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UX Designer, Inventor Lab

Woven by Toyota Tokyo | Hybrid
Language
EN: business
JP: business
Salary
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description

TEAM

Woven City is a test course for mobility to realize our dream of creating well-being for all. Starting from Susono by Mt. Fuji, we will conduct trials of new ideas for systems and services that expand mobility and unlock human potential. Here we will build the future fabric of life. And Woven Inventor garage supports inventors to build the future fabric of life.

We take this mission seriously and to achieve our goals, we take our team dynamics equally seriously. We are a design team in the huge product team which is Inventor Lab, Woven Inventor Garage. We work with the Woven City UX team that has responsibility for Design system like guidelines and fundamentals. We have a responsibility for the user facing products. It includes app for Woven City and web services for business customers.

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR

We are looking for an UX/UI designer for digital touch points, web and mobile applications. You will focus on enhancing user experience through problem solving and close collaboration with Biz team and Engineer team. You will guide product improvements based on measurements and leading UI design teams and the whole product team by attractive design. We have many projects. We offer learning opportunities and a chance to grow your skills in UX/UI design in the production development.

You will report to the senior designer of Inventor Lab and the work style is hybrid (office and remote).


Responsibilities

Usability Enhancement

  • Develop and implement user interfaces that enhance usability and user experience.
  • Conduct usability tests and gather feedback to refine and redesign.

Design Consistency

  • Ensure design consistency and coherence across all digital platforms and services.
  • Uphold and enhance our branding through thoughtful and user-centric design.

Growth and Leadership Development

  • Provide mentorship and support to junior design team members, facilitating their skill development.
  • Take the lead on design projects, ensuring the success of the team through quality and timeline management.

Stakeholder Management

  • Communicate design ideas and prototypes to developers and partners.
  • Advocate for UX thinking and practices among engineering teams and help integrate them into the development process.
  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with the business, product and engineering team.

Qualifications

REQUIRED FOR CONSIDERATION

  • Business level English and Japanese language proficiency
  • An online portfolio showcasing examples of UX, UI and, Visual Design work

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor's degree in Design, HCI, or a related field, or equivalent experience.
  • 3+ years of experience in user interface design for web and mobile applications.
  • High proficiency in interaction and visual design.
  • Experience in designing user experiences for web and mobile applications, with a demonstrated understanding of trends, patterns, usability, technical considerations, and best practices in these platforms.
  • Strong commitment to problem-solving.
  • Experience improving products based on KPIs.

NICE TO HAVES

  • Basic technical understanding, including familiarity with APIs and other technical aspects of web and mobile app development (No coding skills required).
  • Collaboration experience with Product Managers, UX team, and engineering team.
  • Experience leading a team.
  • Experience conducting Design Sprints.
  • Experience in designing tools for engineers.

If you are located outside of Japan we will set up an interview over Google Hangout Meet.


About the Company

Woven by Toyota is the mobility technology subsidiary of Toyota Motor Corporation. Our mission is to deliver safe, intelligent, human-centered mobility for all. Through our Arene mobility software platform, safety-first automated driving technology and Toyota Woven City — our test course for advanced mobility — we’re bringing greater freedom, safety and happiness to people and society. 

Our unique global culture weaves modern Silicon Valley innovation and time-tested Japanese quality craftsmanship. We leverage these complementary strengths to amplify the capabilities of drivers, foster happiness, and elevate well-being.

WHAT WE OFFER

  • Competitive Salary - Based on experience
  • Work Hours - Flexible working time with NO core-hours
  • Paid Holiday - 20 days per year (prorated)
  • Sick Leave - 6 days per year (prorated)
  • Holiday - Sat & Sun, Japanese National Holidays, and other days defined by our company
  • Japanese Social Security - all applicable (Health Insurance, Pension, Workers’ Comp, and Unemployment Insurance, Long-term care insurance)
  • In-house Training Program (software study/language study)

By submitting your application you agree to the following terms: https://woven.toyota/en/applicant-privacy-notice

Our Commitment

  • We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity.
  • We pledge that any information we receive from you will be used ONLY for the purpose of hiring assessment.