Design Team - We are hiring a Chief Service Designer Volvo Trucks!

Great news! The Volvo Group Design team is growing!
The world is changing and so are we and now we need to strengthen our amazing design team.
We are the design leaders in our industry. We have built a strong brand and reputation through decades of innovation in technology and design, staying true to our human-centric approach and delivering value and success to our customers.
Our design team is located in Gothenburg, Sweden, working in a truly global manner, collaborating with development teams across sites in the Americas, Asia and Europe.
We are passionate about translating business requirements and user needs into meaningful and desirable design solutions that creates superior customer value.

Working within our Design team is an opportunity to work in a truly global environment with amazingly dedicated and passionate colleagues. We come from many different backgrounds and cultures working together towards our common goals which gives a truly dynamic and innovative team.
We have a culture of high performance created through employee engagement,
where we lead through values like change, customer success, passion, trust and performance which acts as our guiding stars, creating a workplace like no other.

Come join us! We have an amazing offer to you!
We are looking for a Chief Service Designer Volvo Trucks to join our dynamic and diverse team in Gothenburg. Working with us at Product Design is an opportunity to work in a global environment with truly amazing product design development. We are a team of passionate colleagues from many different backgrounds and cultures working together towards our common goals.
You will be part of a global organization of design excellence that creates superior customer value by designing appealing products with strong brand profiles for the Volvo Group.
What will you work with as Chief Service Designer Volvo Trucks?
As a Chief Service Designer, you will lead and motivate Service Designers, UX Designers and Front End Developers working on our products, in line with the brand’s strategies, in cutting edge areas such as electromobility, automation and connectivity. You will also lead the work to map use cases and identify critical touch points where new interaction solutions are needed to support (or create) sustainable business models.
Your primary focus is on off-board applications, delivering services and business frameworks. You will also be facilitating service design exploratory activities, through design thinking workshops, qualitative research and customer journey mapping.
In this position you will work within Volvo Group Trucks Technology, belong to the Complete Vehicle organization, be located in Gothenburg, Sweden and report to the Design Director Volvo Trucks.
Who we believe you are:
We are in an exciting time with a lot of ongoing development within the Automotive Industry. Therefore, we need a talented individual with leadership experience to guide and inspire team members within current trends and brand strategies so that we can continue on our journey in driving prosperity through transport solutions.
In this role you will plan, structure and facilitate workshops for designers as well as non-designers, so the ability to communicate complex ideas in simple ways is highly beneficial. If you have a personal interest in understanding future transport solutions of our society and want to be a part of translating that into something concrete, then you will feel right at home here at Product Design. You will have the opportunity to do this at the same time as you thrive on being part of a multi-disciplinary team.
Other key requirements for the role are:
  • Degree in Service Design, or related design or behavioral science discipline
  • 3+ years’ documented experience in hands-on Service Design development
  • 5+ years’ documented experience in business or design related creative environments (experience from automotive industry is a merit)
  • Understanding and knowledge of design and prototyping tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Adobe XD, Invision and Flinto
  • Knowledge in Agile (SAFE) methodologies and Scrum
  • Fluent in English (written and verbal)
If you are interested in joining us, please don’t hesitate to submit your application. We will review applications and perform interviews continuously during the application period.
At Volvo Group we are actively working to establish teams that will take maximum advantage of the strength inherent in differences in knowledge, experience, age, gender and nationality, etc. We find that well balanced working teams increases group dynamics, creativity and new approaches to solutions.
All applications must contain a CV and Portfolio (should not exceed 15MB)
Curious to learn more about the position? Don’t hesitate to contact me!
Carina Byström, Design Director Volvo Trucks (acting), +46 76 5533033

Om oss

The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus and Volvo Penta.

Volvo Group Trucks Technology provides Volvo Group Trucks and Business Area's with state-of-the-art research, cutting-edge engineering, product planning and purchasing services, as well as aftermarket product support. With Volvo Group Trucks Technology you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.

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