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PACCAR Inc. Sr. User Experience Designer Job in Mount Vernon, Washington

Requisition SummaryPACCAR's Technical Center, which serves both Kenworth and Peterbilt, has an opening for a user interface designer. We need an expert in digital graphics UI (both static and motion animation) with a healthy overlap in UX skills. In this position, you will be supporting the creation of in-cab display content for heavy and medium duty trucks. You will be on the leading edge of defining future user interfaces in trucking, including transition to electrical power trains, incorporation of Advanced Driver Assistive Technology (ADAS), integrating multiple forms of infotainment / communication applications, and the transition to higher levels of automation. The focus of this job is for design of in-vehicle interfaces and not desktop, mobile phone, or web based HMI. Sensitivity to the needs of designing for a driver is paramount. The position ideally will be filled with someone experienced in the domain of embedded system UX specific to automotive applications. We are a small team and every member will need the ability to flex across multiple traditional UX / UI / User Test and documentation roles. Effective communication and organizational skills will be a critical.Company InformationPACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!Division InformationThe PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington.Job Functions / ResponsibilitiesPerform initial design definition setting, benchmarking and user research activities, including specification reviews to define project scope:Lead brainstorming and concept development sessions internally and with driversElicit and analyze business requirements through interviews and workshopsDevelop use cases, personas, scenarios and storyboardsWork within multi-disciplinary teams to ideate on design challenges as well as to evaluate the feasibility of proposed solutionsServe as a combination User Experience and Interaction Designer. Develop user interface strategy within a constrained implementation scope. Create screen-level interaction designs that vary from low-fidelity sketches to higher-fidelity layouts. Document the detailed user interface interaction model in specification format, with enough level of detail that a separate software team can generate the design. Be adept at using multiple forms of communication besides just words; i.e. images, animations, or task interaction flow charts.Work with prototype development engineers on test article creation and the usability tester to craft usability testing that supports design progression via the capture of driver feedback.Help establish / define user interface design procedures for the company, and suggest associated infrastructure necessary for the development of in-vehicle display systems. Collaborate with the rest of the UX team, Industrial Design, Vehicle Integration Engineers, Software Engineering, Product Planning, and Program Managers.Stay abreast of UX trends and look for crea