General Electric UX Interaction Designer in Barrington, Illinois
GE Healthcare is seeking an Interaction Designer to join the Digital Platform UX team. In this role, you'll help create useful, usable, and desirable web and mobile applications that deliver healthcare to patients. You'll influence programs to develop and maintain products based on design and UX principles shared across the organization. You'll also lead, consult, or manage multiple UX projects, and work on projects that require in-depth knowledge across multiple specialized business domains.
In this role, you will:
Lead and influence business-wide discussions relative tocurrent user experience projects and the future direction of design and userexperience
Demonstrate a strong understanding of Agile / Lean UXmethodologies
Guide effective documentation and communication of design -via wireframes, mockups, prototypes and user stories
Conduct research and evaluation based on emerging design,technology, industry, and market trends
Bachelor’s Degree from an Accredited University
A minimum of 1 year of professional experience in product orservice design
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.
Must be willing to travel 15%
Must be willing to work out of an office located in Chicago, IL
Strong working knowledge of principles of Web andapplication design (HTML, CSS, JS)
Uses participatory design activities (e.g. paper prototypeco-creation, card sorting) to understand vision, business model and assumptionsand tacit knowledge about user needs and behaviors.
Conducts user research to understand user needs, mentalmodels and working contexts
Synthesizes output of stakeholder research & createsvisualizations that effectively summarize key insights related to user andcustomer needs and behaviors, product definition.
Creates annotated prototypes or wireframes of user interfacedesigns that visually and textually communicate the behavior of a softwareapplication.
Skilled in standard design & wireframing tools (AdobeCC, OmniGraffle, Sketch), hand drawing and visual communication, time-based andinteractive prototyping tools (Hype, Adobe Edge, Keynote)
Expresses UX and design concepts to collaborators on crossfunctional teams. Goes beyond merely presenting designs, explains the story ofthe rationale and benefit of design ideas.
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.
Locations: United States; Illinois; Chicago
GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.