Senior UX Designer

We are people who want to make a difference.

Everything we do starts with people. It’s what makes us different from all other car companies. If you share our belief in the power of people and our passion for human-centric innovation, you will thrive together with brilliant, like-minded colleagues who are committed to making a true difference?

Senior User Experience (UX) Designer

The User Experience Centre, within Product and Quality (R&D), bring consumer emotions, behaviours and needs into Volvo Cars product creation.

We are responsible for strategies and directions of UX, creating rapid prototypes for proof of concepts and conduct user research.

What’s in it for you?

User Experience Centre is the core, of course, of Volvo Cars’ success being a human-centric innovation company. Here you will find an opportunity to play an important key role in the future journey in that success.

You are an expert in how to find and visualize what our consumers want and who they are in collaboration with product owners, product strategy and development teams. 

Being part of User Experience Centre, you’ll will see how leveraging on the right tools, methods, concept development and collaborations will drive positive change in all parts of the company.

What you’ll do

You together with your team will conduct and lead user research activities in our markets globally and use a variety of qualitative and a subset of quantitative methods.

You will define user journeys and identify user needs and innovation opportunities. Together with your team you will communicate and visualize user needs and behaviours and facilitate collaboration activities.

Creating prototypes for proof of concept and conduct tests to verify user experience hypothesis using for example virtual reality, prototype vehicles and experience prototyping. 

You will be working in an agile development environment where you will act as an evangelist for user centred design and user business value.
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Do you fit the profile?

You are experienced User Experience Designer that breath Design Thinking. How to meet and create trust with consumers is something that comes natural for you. When you facilitate co-creation and visualize insights, you love how to get everyone utilizing their creative mindset and bring out the best of them. Developing and creating prototypes makes you engaged. You have a Master’s Degree or equivalent in industrial design, user experience or equivalent field of study and have more than 7 years of documented experience within UX.

If you have experience to work within an agile development environment and have start-up experience with catalysed product development in a fast-paced environment it is meritorious.

Who are you?

You have a good sense of humour and are driven and self-motivated. A strive for future development and challenges is also a part of your personality.

You are used to be a go to person with a highly professional mind set.

How to learn more and apply
If you have any additional questions regarding the position you are welcome to contact Samuel Palm, acting Director User Experience Centre, at samuel.palm@volvocars.com.
Regarding recruitment process please contact Maria Westermark at maria.westermark@volvocars.com.
Your application, written in English, should include CV and cover letter.
We want your application at the latest march 25th, 2019. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.

Who are we?

Volvo Cars is a company on a mission; to bring traditional car manufacturing into a connected, sustainable and smart future.

Since 1927, we have been a brand known for our commitment to safety, creating innovative cars that make life less complicated for our consumers. In 2010, we decided to transform our business, resulting in a totally new generation of cars and technologies, as well as steady growth and record sales. Today, we’re expanding our global footprint in Europe, China and the US, and we’re on the lookout for new talent.

We are constantly pushing our own skills and abilities to drive change in the automotive industry like never before. We are looking for innovative, committed people to join us in this endeavour and create safe, sustainable and connected cars. We believe in the power of people and will challenge and support you to reach your full potential. Join us and be part of Volvo Cars’ journey into the future.

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