Ford Motor Company Sr Lead Digital Product Designer in Boston, Massachusetts
We believe in using advanced technology and artificial intelligence to unlock the future of transportation with simple and relatable products. Our mission is to design and deliver solutions that make transportation safer, smarter, and more enjoyable – ultimately giving our customers time back as they travel.
As a team we embrace a human-centered design process that is collaborative, data-driven, and iterative. We value curiosity and diverse thinking in order to cultivate unique and innovative ideas.
In this role you will lead a multimodal design work stream focused on advanced AI technologies in voice forward and screen forward experiences. You will explore and inform the design of fully multimodal vehicle expressions and user interactions across broad user journeys that touch multiple areas of the vehicle interface and services. You are an excellent collaborator leading coalitions of cross functional partners to deliver high quality experiences.
Develop multimodal designs and frameworks for powerful and transformative connected vehicle experiences that focus on automated driving systems, AI, voice interfaces and emerging advanced technology.
Collaborate with your peers in Product Management, Engineering, and multidisciplinary design functions to create and inform designs that get customers the most value out of simple, relatable products powered by advanced tech.
Balance forward-looking work and a high bar for quality with a bias for action and a desire to deliver customer value quickly.
Work with leadership to inform strategic design direction and be comfortable with charting a path through ambiguity.
Lead a multimodal work stream that defines the customer problem, opportunity, tradeoffs, and converges on ways we can solve with great product designs.
Contribute to Ford's digital Product Design team culture as an exemplary leader and mentor in Design across the company.
6+ years of relevant design experience in a commercial organization.
Experience shipping digital products and diving deep on complex design problems.
Experience with AI, voice, robotics, devices and or embedded systems.
Ability to communicate design concepts through sketches, diagrams, narratives, wireframes and prototypes.
Demonstrable understanding of how UX, visual design, physical design, content, and research contribute to creating a holistic, easy-to-use experience.
Able to function independently in ambiguity and within a structured team environment, with excellent collaboration skills.
Excellent communication and presentation skills; both written and verbal.
Passionate for solving customer problems.
A design to develop the design craft and culture at Ford Model E.
As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builder…or all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:
• Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage
• Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more
• Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases
• Tuition assistance
• Established and active employee resource groups
• Paid time off for individual and team community service
• A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year’s Day
• Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.
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Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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Requisition ID : 17876
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