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 automobile 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.
What’s in it for you?
Volvo Cars is on an ambitious journey to redefine what it means to own a vehicle during one of the most innovative times in the transport industry. Volvo Cars is looking to redefine all aspects of the car eco-system including ownership, autonomous driving, vehicle electrification, sustainability, and online shopping. User Experience as a discipline is a key part of Volvo Cars' strategy and a newly formed UX organization will help gather insights about our users and redefine and elevate the users' experience of Volvo's products and Services.
We are now seeking UX Design Manager - Core to join the UX team.
What you’ll do
You will be the design lead for a key part of the Volvo in-car ecosystem, focused on physical experiences in and around the car. You will manage a team of 6+ designers and researchers. You will collaborate with other design leads and stakeholders as you work to provide a well functioning and efficient team. You will work within the UX organization on strategy and planning. You and your team need to advocate for the user, create a delightful, cohesive user experience with a high quality of craft.
You and your skills
We are looking for an experienced designer and design manager with 6+ years of experience working on the intersection of software and hardware. You have managed multi-disciplinary teams before. You are a great interaction designer, understand ergonomics and industrial design and understand research methodologies. You have experience defining physical interactions in consumer products. You have a proven track record of delivering designs on time and contributing to a high performing product. You have experience managing stakeholders from different organizations. Automotive experience is preferred.
How to learn more and apply
For questions about the position please contact Thomas Stovicek at firstname.lastname@example.org. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Ellinor Magnusson at email@example.com. Please provide applications no later than August 10th, 2020.
A digital portfolio of work should be included in the application. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.