UX Designer
Allen Park, MI 
Posted Today
Job Description


This position is part of our Advanced Safety and User Experience segment (AS&UX) and our Connected Services (ACS) business unit.


The User Experience Designer will create engaging and powerful enterprise application interfaces for Aptiv Connected Services' suite of automotive quality, fleet management and business intelligence tools. The ideal candidate will have extensive experience designing interactions for web applications. The successful candidate will design efficient and elegant UX to help users accomplish complex engineering workflows. This role requires excellent verbal and written communication skills and working extensively with cross-functional teams in an innovative development environment.

An Aptiv UX Designer:

  • Is eager to understand and empathize user's complex workflows, goals, environments, and touchpoints
  • Helps shape product innovation by bringing a design-centric perspective to product design collaboration, planning, and prioritization with product managers, software engineers, and stakeholders
  • Leads and inspires user-centric strategies and methodologies to cross-functional teams
  • Advocates for design thinking process and designing for behavior change
  • Helps to improve product design systems to craft Aptiv's own design practices
  • Does what it takes to understand the root cause, no matter how technical (hardware or software)
  • Aligns design strategy of user, business, and market outcomes

Job Responsibilities:

  • Solve user problems in complex, enterprise-grade engineering systems
  • Define platform/ecosystem experience architecture (information architecture, journey mapping, etc.)
  • Find balance between designing for scale and the future versus current technology and other constraints
  • Drive product decisions with analysis/outcomes of design activities to product managers, software engineers, and stakeholders
  • Plan and execute qualitative and quantitative user research and testing practices
  • Develop end-to-end experiences with user flows, journeys, scenarios, and personas
  • Translate insights from user studies, subject-matter experts, and stakeholders into actionable to-do's
  • Iterate and rapid prototype designs for testing and validation
  • Create visually pleasing but highly usable UI using modern best practices in typography, color, images, infographics, and animation
  • Develop UI design and interaction specifications for development teams
  • Continue to stay active and current in latest design practices

Minimum Requirements:

  • 2+ years' experience in UX/product design
  • Mobile and responsive design experience
  • Portfolio website detailing case studies demonstrating solid problem-solving skills and UX principles
  • Working knowledge in front-end development (HTML5, CSS3, and UI frameworks)
  • Proficiency in UI tools (Sketch/Figma/Adobe XD/etc.), Adobe Creative Suite, and prototyping tools (InVision)
  • Experience working with cross-functional teams
  • Illustration experience is a plus
  • Experience working in automotive/mobility industry is a plus
  • Experience working in product management or as a UX/PM hybrid is a large plus

Traits we seek:

  • Curiously investigate everything - ability to solving problems analytically, creatively and collaboratively
  • Lead with confidence - thought leaders who empower those around them
  • Learn by doing - an entrepreneurial mindset that's driven by hands-on experimentation
  • Embrace resilience - seeing every challenge as a learning opportunity and invitation to grow
  • Passion for product excellence - build great products with distinct customer value and apply continuous improvement and innovation

Aptiv rewards and advantages:

  • Competitive compensation with bonus potential
  • Competitive health benefits
  • 401K with matching contribution
  • Learning and development opportunities
  • Discount programs with various manufacturers and retailers
  • Recognition for innovation and excellence
  • Opportunities to give back to the community
  • Meaningful work that makes a difference in the world
  • Relocation assistance (if applicable)

About Advanced Safety and User Experience

Advanced Safety and User Experience encompasses our deep expertise in software, centralized computing platforms, advanced safety systems and automated driving focusing on five areas that are transforming mobility: Safety Electronics, Infotainment, User Experience, Autonomous Driving and Connectivity & Security.

About the Connected Services Division:

Aptiv is making mobility real. Today's software-defined vehicles generate a lot of data. It's expensive to transmit, and it's not all useful. Aptiv's Connected Services team is a global provider of telematics and analytics solutions serving the transportation industry. We help our customers identify the data they need to operate more efficiently and produce better products. With teams working across the globe, Connected Services creates and delivers solutions that combine comprehensive data acquisition methods with powerful edge and cloud computing architecture resulting in an enterprise-class solution for fleet management, product development, connected vehicle and data exchange applications.

Privacy Notice - Active Candidates:

Aptiv is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


Job Summary
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Experience
2+ years
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