Design Experience Senior Designer

Employer
Jaguar Land Rover
Location
Gaydon
Salary
To define
Closing date
1 Oct 2021

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Discipline
Automotive, Design
Sector
Software & Hardware
Job Type
Engineer

Job Details

Job description:

WHAT TO EXPECT

Creative UI Designer: Become part of Jaguar and Land Rover Design at a pivotal point in our digital transformation. Our ‘Refocus' strategy brings renewed energy and focus on UI and has created opportunities to join our team working with two of the most awarded and aspirational brands in the world.

This is a huge opportunity for passionate, driven and creative UI Designers to make their mark in a fresh and forward looking era where experience will define our next generation of products.

Key Accountabilities and Responsibilities
This role is embedded at the core of the UI and Interior Design teams


Creating in-car screen based content plus our virtual head-up displays, and goes further to influence our apps and cloud connected customer touchpoints.


You'll be part of a team working on future UI for both of our luxury brands, at all stages in the creation and delivery process.


What You'll Need

A hugely impressive, natural flare for creativity and on-trend "look and feel" in everything you do. The ability to create stand-out presentations and inspiration to communicate ideas. First impressions count; simplicity, refinement and confidence will really make applications stand out.


A broad understanding of all things digital and interaction design, in a both automotive and consumer UX. The applicant must show deep routed passion and personal creations that demonstrate luxurious graphic designs, inspiring motion graphics, animated texts and UI layers, luxury web based platforms and apps. Digital motion design is as important to us as the layout and graphic design itself.


An open-minded approach. You must be able to digest and integrate senior feedback as well as demonstrate a considered and confident approach to challenge and influence.


Highly capable ability to create a fresh and modern look and feel to your work using a range of digital tools and software. Open to trying new tools, processes and ways of working.


A passion and understanding for our great brands, and their iconic products. What makes Jaguar and Land Rover Digital experience premium and different to other OEM's - what principles could be shared and what could be different to amplify each brand experience?


Expectations:

Responsible for leading the aesthetic design of the in-car displays Graphical User Interface (GUI). The position includes the development of future GUI design concepts, the development of a feasible theme, and the creation of graphical and animation masters.


Depending on the project and the scale of the task the position will require the candidate to lead or be part of the development team of the in-car display interfaces working closely with the Interior Design team and the Human Machine Interface team to deliver a Design that is highly creative, premium in execution, exquisitely detailed and highly functional in an automotive application.


The position requires the ability to deliver production quality masters for the full graphical interface and therefore exceptional graphical design and a keen eye for pixel perfect detail are essential.


High end layout, typography and being aware of current and future design trends are critical to the role.


Essential criteria:

Primary skills include: Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop.


Additional skills in After Effects, Adobe XD, Figma, Sketch, 3D software, Powerpoint, Jira, Javascript, InDesign and also useful but not essential.


Good spoken and written English language skills are essential.


Additional useful skills: 3D CAD modelling, rendering and 3D animation skills (Maya or 3ds)


Experience: minimum of 3 years experience of Digital Design

Company

Innovative. Trusted. Pioneering. These three qualities have always summed up Jaguar Land Rover. They have been encapsulated within the performance, luxury and excellence of all our products. They are what every person working for us lives and breathes.

We have been automotive industry pioneers for more than six decades. Jaguar debuted in 1935. Land Rover made its celebrated entrance in 1948.

From then until now, we have been at the forefront of technical innovation in all areas of vehicle development. Through our revolutionary technologies, performance and craftsmanship, we have pushed the boundaries of what the industry considers possible over and over again. Our efforts have led to some of the most iconic nameplates ever to grace the road.

With an ever-evolving history and exhilarating future, this is the place to drive your pursuit for success. This is where you'll push the boundaries of your potential. This is where you'll put excellence in motion.

Find Us
Location
Coventry
Warwickshire
CV3 4LF
United Kingdom

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