UX DESIGNER – ILLUSTRATOR (D/F/M)

Köln, Germany    |     HR/Talent Acquisition   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 5667 - Posted 28-May-2021

Want to Go Further with Ford?

As the German subsidiary of the Ford Motor Company, Ford-Werke GmbH has been successful in the automotive business for over 90 years. As a modern mobility company, it is our goal to always “bring on tomorrow”. Around 20,000 employees are already committed to this in Cologne, Aachen and Saarlouis.

Your Workplace

We are looking for motivated forward-looking Digital Experience Designers who can help bring our Iconic Brand Further! You will join our newly created Experience Development Team within Ford Europe Product Engineering and support us with bringing Smart and Connected Experiences to millions of our Customers.

NOTE: These positions are located in Cologne Merkenich

Key responsibilities

  • Support the Identification of desirable Digital Customer Experiences
  • Support Customer Clinics with graphic stimulus material like Photoshop Sketches, CAD Renderings demonstrating the emotional aspects of the Experiences
  • Iterate and Validate these Experiences with our Customers
  • Translate the Experiences into feasible Engineering Solutions
  • Present your work to key stakeholders and decision makers

Your profile

  • Exceptional visual design skills with sensitivity to intelligent system interactions
  • Passion for new Digital Experiences and Technologies
  • Familiarity with human-centered design thinking, techniques and philosophy
  • Show a strong affinity to understand the emotional customer wants & needs
  • Able to work within a fluid and agile development environment
  • Experience with Product Development Processes (ie. Gateway Deliverables)
  • Excellent Static and Motion Illustration skills
  • Able to work with Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch and a 3D Toolkit
  • Able to Storyboard, edit video and generate audio propositions
  • Master with BA in Game Design, Animation Illustration, Digital Media or related

We offer you

  • Be Part of a Global and Diverse Team within a Leading Automotive Manufacturer
  • Be close to our Customers and have access to the latest Technologies
  • Working on the cutting edge, bridging Digital and Traditional Experiences
  • Access to multiple learning and professional development platforms
  • Satisfaction of seeing the impact of your solution in millions of vehicles
  • Hybrid Working Opportunities – blending working from Home with working at the Office
  • Access to multiple additional benefits (Ford Sports Club, Ford Insurance, Ford Bank, …)
  • Excellent compensation Package

Are you looking to Go Further with Ford?

We look forward to your application including an 
application letter, CV and examples of your work.
For further information, please contact our team 
at FORDCIED@ford.com or Julia Postel jpostel@ford.com as HR contact.