(Senior) User Experience Designer

  • Published: 2021-04-08
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About us

Elektrobit (EB) is an award-winning and visionary global supplier of embedded and connected software products and services for the automotive industry. A leader in automotive software with over 30 years serving the industry, EB‘s software powers over 1 billion devices in more than 100 million vehicles and offers flexible, innovative solutions for connected car infrastructure, human machine interface (HMI) technologies, navigation, driver assistance, electronic control units (ECUs), and software engineering services. EB is a wholly owned subsidiary of Continental.

Your responsibilities

  • You create independently user experience design artifacts such as personas, wireframes and flowcharts
  • You analyze and describe user goals, use cases and workflows
  • You conceptualize user-friendly interfaces in the human-centered iterative approach
  • You create mock-ups, prototypes and simulations to validate the user experience early on
  • You design detailed user interfaces under consideration of brand- and automotive requirements
  • You design user interface artifacts like layouts, UI elements, icons and animations
  • You develop and maintain design systems and style guides over the product development lifecycle
  • You help to streamline the handover process by specifying your concepts and designs carefully and your deliver implementation-ready assets
  • You coordinate with the developers implementation details to secure the quality in the final product
  • You plan independently your work items according to project timelines and milestones
  • Also you present your work results to customers and stakeholders

Your profile

  • You hold a university degree in User Experience Design, User Interface Design, Interaction Design, Communication Design or similar
  • You have at least 3-5 years of work experience in the area of UX/UI, being awarded with additional certificates is a plus
  • You have strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to focus on the essentials while having the user in mind
  • You have strong visual thinking skills and you don’t necessarily need a PC to draw a picture
  • You are confident in applying usability standards and human factors to your concepts and designs
  • You have the ability to conceptualize interactive systems on basis of wireframes and early prototypes, conduct user studies and iterate them after feedback from stakeholders
  • You have advanced knowledge about responsive layout techniques and use them confidently in your design files created in Sketch or Figma
  • You are a profound user of the Adobe Creative Cloud application suite
  • You are familiar with rapid prototyping tools like ProtoPie, Framer, Adobe XD or similar
  • Having knowledge about automotive UX, Google Android (Automotive), operating system and software development in general, is a big plus
  • You are a team player and you can work independently as part of an agile development team
  • You have very good communication skills in English (spoken & written), German is a plus
  • You are interested and motivated to shape the future of mobility
  • You apply with a CV and a portfolio of your work results

What we offer

  • Exciting projects in the automotive software industry
  • Flexible working hours and family-friendly working atmosphere
  • Mobile work, working from home
  • Trainings in our own academy

Contact us

Please contact us at +49 9131 7701 7060 – we are happy to answer your questions. You may also directly apply for this interesting position on our job portal.
Learn more about your developmental possibilities and EB’s exceptional company culture at https://elektrobit.com/careers
We are looking forward to receiving your application!