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UX Specialist

Date: Feb 23, 2021

Location: Pero, Milan, IT, 20016

Company: Whirlpool Corporation

Whirlpool Corporation is consistently recognized by Fortune Magazine as one of the World’s Most Admired Companies. Our values are the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Get to know us and see what it's like to be part of the world's leading major home appliance company.

Job Mission


Would you like to work in a company with the higher purpose to be the best kitchen and laundry company in constant pursuit of life at home?
To be part of a truly global organization and embark on a new transformational  journey? 
If yes, you are on the right spot here. We are building a new Digital and E-Commerce Team with the ambition to transform our organization and to develop and fuel our usual business differently.
 
We are looking forhunting a person comfortable with ambiguity and excited by the challenge of shaping things from the ground up, eager to innovate and accelerate our digital efforts across the region bringing a solid set of experiences while also embracing out of the box thinking .
 
If the mission fits you well, please take a look at below to then join one of the most innovative teams in the EMEA Region.
For this purpose, we are looking for a skilled UX Specialist who will be responsible for the ‘end-to-end product design’ and has responsibility for the design from research to delivery. Leading the UI and UX design, he/she will also be involved in the product strategy, and help get it to market. He/she will need to have a naturally entrepreneurial mindset, seeing the product from initially identifying the opportunity (liaising with CRO chapter lead), through the design process, working with developers/engineers until the final finished product is delivered meeting customer needs. He/she will have support along the way dependent on the size of the product and time frames they’re working to. 

                                                                 
Your task in this role will include:

 

  • Design the best digital customer journey experience
  • Identify the opportunitues for a new product, through researching market and analyzing customer needs
  • Concept of the product
  • Experience Design: user research, UX Flows, wireframes, prototyping, testing
  • Visual Interface Design: colour palette, branding, general visual aesthetics
  • Interaction Design: hi-fidelity prototyping, menus, general functionality
  • Assure the quality of build and conduct further testing
  • Responsible to capture the trends that shape the innovation path in the space of UX and UI.

 

 

Background and experiences

 

  • Proven experience in using UX/UI tools
  • Knowledge of the digital product design principles
  • Proficiency in visual communication and visual language
  • Knowledge of graphic design principles
  • Experience in HTML and CSS usage is a plus
  • Analytical and investigative thinking
  • Fluency in English is a must

 

Did you know about Whirlpool? 

  • We have reduced water usage by 40% from 2017 to now in the production processes of our home appliances.
  • Our home appliances have a recycling rate that exceeds 90%: almost every material comes back into a production cycle and it is reused.
  • In 2018 we took voluntary pledges with the European Commission on the use of recycled plastics in our products by 2025.
  • 93 Nationalities represented in EMEA
  • 12.5% of our population under 30
     

For generations, Whirlpool Corporation has been helping people make the most of time so they can focus on what really matters – their families and their lives. “There is no right way to do a wrong thing” has guided everything we do, this is always based on our values being the driving force behind everything we do. Respect, integrity, diversity and inclusion, teamwork and the spirit of winning propel our teams to excellence. Excellence recognized by this international awards:

  • 2020 IF Design Award 
    • Whirlpool W Collection Black Fiber Built-In Suite (W6)
    • Whirlpool W Collection Venthob
    • Whirlpool W Collection Black Fiber 4 Doors Fridge Freezer
    • Whirlpool Essential Washing Machine
  • 2020 Red Dot Design Award 
    • Whirlpool W Collection Black Fiber (W9):
    • Whirlpool W5 Hob & Hood:

Whirlpool Corporation (NYSE: WHR) is the world’s leading kitchen and laundry appliance company, with approximately $20 billion in annual sales, 77,000 employees and 59 manufacturing and technology research centers in 2019. The company markets Whirlpool, KitchenAid, Maytag, Consul, Brastemp, Amana, Bauknecht, JennAir, Indesit and other major brand names in nearly every country throughout the world. Additional information about the company can be found at whirlpoolcorp.com


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