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Whirlpool
Benton Harbor, MI, United States
30+ days ago
Whirlpool
Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States
30+ days ago

Description

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The role in summary
Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for an Associate – UX Designer opening to join our Global Consumer Design organization. 

 

At Whirlpool we believe in having people as our central focus, both our users and our employees. Our User Experience team takes pride in having a pulse check on what our users really want while riding the waves of emerging technologies. As a team member, you will be crafting experiences that will make the lives of millions of consumers around the globe a whole lot easier and delightful right in their homes! You will have the freedom to explore sound, light, graphics, written and spoken language, motion, sensors, and remote capabilities to craft a symphony for a solution. If you are excited about orchestrating such experiences, hopefully, you are able to check off most of these requirements for the role.
 
A portfolio highlighting multiple projects and your direct contributions will be needed to be considered for the role.

 

Your responsibilities will include

  • Understand our consumers’ needs, behaviors and abilities and be an advocate for them throughout product development.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional global stakeholders to understand requirements and co-create thoughtful solutions.
  • Work closely with industrial designers, visual designers, marketing and engineering.
  • Communicate the user experience at various stages of the design process with wireframes, flow diagrams, storyboards, mockups, and/or high fidelity prototypes.
  • Document the specifications utilized by engineers to execute your design.
  • Plan and conduct usability and research activities to ensure that user-centered design principles and methods impact our wide range of consumer products, providing input and actionable recommendations to strategic partners such as Industrial Designers, Product Developers, Engineers, and Marketers.
  • Develop and conduct in-home research to gather insights by observing the user in their home environment.
  • Collaborate with the Strategy Team to create and maintain now-near-far term roadmaps for user experience design and technology application.
  • Stay on top of the latest trends for product innovation by analyzing the competitive landscape and the adjacent industries


Requirements

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree or a High School Diploma or GED and 5+ years of UX Design experience
  • Experience with Figma, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, Abstract, Zeplin, as well as experience with Android and IOS.

 

Preferred skills and experiences

  • Master's degree in Human Factors, Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, Experimental Psychology, or a closely related field.
  • Ability to design seamlessly between the physical and digital experiences.
  • Relevant industry experience. 
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal.
  • Understanding of the human-centered design process.
  • Experience collaborating with a cross-functional team throughout the design process. 
  • Ability to lead and ideate products from scratch and improve features, all with a user-centered design process.
  • Skills in communicating and influencing product design strategy.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and familiarity with technical constraints and limitations as they apply to designing for multiple platforms and modalities.
  • Experience with Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator

Job Information

  • Job ID: 62180111
  • Location:
    Benton Harbor, Michigan, United States
  • Position Title: Interaction/User Experience Designer
  • Company Name For Job: Whirlpool
  • Job Function: Creative/Design
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Job Duration: Indefinite
  • Min Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Min Experience: 2+ to 5 Years
  • Required Travel: 0-10%

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