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UX Leader for Car i Göteborg

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Om tjänsten

Volvo Cars is on an ambitious journey to redefine what it means to own a vehicle during one of 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 user's and redefine and elevate the users experience of Volvo's products and Services.


And we’re looking for an experienced UX Leader to join our Design department and lead the team defining vehicle experiences. This will be someone who has mastered the craft of managing and directing designers and researchers towards creating delightful experiences. Who can inspire organisations through storytelling and their team with thoughtful critique. And who is forever championing the user through investments in research and insights.


What we’re looking for

  • Motivation. You can share your passion to motivate the team and the wider organisation.
  • Design Excellence. Driving a team of design to craft effective and engaging experiences worthy of a luxury car brand, that solve real user problem and help drive business needs.
  • Management & Leadership. You have practical management experience with designers in agile product development environment, and you are able to foster and grow the culture in cross-functional teams through advocacy.
  • Collaborative. You are a team player and have deep history working with Product Managers, Developers, and Researchers, Business Partner teams as well as guiding your teams to work collaboratively with partners.
  • Curious. You have a working understanding of how to discover unmet customer needs, create a shared hypothesis, prototype features and test the adoption of a paid service as a business model.


What you’ll do

You will be responsible for leading a team of 30+ user experience professionals focused on delivering outstanding experiences to our growing user base. Alongside your product and engineering counterparts, you will be responsible for leading a product area. This includes customer facing experiences on both digital and non-digital car interfaces.


You will provide thought leadership to develop the right product strategy and share and communicate the product direction and strategy across the organization. You will collaborate and partner with product teams to deliver projects in a timely manner that meet product and design goals.


You will help build and shape a multi-disciplinary team. One that is highly performant and highly collaborative. One that thinks with a human-centered mindset, is informed through the work of our research, analytics and insight teams and one that crafts highly effective and engaging experiences.


Who you are

You are a seasoned design leader with 9+ years leading design teams with a variety of disciplines (visual, interaction, information architecture, writing, research, etc.) at product organisations. You have experience in leading product strategies and managing teams that create product solutions that mix software and hardware.

You’re a fantastic communicator. You have the communication skills to help you work cross-functionally with business stakeholders. You help motivate others to carry forward and execute a strategy without needing to be in the room.


You are results oriented. You are familiar and comfortable working within and contributing to large design systems that you may or may not own directly, balancing the needs of the larger design ecosystem with the local goals of your product area. You’ve shipped many consumer products over the years, and understand what it takes to create awesome, consumer-oriented experiences.


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Göteborg | IT | Heltidsjobb (erfaren)

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