GE Sr UX Interaction Designer in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Job Number

2785897

Business

GE Oil & Gas

Business Segment

Oil & Gas Digital

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 offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is anEqual 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.

Posted Position Title

Sr UX Interaction Designer

Career Level

Experienced

Function

Digital Technology

Function Segment

Design and User Experience

Location(s) Where Opening Is Available United States

U.S. State, China or Canada Provinces

Oklahoma

City

Oklahoma City

Postal Code

73104

Relocation Assistance

No

Role Summary/Purpose

GE Digital is seeking a Sr UX Interaction Designer to join the Industrial Internet Applications team. In this role, you will help create useful and desirable software product and service experiences for the industrial internet of things. As a Sr UX Interaction Designer you may lead or be an individual to contributor to multiple user experience engagements as well as work on highly complex projects that require in-depth knowledge across multiple specialized business domains.

Essential Responsibilities

In this role, you will:

  • Lead and influence business-wide discussions relative to current user experience projects and the future direction of design and user experience

  • Demonstrate a strong understanding of Agile / Lean UX methodologies

  • Guide effective documentation and communication of design - via wireframes, mockups, prototypes and user stories

  • Leads research and evaluation of emerging design, technology, industry, and market trends

Qualifications/Requirements

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interaction, Graphic, or Industrial Design preferred or in “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)

  • A minimum of 3-5 years of professional experience in product or service design

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job

  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen

  • Must be willing to travel up to 25%

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Oklahoma City, OK

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

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 background investigation and drug screen.

Desired Characteristics

Technical Expertise:

  • Uses participatory design activities (e.g. paper prototype co-creation, card sorting) to understand vision, business model and assumptions and tacit knowledge about user needs and behaviors.

  • Conducts user research to understand user needs, mental models and working contexts

  • Synthesizes output of stakeholder research & creates visualizations that effectively summarize key insights related to user and customer needs and behaviors, product definition.

  • Creates annotated prototypes or wireframes of user interface designs that visually and textually communicate the behavior of a software application.

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

Business Acumen:

  • Develops knowledge of industrial business domains, products, key processes, suppliers, customers and market/competitors.

  • Understands and stays up to date on the industry’s technology landscape; brings new ideas to the team.

  • Maps industry technology trends to internal vision.

  • Understands 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.

Leadership:

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

  • Demonstrates sensitivity to key cultural issues.

  • Uses generative techniques (sketching, brainstorming, etc.) to establish a variety of possible design decisions and decision scenarios.

  • 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.

Personal Attributes:

  • Acts and decides appropriately when all available information may not be possible to obtain.

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

  • Asks questions appropriate to translating an abstract problem into a roadmap for identifying solutions.

  • Captures specific information from the audience and validates it back to them for acceptance.

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