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Sr UX Designer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 12/10/2016 8:20:26 PM
  • 2798334
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital
Location(s): United States ; California; San Ramon


About Us:
At GE O&G Digital, we are creating technology and software to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial IOT. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines We enable customers to collect data via various modality ranging from IOT sensors on the asset to flying a drone to capture images. This peta bytes of data is pushed to the cloud, cleansed and we enable analytics & machine learning to predict the machine health, prevent unplanned down time and avoid unnecessary maintenance. This optimizes production and results in a direct improvement to customer’s bottom-line.
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.

Role Summary:
GE Oil & Gas Digital is seeking a Sr UX Interaction Designer to join the Industrial Internet Applications team. In this role, you will help create useful and desirable software product and service experiences for the industrial internet of things. As a Sr UX Interaction Designer you may lead or be an individual to contributor to multiple user experience engagements as well as work on highly complex projects that require in-depth knowledge across multiple specialized business domains.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will:
  • Lead and influence business-wide discussions relative to current user experience projects and the future direction of design and user experience
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of Agile / Lean UX methodologies
  • Guide effective documentation and communication of design - via wireframes, mockups, prototypes and user stories
  • Leads research and evaluation of emerging design, technology, industry, and market trends


Qualifications/Requirements:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interaction, Graphic, or Industrial Design preferred or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
  • A minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in product or service design



Eligibility 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


Desired Characteristics:
Desired Characteristics:
  • Carries a portfolio demonstrating successful examples of conceptual designs, prototypes, and final visual assets used in commercialized products.
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively across functions in a matrix environment.
  • Experience presenting effectively to non-technical and executive audiences.
  • Resourceful and quick learner; able to efficiently seek out, learn, & apply new areas of expertise as needed.
  • Experience working in an Agile software development teams
  • Highly self-motivated, able to work independently



Technical Expertise:
  • 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
  • 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 (Adobe CC, OmniGraffle, Sketch), hand drawing and visual communication, time-based and interactive prototyping tools (Hype, Adobe Edge, Keynote).




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Locations: United States ; California; San Ramon

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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