General Information

Req #
WD00024717
Career area:
Customer Experience
Country/Region:
United States of America
State:
Illinois
City:
Chicago
Date:
Tuesday, September 6, 2022
Working time:
Full-time
Additional Locations: 
* Chicago - Illinois - United States of America

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Description and Requirements

About the job

Motorola Mobility, a Lenovo company, is looking for a talented UX Designer to join our User Experience Design team. The User Experience Design group is responsible for creating digital experiences for the Motorola smartphone product line. From building the camera app interface, to leading the UX & UI design for the Moto Razr, our team is an essential part of what makes Motorola phones great. 

We are creative problem-solvers, design-lovers, and innovators who work together to deliver user-centered design solutions. If this sounds like you, we want to meet you. This role is for our Chicago, IL studio. You’ll be joining a global design organization, with offices in Chicago, Brazil, and China. 

Key areas

Interaction design for physical products — The ideal candidate will be able to design interactions for both digital and physical products. You'll work closely with industrial designers, hardware engineers, user researchers  and product stakeholders to develop unique experiences that are influenced by a strong understanding of form factors, human factors, and physical/digital interaction affordances.

Design strategy — Work closely with design leadership to ensure that experiences align with our global design strategy. Help evangelize user-centered design within the business, and advocate for strategic user outcomes. Assist in crafting high-fidelity presentation material that represents the experiences that our team creates.

Project leadership — Work hand in hand with project managers to define the vision for an app or experience. Drive clarity of project requirements, deliverables and expected timelines. Facilitate collaborations between supporting designers. Ensure high quality designer deliverables, ensure that the final product going to users meets our standard of quality, aesthetic & usability.

Logic & interaction design — Build experiences based off of a solid foundation of information architecture & behavioral logic. Build user flows with a nuanced understanding of decision hierarchy, user behavior and detail oriented micro-interaction.

Responsibilities:

  • Independently lead UX design work on designated projects

  • Collaborate with work-partners to define project requirements

  • Drive design process throughout the project cycle (discovery, concept, delivery)

  • Ensure on time delivery of high quality design work

  • Visually communicate ideas and concepts

  • Regularly present ongoing work to design team & design leadership

  • Give and receive peer review in order to elevate work quality

  • Create user-centered design work, incorporate user feedback, prioritize usability

  • Clearly document deliverables and create detailed specifications

  • Help design leadership foster a constructive environment with emphasis on creativity, collaboration and inclusiveness

Qualifications:

  • 5+ years relevant experience

  • Excellent communication skills (verbal, written & visual)

  • Hands-on experience with digital product design & development

  • Hands-on experience creating digital interfaces

  • Hands-on experience designing for physical products

  • Demonstrated understanding of user-centered design & design process

  • Demonstrated ability to build use cases, user flows, information architecture

  • Demonstrated ability to work with PM/SW to ship high quality products

  • Experience working with software development teams

  • Advanced knowledge of design tools like Sketch, Figma, various prototyping tools

  • Ability to create prototypes & design proof of concept

  • Storytelling - ability to communicate ideas in a compelling way

  • English proficiency required

A portfolio or work sample is required to apply to this role. Candidates will be asked to discuss their work during the interview process. The person best suited for this role will be able to demonstrate storytelling, critical thinking and problem solving skills through this discussion.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any federal, state, or local protected class.

Lenovo adopted a COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for US-based employees. As a condition of employment, employees must adhere to Lenovo’s US Vaccination Policy and be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, subject to any applicable accommodations. To be fully vaccinated means individuals must receive the full series of a vaccine either approved by the FDA or WHO and listed by the CDC (e.g. two dose of the Moderna, AstraZeneca or Pfizer-BioNTech vaccines; or one dose of the Johnson & Johnson vaccine). This applies to all US-based employees, contractors and interns, regardless of work location. As a condition of employment, you must provide proof that you are fully vaccinated or follow Lenovo’s accommodation process.

* Chicago - Illinois - United States of America