Staff UX Visual Designer
Location:
Posted:
November 11, 2016
Reference:
2771464
About Us:

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 Power is a world leader in power generation with deep domain expertise that helps customers deliver electricity from a wide spectrum of fuel sources. We are transforming the electricity industry with the digital power plant, the world's largest & most efficient gas turbine, full balance of plant solutions and our data-leveraging software. Our innovative technologies and digital offerings help make power and water more affordable, reliable, accessible and sustainable.

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.

Role Summary:

As a Staff UX Visual Designer you may be an individual contributor to multiple user experience engagements across the Commercial organization as well as work on highly complex projects that require in-depth knowledge across multiple specialized business domains.

Essential Responsibilities:

The Staff UX Visual Designer will:

+ Work with interaction designers and user interface developers to design the visual aspects of product user interfaces

+ Contribute to a visual and interaction design system used across GE software products

+ Communicate designs via wireframes, prototypes, guidelines, specifications, presentations and discussions

+ Participate in discussions relative to the future direction of design and user experience for the industrial internet of things

+ Participate in team discussions about current user experience design projects

+ Research and evaluate emerging design, technology, industry, and market trends

+ Translate business requirements and interaction design principals into user experiences that are engaging, intuitive, and consistent across our platforms

+ Create, own, and promote a modern design framework for the commercial organization that is incorporate and adhered to across all projects

Qualifications/Requirements:

+ Bachelor's Degree in Interaction, Graphic, or Industrial Design preferred or in "STEM" Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math).

+ A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in product or service design OR Master's degree with 3 years of experience in product or service design.

+ Ability and willingness to travel, as required

Desired Characteristics:

+ Deep knowledge of Oracle CPQ platform and familiarity with Salesforce.com framework

+ Leverages typography, color, layout, composition and materiality to create visual interface designs that clearly and effectively express product capabilities and behaviors, as well as business and product brand values.

+ Develops visual language studies that explore multiple approaches to the overall aesthetic of a product, with regard to brand and experience values and underlying product capability and behavior.

+ Creates visual design specifications and documentation that provide detailed instructions for developers regarding typography, spacing, color and other aspects of a product's user interface.

+ Creates multiple variations to a single design component to explore how different treatments meet design requirements and brand/experience goals.

+ Explains and defends design decisions to other members of the project team including developers, product managers, marketers and other designers.

+ Constructively participates in critiques of own design ideas and those of others.

+ Designs new components to contribute to design systems, documents intended usage.

+ Develops visual language studies that explore multiple approaches to the overall aesthetic of a product, with regard to brand and experience values and underlying product capability and behavior.

+ Skilled in standard design tools (Adobe CC, OmniGraffle, Sketch), hand drawing and visual communication, familiar with time-based and interactive prototyping tools (Hype, Adobe Edge, Keynote).

+ Understands the implications of digital display and software technologies and for visual interface design.

+ Demonstrates knowledge of business products, key processes, suppliers, customers and market/competitors. Understands the competitive landscape, regulatory marketing, etc.

+ Creates artifacts to facilitate shared understanding of business benefit for stakeholders.

+ 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.

+ Continuously measures deliverables of self and team against scheduled commitments. Effectively balances different, competing objectives.

+ Synthesizes information presented and can advise on next steps.

+ Goes beyond merely presenting functional information, explains the story of the rationale and benefit of their ideas. Uses relevant and appropriate presentation techniques.

+ Creates meaningful stories and two-way communications that drive behavior.

+ Uses an understanding of people (users, customers, partners, colleagues, leaders) as a primary motivation for design ideas. Demonstrates the ability to extract and communicate how customer groups are thinking and feeling.

+ Connects ideas and solutions from a broad array of sources such as other businesses, coworkers' news sources and so on.

+ Understands the value of a disciplined, rigorous and transparent approach to problem solving in a collaborative and matrixed environment.

+ Must be willing to work out of an office located in Atlanta, GA

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Locations: United States ; Georgia; Atlanta

GE 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/eeoc_self_print_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.
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