lieu of vehicle availability
- Develop the UI/UX test strategy and associated plans to support the design process
- Work with HTML5, iOS and Android App developers to translate the UI design and flow into award winning Apps

3 KEY SKILLS

High degree of creativity

Have worked on mobile application or automotive design (infotainment)

Expertise in visual design using tools like Photoshop, Illustrator is expected as a minimum.

Experience Required:
The ideal candidate would have the following qualifications:
- High degree of creativity, interactive design experience
- Personal drive to design the best automotive user experience in the world
- Excellent presentation skills and attention to detail
- Experience of working with cross functional teams within an organisation.
- Team player
- Portfolio of work / samples of interaction design work is essential
- Expertise in visual design using tools like Photoshop, Illustrator is expected as a minimum.

Experience Preferred:
Experience:
- Experience working in a User Experience Designer position
- Designing for responsive Apps or websites especially in the retail market

Education:
- A formal education in Interaction Design, Product Design, Industrial
- Design, HCI, Architecture, or related field from NID / IDC or equivalent would be of benefit
- Degree level in user interface/design or related subjects.

Please note to apply for this position, you MUST have either a UK or EU passport or a Visa that does not require sponsorship of any kind.

The services advertised by Premea Limited for this vacancy are those of an Employment business.

Premea is a specialist recruitment consultancy representing clients in the UK and internationally within the Automotive, Motorsport and Aerospace sectors.