Senior Product Designer

Volkswagen Digital Solutions
IT & Digital projects for the Volkswagen Group.

Job details

  • Full-time
  • map markerLisbon, PT
  • cardRequires Work Permit
    Requires that you're a citizen or have a valid work permit / visa sponsorship to work in the country in which this position is based.
  • routeSenior
  • routeEnglish
    Preferred spoken language

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Intro

The company

At SDC:LX our goal is to help create a new digital ecosystem for the Volkswagen Group brands, delivering a sustainable competitive advantage by engineering high quality, user centric and meaningful digital products for the group and its customers.

We iterate quickly using lean and agile methodologies within a cross-functional product team and end-customer focus.

We believe and employ a low-hierarchy and equality-based culture. We work in a feedback driven, autonomous, start-up environment and closely collaborate with our peers.

Located in Yellow Home, Rato, in the heart of Lisbon we are part of Volkswagen Digital Solutions family and we build great digital products together.

The role

You will be involved in all stages of the product development process, from concept to launch. You will lead, iterate and maintain products by translating complex problems into an inspiring and valuable user experience, creating incredible visuals and rapid prototypes and approaching the problems in an empathetic human-centered way.

People who are not afraid to contribute with their expertise and are willing to work across the User Centered Design Process are the ones we are looking for. If change doesn’t scare you, and you want to be a part of this multicultural environment, we’d love you to apply!


Main tasks:

  • Conduct design and user research in all the different stages of the product development
  • Explore and communicate design concepts through artefacts like sketches, user flows, wireframes, prototypes
  • Create incredible visuals and rapid prototypes across various platforms respecting Volkswagen brand guidelines
  • Pair with other designers to share work responsibilities and continuously validate design decisions together
  • Embrace collaboration, feedback and work hands-on in cross-functional product teams
  • Engage stakeholders and your team to ensure your design fits business goals, technical constraints while meeting user needs
  • Innovate and iterate on lean and agile principles, designing software solutions that works

Main requirements

  • At least 4 years of professional UX design experience or similar
  • Deep user empathy and strong user experience sensibilities
  • You know how to conduct research and you are able to turn user research into insights
  • Strong knowledge in visual design and proficient with industry standard design tools (e.g. Sketch, InVision, …)
  • You are used to collaborate with PMs, engineers and designers in cross-functional product teams
  • Experience with two of the following: lean startup methodologies, agile development methodologies, working directly with clients
  • A degree in Design (Communication Design, Product Design, Interaction Design, Graphic Design, UX, HCI) or a related field or equivalent practical experience
  • Fluent English speaker (it’s the office language)

Nice to have

  • International experience

 

 

If you feel this job is what you're looking for and you are interested in joining our team, please send us your resume and portfolio.

Keep in mind a few things that we want to see in your portfolio:

  • How you think  - present the problem and path to resolution
  • Understand the design process - Wireframes/mockups/sketches, anything that helps us understand how you achieve the final result
  • Portfolio in English - We work in a multicultural environment

Portfolios of only interface screenshots will be deprioritized.

Perks

  • Opportunity to rotate into different products
  • Access to Udemy and book library
  • Commute allowance
  • Free snacks and breakfast
  • Weekly lunch & sharing knowledge session
  • Discounts on VW group cars
  • Access to pension funds
  • Smartphone with voice/data plan
  • Health and life insurance
  • Pet friendly office

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