Our Advanced UX Team at GM is responsible for researching and developing bleeding-edge experience proposals in the ever-advancing space of mobility and user experience. We are future-focused and let our customer needs, values and friction points set the foundation of our design work. As an Advanced UX Designer, you will immerse yourself in the latest technologies and trends to create innovative experiential concepts that will influence and inspire the future of mobility. We build innovative experiences for, but not limited to;autonomous vehicles, high speed HMI scenarios, heads up driver interfaces andnewfuture mobility experience concepts.Our goal is toevokeamazing,and createdelightful experiences thatre-imagine how our customers will experience our products in the future.
This role requires an ability to see potential in applying technology in ground-breaking ways as well as insight to understand the parameters of usability, safety, cost, feasibility and packaging. You are a designer well-versed in future-forward trends and have insight into how they can be applied to the mobility experience. Combining passion for developing well-reasoned and innovative customer solutions withainnate curiosity of what's coming next, the Advanced UX Team is growing and leads the way for GM Design in this dynamic and exciting field.
As a customer-focused team, we are looking for a candidate that is familiar with Design Thinking processes, customer persona development, storyboarding and journey-mapping methods. You will empathize and understand customer needs on a deep level and uses story-telling to communicate your ideas visually and verbally to an audience, both team members and leadership. We illustrate our concepts in a variety of formats including 2D, 3D, animations, interactive prototypes and Virtual Reality. We facilitate and participate in workshops and brainstorming sessions to capture and evolve ideas, discover interesting opportunities, and stimulate innovation. We prioritize personal connections and trust within the team as well as throughout GM. You will be highly collaborative and supportive of the broader studio team, as we draw upon all members to help the team meet its goals.
Additional Job Description
***This job requires a portfolio be submitted. We will not consider your application without a portfolio***
We are looking for highly creative candidates that fulfill any of these descriptions below:
2-D motion graphic expert with Digital Product Design capabilities.
After Effects guru with UI understanding to generate emotive digital interface concepts and animate next level experiential designs.
3-D animation/ 3-D Prototyping expert
Exceptional VRED understanding to create 3-D animations, immersive demos and contribute to our team's storytelling abilities.
Sophisticated graphic design sensitivity to set the tone for digital experience concepts.
Advanced communication design and or illustration artist background or equivalent
Quick and effective wire-framing capabilities to quickly visualize digital concepts / West-Coast Product Design / High level Figma / XD / Axure prototyping skills
Help our team bybuildingup a picture ofourtarget users based on their needs, wants, motivations, and pain-points.Translate customer information and research intoeasily consumablenarratives thatcreate a context for our team to design innovative experiencesaround.Additional requirements:
Portfolio submission instructions
- Preferably 2+ years experience working within the User-Experience and/or interior automotive design area.
- Bachelors Degree in a Design field or commensurate experience
To be considered for this position, you will need to submit a portfolio in addition to your resume and profile. You may include a link to your online portfolio in your resume or under "websites" in your application OR if your portfolio is not available online, please follow the instructions below to upload your portfolio as a separate attachment as you did with the resume.
Save your portfolio as a pdf document Name your portfolio your LAST NAME, FIRST NAME. Example: Candidate name is John Smith. Portfolio pdf file name is: Smith, John.pdf Upload as an attachment - you may have to condense the file.
DISCLAIMER: The Works included in your Career Portfolio must not be subject to any non-disclosure and/or confidentiality agreement. If the Works in your Career Portfolio are owned by your current or former employer, or by any other Third Party, there must be an express written consent from the Owner allowing the Works to be included in your Career Portfolio for sharing with General Motors ("GM"). By sharing your Career Portfolio, you grant to GM the right to quote, paraphrase, reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use all or any portion of the Career Portfolio for purposes of making a hiring determination. By sharing your Career Portfolio, you also agree to release and discharge GM, and its licensees, successors, and assigns, from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action that you may have regarding any use of the Career Portfolio, including (but not limited to) any claims based on the right to privacy, the right to publicity, copyright, libel, defamation, or any other right.About GM
Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.Why Join Us
We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day - individually and collectively - to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.Benefits Overview
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• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.Diversity Information
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