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(FILLED) Senior User Experience Designer

Company: Cox Automotive
Location: Irvine
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Primary Location: 195 Technology Dr, Irvine, CA, USADivision: Cox AutomotiveJob Level: Individual ContributorTravel: NoSchedule: Full-timeShift: Day JobRequisition Number: 219530VACCINE POLICY: WHERE PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, YOU MUST BE FULLY VACCINATED AGAINST COVID-19 TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THIS U.S.-BASED JOB (REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS FOR MEDICAL AND RELIGIOUS OBJECTIONS WILL BE CONSIDERED).Cox Automotive is looking for a talented and passionate Sr. User Experience Designer to join our Kelley Blue Book and Autotrader and teams in Irvine, CA. In this role, you will be a key member of a cross-functional team tasked with designing key experiences for the Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book brands. You will also help identify opportunities and partner with teams across the Cox Automotive ecosystem to bring integrated experiences to market. The right candidate for this job is detail-oriented and thorough in thinking through how experiences should work for our consumers. The Cox Automotive work environment is highly collaborative and requires an individual with excellent communication skills and a keen ability to build and foster strong partnerships through an open and transparent working style.You should have experience designing for consumers across devices and influencing others in a team environment. This role advocates for user-centered design techniques and data-driven decision processes.Our UX organization is comprised of a diverse mix of disciplines from design to research to content strategy. The group is deeply embedded in a highly collaborative, cross-functional scaled Agile environment and has a substantial impact on the experience and the business. If this sounds like the type of environment you would thrive in, lets talk!Key Roles & Responsibilities:

  • Be an active member of a cross-functional team to analyze consumer, client, and business needs and translate them into high quality design solutions that deliver value for the business
  • Deliver comprehensive interactive designs that make complex tasks easier and align with best practices in the market
  • Present design work to peers and business leaders to gain consensus, and work directly with development teams to ensure designs are implemented with quality
  • Participate in formative and evaluative research studies to uncover user insights and identify usability issues
  • Translate user research, market research, live-site test findings and usage analytics into detailed, testable design solutions
  • Engage in enterprise thinking across product lines and services that results in innovative, re-usable design solutions
  • Help other UX team members as they solve their design problems, and collaborate with the rest of the team on improving the way we workQualifications:
    • Where permitted by applicable law, must be fully vaccinated against Covid-19 to be considered for this U.S. based job. (Reasonable accommodations for medical and religious objections will be considered).
    • 5+ years of experience creating page flows, site maps, wireframes, detailed mockups and related design documentation
    • 2+ years of experience working with client-side code (HTML, CSS, Javascript)
    • Hands-on experience manipulating WordPress templates and plug-ins, or comparable experience using leading content management systems
    • Demonstrated ability to create designs that meet user needs and achieve business results
    • Knowledge of current UX design strategies and trends across web and mobile platforms
    • Experience designing for digital media experiences (web, mobile, apps, etc.) using user-centered design practices
    • Experience in iterative software delivery methodologies like Agile and SCRUM

      Who We AreAbout Cox AutomotiveTheres nothing ordinary about Cox Automotive. We are people of every background driven by our passion for mobility, innovation, client success and community outreach. We make buying, selling and owning (or simply using) cars easier for everyone. Touching more than 40,000 clients across five continents, we bring together the best brands and the best teams to propel the automotive industry forward. Some of those team members work for our iconic consumer brands like Autotrader and Kelley Blue Book, while others are creating the future of automotive at industry-facing brands like, Manheim and vAuto.About CoxWe are the Cox family of businesses. Weve been making our mark since 1898 by building and evolving world-class businesses, staying true to our values, and encouraging top talent to always look for growth and impact while building a career with us. Our primary divisions - Cox Communications and Cox Automotive - are driving a new wave of innovation, powering smart cities with powerhouse broadband communications and pioneering greener, more progressive transportation alternatives for individuals and fleet operators. Were also expanding into new spaces like cleantech and healthcare to rev up our momentum toward building a better future for the next generation. Were looking for the talent today who will be our leaders tomorrow. Sound intriguing? Learn more about where we are today, where we hope youll be going with us, and the common purpose that unites us at of working at Cox may include health care insurance (medical, dental, vision), retirement planning (401(k)), and paid days off (sick leave, parental leave, flexible vacation/wellness days, and/or PTO). For more details on what benefits you may be offered, visit our benefits page.Cox is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer - All qualified applicants/employees will receive consideration for employment without regard to that individuals age, race, color, religion or creed, national origin or ancestry, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, physical or mental disability, veteran status, genetic information, ethnicity, citizenship, or any other characteristic protected by law. Cox provides reasonable accommodations when requested by a qualified applicant or employee with disability, unless such accommodations would cause an undue hardship.Statement to ALL Third-Party Agencies and Similar Organizations: Cox accepts resumes only from agencies with which we formally engage their services. Please do not forward resumes to our applicant tracking system, Cox employees, Cox hiring manager, or send to any Cox facility. Cox is not responsible for any fees or charges associated with unsolicited resumes.

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