UX Designer


Description

The UX Designer is responsible for user interface design, workflow and execution throughout the Cox Automotive family of products, including: reviewing prioritized customer needs, converting research into user interface designs, and working closer with UX leadership, product managers and engineers to ensure designs and workflows are correctly built, tested and deployed into the product. The UX Designer’s job also includes ensuring that their designs and workflows continue to support the company's overall vision, strategy and goals.

Your Role:

  • Design next-generation user interface screens and workflows for product all across the Cox family of solutions; Ensure that these designs take advantage of next-generation technologies and techniques 
  • Create mockups, wireframes, and provide any other relevant materials for UX, Product and Engineering teams 
  • Ensure user interface designs follow established corporate standards while helping to grow the library of common style patterns 
  • Conduct user research to inform design decisions; Keep abreast of best practices for user-centered design 
  • Work with product and engineering management to ensure efficient testing and release of designs into the product 
  • Act as the design expert for assigned products 
  • Provide clear documentation of design standards and interaction patterns

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree 
  • Experience: 1-3 yrs designing with UX practices, strong understanding of product development, all user experience disciplines, Lean UX and Agile methodologies 
  • Strong proficiency working with diagramming and prototyping software, as well as familiarity with front-end code and web / mobile-based environments 
  • Specific experience with mobile, tablet and web responsive design 
  • Usability studies – scripts, tests, analysis and reports 
  • Excellent communication skills. Individual must be a proactive problem solver and able to handle multiple complex projects and tasks 


Cox Automotive, Inc. is transforming the way the world buys, sells and owns cars with industry-leading digital marketing, software, financial, wholesale and e-commerce solutions for consumers, dealers, manufacturers and the overall automotive ecosystem worldwide. Committed to open choice and dedicated to strong partnerships, the Cox Automotive family includes Manheim®, Autotrader®, Kelley Blue Book®, Dealertrack®, vAuto®, Xtime®, NextGear Capital® and a host of other brands. The global company has nearly 30,000 team members in more than 200 locations and is partner to more than 40,000 auto dealers, as well as most major automobile manufacturers, while engaging U.S. consumer car buyers with the most recognized media brands in the industry. Cox Automotive is a subsidiary of Cox Enterprises.



Organization: Cox Automotive

Primary Location: US-NY-Lake Success-1111 Marcus Avenue

Employee Status: Regular

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Shift: Day Job

Travel: Yes, 5 % of the Time

Schedule: Full-time

Unposting Date: Ongoing