Visual/UX Designer

  • Company: Oracle
  • Posted: November 30, 2016
  • Reference ID: 16001AKG
EPM Product Design:
Senior User Experience Designer, EPM

Job Description

Our EPM UX team provides product design leadership for Oracle's Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) cloud solutions. Core to our EPM solution are industry leading financial applications for enterprise budgeting, planning, consolidation and reporting, all presented within a suite based experience. Building on our successes in this area, and as we move more solutions to the cloud, our EPM UX team is working closely with development, product management, users and other stakeholders to widen Oracle EPM's footprint within the enterprise and make using it as delightful and usable as it is functional and powerful.

Oracle is already a leader in EPM and Business Intelligence (BI); with the explosion of available data sources, giant leaps in performance with Oracle eXalytics In-Memory Machine, new visualizations and the convergence of mobile devices, social networking, and the Internet, businesses and users alike are looking for a quantum leap in the ways in which they understand, engage with, and act upon business data.

Business users are also demanding an experience from their enterprise systems that is a kin to what they have with their consumer applications. A fundamental shift in the way we present enterprise software to our users is required to meet this demand. We are looking for those rare individuals who can help us bridge the gap between consumer and enterprise software design, and help us solidify our leadership position in this space.

Looking for a career change? Looking for stability and career progression? Looking to help reshape the ways in which people think about user experiences in enterprise software? You have come to the right place. Oracle is actively looking for user experience and visual designers to join our Enterprise Performance Management (EPM) UX team in the SF Bay area, Stamford, CT, and Burlington, MA.

We are actively seeking talented user experience and visual designers who possess the skills and desire to revolutionize the ways in which businesses interact with data to manage their financial and operational performance.

Designers working in the EPM space have seen a rapid growth in use cases for more tightly integrated data visualizations, collaboration capabilities, mobile data access, and more all-around consumer-like user experiences. The designers we're looking for realize that studying new interactive experiences from a distance does not yield the depth of understanding provided by actively seeking out and living those experiences. They realize that inspiration for next- generation business software experiences will not come from business software, but instead from videogames, interactive art and advertising, and creative content production.

The ideal candidate's dream job is working with a small team to design experiences which work well, look good, and help people do their work better. We are looking for those rare individuals who possess both the technical and business aptitude to design powerful, elegant, and delightful solutions for this complex space.

In this role, you will develop and apply software design/usability processes in the definition, design and evaluation of the software tools that implement, manage and maintain Oracle BI/EPM implementations. You will produce concept sketches, wireframes, and high-fidelity mockups and prototypes. In addition you may develop user profiles, provide product usability, evaluation and support to product development teams, and may assist in developing and implementing design concepts.

Desired Skills & Experience
  • Your portfolio should demonstrate that you have excellent analytical and creative thinking abilities and the ability to apply these skills to very complex systems
  • Your portfolio needs to include at least one mobile project
  • Your portfolio and your interviews should demonstrate that you can communicate eloquently both orally and in written documentation and that you can articulate ideas through effective visual presentation
  • You'll need a great attitude and the ability to get things done, whether working independently or collaborating with a team
  • Your experience will evince an ability to both follow and establish practices and guidelines for designing user interfaces
  • We'll expect proficiency with the "usual suspects" for a designer: Axure, Photoshop, Illustrator, Visio, etc.
  • You'll get bonus points for experience with HTML, CSS and Javascript

Responsible for creating, evaluating and modifying prototypes to support evolving hardware and software application development.

As a member of the User Experience team, you will develop and apply software design/usability processes in the investigation of technical problems. May develop user profiles, with emphasis on human error control, display issues, visual interaction, physical manipulation and task and objective analyses. Provide product usability, evaluation and support to product development teams, including the analysis and investigation of applications/systems including tactile methods, visual graphics, web, multimedia, voice response and conversational user interaction. May assist in developing design concept and implementation, providing input on user design considerations. May produce specifications describing user needs and internal structures for product in development.

Work is non-routine and very complex, involving the application of advanced technical/business skills in area of specialization. Leading contributor individually and as a team member, providing direction and mentoring to others. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Typically seven years of software engineering or related experience needed.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

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