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UX Design Manager, Car Core

We're creating our own future. So are you.

At Volvo Cars, we have bold targets when it comes to innovation, sales and customer experience, and we’re developing new technologies to lead in safety, autonomous driving and electrification. If you want to grow together with talented people who are creating a new automotive future, we have a job for you.

 

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 thomas.stovicek@volvocars.com. For questions regarding the recruitment process, please contact Senior Recruiter, Lena Patel at lena.patel@volvocars.com. Please provide applications no later than August 17th, 2020, and please note applications will be handled after this date. For union questions please contact Mattias Wikström for AKPV at mattias.wikstrom@volvocars.com, Anders Myrbrerg for Ledarna at anders.myrberg@volvocars.com, Johanna Johansson for Unionen at johanna.johansson@volvocars.com.

 

A digital portfolio of work should be included in the application. Please note that applications via email will not be accepted.

 

Who are we?

Everything we do starts with people. Our purpose is to provide freedom to move, in a personal, sustainable and safe way. We are committed to simplifying our customers’ lives by offering better technology solutions that improve their impact on the world and bringing the most advanced mobility innovations to protect them, their loved ones and the people around them. 


Volvo Cars’ continued success is the result of a collaborative, diverse, and inclusive working environment. The people of Volvo Cars are committed to making a difference in our world. Today, we are one of the most well-known and respected car brands, with over 40,000 employees across the globe. We believe in bringing out the best in each other and harnessing the true power of people. At Volvo Cars your career is designed around your talents and aspirations so you can reach your full potential. Join us on a journey of a lifetime as we create safety, autonomous driving and electrification technologies of tomorrow.

Gothenburg, SE

Job requisition ID:  46295
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