Senior UX Writer

Ford Motor Company
February 14, 2024
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Job Description

Senior UX Writer

We are the movers of the world and the makers of the future. We get up every day, roll up our sleeves and build a better world -- together. At Ford, we're all a part of something bigger than ourselves. Are you ready to change the way the world moves?

We're in the midst of the biggest change the automotive industry has ever seen. Just as cars changed the world over the last century, new technologies such as self-driving cars, electric powertrains, and connected vehicles will radically reshape how we live, work, and play in the next hundred years. As a member of the Experience Design (XD) Team, you'll be at the heart of creating that future. Every day, Ford's vehicles, and services support millions of people around the world. You'll craft every touchpoint our customers encounter, designing people and society's needs into the heart of our next generation of out-of-vehicle products, services, and experiences.

Responsibilities

What you'll do

The UX Writer is a digital native copywriter and content editor who has mastered the art of writing in multiple styles and voices for various channels and loves connecting strategy with language. The ideal candidate should have experience working in agency, brand and/or marketing setting, have touched on content and information design, as well as crafted their own copy, both short and long form.

You are a storyteller.

You will simplify and communicate complicated concepts and ideas to a variety of audiences and bring those ideas to life with messaging and supporting visuals as needed. You will tell the user story and give the product its voice. The ideal candidate has a passion for user focused design and a practiced understanding of design thinking and content creation and management. Experience with technology, digital product design and communication design are all essential to your role, and you will be involved in and sometimes be solely responsible for, storyboard drafts, clips of original content, synthesizing technical terminology into plain language, hand sketches, simple mockups, prototypes, presentations, and more.

Day to day you'll use your well-honed expertise rendering concepts and making them move, thinking with your hands, and sweating the details, all in service of making ideas tangible. Your design and content voice will be heard. You thrive at working closely and collaboratively on a team with diverse backgrounds, skills and opinions, and appreciate the unique contributions different individuals make.

  • Collaborate with designers and cross-functional teams to ensure content is aligned with brand guidelines, tone of voice, and the project objectives.
  • Write complex concepts and terminology in simple human language.
  • Prepare scripts for videos, promotional materials, and other creative deliverables.
  • Provide continuous feedback to distill content into narratives that help move prospects through the internal client funnel.
  • Create, edit and proofread content to ensure accuracy, clarity, and consistency.
  • Concept and collaborate with other teams, including Designers, Project Managers, and Producers
  • Ensure that the brand story is expressed verbally across different touchpoints
  • Manage the quality of copywriting deliverables ensuring they meet client standards and expectations
  • Ensure creative concepts and copy tones are on brand and strategically sound
  • Qualifications

    You'll have

  • Bachelor's degree or a combination of education and equivalent experience
  • 5+ years' experience as a copywriter, UX writer, editor, scriptwriter, content manager, creative director for copy or related professional writing experience.
  • Portfolio of writing samples and references that demonstrate your skills in copywriting, editing, content management, UI and UX development, and/or experience design.
  • Even better, you may have

  • 8+ years experience as a copywriter, UX writer, editor, scriptwriter, content manager, creative director for copy or related professional writing experience
  • Proficiency in modern digital design and prototyping tools like Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD preferred, with the ability to harness Adobe Creative Suite when needed.
  • Top-notch linguistic craftsmanship and understanding of the whys and how's of user-centered design methods.
  • Proficiency in robust prototyping and dev tools like Framer, Protopie, or Webflow is a plus.
  • Experience operating in cross-functional organizations is a plus.
  • Expert collaborator and thrive off working with other creatives, partners and disciplines.
  • Clear, open, honest communicator.
  • An openness for rigorous critique.
  • An interest in emerging tech, the latest creative tools, and burgeoning design trends.
  • Ability to work collaboratively, both in person and digitally.
  • Endlessly curious, a lifelong learner.
  • You may not check every box, or your experience may look a little different from what we've outlined, but if you think you can bring value to Ford Motor Company, we encourage you to apply!

    As an established global company, we offer the benefit of choice. You can choose what your Ford future will look like: will your story span the globe, or keep you close to home? Will your career be a deep dive into what you love, or a series of new teams and new skills? Will you be a leader, a changemaker, a technical expert, a culture builderor all of the above? No matter what you choose, we offer a work life that works for you, including:

    • Immediate medical, dental, and prescription drug coverage

    • Flexible family care, parental leave, new parent ramp-up programs, subsidized back-up child care and more

    • Vehicle discount program for employees and family members, and management leases

    • Tuition assistance

    • Established and active employee resource groups

    • Paid time off for individual and team community service

    • A generous schedule of paid holidays, including the week between Christmas and New Year's Day

    • Paid time off and the option to purchase additional vacation time.

    For a detailed look at our benefits, click here:

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    Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

    Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire.

    We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status. In the United States, if you need a reasonable accommodation for the online application process due to a disability, please call 1-888-336-0660.

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    Ford Motor Company operates in the Automotive industry. The company is located in Dearborn, MI and Palo Alto, CA. Ford Motor Company was founded in 1903. It has 175633 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability insurance, Dental insurance, Vision insurance, Health insurance and Life insurance. To see all 128 open jobs at Ford Motor Company, click here.

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