General Electric Sr UX Visual Designer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

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 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:

GE Digital is seeking a Visual Designer to join the Enterprise Imaging UX team. In this role, you will help create useful and desirable web and mobile applications in the Healthcare Digital space. As a Senior UX Visual Designer you may be an individual 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:

  • 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 Healthcare Digital

  • Participate in team discussions about current user experience design projects

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 5 years of professional experience in UX or Interaction Design OR Master’s degree with 3 years of experience in product or service design

Eligibility Requirements

  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills.

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

  • Must be willing to travel (infrequent).

  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Pittsburgh, PA.

  • A UX/Interaction Design portfolio demonstrating your process and experience. Please provide a link to your portfolio with your application.

Desired Characteristics:

  • 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, Sketch), hand drawing and visual communication, familiar with time-based and interactive prototyping tools (Sketch, Keynote, Axure etc.).

  • 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.

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Locations: United States; Pennsylvania; Pittsburgh

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/eeocselfprint_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.

GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening. Any offer of employment is conditional upon the successful completion​ of a background investigation and drug screen.