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Senior Manager UX Design

Company: Ford Motor Company
Location: Nashville
Posted on: May 29, 2023

Job Description:

Senior Manager, UX Design
We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. What will you make today?
Enterprise Technology plays a critical part in shaping the future of mobility. If you're looking for the chance to leverage advanced technology to redefine the transportation landscape, enhance the customer experience and improve people's lives, this is the opportunity for you. Join us and challenge your IT expertise and analytical skills to help create vehicles that are as smart as you are.
In this position...
We are hiring a passionate and proven leader to drive the next generation of user experiences. As a senior UX Manager, you will drive UX direction within ecommerce across web and mobile and lead a team of highly talented designers. The Senior UX Manager will be responsible for delivering and promoting superior user experience designs to deliver on business requirements that enhances our digital experiences and products, meets business goals, and strengthens the relationship between Ford and its customers.
Selling electric cars online is new for Ford. We are a new team, the successful manager will be flexible, biased towards action, and willing to roll up their sleeves and offer hands-on design help when needed.
What you'll do...
50% -Create high performance team, by hiring, mentoring, and managing designers
10% - Help create team processes, standards, and culture
20% - set creative and strategic vision for the areas your team will support
10%- Contribute guidance on design systems and standards
10% - Driving research agenda for the area your team covers, and ensuring design decisions reflect
You'll have...
--- Bachelor's Degree in UX/Interaction/Product Designer/Visual Design or a combination of education and equivalent experience
--- 7+ years of experience working with agile software development teams and design software such as Sketch, Figma, and Adobe Creative Suite
--- 2+ years of managing high performing UX teams
--- Portfolio of work demonstrating ability to lead the creation of exceptional customer experiences across a range of touch-points as well as proficiency in UI and interaction design with case studies
Even better, you may have...
--- Master's degree in UX/Interaction/Product Designer/Visual Design working across a breadth of digital media or a combination of education and equivalent experience
--- Experience conducting discovery and user validation interviews
--- Experience crafting high profile consumer websites and apps
--- Expert visual design acumen demonstrated through owning product design end-to-end.
--- Ability to create interactive experiences with prototyping software or by hand.
--- Understanding of modern front-end technologies and frameworks
--- Experience designing for e-commerce
--- Automotive design experience
--- Desire to thrive in a fast-moving 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.
For a detailed look at our benefits, click here
Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.
At Ford, the health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Vaccination has been proven to play a critical role in combating COVID-19. As a result, Ford has made the decision to require U.S. salaried employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless employees require an accommodation for religious or medical reasons. Being fully vaccinated means that an individual is at least two weeks past their final dose of an authorized COVID-19 vaccine regimen. As a condition of employment, newly hired employees will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination or an approved medical or religious exemption.
Requisition ID : 11765

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