Manager, User Interface Design

BSH Home Appliances Corporation

BSH Home Appliances Corporation Tomorrow is our home. See how easy it is to explore new ideas at BSH Home Appliances Corporation: As a leading manufacturer of home appliances, we improve peoples quality of life by thinking in solutions. With our global brands Bosch and Gaggenau as well as our local brand Thermador, we explore innovative technologies from voice recognition to artificial intelligence. As we utilize these to create new user experiences, we think, prototype, build and keep on learning. Join us now and give your career a home. Manager, User Interface Design Irvine / Full-time Your responsibilities We are seeking a highly motivated candidate that will be responsible for the conception and realization of User Interface Design for the Bosch and Thermador Home Appliance brands in North America. This position will be pivotal in the long-term development and strategy of the user experience and interaction with our appliances. This role will include detailed hands-on User Interface design and developing our UI strategy. She/he will drive UI design based on consumer needs, conduct usability testing, manage external firms for UI prototyping and design specification, and work with software development to ensure the quality of implementation. * Responsible for the User Interface Strategy and Vision of Thermador and Bosch North America home appliances. * Lead usability testing on low and high fidelity UI prototypes. * Translate consumer insights into UI design proposals. * Manage external User Interface firms to develop User Interface concepts, prototypes, and detailed UI design specifications including screen designs, pixel location of assets, fonts, animations, and sounds for transfer and implementation by software development teams. * Work with software development teams to ensure implementation and quality of design. * Develop UI design guidelines for Thermador and Bosch North America. * Collaborate with the Industrial Design team to implement UI in context of total product experience. * Trend scouting and identification of emerging UI/UX trends and technologies. * Recommend and develop tools and best practices for UI design work. Your profile * A Bachelors Degree in fields related to User Interface Design or User Experience Design preferred. * 5+ years of experience. * Extensive computer knowledge of UI software: Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects, Keynote, etc. * Knowledge of consumer research, usability testing, design thinking, and UX methodologies. * Experience with embedded user interfaces is a plus. * Capable of working on multiple UI design projects with a very high level of complexity * Strong communication skills, both verbal and written. * Optimistic, creative and motivating personality with good analytical and problem solving skills. * Must be team oriented and flexible. * Highly organized with exceptional planning capabilities. * Ability to moderate group discussions. * Ability to influence cross-functional teams without formal authority. * Ability to perform duties with minimal supervision, handle multiple tasks, and be prompt in meeting deadlines. * Motivation to take on greater responsibilities over time with a positive attitude. * Proficient with all Microsoft Office products. * Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, After Effects, Keynote, etc. * Travel required approximately 20% (Domestic & International). Your benefits * A comprehensive benefits package including paid vacation, holidays, medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability insurance, educational assistance and a 401(k) plan. Further information Candidate must submit a resume and User Interface design portfolio as a pdf or web-link for consideration. Please visit ********************. We would love to welcome you in our team! Find a new home for your professional ambitions. This position is eligible for the BSH Associate Referral Program EOE / AA Employer We participate in E-Verify

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