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UX Designer - Advanced

State College, Pennsylvania
Research & Development

English (US)

Job Description

Division: Digital Factory
Business Unit: Product Lifecycle Management-PLM
Requisition Number: 229556
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-State College
Assignment Category: Part-time regular
Experience Level: Mid level
Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree
Travel Required: 40%

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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Job Description:

Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software is seeking a User Experience Designer with a strong visual design and software user experience background. This role requires a strong understanding of

user experience best practices and hands on experience with interaction design, visual design, information architecture, user research and UX strategy as well as proven people and project management skills. We are

seeking passionate, and enthusiastic design professionals to join the User Experience team at Siemens. Whether you want to work on some of the world's largest Industrial IOTsystems, leverage cutting edge AWS

technologies, streamline content delivery to end-users globally, build an awesome user experience, or just help to solve some of the hardest design problems, you will love working at Siemens. Come join our

startup culture and participate first hand in designing the next generation of computing.


This position within the Cloud services team represents a unique and rare opportunity to get in on the ground floor within a fast growing business and help shape the technology, product and the business. A successful candidate will bring deep technical and software expertise, and strong business acumen. Additionally they will

have the ability to define visionary, ground breaking products, ability to work well as part of a team, desire to have an industry wide impact and ability to work within a fast moving, startup environment in a

large company to rapidly deliver services that have a broad business impact. 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 rapidlyevolving technologiesand standards. The ideal candidate is driven by the desire to be a user advocate and is

passionate about creating products that are intuitive, satisfying, and easy to learn.


Job Description: The User Experience Designer is responsible for working with CTO leadership and UX Quality and Policy functional leads to 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 as well as supporting policy and

best practice documentation and where needed supervision of ui design at all levels including the visual design of component libraries where needed.



• Work with a cross functional team using Agile methodology to define user stories and necessary UX deliverables as part of sprint planning both within the cross Siemens PLM UX team of which you will be a key part and also within other PL product groups as


• Advocate for the user’s needs and collaborate with CTO UX leadership and PL UX practitioners at all levels to develop solutions that align to the needs of the user and Siemens PL software. • Turn

requirements into simple and intuitive interfaces for the end user

• Analyze and resolve UI design alternatives and issues, often across multiple, diverse teams

• Prepare UX documentation (navigational flows, wire frames, mock-ups, use cases, task flows prototypes, etc.) to be used by product development teams

• 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 as needed

• 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



•7 to 10 years of user experience and/or humanfactors and interaction design with a strong emphasis on visual design skills, ideally in complex enterprise software products.

•Degree in human computer interaction, human factors engineering, visual design, interaction design, or other related discipline required

•Strong portfolio or work samples demonstrating user-centered design experience in industry

•Experience rapidly iterating designs to meet tight deadlines

•Knowledge and proficiency with in industry standard UX software including: Axure, Adobe Creative Suite, or similar UX tools

•Passionate about producing high-quality and engaging UX deliverables

•Excellent written, visual and verbal communication skills

•Proven ability to collaborate effectively across disciplines, product lines, roles and geographical and time zone boundaries

•Willingness to travel

•Proven people and project management skills working with design/UX teams and across larger groups and organizations Strong influencing skills and

evidence of working across organizational boundaries  


Preferred Skills:

•Experience designing cloud, web and mobile applications

•Experience with Lean and/or Agile development approaches

•Experience creating prototypes using UX tools such as Axure, HTML, CSS

•Understanding and experience with HTML, CSS, jQuery/javascript

•Working knowledge of Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) or general engineering practice

•Experience as an end user of PLM software applications



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