Share this Job

User Experience Designer

Date: May 12, 2021

Location: Moline, Illinois, United States, 61265-8098

Company: John Deere

There are over 7 billion people on this planet. And by 2050, there will be 2 billion more... many moving into urban centers at an unprecedented rate. Making sure there is enough food, fiber and infrastructure for our rapidly growing world is what we’re all about at John Deere. And it’s why we’re investing in our people and our technology like never before! Here the world’s brightest minds are tackling the world’s biggest challenges. If you believe one person can make the world a better place, we’ll put you to work. RIGHT NOW.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Illinois  - Moline  
Function: Information Technology
Title: User Experience Designer - 71660 


As a User Experience Designer for John Deere in Moline, IL, you will join the Global IT User Experience team in delivering a successful Fuel Design System product. You will work closely with product teams and other UX designers to produce reusable design components, standards, guidelines, and patterns to be leveraged by the organization.  As a UX Designer you will be multi-disciplined and will:


  • Leverage strategic relationships and quantitative/qualitative insights to deliver design standards, guidelines and components.
  • Design, present and validate design system component options.
  • Establish and expand current design patterns and page layouts.
  • Create wireframes, mockups, and interactive prototypes to communicate designs, and pressure test standards on real world experiences.
  • Conduct user research and usability testing leveraging a variety of quantitative and qualitative techniques.
  • Organize and conduct design workshops with a wide range of stakeholders to creatively address problems and drive quick decisions and actionable next steps.  

What Skills You Need

  • 3+ years of experience as a UX Designer or equivalent role.
  • Experience leveraging or contributing to a Design system.
  • Proficiency with design and rapid-prototyping tools, such as: Figma, Sketch, Adobe CC, InVision, Adobe XD, Mural, etc.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, including the ability to lead demos, design discussions, workshops, and research.
  • Experience writing concise content, design guidelines, and standards.
  • A portfolio highlighting design experience with web applications, complex interfaces and/or mobile applications.
  • Proven ability to influence without authority and working with a variety of leadership levels.

What Makes You Stand Out

  • 3 or more years of experience influencing stakeholders to drive an intentional design philosophy.
  • Experience building a comprehensive design system.
  • Experience with agile development methodologies.
  • Experience with capturing analytics and identifying insights.
  • Experience with accessibility design and guidelines.
  • Experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React, Bootstrap, etc.
  • Experience with responsive design and/or phone and tablet interface design


Ideally, you will have a degree or equivalent work experience in the following:


  • BS/BA Required (Information Technology, Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, Usability, Graphic Arts, Digital Design, Industrial Design, Marketing, Human Factors)


What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go. Here, you'll enjoy the freedom to explore new projects, the support to think outside the box and the advanced tools and technology that foster innovation and achievement. We offer comprehensive relocation and reward packages to help you get started on your new career path. Click here to find out more about our Total Rewards Package.


The information contained herein is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities and qualifications required of individuals performing the job. The qualifications detailed in this job description are not considered the minimum requirements necessary to perform the job, but rather as guidelines.


John Deere is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, religion, color, national origin, sex, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.



Job Segment: Developer, Computer Science, User Experience, Industrial Design, Technology, Manufacturing