This is a role where you will be making sure that the UX design ideas are realized by supporting a skilled team. Overall responsibility for digital deliveries and releases from Polestar Design.

Let us describe the challenge we offer

Our UX design team is growing at a fast pace, and we are lucky to have such a dynamic and creative team on this journey. At this rate, we are looking for you that will take on the overall responsibility for the UX Design development teams at Polestar Design, which already consists of highly talented UX Lead, UX Strategist, UX Designer, UI Designer, UX Researchers etc. This position is based at our HQ in Gothenburg, Sweden.

What you'll do

This is a role where you will be making sure that the UX design ideas are realized by supporting a skilled team and latest tools. You will have the overall responsibility for digital deliveries and releases from Polestar Design. You will be securing that Polestar Design’s UX teams and all projects are manned with proper skill sets and equipment. In general, your trained skill set will enable you to have a good overview and understanding of the needs in all ongoing design projects. Further on, you will define workflow, work process and prerequisites for the team to get the best conditions for a high productivity. We see UX as a much broader topic than just the digital side. You will have the opportunity to shape and influence our design strategy going forward. Your role will integrate design strategy and UI/UX into one holistic Polestar user experience. You will also be the direct link to the marketing and brand departments and you will be required to work extremely closely with your counterparts in these respective areas.

You will also:

- Provide resources by attracting, recruiting, and retaining people to match the business needs
- Develop long-term career and competence plans
- Create conditions for a good working atmosphere and team spirit
- Be accountable for planning and monitoring budget within your area

Who you are

We are looking for a great communicator with a passionate interest in motivating team members to realize their full potential. For you, it’s all about creating well-being in the team, stemming from excellent people management skills and experience as a manager. You have a flexible mindset which is perfectly matched with your approach of planning in a structured, methodological, and analytical manner. Along with your can-do attitude, we believe you to have experience from working in an international environment. Polestar Design is growing fast so it will require some hands-on work in making the job done together with shaping and growing the teams.

We also see that you have:

- At least 10 years of experience leading a UX team in an international and cross functional environment
- A very good understanding and knowledge of UX design, engineering, and process work
- A creative mind with the ability to implement processes, artefacts & routines, focussed on key objectives in Product and UX
- A leader who focuses on aligning the right processes and technologies to a high performing UX team
- Solid working experience from the automotive industry
- A degree from a technical university or equivalent

At Polestar, you will be part of a cross-functional and international team, with English as a natural language for written and spoken communication. Since Polestar’s in a scale up phase you thrive by working in a fast-paced environment.

People at Polestar

We know that a change is needed. We also know that each one of us can help bring about that change. Our commitment to becoming climate-neutral by 2040 is just as important to us as being inclusive, diverse, and innovative. Together, we are creating, collaborating and experimenting to usher in a new era of sustainable mobility.

We are an electric performance brand, determined to improve the society we live in.

Is this you? If you are interested in joining the Polestar family, don't wait with submitting your application. We apply a continuous selection process and the job post will be open until the position is filled.

Are you ready for the journey? Which is electric by the way...

Detta är en jobbannons med titeln "Head of UX Design (Vehicle Design)" hos företaget Polestar Performance AB och publicerades på webbjobb.io den 15 juni 2022 klockan 09:02.

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