Lead User Experience Researcher
GE Corporate - San Ramon, CA

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Job Number

1711711

GE is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation.

Essential Responsibilities
You will:

  • Act as a member of the Software Center of Excellence, representing the face of high quality design practices. This includes participation in key of UX phases: ideation, interaction design and visual design.
  • Be a subject matter expert in the area of visual design, experience design, design technology and engineering. Stay up to date on current trends in interaction design for web, mobile, desktop and tablet apps.
  • Ability to multitask and manage multiple small to large projects in a cross-functional environment.
  • Write and speak as a thought leader for high quality software development through a focus of UX.
  • Research and define patterns and libraries that support a well-designed user interface on all of GE's software products. Work with various engineering teams to support adoption of these practices.
  • Lead and contribute to the behavioral design and information design of GE’s next-generation software products and services.
  • Lead and contribute to the effective documentation and communication of these interaction designs, via wireframes, mockups, and requirements engineering.
  • Develop and apply methods and measurements to ensure the usefulness, usability and desirability of GE’s software products and services, with a strong focus on human performance and business value.
  • Collaborate with interaction designers and user interface developers to create innovative, high quality user interface designs for software programs; use visual design techniques to help conceptualize new ideas.
  • Collaborate with visual designers and user interface developers to execute user research and design activities for software R&D programs.
  • Build relationships with GE’s businesses to develop and champion differentiating design concepts.
  • Produce and document design deliverables that can be shared and reused across software programs for multiple businesses. Actively contribute to and promote the use of a shared repository of design patterns and artifacts.
  • Support GE’s User Experience Center of Excellence in growing world-class user experience design capabilities throughout GE.
  • Contribute to GE’s global reputation for excellence in user experience design by developing industry and academic networks.

    Qualifications/Requirements
  • A minimum of a PHD in Media Arts OR “STEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math).
  • A minimum of 3 years experience in Home Computer Interaction.
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in San Ramon, CA.
  • Must be willing to travel.
  • You must submit your application for employment on the careers page at www.gecareers.com to be considered.

    Additional Eligibility Qualifications
    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 background investigation and drug screen.

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