Cox Automotive: Senior UX Designer at Cox Automotive (Atlanta, GA) (Atlanta, GA)

Posted: Sep 12, 2019

Cox Automotive, a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises, is seeking a Senior User Experience Designer to join our team in Dallas, TX. As a Senior User Experience Designer, you will be a pivotal member of a Digital Retail Product Management team, working closely with UX, Product Management, and Technology delivery teams to design the next generation of desktop and mobile applications across web, iOS, and Android platforms. These individual draws from a deep understanding of design systems, standards and best practices to innovate and create amazing user experiences for our software solutions.

The Senior UX Designer must think strategically, collaborate across
disciplines, be self-driven, and execute with an eye for detail. The ideal candidate enjoys working with other team members to solve complex user/business problems and can easily adapt and grow within a fast-paced and innovative environment. They must have a passion for design, an outstanding set of user experience design skills, and a desire to execute with excellence.

Cox Enterprises is a family-run operation that began nearly 120 years ago. As part of this great family business, we treat our team members and clients like they’re just that — family. This atmosphere has been instrumental to our success and has shaped our willingness to fuel epic innovation, drive unprecedented growth and deliver the mind-blowing, needle-moving, connected experience we promise.

Cox Automotive is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars. Come join the transformation!

Technology We Use:

  • Sketch, Envision, HTML, JavaScript, CSS 

Primary Responsibilities and Essential Functions:

  • Design beautiful, simple, elegant, and intuitive applications, in both native and web ecosystems

  • Conceive and manage design from start to finish

  • Create design deliverables such as wireframes, mockups, specifications, process flows, mood boards, user personas, icons, finished artwork, and prototypes

  • Participate in regular design reviews and be ready to clearly rationalize and justify design work

  • Create innovative design concepts based on a deep understanding of user needs and business objectives; willingness to try new approaches and iterate

  • Work with and/or develop design resources such as templates, Sketch symbols, icon libraries, reusable app components, style guides, design standards, and brand standards

  • Work in an agile environment providing design communication and assets for the team

  • Keep abreast of the latest UX design and technology trends

  • Support the overall visual design of products including color palette, typography, iconography, and style

  • Develop user research and usability tests and incorporate the findings into your design decisions

  • Estimate effort, plan schedules and manage time effectively

  • Obtain buy-in from stakeholders

  • Support implementation and respond to day-to-day questions from developers, product managers, and team leads

  • Understand technical, business, and time limitations, and design within these constraints


Required Experience (minimum):

  • A Bachelor’s degree in a related field (HCI, Graphic Design, Industrial Design)

  • 5+ years of UX design experience

  • Experience with UX research and analytics

  • Proven expertise in Sketch App and InVision or other design tools such as Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Balsamiq, Axure, and OmniGraffle

  • Deep understanding of and experience with the full UX design process including information architecture, user flows, wireframes, and high fidelity mockups

  • Understanding and knowledge of mobile human interface guidelines (Apple’s HIG and Google’s Material Design), current possibilities and limitations of hardware and operating systems, and basic design requirements of a complete mobile app (icon and artwork sizes, necessary screenshots, splash screens, screen resolutions, retina graphics, etc.)

  • Proven expertise with modern desktop and mobile app design

  • Solid understanding of graphic design principles and best practices

  • Flexibility and openness to feedback from cross-functional team members

  • Strong prioritization, planning and time management skills

  • Ability to balance multiple projects or tasks effectively without close supervision

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail and follow through

  • Experience with Agile Methodology

  • Confidence and knowledge to design uniquely complex or large scale UX projects

  • Portfolio containing examples of business software design

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