General Electric Staff UX Interaction Designer in Van Buren Township, Michigan
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.
At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It’s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it’s about the future of industry—energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It’s about making the world work better. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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.
GE Digital is seeking a Staff UX Interaction Designer to join the Enterprise UX team. In this role, you will collaborate with colleagues to create useful and desirable software product and service experiences. As a Staff UX Interaction Designer you will lead 2-3 user experience engagements, (small to medium size or one large project).
In this role, you will:
Produce and guide effective documentation and communication of design - via wireframes, mockups, and requirements engineering
Demonstrate a mastery of Agile / Lean UX methodologies
Participate in and lead team discussions relative to current user experience projects
Participate in and begin to influence the business-wide discussions relative to the future direction of design and user experience
Lead research and evaluation of emerging design, technology, industry, and market trends Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:
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)
Minimum 6 years professional experience in product or service design OR Master’s degree with 4 years professional experienceEligibility Requirements:
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job
Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen
Must be willing to travel up to 20%
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Van Buren Township, Michigan Desired Characteristics: 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, OmniGraffle, Adobe CC), hand drawing and visual communication, time-based and interactive prototyping tools (Axure, InVision).
Strong understanding of Design Thinking and the principles of Atomic Design; the ability to articulate and effectively communicate the value of Design Thinking to othersBusiness 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.
The ability to articulate and effectively communicate the value of Design Thinking to others and assist with workshops
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:
Shapes and guides design process (research, conception, design, build, measurement)
Demonstrates sensitivity to key cultural issues.
Committed mentor to more junior designersPersonal Attributes:
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.#DTR Locations: United States; Michigan; Van Buren TownshipGE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeocselfprint_poster.pdf . 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.GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.