CDK - UI/UX Product Designer

Remote
Contracted
Experienced

Responsibilities

  • Stay abreast of changing UX design methodologies and tools, as well as corporate, organization, and industry standards to ensure we deliver high quality products.
  • Apply global UI standards and design systems effectively, identify areas of improvement, and offer solutions.
  • Estimates design tasks for the purposes of timeline planning.
  • Identify key performance indicators on a feature-by-feature basis.
  • Reaches out for design feedback from peers, and iterates as necessary.
  • Has a clear understanding of current and future tasks, as well as how to manage priorities.
  • Clearly and proactively communicates plans and status updates to UX leadership, and draws UX leadership into critical product conversations.
  • Knows how to work well and manage expectations with multiple stakeholders.

General Knowledge

  • Awareness of design fundamentals including the basic components of the design thinking lifecycle, usability heuristics.
  • In-depth knowledge of basic UX skills such as identifying users, sketching, iterating, wireframing, receiving feedback from peers as well as from users, and implementing changes.
  • Able to develop in-depth understanding of products that are being worked on, as well as other products throughout the business.
  • Possess a natural curiosity and ability to interpret impact of emerging standards and technology.
  • Ability to actively lead design and discovery workshops.
  • Advanced experience using modern design tools and workflows such as Sketch and InVision.
  • Familiarity with global design systems and their application in the enterprise is a plus. 
  • Helpful to have some familiarity with Agile work processes and tools that support them (Such as Jira, Confluence, etc.).

UX Research Knowledge (optional if hiring a UX Researcher)

  • Advanced understanding of research methodologies (e.g., conducting usability studies, performing user research etc.)
  • Advanced experience creating deliverables such as competitive analysis, customer journey maps, workflows, contextual inquiry guides, research plans, user testing plans, and summary findings reports.
  • Skill in use of data analysis, data visualization, and knowledge management tools a plus (e.g., Tableau, Qualtrics, etc.)

Experience / Education

 

 

 

About Our Client:

Our customer  is transforming the car buying process for both automotive dealers and car buyers. 
To achieve this lofty goal, they are deeply engaging with their users to ensure that their products
ignite efficiency and productivity while being delightfully easy to use.  The User Experience
organization at their customer is focused on the quality of the interactions people have with our
technology and is looking for professionals that employ the principles and techniques of User
Centered Design to join them.  our customer follows a multi-disciplinary approach that focuses on all
the users; emotions, beliefs, preferences, perceptions, and behaviors through an iterative
research and design process. 
The User Experience Design organization has a high-profile responsibility within our customer. As a
Senior UX Designer you will have the opportunity to make a significant impact across many
automotive dealerships. You will participate in user research and make recommendations and
improvements for our dealer facing products. You’ll work directly with UX leaders, business,
product, and engineering stakeholders.

 

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