General Electric Staff UX Visual Designer in Chicago, Illinois
Job Description Summary
As a Staff UX Visual Designer, you will work on the award-winning Edison Design System team responsible for the creation of useful and desirable web and mobile applications for the industrial internet of things. Edison Design System was created to evolve software and device UI design across GE Healthcare’s portfolio. The system has already won or been finalists for five design awards: Red Dot, FastCompany, Design Management Institute(2), and the Webbys.
GE Healthcare is a leading global medical technology and digital solutions innovator. Our Digital organization is structured around three major areas: Products & Platform, Go to Market and Centers of Excellence.
Roles and Responsibilities
In this role, you will:
Develop 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
Work with interaction designers and user interface developers to design the visual aspects of product user interfaces
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
Contribute to a visual and interaction design system used across 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
Share technical, procedural, and business knowledge with others.
Leverage your domain expertise; you are expected to further the knowledge and improve productivity of your colleagues with activities such as creating learning content, giving presentations, and supporting a continuous learning culture.
Bachelor's Degree in Design with advanced experience.
For roles in USA:Bachelor's Degree in Design with minimum years of experience6years
Desired CharacteristicsTechnical Expertise:
Ability to leverage 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
Experience developing visual language studies, design specifications and documentation
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
Our total rewards are designed to unlock your ambition by giving you the boost and flexibility you need to turn your ideas into world-changing realities. Our salary and benefits are everything you’d expect from an organization with global strength and scale, and you’ll be surrounded by career opportunities in a culture that fosters care, collaboration and support.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer (https://assets.phenompeople.com/CareerConnectResources/GE11GLOBAL/en_global/desktop/assets/images/poster_screen_reader_optimized_w_supplement.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 conditioned upon the successful completion of a drug screen (as applicable).
Relocation Assistance Provided: Yes