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Sr UX Interaction Designer

  • GE Digital
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/25/2018 9:51:13 AM
  • 3044961
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Digital Technology
Location(s): Hungary; Budapest


About Us:
GE is the world’s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry. Additional introduction... It is not about your career... it is not about your job title... it is about who you are.... It is about the impact you are going to make on the world. You want to go into uncharted waters... do things that haven’t been done to make yours and someone else's life better. GE has been doing that for decades! We will continue to do so! We are the world’s digital industrial company. GE is diversity. We aim to employ the worlds’brightest minds to help us create an unlimited source of ideas and opportunities. We believe in hiring talented people of varied backgrounds, experiences and styles -people like you!

Role Summary:
GE Digital is seeking a Senior UX Interaction Designer to join the Enterprise UX team. In this role, you will be actively involved in creating useful and desirable software product and service experiences….

Essential Responsibilities:
As a Senior UX Interaction Designer you will work with a UX team focused on SmartShop, a new software product for maintenance, repair, and overhaul for servicing industrial products.
This product is used to orchestrate shop floor operations across all our different businesses lead 1-2 user experience engagements, and demonstrate expertise in at least one specialized user experience domain.
If you like solving complex problems at scale for users that impact the world, then this is the position for you.

In this role, you will:
  • Produce and guide effective documentation and communication of design - via wireframes, mockups, and requirements engineering
  • Acquire a mastery of Agile / Lean UX methodologies and work as an embedded part of an agile product team
  • Design and conduct user-centered research and validation activities: interviews, in-person observations, user testing
  • Articulate your own point of view in team discussions relative to current user experience projects
  • Begin to lead research and evaluation of emerging design, technology, industry, and market trends


Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Information Science, Graphic Design/Media, Industrial Design, Information Systems, Information Management, Human-Computer Interaction; or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) or equivalent
  • Strong professional experience in product or service design OR Master’s degree with proven professional experience
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
  • Must be willing to travel


Desired Characteristics:
  • Knowledge of how shop floors work in manufacturing
  • Expertise in the agile development process
  • Experience working within a global enterprise organization

Technical Expertise:
  • Leads 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.
  • Designs and conducts user research to understand user needs, mental models and working contexts
  • Synthesizes output of stakeholder research & creates visualizations that effectively summarize key insights related to user and customer needs and behaviors, product definition.
  • 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, Adobe InDesign, OmniGraffle, Sketch), hand drawing and visual communication, time-based and interactive prototyping tools (InVision, Axure, InVision).
  • Knowledge of current CSS/HTML standards
  • Provides design leadership within agile product development as an integrated part of a scrum team


Business Acumen:
  • Develops 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.
  • Strong understanding of Design Thinking and the principles of Atomic Design; the ability to articulate and effectively communicate the value of Design Thinking to others
  • 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.


Leadership:
  • Understands and effectively contributes to the overall design process (research, concepting, design, build, measurement)
  • Demonstrates sensitivity to key cultural issues.
  • Committed mentor to more junior designers


Personal Attributes:
  • 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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Locations: Hungary; Budapest

GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation.  GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.


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