• UI Designer (HMI Visual Interface designer)

    Job Locations US-CA-Los Angeles
    Job ID
    Automotive Design
  • Overview

    Headquartered in Dublin, Ohio, Goken America is an Engineering Services and Product Development company founded in 2004. At Goken America we strive to expand and deliver upon our company motto of “Creating Something Different”. We are continually striving to strengthen our organization, and are always seeking talented individuals who have a strong desire to work in an environment where they can make a difference.


    Our “Vision” is to empower our associates to affect change wherever change is needed. Our “Mission” is that in building trust we foster greatness is our people, excellence in our clients and impact in our communities.


    Goken America provides an excellent benefits package, one month of paid time off per year and a very competitive compensation plan. In addition, when applicable, we will also provide relocation assistance, temporary housing, visa support and other fringe benefits.


    Job Overview


    We are looking for a motivated UI Designer to help create the future of Honda’s Human Machine Interface.  This person will have the opportunity to influence Honda HMI, as well as define the Acura Experience leading into the next generation of automotive technology.



    The UI designer will lead the ideation and creation of the in-vehicle experience including the center screen interface, meters, HUD’s, and other interactions.  These experiences will be mocked up in functional interior design prototypes and used to demonstrate an emotional connect to our users as well as influence the production software.  Creative collaboration with UX designers, prototypers, and vehicle designers (Interior/Exterior/Color and Materials) will be key. This individual will also need to interact professionally with engineers and suppliers worldwide





    Create custom visual experiences that are clear and simple, yet beautiful and enticing. These experiences will reside within a automotive environment including the vehicle’s primary HMI (center screen and meter) and other aspects of the interior experience (illumination, sound, animation, etc).





    Strong and flexible visual design sense that is modern and clean yet respects the needs of designing for a UI in a automotive environment.

    Strong Verbal/written communication skills

    Creative brainstorming skills

    Able to communicate and work with a diverse staff of creatives and specialists




    • Strong understanding of visual design principals and visual execution
    • Familiar with software development process/tools on various platforms.
    • Familiar with software collaboration tools including Jira, Confluence
    • Familiarity with Modern web development, Mac Sketch, Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator, Axure
    • Experience manipulating motion graphic, movies, and digital models (Adobe AfterEffects, Alias, Cinema 4D)


    • Automotive interface experience a plus.  Kanzi experience a plus.


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