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Drivemode

Product Designer

Tokyo - productdesign
Language
English: fluent
Japanese: none
Salary
Employment Type
Full time

Job Description:


Drivemode is a design-focused company and runs on a very iterative, hypothesis, and data-driven process. As a Product Designer, you will be working on new software products with our world-class engineering and product management teams, alongside Honda’s hardware divisions. The position will ensure our products are easy to use, valuable to our users, and crafted with a high level of execution.

Responsibilities:


  • Design the user experience of new features from concept to launch with our product managers, engineers, and Honda’s hardware teams

  • Take broad, conceptual ideas and turn them into useful and valuable products for drivers

  • Wireframe, prototype, and design end-to-end flows that are simple and elegant

  • Create visual systems for new products that uphold Drivemode’s design standards

  • Gather data, and customer feedback, and iterate on features that are being used by people all over the world

  • Freedom to test new ideas and push boundaries

Qualifications:


  • 3+ years of experience designing, shipping, and iterating on mobile applications or software at the level of whole features/products for an entire end-to-end experience

  • Visual designs skills that encompass a great eye for layout in desktop/mobile interfaces, typography, iconography, and color

  • Interaction design skills that showcase your abilities in understanding people’s needs and how they affect a user’s experience

  • Great communication and presentation skills that will allow you to defend complex design ideas

  • A thoughtful web portfolio demonstrating your passion for simple, intuitive, and beautiful design

  • Fluent English

Nice-to-Haves:


  • Motion design and graphics

About Drivemode:


Founded in 2013 by entrepreneurs from Zipcar and Tesla Motors, Drivemode is fundamentally changing vehicle technology for drivers – we enable smarter and safer connected driving in any vehicle.

Drivemode has built a mobile-based connected vehicle platform that integrates directly with the vehicle to bring key communication and navigation features while putting your vehicle’s data right at your fingertips. Our products are used by millions of riders and drivers in over 150 countries. In 2019 we were acquired by Honda as an independent subsidiary to integrate our platform directly into Honda vehicles around the world.