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UX Interaction Designer

Company: General Electric
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Job Description Summary

UX Design in GE Healthcare Imaging is made up of multi-disciplinary teams of UX Designers, Researchers, Product Owners, Subject Matter Experts, Program Managers, and Engineers: we care deeply about the people who use our products. The UX team plays an integral part in gathering insights about the attitudes, emotions, and behaviors of people who use our products to inspire and inform design. We collaborate closely with each other and with engineering and product management to create industry-leading products that deliver value for the people who use them, and for GE Healthcare's Customers. As an Interaction Designer, you'll rely on user-centered design methods to craft industry-leading user experiences-from concept to implementation. Like all of our UX jobs, you'll collaborate with your design partners to leverage and evolve the EDS design language to build beautiful, innovative, inspired products that people love to use.

Job Description

Roles and Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Satisfy user needs through well thought out designs
  • Utilize UX tools to communicate solutions
  • Communicate design concepts to stakeholders, subject matter experts, engineers and UX team members
  • Practice continuous discovery to capture unmet user needs
  • Capture design concepts in design specifications to be used by software engineering teams to fulfil the vision of the design
  • Support software engineering teams during implementation
  • Partner with multiple programs within our organization to evolve and apply new design solutions and aesthetics for the next generation healthcare software applications.
  • 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, and other designers.
  • Constructively participates in critiques of own design ideas and those of others.

Lead research and evaluation of emerging design, technology, industry, and market trend

Education Qualification

For roles outside USA:

Bachelor's Degree in Design with advanced experience.

For roles in USA:Bachelor's Degree in Design with minimum years of experience4years

Desired CharacteristicsTechnical Expertise:

  • Demonstrated strong understanding of Agile / Lean UX methodologies
  • Skilled in standard design & wireframing tools, hand drawn and visual communication, time-based and interactive prototyping tools.
  • Ability to use generative techniques (sketching, brainstorming, etc.) to establish a variety of possible design decisions and decision scenarios.
  • Proficient with industry standard design tools (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, Axure).
  • Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary UX and product teams (interaction, UX research, engineering, content strategy).
  • Advanced skills in problem-solving and familiarity with technical constraints and limitations as they apply to designing for multiple business applications.
  • Understands key principles of design thinking, what it is and why it is important.
  • Ability to clearly communicate with a variety of stakeholders; ability to facilitate group discussions and meetings effectively.
  • Ability to adapt to new environments and pivot quickly when needed.
  • Demonstrated curiosity and a deep passion for learning.
  • Demonstrated active listening skills; ability to identify when additional information is needed from customer/manager and asks cogent and relevant questions to obtain it.
  • Experience implementing visual design systems across platforms in an Agile software development environment.
  • Portfolio highlighting multiple projects and your direct contributions.
  • Talk on the UX process used to create the designs.

Business Acumen:

Abilty to map current industry trends to internal vision and bring related suggestions to the team.

Understands principles of design thinking, what it is and why it is important.

Ability to actively cultivate 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.

Leadership:

Understands the value of a rigorous, collaborative and transparent decision-making process.

Demonstrates sensitivity to key cultural issues.

Ability to express UX and design concepts to collaborators on cross functional teams, by explaining the rationale and benefit of design ideas.

Demonstrates the ability to extract and communicate how customer groups are thinking and feeling.

Ability to make decisions and take actions appropriately when all available information may not be possible to obtain.

Note

Note:

To comply with US immigration and other legal requirements, it is necessary to specify the minimum number of years' experience required for any role based within the USA. For roles outside of the USA, to ensure compliance with applicable legislation, the JDs should focus on the substantive level of experience required for the role and a minimum number of years should NOT be used.

This Job Description is intended to provide a high level guide to the role. However, it is not intended to amend or otherwise restrict/expand the duties required from each individual employee as set out in their respective employment contract and/or as otherwise agreed between an employee and their manager.

Additional Information

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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).

Relocation Assistance Provided: No

Keywords: General Electric, Waukesha , UX Interaction Designer, Other , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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