The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company User Centered Designer - Staff in Cupertino, California

Requisition ID: 40842

Sponsorship Available: No

Relocation Assistance Available: Yes

Goodyear. More Driven.

Job Title: User Centered Designer - Staff

Location: US-CA-

Goodyear Talent Acquisition Representative: Jeffrey H Gross

Sponsorship Available: No

Relocation Assistance Available: Yes


  • Frame and initiate new projects by researching market trends, hypothesizing user needs and considering stakeholder objectives

  • Conduct ethnography, focus groups, behavioral prototyping and other consumer insights collection related activities.

  • Facilitate ideation to explore new opportunities (tools (electronic, brainstorm sessions, awake resident tacit knowledge), internal and external)

  • Design user experiments and develop hands-on prototypes to validate research findings.


  • Bachelor's degree in science, engineering, design or business

  • 4 - 6 year experience in user insight and innovation within consumer package goods, automotive, financial services or similar industry. Or, equivalent experience with client facing programs at a consulting firm.

  • Primary Research (ethnography, intercept, in person etc.) and secondary research

  • Behavioral prototyping

  • Design analysis and synthesis

  • Digital, video & physical presentation of findings

  • Group ideation and facilitation

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

Goodyear is one of the world’s largest tire companies. It employs about 65,000 people and manufactures its products in 48 facilities in 22 countries around the world. Its two Innovation Centers in Akron, Ohio and Colmar-Berg, Luxembourg strive to develop state-of-the-art products and services that set the technology and performance standard for the industry. For more information about Goodyear and its products, go to .

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