Software Engineer - 33904 - up to GBP30.71/hr - Vehicle Eng

Recruiter
Jonathan Lee Recruitment
Location
Warwickshire
Salary
28.40 GBP Hourly
Posted
04 Oct 2017
Closes
18 Oct 2017
Sector
Engineering
Contract Type
Permanent

Ref: 33904

Title: Software Engineer

Division: Vehicle Engineering

Contract Position based at: Gaydon

Position Description:

Responsibilities:

  • User Interface and Experience design for Connected Technologies App, specifically built in and brought in (CE device) systems.
  • Drive the evolution of the Connected Technologies Apps "User Experience" development, translate customer requirements into defined specifications.
  • Own the design of the most impactful user interface - related features and participate in the product definition process with the Product Owner, cross-functional teams and app developers
  • Collaborate with Product Owners and Information Architects, to translate business and marketing goals into class leading solutions
  • Work with HTML5, iOS and Android App developers to translate the UI design and flow into award winning Apps
  • Develop and maintain design prototypes, storyboard, wireframe, specifications, navigation maps and other design documents, with adherence to brand guidelines
  • Work with feature development teams to make sure that the workflow reflects the customer's needs and ensure consistency among features
  • Develop expert-level knowledge of competitors, complementary products and bring new ideas to the team
  • Define innovative user interfaces and interaction styles which result in an improved user experience
  • Develop compatibility and platform test solutions to enable testing of the user experience, in lieu of vehicle availability
  • Develop the UI/UX test strategy and associated plans to support the design process
  • Work with HTML5, iOS and Android App developers to translate the UI design and flow into award winning Apps

Skills Required:

3 KEY SKILLS

  • High degree of creativity
  • Have worked on mobile application or automotive design (infotainment)
  • Expertise in visual design using tools like Photoshop, Illustrator is expected as a minimum.

Experience Required:

  • High degree of creativity, interactive design experience
  • Personal drive to design the best automotive user experience in the world
  • Excellent presentation skills and attention to detail
  • Experience of working with cross functional teams within an organisation.
  • Team player
  • Portfolio of work / samples of interaction design work is essential
  • Expertise in visual design using tools like Photoshop, Illustrator is expected as a minimum.

Experience Preferred:

Experience working in a User Experience Designer position

Designing for responsive Apps or websites especially in the retail market

Education Required:

  • A formal education in Interaction Design, Product Design, Industrial Design, HCI, Architecture, or related field from NID / IDC or equivalent would be of benefit
  • Degree level in user interface/design or related subjects.