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Sr UX Designer

  • GE Power
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/22/2017 9:18:09 AM
  • 2777969
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Power Power Services
Location(s): Hungary ; Budapest

About Us:
GE {NYSE: GE} works on things that matter. The best people and the best technologies taking on the toughest challenges. GE operates in over 160 countries and employs more than 300,000 people worldwide, finding solutions in energy, health and home, transportation and finance to build, power, move and cure the world. Not just imagining. Doing.

Role Summary:
Works on projects that require an in-depth knowledge across a specialized user experience domains. Works as an individual contributor, small project leader, or internal consultant.

Essential Responsibilities:

• Participate in the business-wide discussions relative to the future direction of design and user experience
• Participate in team discussions relative to current user experience projects
• Demonstrates understanding of Agile / Lean UX methodologies
• Contribute and beginning to guide effective documentation and communication of design - via wireframes, mockups, and requirements engineering
• Research and evaluate emerging design, technology, industry, and market trends


• Bachelor’s Degree in Design or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)
• Relevant experience

Desired Characteristics:

Technical Expertise:

• Leads individual interviews/workshop with individual contributors.
• Creates research protocols with guidance. Selects appropriate research methods to answer questions and develop holistic understanding of user and customer needs.
• Facilitates group understanding of research data; leverages data to derive actionable insights.
• Identifies appropriate synthesis techniques to meet the needs of specific business and design situations.
• Understands the existing architecture of or application and our design system. Understands what constitutes a well-defined technical architecture.

Business Acumen:

• Demonstrates knowledge of business’ structure (P&Ls) and the interplay of functions to support business goals.
• Understands the competitive landscape, regulatory marketing, etc. Articulates clearly the main industry dynamics.
• Understands key principles of design thinking, what it is and why it is important. Explores all ideas, regardless of their source.
• 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.


• Creates basic project plans for UX projects or the UX portion of a larger development project. Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives.
• Keeps participants focused on task and end process. Guides participation to include all present; solicits information about absent stakeholders.
• 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.
• Understands the value of a rigorous and transparent decision-making process.

Personal Attributes:

• Acts and decides appropriately when all available information may not be possible to obtain
• Directs and mentors others in critical thinking skills. Helps cross-functional teams use critical thinking skills to engage with questions and problems.
• Asks questions appropriate needed to translate an abstract problem into a roadmap for identifying solutions. Seeks out processes and ideas that are out of the norm.
• Takes initiative to learn new tools and techniques and integrates new methods to drive improved outcomes.

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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