Designer, Prototyping
Design
Full Time
Stockholm, Sweden
2021-10-17

Shape living for the better. At global scale.

For us going to work every day has an even greater purpose than putting the latest product or technology on the market. It’s about improving the everyday lives of millions. By staying humble and open to new ideas we can push the boundaries of cooking, cleaning, and wellbeing at home. 

To keep doing so, we need more people who want to innovate and re-imagine what life at home can be. For that, we employ great people from a wide variety of backgrounds because we believe that diverse perspectives make our business stronger and more innovative. If you share our values, come find your place in our global community. Meet us on @lifeatelectrolux and career.electroluxgroup.com to learn more.

Purpose:

Your responsibilities will span across software and hardware prototyping. You will work closely with product management, engineering, and designers to bring novel new consumer experiences from concept to launch. You will act as a thought leader in the Smart Home space and mentor a team of passionate and thoughtful designers. 

You will work hand-in-hand with product, design, and technology teams to bring intuitive products to life. You will look for opportunities to connect the dots between product teams and identify key dependencies. Your core mission is to work across different connected products to surface use cases and reduce user friction, while utilizing ubiquitous connectivity and cloud computing as design materials for a new era of modern living.

As a Designer, Prototyping, you are knowledgeable of various user interface modalities, technologies, tools, and disciplines and are expected to build and grow the skillsets of the more junior designers on the team.

Responsibilities:

• Build interactive prototypes to explore problems around future user interfaces in the home
• Elicit ideas and assist team members with gaining shared understanding, and align the product team and stakeholders
• Explore, prototype, and motivate the UX vision for the Smart Home customer experience across modalities (mobile, web, hardware, voice, etc.)
• Push the boundaries of what it means to think big in a nascent, and fast-growing space
• Build high-quality, functional prototypes that convey, prove, and advance the vision of future products and applications
• Rapidly build and iterate prototypes within visual tools, code, and electronics
• Collaborate with senior engineering managers and developers to architect and develop the best technical approach, delivering value quickly to customers
• Engage with Agile backlog breakdowns, participate in the end-to-end design process
• Advance design thinking through your knowledge of platform capabilities and limitations as you support design and engineering teams

About you: 

• You work in, and encourage, cross-collaboration leveraging diversity and open feedback 
• You are good at communicating concepts, design and ideas to stakeholders at all levels, in different shapes depending on the context 
• You understand and react to change and are capable to adapt to business and organizational needs 
• You are a systems thinker by nature with an ability to zoom in and out as necessary

Basic Qualifications:

• 2+ years of experience as a Design/Front-End Technologist, UI Engineer, UX Prototyper, or other related role
• Coding samples in front-end programming languages
• Examples of physical+digital prototyping you’ve done; e.g., tangible computing, ubiquitous computing, tabletop computing, gestural, NUI, robotics, etc.
• Understanding with some capability across a broad spectrum of technologies including (but not limited to): JavaScript/NodeJS, Python, HTML/CSS, XML/JSON, responsive/adaptive design, React, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Framer, iOS, Android, Alexa Skills, MQTT, CAN, etc.
• Ability to understand and discuss technical concepts, manage tradeoffs and evaluate new ideas to remove roadblocks and keep teams moving forward
• You should have front-end proficiency, be a creative problem solver, and have an appreciation for world-class UX across mobile, tablet, connected TV, and emerging devices (e.g., smart appliances, wearables, etc.)
• Fluent in spoken and written English

Preferred Qualifications:

• Framer + React + Raspberry Pi expertise
• Self-Development: Actively seeking new ways to grow and be challenged using both formal and informal development channels
• Situational Adaptability: Adapting approach and demeanor in real time to match the shifting demands of different situations
• Master’s degree in Interaction Design, HCI, or other technology / design related area of study
• You are a systems thinker by nature with an ability to zoom in and out as necessary

At Electrolux, we take responsibility for our development in a supportive environment where we embrace our differences and learn from each other. In a truly multicultural setting, we shape living for the better and create remarkable experiences for employees and consumers, all around the globe. 

Find out more on:
https://www.linkedin.com/company/electrolux/life/sweden

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