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Sr. UX Design Researchers at Volkswagen Group Future Center Europe

Company: Volkswagen Group Future center Europe

Location: Potsdam, Germany
Type: Full-Time
Category: Interaction Designer

Description

You are a great Researcher with 5+ years of professional experience and an educational background in: Human Computer Interaction, Human Robot Interaction, Human Factors Engineering, Psychology, Sociology, Anthropology, Interaction Design or a wide range of related fields; an expert in using qualitative research methods (user interviews, focus groups, co-creation, etc.) and also familiar with quantitative techniques (surveys, data analysis, etc.);
experienced in the design-thinking and human-centered design process.

You can
ensure that interactions, experiences & principles are grounded in research and refined based on real needs of diverse users; identify focus areas for user research, select appropriate research methodologies/rapid prototype tools, and synthesize user research results into actionable insights/metrics for iterative concept development together with your team; prepare research plans, coordinate and run fieldwork and furthermore conduct user testings;
moderate design-thinking workshops

You have
research & prototyping superpowers that helps us envision, design and validate future experiences; great instincts and tenacity for looking beyond the surface and deconstructing complex interactions and tensions between technology and human behavior;
captivating storytelling abilities; a strong interest in latest research techniques and enjoy working flexibly in teams.

We are
a highly creative team designing holistic experiences in and around the car; a transdisciplinary team framing the future of mobility; on a future journey – we envision the impossible and empower innovation pushing the boundaries of user experiences and progressive digital workflows.

Further information about us:
https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2017/03/future-center-potsdam.html
https://www.volkswagenag.com/en/news/stories/2017/03/autonomous-driving-at-the-push-of-a-button.html

• Johann Jungwirth, our CDO´s masterplan:
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/masterplan-mobility-all-disruption-automotive-johann-jungwirth

How To Apply:

Interested?
Please apply by sending portfolio, CV, cover letter, start date and #Job ID 201720-VFCE-X to: future@vw-fc.com