Career Opportunity

User Experience Designer

Job Location: 200 SW 1st Ave, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 33301

AutoNation - America’s largest automotive retailer is looking for qualified people to join our team. AutoNation has been named “America’s Most Admired” automotive retailer for 5 of the past 6 years by Fortune magazine. Our ability to perform at such a high level is directly related to the efforts of our talented team of professionals, and we’re looking for more great people to join our team. AutoNation offers unlimited earning potential, with an extremely generous compensation program in addition to industry leading benefits. Top performers deserve top pay-If You have the Drive, We have the Vehicle.

AutoNation is seeking a Seeking User Experience Designer who will be responsible for creating great experiences for the entire family of AutoNation suite of websites. You will work collaboratively with fellow members of the User Experience team to conceptualize, design and prototype ideas; then inspire members of Product Management, Development and Quality Assurance to develop award winning products. The User Experience Designer will work with business unit, project management and development staff to deliver against requirements.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Represent the "User Experience, " translate customer requirements into defined specifications and inspire the Engineering team to develop the right product
  • Own the design of the most impactful user interface - related features and participate in the product definition process with the Product Manager, Development and User Research
  • Significantly influence product strategy and direction
  • Work with User Research and Product Manager to translate business and marketing goals into the best software solutions for our business
  • Develop and maintain design mockups, usage scenarios, prototypes, specifications, navigation maps and other design documents
  • Work with feature development teams to make sure that the workflow reflects the customer's needs and ensure consistency among features
  • Develop expert-level knowledge of competitive and complementary products and bring new ideas to the team
  • Define innovative user interfaces and interaction styles which result in improved user productivity
  • Vision, Mission, and Values in all interactions with customers, co-workers and suppliers
  • Adheres to all company policies, procedures and safety standards

Minimum Qualifications:

  • 2-5 years of relevant work experience
  • High degree of creativity, interaction design and problem solving ability
  • Uncanny drive to design the best user experience in the world
  • Strong software design communication skills (ability to communicate one's ideas through their design)
  • Proven track record and a passion for designing compelling, award-winning user interfaces
  • Excellent presentation skills & and attention to detail
  • Experience working with various departments within a product team
  • Team player
  • A great portfolio of work/samples of interaction design work is a must
  • A formal education in Interaction Design, Product Design, Industrial Design, HCI, Architecture, or related field from NID / IDC or equivalent
  • Expertise in visual design using tools like Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Prototyping skills using tools like Flash, Flex, Dreamweaver and OR the knowledge of imaging / video domain applications would be definite plus

Job ID: 2014-11228 Apply Now