General Motor

General Motor

Lead UI Designer

Description

About the Position:

Our GM Europe Customer Experience & Connectivity Team is seeking a Lead U I Designer, CX Design Group, GM Europe to serve as a design thought leader in the execution of D2C experiences across a range of channels and will work with the CX Design Group Head directly. Our studio creates customer-facing digital experiences across multiple brands and platforms, touching millions of lives across retail, in-vehicle, web, mobile, and wearable interfaces.

At GM's CX Design Group, we follow a simple but vital premise: The user is center to everything we do. GM's Visual Designers weave space, typography, color, iconography, and texture together to help people successfully navigate our products. We believe that all of our products should be beautiful and accessible.

GM Customer Experience (CX) team is made up of multi-disciplinary teams of UI Designers, UX Designers, Strategists, Program Managers, Product Development and Engineers: we care deeply about the people who use our products. The CX team plays an integral part in gathering insights about the behaviors and perceptions of people who use our products to inspire and inform design. We collaborate closely with each other and with engineering and product management to create industry-leading products that deliver value for the people who use them, and for GM's businesses.

As a Visual Designer, you'll rely on user-centered design methods to craft industry-leading user experiences—from concept to execution. Like all of our UI jobs, you'll collaborate with your design partners to leverage and evolve the GM design language to build beautiful, innovative, inspired products that people love to use.

User experience is at the forefront of how we create intuitive, innovative, and beautiful products that people love. We strive to learn and understand our users' needs, behaviors, and emotions to gather insights that inform product strategy and design. We are are passionate about quality, usability, and simplicity. We work on collaborative teams to solve complex challenges and craft experiences that highlight our products' unique capabilities and personalities.

Responsibilities:

  • Oversee and create proposals throughout the design process, including conceptual goal, executive presentations, and final mockups for implementation.
  • Establish a unified design language, set design principles and guidelines, fuel product innovation, and evolve product goal by design inspirations, explorations, and storytelling.
  • Work closely with Product Management, and Strategy throughout the entire product development cycle, from product inception and strategy to execution. Create Design visuals that are appropriate and exciting for European cultures and region.
  • Minimum qualifications:

  • Preferred Bachelor's degree in Design (e.g., interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial, etc.) or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5-10 years of experience as a visual designer and leadership skills required.
  • Experience designing user interfaces for a consumer product/app for multiple device types and contexts, including mobile.
  • Experience with a creative portfolio showing application of visual design.
  • Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience implementing visual design systems across a range of platforms in a product development environment.
  • Experience developing and launching a consumer product or app for multiple device types and contexts.
  • Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary UX and/or product teams (e.g., motion, interaction, UX research, engineering, content strategy) on technical implementation.
  • Experience with Figma and Adobe Creative Suite (e.g., Photoshop, Illustrator).
  • Experience in graphic design (e.g., layout, typography, color, imagery, visual hierarchy).
  • Additional Description About GM

    Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

    Why Join Us

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    Diversity Information

    General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities. GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

    The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us at [email protected] or call us at 800-865-7580. In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.

    Job details

    Title

    Lead UI Designer

    Employer

    General Motor

    Location

    United States

    Published

    June 11, 2024

    Application deadline

    August 27, 2023

    Job type

    Research

    Field

    Engineering

    About the employer

    We embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all. Our diverse team of 164,000 employees bring their collective passion for engineering, technology and design to deliver on our vision of a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion.

    Together, we want to make electric vehicles for everyone and safely push transportation beyond our wildest imaginations with autonomous vehicles and advance hydrogen fuel cell technology. We are proud of our achievements so far, but there is more work to be done. Together, for everyone.

     

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