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User Experience Designer
Volvo Group IT, UX Center of Excellence Development Practice
Imagine yourself working with some of the sharpest and most creative minds in the transport and infrastructure industry, developing cutting-edge technologies and sustainable transport solutions that will change the future of society.
Imagine yourself working in a company that believes that people are its driving force, fostering a culture of energy, passion and respect for the individual.
Imagine yourself working for the Volvo Group, a global leader in sustainable transport solutions with about 100,000 employees, production in 19 countries and sales in about 190 countries. A place where your voice is heard and your ideas matter. Together we move the world.
We are looking for:
A UX Designer with passion for user needs and interaction design, providing support both to the customer as well as the IT organization, with focus on bridging the gap between business needs and usability of IT solutions. You need to be well-versed in UX tools and methodologies, with a bias for action - willing to have the courage and drive take on the challenge of being a UX ambassador within the company to move UX initiatives forward.
We need strong user experience perspective in all our exploration activities. The user might be a truck driver, a service technician, a fleet owner, a dealership manager or any other role involved in the transport or construction industry. Your role is to secure that the user experience is not compromised with throughout the project.
We are looking for 3- 5 years minimum of UX design experience as an interaction/visual designer of a UI/UX team through the product development cycle of successfully launched web, mobile, and/or software applications.
You will work in a project or delivery team, where global complexity and business innovation are part of your daily work. You will have a home base together with colleagues working in the same field as you, where you share knowledge and experiences.
Our flexible organization gives you a golden opportunity to take part in different projects over time where you develop a complete understanding of the business goals stakeholder and end user needs. Together in collaboration with other Center of Excellence teams, we will plan for your professional development. We are focusing on continuous development - training and assignment opportunities abound within Volvo Group IT
Tasks would include:
You will have a key role in our projects and deliveries where you will work with web, client and mobile applications.
As an UX Designer typical activities would be:
· User research
· Concept & interaction design
· Training and Workshops
· User testing
· Presentations to stakeholders To succeed in this role you need to have an agile mindset and way of working.
· Ability to drive UX strategies to delivers results
· Strong communication and visual presentation skills
· Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills for local and global teams
· Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
· Gather and analyze information skillfully with empathy
· Tact and mindfulness in pursuit of user perspective
· Courage, integrity, and perseverence
· Practice of self-development and adaptability
· Fluent in responsive design, mobile/tablet UI UX Overall requirements:
Valid work-permit for applied country, if not a citizen
Excellent spoken and written English (additional languages are given merit)
Interaction design, Cognitive science and Human-Computer interaction, Visual Design, Master of Science in Business Administration
For further information, please contact:
Hiring Manager : Matthew Connors
Manager UX CoE , Development Practice +46 739026990
User Experience Designer
Travel Required (maximum)
The Volvo Group is one of the world's leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.
Volvo Group IT manages the Group's overall IT strategies and plans and has the end-to-end responsibility for all development, delivery, support of IT solution and services for the Volvo Group.
We are more than 6000 people based in 36 countries working in a completely global organization. We are a team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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