UX DESIGNER – PROTOTYPER (D/F/M)

Köln, Germany    |     HR/Talent Acquisition   |   Full-time
Job Reference: 5665 - 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 Experience Development with rapid physical and functional prototypes to demonstrate new and enhanced Digital Feature functionalities
  • 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

  • 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
  • Strong troubleshooting and problem-solving abilities
  • Able to work within a fluid and agile development environment
  • Excellent physical & digital Prototyping and CAD skill

  - Basic software development skills in Android / HTML or CSS
  - Raspberry PI or Arduino
  - Basic 3D Modelling & Printing experience (ie. G Code)

  • Engineering Master in Mechatronics or IT

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.