Ux/Ui Designer - First Mile

General Motors Austin , TX 78719

Posted 2 months ago

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Austin, TX

About the First Mile Team at General Motors

Our First Mile team is responsible for ideating, incubating, testing and delivering on the next generation of ideas. This new organization works with GM business partners to explore growth opportunities outside of the company's core, existing businesses and works to indoctrinate lean/agile methodologies in GM. Members of our teams include industry-leading engineers, architects, designers and product managers who use innovative development methodologies and technologies to achieve breakthrough results, drive innovation, and delight customers.

About the Role

The UX/UI Designer will lead the usability and design during the development lifecycle for multiple projects and programs. You will work alongside product management, development, and business stakeholders to drive a user-centered design approach. This role embodies a passionate, creative, yet pragmatic design doer & leader that can empathize with customer needs and behaviors, identify opportunities, and successfully transform requirements into intuitive and elegant solutions. Our team is diverse, engaged, and moves fast so we expect you to not just keep up, but help lead the way.

Core Responsibilities

  • Design and deliver exceptional outcomes that elegantly and intuitively anticipate the needs of our customers while also meeting business objectives

  • Work throughout the design life cycle from ideation through development support and into testing

  • Convey design ideas in tangible forms like sketches, wires, prototypes, and annotated asset libraries

  • Work closely with the business and technical teams to ensure our suite of products remains consistent where they need to be and differentiated as their respect platforms dictate.

  • Serve as User Experience evangelist across the organization

  • Maintain a strong focus on developing designs that elegantly blends platform conventions and user experience principals with our features and functions.

  • Help translate business requirements and interaction design principals into user experiences that are engaging, intuitive and map to personas, objectives and the unique value propositions that drive the experiment.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Design, Information Architecture or equivalent industry experience

  • Experience working on responsive web sites as well as native mobile apps

  • Strong understanding of iOS and Android (mobile) design guidelines

  • Strong understanding of Information Architecture and SEO

  • Experience with mobile app graphics

  • Passion for great design, purposeful aesthetic sense, an eye for detail and a demonstrated understanding of typography, color, layout

  • Deep appreciation and talent for simple solutions to complex problems

  • Strong understanding of user experience and interaction principals within the constraints of mobile devices, as well as across desktop environments

  • Proven ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously in order to meet milestones and deadlines

  • Aptitude for communicating design ideas persuasively and concisely both "up" and "across" an organization

  • Experience working cross-team and synthesizing feedback and input from product management, engineering, and marketing

  • Experienced in tools of the trade, e.g. Adobe Illustrator, Azure, Balsamiq, Zeplin, Sketch, etc.

  • Experience writing user testing scenarios

  • Minimum of 5 years participating in the complete software lifecycle process for software applications

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience designing for web applications

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience designing for mobile applications

DISCLAIMER: The Works included in your Career Portfolio must not be subject to any non-disclosure and/or confidentiality agreement. If the Works in your Career Portfolio are owned by your current or former employer, or by any other Third Party, there must be an express written consent from the Owner allowing the Works to be included in your Career Portfolio for sharing with General Motors ("GM"). By sharing your Career Portfolio, you grant to GM the right to quote, paraphrase, reproduce, distribute, or otherwise use all or any portion of the Career Portfolio for purposes of making a hiring determination. By sharing your Career Portfolio, you also agree to release and discharge GM, and its licensees, successors, and assigns, from any and all claims, demands, or causes of action that you may have regarding any use of the Career Portfolio, including (but not limited to) any claims based on the right to privacy, the right to publicity, copyright, libel, defamation, or any other right.

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