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UX Designer

Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Urbandale, Iowa, US

Company: John Deere

At John Deere, we run so life can leap forward. This powerful purpose is our promise to humankind that we will dream, design and deliver breakthrough products that sustain our world for generations to come. The world is counting on us to feed billions of people and build vital infrastructures in villages, towns, and megacities. We live up to the legacy our founder forged in a one-room blacksmith's shop nearly two centuries ago by creating a culture that brings out the best in all of us. A culture where great ideas thrive because every voice is heard.


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.


Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa  - Urbandale  
Function: User Experience (CA)
Title: UX Designer - 86373 

Onsite/Remote: Onsite Position 

Your Responsibilities

Are you a UX champion?  If you are someone who strives for high quality solutions while keeping the customer at the forefront of design decisions, this is the role for you.  Ultimately, you will make our products more user-friendly and intuitive for our customers.  As a User Experience (UX) Designer for the John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG-Urbandale), you will support projects of small to medium complexity through the development of User Interaction task flows, wireframes, prototypes through to final production for new products and the resolution of issues with current production products.  In addition, you will: 

  • Apply knowledge of usability, human factors, and UI processes to create intuitive user experiences and assist in pre and post-development usability testing 
  • Create and maintain project and overall system design artifacts  
  • Work with multiple groups across John Deere ISG as a team member or consultant including development teams to ensure that new features are implemented according to specification 


Note: At application, a portfolio (website URL or attachment) is required.

What Skills You Need (Required skills/experiences)

  • Must have minimum one year experience with the following:
    • UX Design principles and thinking in terms of holistic design, applying strategic and business goals to design work, translating customer needs into design, focusing on usability and understanding aesthetic values
    • Creating high-quality user interfaces with design and rapid prototyping tools, such as: Sketch, Figma, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe XD, and InVision
    • Managing work effectively and transitioning easily between multiple projects and aesthetics

Communicating and presenting designs effectively for various audiences

What Makes You Stand Out (Desired skills/experiences)

  • A strong portfolio demonstrating ability to prototype and design elegant UX solutions to complex user problems 
  • One or more years of experience with Sketch and InVision 
  • One or more years of experience understanding and applying visual brand guidelines/style guides 
  • One or more years of experience influencing stakeholders to drive an intentional design philosophy 
  • Experience designing for construction or agriculture in-vehicle interfaces and/or customer-facing displays 
  • Experience with agile development methodologies 

Experience applying a broad range of User Research tools 


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

Bachelor's degree in a Human Factors, Interaction / Visual Design, Graphic Design, or related field discipline or equivalent experience



What You'll Get

At John Deere, you are empowered to create a career that will take you to where you want to go while working in an inclusive team environment. 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. Additionally, we offer a comprehensive reward package to help you get started on your new career path, including:



  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Highly competitive base pay and performance bonuses
  • Savings & Retirement benefits (401k and Defined Benefit Pension)
  • Healthcare benefits with a generous company contribution in the Health Savings Account
  • Adoption assistance
  • Employee Assistance Programs
  • Tuition assistance
  • Fitness subsidies and on-site gyms at specific Deere locations
  • Charitable contribution match
  • Employee Purchase Plan & numerous discount programs for personal use




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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.


The terms of the applicable benefit plans, and all company actions administering or interpreting these plans, continue to control.  Deere & Company reserves the right to suspend, amend, modify, or terminate the Plan(s) in any manner at any time, including the right to modify or eliminate any cost-sharing between the company and participants. Changes, which can be made at any time, are made by action of the company’s board of directors, or to the extent authorized by resolution of its board of directors, or by the Deere & Company Compensation Committee. In the event of a conflict between the language of the official Plan Documents and this document, the language of the official Plan Documents will control.

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