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UX Designer

Cox Automotive


Location:
North Hills, NY
Date:
11/22/2017
2017-11-222017-12-21
Job Code:
1717110
Cox Automotive
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Job Details

Company Cox Automotive
Title: UX Designer
JobID: 1717110
Category: Product Management and Strategy
Industry: Cox Automotive
Job Type: Full-time

Description

The User Experience Designer works collaboratively with UX, Product Management, and Technology delivery teams to design the next generation of desktop and mobile applications across web, iOS, and Android platforms. This individual draws from a deep understanding of design systems, standards and best practices to innovate and create amazing user experiences for our software solutions. The Designer must think strategically, collaborate across disciplines,be self-driven, and execute with an eye for detail. The ideal candidate enjoys working with other team members to solve complex user/business problems and can easily adapt and grow within a fast-paced and innovative environment. They must have a passion for design, an outstanding set of user experience design skills, and a desire to execute with excellence.

Your Role:
  • Design beautiful, simple, elegant, and intuitive applications, in both native and web ecosystems
  • Conceive and manage design from start to finish
  • Create design deliverables such as wireframes, mockups, specifications, process flows, mood boards, user personas, icons, finished artwork, and prototypes
  • Participate in regular design reviews and be ready to clearly rationalize and justify design work
  • Create innovative design concepts based on a deep understanding of user needs and business objectives; willingness to try new approaches and iterate
  • Work with and/or develop design resources such as templates, Sketch symbols, icon libraries, reusable app components, style guides, design standards, and brand standards
  • Work in an agile environment providing design communication and assets for the team
  • Keep abreast of the latest UX design and technology trends
  • Support the overall visual design of products including color palette, typography, iconography, and style
  • Develop user research and usability tests and incorporate the findings into your design decisions
  • Estimate effort, plan schedules and manage time effectively
  • Obtain buy-in from stakeholders
  • Support implementation and respond to day-to-day questions from developers, product managers, and team leads
  • Understand technical, business, and time limitations, and design within these constraints

Qualifications

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field (HCI, Graphic Design, Industrial Design)
  • 2+ years of experience designing mobile apps, 4+ years of general design experience
  • Proven expertise in Sketch App and InVision or other design tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Balsamiq, Axure, and OmniGraffle
  • Deep understanding of and experience with the full UX design process including information architecture, user flows, wireframes, and high fidelity mockups
  • Understanding and knowledge of mobile human interface guidelines (Apple’s HIG and Google’s Material Design), current possibilities and limitations of hardware and operating systems, and basic design requirements of a complete mobile app (icon and artwork sizes, necessary screenshots, splash screens, screen resolutions, retina graphics, etc.)
  • Proven expertise with modern desktop and mobile app design
  • Solid understanding of graphic design principles and best practices
  • Flexibility and openness to feedback from cross-functional team members
  • Strong prioritization, planning and time management skills
  • Ability to balance multiple projects or tasks effectively without close supervision
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Attention to detail and follow through
  • Experience with Agile Methodology
  • Confidence and knowledge to design uniquely complex or large scale UX projects
  • Portfolio containing examples of native mobile app design 


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-NY-North Hills-3400 New Hyde Park Rd

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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