The Japan Design Project Lead is the local key interface to OEM customers as well as Visteon teams to coordinate, in alignment with global studios, the development of model programs for Japanese OEM customers. This position will focus on leading a smaller team, coordinating daily activities as well as guidance and training for team members.
A mix of coordination work and self-execution of design work in the area of Interaction/UI Design is expected. The range of products in scope are Instrument Clusters, Head-Up Displays, and Infotainment systems.
Responsibilities / Objective of the function:
Maintain effective partnerships with Japanese OEM customer Design Teams as well as to Visteon internal development teams
Support Visteon product development activities as well as new business wins.
Responsible for program results by creation and distribution of work packages for team, supervising and setting task priorities as well as self-execution of tasks
Assure best result quality within design programs, applying the team’s best practices, ensuring work processes and conducting reviews or validation sessions with team
Forecasting of work load and estimation of change requests
Close alignment with Visteon program and team leads as well as global Design Team Managers.
Training and onboarding of team members
||Qualifications: 3-6 years team lead experience in User Interface Design
(automotive background preferred)
Strong proficiency in leading teams with high level of independent
exchange and decision taking within designated team and project
Strong communication skills and experience in customer interface and
Good skills in 2D design and UI tools (Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, After
Effects, Axure, Muse)
Knowledge in 3D design tools of advantage (Maya, 3ds Max)
High affinity to automotive User Interfaces, processes and coordination
with focus on constant improvement of workflow
Japanese business level, high proficiency in English (verbal and written)
Degree in Interaction Design / User Interface Design / Product Design