Siemens UX Developer SW House in Chicago, Illinois

UX Developer SW House

Locations:Chicago, Illinois

Job Family: Research & Development

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Job Description

Division: Building Technologies

Business Unit: Region Americas

Requisition Number: 225146

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Chicago

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

The Siemens Building Technologies Division is the North American market leader for safe and secure, energy-efficient and environmentally-friendly buildings and infrastructure. As a technology partner, service provider, and system integrator, Building Technologies has offerings for fire protection; life safety; and security as well as building automation; heating, ventilation, and air conditioning (HVAC); and energy management. Since 1995, Siemens has helped to modernize nearly 7,000 buildings worldwide, including important American landmarks such as World Trade Center Memorial, Times Square Building, Carnegie Hall, Walt Disney World and the Mount Vernon Estate.

For more information, please visit:

https://www.siemens.com/us/en/home/company/about/businesses/building-technologies.html

Job Description:

Position Overview

As a user-experience (UX) designer, youuse code to build interactive prototypes and bridge the communication gap between product management, designers and developers. Youunderstand our business requirements and any technical limitations, and are responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes.

Responsibilities

  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.

  • Research, conceive, sketch, prototype and user-test experiences for digital products.

  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.

  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.

  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, new functions and features.

  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.

  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.

  • Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience

  • 5 years of UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for complete digital environments.

  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.

  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.

  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to stakeholders.

  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq or Framer is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.

  • Experience with modern source control technologies such as git.

  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.

  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking.

  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.

  • Cultural sensitivity and experience developing products for different cultures

  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry‚Äôs latest trends and technologies.

  • Need to be able to present strong, varied design portfolio.

  • BSc in Design, Computer Science or relevant field.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the Unites States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

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Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

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