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Lead Interaction Designer

Cox Automotive


Location:
Irvine, CA
Date:
12/14/2017
2017-12-142018-01-13
Job Code:
1718601
Cox Automotive
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Job Details

Company Cox Automotive
Title: Lead Interaction Designer
JobID: 1718601
Category: Information Technology
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time

Description

Kelley Blue Book is looking for a talented and passionate Lead Interaction Designer to join our team of professionals. In this role, you will be a key member of a cross-functional team that is tasked with designing key experiences across the shopping, research, and ownership space for our products and services. You will also help identify opportunities and partner with teams across the Cox Automotive ecosystem to bring integrated experiences to market. The KBB work environment is highly collaborative and requires an individual with excellent communication skills, and a keen ability to build and foster strong partnerships through an open and transparent working style.
The Kelley Blue Book UX organization is comprised of a diverse mix of disciplines from Design to Research to Content Strategy. The group is deeply embedded in a highly collaborative cross-functional environment and has a substantial impact on the experience and the business.  If this sounds like the type of environment you would like to work in, let’s talk!

Responsibilities
  • Work with cross functional teams to analyze consumer, client, and business goals along with product requirements and translate them into high quality design solutions
  • Present interaction design specification documents to peers as well as business leaders to gain consensus
  • Contribute to conduct and participate in formative and evaluative research to uncover insights and identify usability issues
  • Translate user research, market research, and live-site test findings into design solutions
  • Collaborate with visual designers to refine the interactive experience and produce solutions consistent with the Kelley Blue Book brand
  • Work with leadership to create and drive UX standards in quality and process across the organization
  • Lead complex work streams independently
  • Holistic thinking across our products and services that results in high quality design solutions that benefit the user, client, and business
  • Mentor and coach junior designers
  • Key contributor and driver of a culture of innovation and cross-functional teamwork within and across working groups.

Qualifications

  • 7+ years of experience creating wireframes, page flows, site maps and related design documentation
  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Design, Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction, Industrial Engineering, or equivalent work experience required; Master’s degree a plus
  • Experience designing for digital media experiences (web, mobile, apps, etc.) using user-centered design practices
  • Strong teamwork and collaboration skills
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills including excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Independent self-starter
  • Excellent leadership skills
  • Attention to detail and follow-through on completion of tasks
  • Excellent time-management skills, including the ability to work on concurrent projects and quickly prioritize competing tasks and responsibilities
  • Proficiency with Axure preferred
  • Experience working in an agile environment a plus
  • Previous experience in the automotive industry a plus


About Cox Automotive

 

Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, retail, financial and wholesale solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. The Cox Automotive family includes Autotrader®, Dealer.com®, Dealertrack®, Kelley Blue Book®, Manheim®, NextGear Capital®, vAuto®, VinSolutions®, Xtime®, incadea® and a host of other brands. With a complete and connected view of the automotive ecosystem, Cox Automotive is a global company connecting people, cars and capabilities with services that link the automotive value chain. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises. For more information about Cox Automotive, visit www.coxautoinc.com.



Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-CA-Irvine-195 Technology Dr

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing
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