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Principal UX Interaction Designer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 10/27/2017 11:26:59 AM
  • 2973479
  • Job Function: Digital Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Digital
Location(s): United States; Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming; Portland, San Ramon, Remote and other US Cities


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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.
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:
The UX Interaction Designer has a focus on Interaction Design, and responsibilities to drive the user experience strategy for next-generation solutions within the GE Predix user experience. The candidate will contribute to the effective documentation and communication of design - via user analysis, workflows, wireframes, and prototypes.

Essential Responsibilities:

The candidate contribute to the Predix UI guidelines
library. You will be a member of an integrated team working with business
stakeholders to frame problems, estimate design efforts, receive and respond to
design feedback.



In this role, you will:



  • Leads the evaluation and adoption of emerging design,
    technology, industry, and market trends.
  • Directly contributes to strategic decision-making for UX and
    influences senior leaders (EB, SEB). • Works with cross functional teams and
    cross-business teams and is responsible for driving broad-reaching solutions
    across the function / business.
  • Influences change through others and begins to set a vision
    for future change; evangelizes the practice of interaction design to GE
    business leaders.
  • Participate in design validation sessions with users and
    stakeholders to reveal deep insights about user and business needs, as input to
    the design process.
  • Use storyboards/narrative/wireframes of varying fidelity to
    express how a product or service should behave to deliver capabilities in a way
    that supports user needs, goals, and workflows.
  • Create annotated design artifacts such as wireframes of user
    interface designs that visually and textually communicate the behavior of a
    software application.
  • Facilitate user experience design collaborations with
    individuals and teams from other disciplines. Multitask and manage the design
    of solutions in a cross-functional and global organization, in an Agile
    environment.  Be a part of a scrum team
    supporting project timeline from a UX deliverables perspective.
  • Develop project plans for UX projects, facilitate the
    discovery phase of projects – Report on project status, issues, and risks.
    Identify and mitigate UX risks on projects.
  • Interface with UI implementation teams to ensure correct
    realization of UI prototypes.
  • Guide effective documentation and communication of design –
    via wireframes, mockups, and user stories.
  • Work with product owners across the businesses to understand
    market needs & vision; work with teams to quickly translate that vision
    into UX designs for software.
  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of Agile / Lean UX
    methodologies.
  • Understands key principles of design thinking, what it is
    and why it is important. Explores all ideas, regardless of their source.
  • Understands the existing architecture of our application and
    our design system. Partner with the technical team to understand the technical
    boundaries impact on design.





























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 10+ years of professional experience





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.
  • Must be willing to travel (15-20%)
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San
    Ramon, CA. (Ability to work remotely, as well.)







Desired Characteristics:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills.
  • Ability to influence others and lead small teams.
  • Lead initiatives of moderate scope and impact.
  • Ability to coordinate several projects simultaneously.
  • Effective problem identification and solution skills.
  • Proven analytical and organizational ability.















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Locations: United States; Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming; Portland, San Ramon, Remote and other US Cities

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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