Product Designer

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Product Designer
Ann Arbor
Ford Motor Company

Job Description
Position Overview:

Ford is embracing mobile technology to help our customers and employees Go Further with mobile solutions that are useful, intuitive, and enjoyable to use. We are looking for Product Designers to join us on this journey. This position is focused on creating first class web and mobile interface designs and prototypes.

Our team is a group of passionate designers and software engineers who collaborate together and work with our various lines of business and IT colleagues to ship working code. As such, we are looking for people who have a passion for growing their skills, engaging in interesting work, and tackling challenging problems.


  • Maintain a user-centered approach in design perspective and practice
  • Work as a collaborative team member with business partners, developers, and fellow designers
  • Lead products from discovery and framework through iterative development and delivery
  • Help product managers assess and prioritize opportunities and constraints
  • Guide product decisions through user research and iterative feedback loops
  • Rapidly iterate design prototypes and working applications
  • Conduct user testing, interviews, and analysis
  • Develop visual identity systems, data visualizations, visual design, illustrations, etc.
  • Produce materials for business partners and developers, including user flows, wireframes, mockups, live style guides, and assets

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • 2+ years of experience in User-Centered Design.
  • 2+ years of experience with wire-framing and user testing
Preferred Requirements:
  • Experience in paired programming and agile/lean methodologies
  • Experience coaching and guiding others in UX and design
  • Experience working independently with clients
  • Experience designing full-service consumer and business applications
  • Command of modern front-end technologies and frameworks (grid systems, responsive design)
  • Experience with a global team
  • Experience with Web and Mobile Accessibility
  • Strong communication and collaboration skills
  • Passion for growing your skills, tackling interesting work and challenging problems; be committed to lifelong design learning
  • Desire to be part of a paired programming environment
  • Technical and problem solving mindset
The distance between imagination and … creation. It can be measured in years of innovation, or in moments of brilliance. When you join the Ford team, you discover all the benefits, rewards and development opportunities you’d expect from a diverse global leader. You’ll become part of a team that is already leading the way, with ingenious solutions and attainable products – and it is always ready to go further.

Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.