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John Deere UX Designer in Urbandale, Iowa

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.

Primary Location: United States (US) - Iowa - Urbandale

Function: Product Engineering

Title: UX Designer - 78094

Onsite/Remote: Onsite

Visa sponsorship is NOT available for this position.

Your Responsibilities

As a User Experience (UX) Designer, for the John Deere Intelligent Solutions Group (ISG-Urbandale) ( , you will be responsible for creating User Interaction task flows, as well as developing mock-ups, storyboards and prototypes to effectively communicate designs to product owners and development teams. 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 specifications

  • Develop and implement process improvements and enhancements

What Skills You Need

  • 2 or more years of mobile UX design experience

  • Proficiency with at least two design and rapid-prototyping tools, such as: Sketch, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe XD, Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Balsamiq, InVision, or Axure

  • Experience thinking in terms of holistic design, applying strategic thinking and business goals to design work, focus on usability, and understand aesthetic values

  • Experience translating customer needs into design and to articulate that design to technical team members

  • Experience designing for mobile applications, complex interfaces and/or mobile applications

  • Experience transitioning easily between multiple topics and aesthetics

  • Effective communication and presentation skills

  • Ability and willingness to travel both domestic and internationally, up to 25%

What Makes You Stand Out

  • A strong portfolio of UI including mobile screens and prototypes

  • 2 or more years of experience with Sketch and InVision

  • 2 or more years of experience influencing stakeholders to drive an intentional design philosophy

  • 2 or more years of experience understanding and applying visual brand guidelines/style guides

  • Experience with agile development methodologies


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

  • Bachelor's degree in a Human Factors, Graphic Design, Interaction / Visual 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. 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.

    An Equal Opportunity Employer, John Deere requires a diversity of people, perspectives and ideas to address the complex challenges of its global business. 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, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with disability.