About Us: GE Healthcare provides transformational medical technologies and services to meet the demand for increased access, enhanced quality and more affordable healthcare around the world. GE works on things that matter - great people and technologies taking on tough challenges. From medical imaging, software & IT, patient monitoring and diagnostics to drug discovery, biopharmaceutical manufacturing technologies and performance improvement solutions, GE Healthcare helps medical professionals deliver great healthcare to their patients.
Role Summary: GE Healthcare is seeking a UX Interaction Designer to join its User Experience team. In this role, you will collaborate with colleagues to create useful and desirable software interfaces. As a UX Interaction Designer you will work as an individual contributor on multiple user experience engagements, with a focus on the clinical healthcare and imaging domain.
In this role, you will:
Contribute to produce effective documentation and communication of design - via wireframes, mockups, and requirements engineering
Demonstrate a strong understanding of Agile / Lean UX methodologies and work as an embedded part of an agile product team
Conduct user-centered research and validation: interviews, in-person observations, user testing
Articulate your own point of view in team discussions relative to current user experience projects
Help conduct research of emerging design, technology, industry, and market trends
Bachelor’s Degree in Information Science, Graphic Design/Media, Industrial Design, Information Systems, Information Management, Human-Computer Interaction; or equivalent industry experience
Some professional experience
Knowledge of the agile development process
Experience working within a global enterprise organization
Understands how IxD interacts with product management and software development.
Uses participatory design activities (e.g. paper prototype co-creation, card sorting) to understand vision, business model and assumptions and tacit knowledge about user needs and behaviors.
Conducts user research to understand user needs, mental models and working contexts
Creates annotated prototypes or wireframes of user interface designs that visually and textually communicate the behavior of a software application.
Skilled in standard design & wireframing tools (Sketch, OmniGraffle, Adobe CC), hand drawing and visual communication, time-based and interactive prototyping tools (Axure, InVision).
Participates in agile product development as integrated part of scrum team.
Will acquire knowledge of business products, key processes, suppliers, customers and market/competitors.
Understands and stays up to date on the industry’s technology landscape; brings new ideas to the team.
Maps industry technology trends to internal vision.
Basic understanding of Design Thinking and the principles of Atomic Design Works to create an understanding of how individual people and things fit within larger structures (like systems or organizations), as well as the relationships between parts of a system and the system as a whole.
Uses generative techniques (sketching, brainstorming, etc.) to establish a variety of possible design decisions and decision scenarios.
Expresses UX and design concepts to collaborators on cross functional teams.
Goes beyond merely presenting designs, explains the story of the rationale and benefit of design ideas.
Demonstrates sensitivity to key cultural issues.
Acts and decides appropriately when all available information may not be possible to obtain.
Demonstrates the ability to extract and communicate how customer groups are thinking and feeling.
Asks questions appropriate to translating an abstract problem into a roadmap for identifying solutions.
Captures specific information from the audience and validates it back to them for acceptance
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