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Shanghai, China

UI/UX Design Manager

Color & Materials Designer

Interior Designer/Exterior Designer

UI/UX Designer

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Ford Motor Company is one of the world’s largest automotive companies and is headquartered in Dearborn, Michigan, USA. The company’s core business includes designing, manufacturing and selling high-quality cars, SUVs, trucks and electric vehicles as well as luxury Lincoln models, and providing after-sales services. At the same time, Ford Motor Company also provides auto credit services through Ford Automotive Finance (China) Co., Ltd., and is actively promoting the company’s leading position in electrification, autonomous driving and smart mobility. At present, the company employs approximately 191,000 people worldwide.

Ford Motor (China) Ltd. was established in 1995 in the Chinese market to provide consumers with a wide range of Ford and Lincoln branded products and services. Ford currently offers the following models in China: Ford F-150 Raptor, Ford Ranger Wildtrak, Ford Explorer, Ford Everest, Ford Edge, Ford Escape, Ford Territory, Ford EcoSport, Ford Taurus, Ford Mondeo, Ford Mondeo PHEV, Ford Focus, Ford Escort, Ford Mustang, Ford Focus RS, Ford Focus ST, Ford Tourneo and the new Ford Transit brand, and the Lincoln brand, and its luxury models such as Lincoln Navigator, Lincoln Nautilus, Lincoln Corsair, Lincoln Continental, Lincoln Aviator and Lincoln MKZ. Ford has more than 28,000 employees in China, and its wholly-owned and joint ventures include: Ford Motor (China) Co., Ltd., Ford Automotive Engineering Research (Nanjing) Co., Ltd., Ford Motor Research and Testing (Nanjing) Co., Ltd., Ford Motor Finance (China), Ford Motor Finance Leasing (Shanghai) Co., Ltd., Changan Ford Motor Co., Ltd. and Jiangling Motors Co., Ltd.

福特汽车(中国)有限公司网址:www.ford.com.cn

福特汽车公司网址:http://corporate.ford.com

Ford China LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/fordmotorchina/

Ford China Recruitment Wechat: 福特招聘

Ford China Design Center

As part of the Ford China 2.0 strategy, the Ford China Design Center combines local talents with global resources, enabling Chinese design aesthetics and features and Ford DNA to come together to provide Chinese customers with distinctive, high-quality vehicles. It will be a fully operational design center with complete capability on vehicle design process from forward-looking trend research, creative design of exterior and interior, color material design, UI/UX design to visualization rendering, digital and clay modelling and design engineering. The Ford China Design Center has been expanding since 2018, and the scale of our design team is also growing rapidly. Based on the rising project demand, we are looking forward for more passionate talents to join Ford China Design Center in 2020.

Available positions


UI/UX Design Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Visually express brand vision and definition through user interface design for in-vehicle experiences
  • Exhibit passion for emerging technologies, new interaction models, product design, and excellence in visual design
  • Execute UX vision utilizing motion and prototypes as a primary means of delivery
  • Demonstrate strong collaboration, communication, and organization skills
  • Ability to balance work within a fluid creative design environment and with tight timelines & engineering frameworks
  • Coordinate interface solutions with Program Managers and Product Managers for specific assignments
  • Utilize software skills in latest versions of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision Studio (or equivalent) 3D visualization and UX prototyping tools
  • Employ a systematic approach to solving large, complex design challenges
  • Pivot mindset from creative-thinker to production mindset to expose implementation efficiencies and reduce design debt
  • Work is in a fast-paced, dynamic office environment

Qualifications:

  • Exceptional visual design skills with sensitivity to intelligent system interactions
  • Animation, 3D visualization, and motion graphics prototyping skills
  • Versed in Human-Centered design thinking approach, techniques and philosophy
  • Automotive experience is preferred, candidates that have relevant creative work experience in digital product design solutions are a fit
  • Excellent written, oral and visual communication skills
  • Video editing and nuanced motion/animation skills
  • Experience in 3D modeling in C4D, Maya or similar toolset
  • Current with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies

How to apply:

Please send your CV & portfolio (15MB max) to sdesign@ford.com

 

Color & Materials Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Create Color and Materials Design themes and development to program content
  • Create Color and Materials concepts to support strategic work streams
  • Realization of Color and Materials design concepts into production ready solutions
  • Presentation of Color and Material Design Proposals with creative imagery, Moodboard creation and physical materials to support design related discussions
  • Conduct Trend research of key Innovations, Technology and various design movements relating to the Automotive Industry
  • Supporting Color and Materials Design related program work from conceptual phase through to feasibility and production phase

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor/Master degree in Transportation Design, Industrial Design or Product Design
  • Significant experience developing cars and/or products color and trim
  • Experience in conducting color assessments and color harmony
  • Knowledge of materials and technologies
  • Excellent visual expression and communication
  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, PowerPoint
  • Good communication skills with proficiency in English and Mandarin
  • Work effectively as team player internally and externally
  • Ability to plan and prioritize workloads
  • Color Aptitude Certificate*

How to apply:

Please send your CV & portfolio (15MB max) to sdesign@ford.com

 

Interior Designer/Exterior Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver new, compelling designs solutions and product innovations for automotive exterior and interior
  • Create fresh, innovative ideas with a stretch and forward thinking
  • Work traditionally and digitally (2D and 3D) for concepts and production programs
  • Project ownership and drive the team for high quality deliverables with timing discipline
  • Interface with cross-functional team during various design development phases
  • Create artistic presentation to senior management

Qualifications:

  • Strong 2D & 3D digital capabilities. Well experienced in both Exterior and Interior design & development on concepts and production projects
  • Ability to think three-dimensionally, with a strong emphasis on proportions, sophistication, and a refined sense of graphics and form
  • Proficiency in applying and translating cultural insights to design characteristics

How to apply:

Please send your CV & portfolio (15MB max) to sdesign@ford.com

 

UI/UX Designer

Responsibilities:

  • Visually express brand vision and definition through user interface design for in-vehicle experiences
  • Exhibit passion for emerging technologies, new interaction models, product design, and excellence in visual design
  • Utilize software skills in latest versions of Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, InVision Studio (or equivalent) 3D visualization and UX prototyping tools
  • Pivot mindset from creative-thinker to production mindset to expose implementation efficiencies and reduce design debt

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Interactive design, Communication/Graphic Design, or UX Design or related field
  • 3+ years of professional UX/UI experience OR in lieu of professional work experience, an advanced design degree
  • Strong communication skills in English and Mandarin

How to apply:

Please send your CV & portfolio (15MB max) to sdesign@ford.com

 

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