Global Consumer Design - Senior Interaction/User Experience Designer

Date: May 13, 2022

Location: Benton Harbor, MI, US, 49022 Chicago, IL, US, 60654 Columbus, OH, US, 43215 Indianapolis, IN, US, 46225 Lansing, MI, US, 48933

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Requisition ID: 50371 

 

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is committed to being the best global kitchen and laundry company, in constant pursuit of improving life at home. In an increasingly digital world, the company is driving purposeful innovation to meet the evolving needs of consumers through its iconic brand portfolio, including Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and Yummly. In 2020, the company reported approximately $19 billion in annual sales, 78,000 employees and 57 manufacturing and technology research centers. 

 

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by FORTUNE as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Integrity, Respect, Inclusion & Diversity, One Whirlpool, and Spirit of Winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of a company that is in constant pursuit of improving life at home.

 

 

This role in summary

Currently, we are seeking qualified candidates for a Senior Interaction/UX Designer opening to join our Global Consumer Design organization.
 
At Whirlpool we believe in having people as our central focus, both our users and our employees. Our User Experience team takes pride in having a pulse check on what our users really want while riding the waves of emerging technologies. As a team member, you will be crafting experiences that will make the lives of millions of consumers around the globe a whole lot easier and delightful right in their homes! You will have the freedom to explore sound, light, graphics, written and spoken language, motion, sensors, and remote capabilities to craft a symphony for a solution. If you are excited about orchestrating such experiences, hopefully, you are able to check off most of these requirements for the role.
 
A portfolio highlighting multiple projects and your direct contributions will be needed to be considered for the role.

 

Your responsibilities will include

  • Create compelling, inspiring, and unique digital designs for Whirlpool connected home appliances and services.
  • Work closely with the visual and motion designers.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional global stakeholders to understand requirements and co-create thoughtful solutions.
  • Communicate the user experience at various stages of the design process with wireframes, flow diagrams, storyboards, mockups, and/or high fidelity prototypes.
  • Advocate for user-centered design while having a vision for a now-near-far roadmap of implementation.
  • Contribute to the development of our Design Systems for the different brands to create amazing user experiences. 
  • Conduct usability research to validate design solutions with users.
  • Orchestrate multi-sensory design solutions that involve sound design, motion design, visual design, light design, impacts of sensors, the impact of remote UIs from mobile devices as well as voice UIs.
  • Foster the future: Actively seek and share digital inspiration. Be on top of the IoT landscape to understand new innovations and to keep a check on the market trends.

Minimum requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • 5+ years of experience creating mockups / rapid prototypes, user flows, wireframes, and building user interfaces
  • 5+ years of experience with digital design tools including Figma, Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, Abstract, Zeplin, as well as experience with Android and IOS

Preferred skills and experiences

  • Master's degree in Design, Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction, or a related field.
  • Ability to design seamlessly between the physical and digital experiences.
  • 5+ years of relevant industry experience. 
  • Ability to lead and ideate products from scratch and improve. features, all with a user-centered design process.
  • Skills in communicating and influencing product design strategy.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and familiarity with technical constraints and limitations as they apply to designing for multiple platforms and modalities.
  • Excellent communication skills written and verbal.
  • Experience collaborating with a cross-functional team throughout the design process.

 

 

 

 

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