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User Experience and Interaction Designer

  • GE Oil & Gas
  • Experienced
  • Posted 1/24/2017 4:14:35 PM
  • 2711173
  • Job Function: Engineering/Technology
  • Business Segment: Oil & Gas Digital Solutions
Location(s): United States ; Nevada; Minden


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Role Summary:
GE Oil & Gas Digital Solutions is looking for a User Experience and Interaction Designer with a proven track record of interactive design, the ability to discern complex data, and translate it into an intuitive, simple, and desirable software experience for the industrial internet of things.

Essential Responsibilities:
The User Experience and Interaction Design Engineer will be responsible for the start to finish user experience of the GE Bently Nevada Product Line, which serves customers in the Oil & Gas and Power Generation industries. Our team is passionate about designing and constructing cutting edge, highly usable machine condition monitoring and diagnostic products. As part of this team, customer-facing contribution by the User Experience and Interaction Designer will be pivotal in the success of our flagship solutions – Customers Determine our Success.

In the role of User Experience and Interaction Designer you will:

  • Help drive the development of clean, efficient, consistent, user interface designs for our software platform from concept through software implementation
  • Produce user requirements specifications, personas, storyboards, scenarios, flowcharts, design prototypes, and design specifications
  • Lead product research, information architecture development, and interaction design across the product family for efficient and consistent user interfaces
  • Be knowledgeable in detailed and practical best practices in modular user experience design
  • Inspire, review, and challenge other members of the design team
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented
  • Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes designers, project managers, product managers, and hardware and software engineers
  • Have strong communication skills with the ability to listen, articulate positions, and advocate designs

    Qualifications/Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math), Software Engineering, Human Computer Interaction, Cognitive Psychology, Systems Engineering, or other Engineering discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Minimum 3 years of product development interaction design experience, preferably in an agile environment
  • Minimum 2 years of UX/UI software interaction design experience

    Desired Characteristics:
  • Master’s Degree in Human Computer Interaction or a related design or behavioral science discipline from an accredited college or university
  • Experience working on geographically and culturally diverse teams in a matrix environment
  • Proven track record of designing simple, clean and elegant User Interfaces for complex applications; an awesome portfolio or example of previous work desired as part of the application
  • Strong understanding of usability and accessibility
  • Experience and knowledge in Adobe CS software and other prototyping tools
  • Excellent communication, organization, and teamwork skills
  • Experience designing for an industrial environment
  • Strong judgment and problem-solving skills
  • Strong sense of ownership, urgency, and drive
  • Passion for current and emerging technologies demonstrated through training, job experience and/or industry activities
  • Ability to clearly articulate ideas to senior leaders; ability to influence others without direct authority
  • Experience with defining, articulating, and integrating the role of design within an organization

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    Locations: United States ; Nevada; Minden

    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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