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Advanced UX Designer

Milford, Ohio
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Job Description

Division: Digital Factory
Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM
Requisition Number: 227635
Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Milford
Assignment Category: Full-time regular
Experience Level: Senior level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 10%

Division Description:

Siemens Digital Factory offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly-integrated hardware software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide. Siemens PLM Software, a Plano, Texas-based business unit of the Digital Factory Division, is a leading global provider of product lifecycle management (PLM) and manufacturing operations management (MOM) software, systems and services with over nine million licensed seats and more than 77,000 customers worldwide.
 
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https://www.siemens.com/us/en/home/company/about/businesses/digital-factory.html


Job Description:

Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software is seeking a User
Experience Designer, responsible for making design an integrated part
of the software development process. This role requires an
understanding of user experience best practices and hands on experience
with interaction design, visual design, information architecture, user
research and UX strategy.
 
This is an exciting opportunity for the right individual to advocate to
a cross functional team the needs of the user. You will be working
across disciplines, organizational and geographical boundaries and with
customers from diverse industries to rapidly develop world-class
enterprise software. Your challenge will be to take large, powerful and
complex applications and transform them into the simple, intuitive and
compelling experience that modern user expectations demand, while
preserving their sophisticated capabilities. You will be working in a
fast-paced, agile environment where you will have to keep pace with the
rapidly evolving technologies and standards. The ideal candidate is
driven by the desire to be a user advocate and is passionate about
designing products that are intuitive, satisfying, and easy to learn.
 
Job Description: Establishing strong practices for design will be an
integral part of what you do as we continue to evolve our UX practice.
The User Experience Designer is responsible for working with the
Product Owner and our Customer to extract features that will meet user
needs and improve business results. You will wear many UX hats and be
asked to develop a variety of UX deliverables from personas to
mock-ups.
Responsibilities:
• Work with a cross functional team using Agile methodology to define
user stories and necessary UX deliverables as part of sprint planning
with the scrum project team you are assigned
• Advocate for the user’s needs and collaborate with the Product Owner
to develop features that align to the needs of the user
• Turn requirements into simple and intuitive interfaces for the end
user
• Analyze and resolve UI design alternatives and issues
• Prepare UX documentation (navigational flows, wire frames, mock-ups,
use cases, taskflows prototypes, etc.) to be used by the development
team
• Collect and action UX feedback from customers/end users and manage
changes to UX deliverables throughout the project lifecycle
• Ensure UX documentation is continuously updated and distributed to
the production team
• Keep up to date in the field by monitoring consumer trends, attending
workshops, joining professional groups and reading relevant research
• Promote importance of user-centered activities and influence
stakeholders to insure execution

 

• At least 4 - 8 years of experience understanding and building world
class experiences for the users of your product. Experience with
complex Enterprise software products a plus.
• Degree in human computer interaction, human factors engineering,
computer science, design, interaction design, library sciences or other
related discipline required
• Strong portfolio demonstrating user-centered design experience in the
industry or as part of degree curriculum
• Experience creating polished designs with the ability evangelize and
institute design
• Experience rapidly iterating designs to align to sprint timetables
• Knowledge and proficiency with in industry standard UX software
including: Axure, Adobe Creative Suite, or like tools
• Passionate about producing high-quality and engaging UX deliverables
• Experience with research methods that lend themselves to an agile
environment
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Project management skills to set milestones and deliver on time
• Proven ability to collaborate effectively across disciplines, product
lines, roles and geographical and time zone boundaries
• Willingness to travel
 
It is highly desirable that the candidate possess one or more of the
following:
• Experience designing web and mobile applications
• Experience with design tools such as the Adobe Creative Suite
• Experience with Lean and/or Agile development approaches
• Experience creating prototypes using UX tools such as Axure, HTML,
CSS
• Understanding and experience with HTML and CSS
• Industry domain expertise in at least one discipline relevant to the
Teamcenter Product Line

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