Chevron is at the beginning of a journey to transform the mindset of our IT organization to a user centric one. The Usability Center of Excellence is seeking a Senior UX/Usability Analyst to join our team to help drive organizational change through coaching and collaborating with project teams across the globe to develop fit-for-purpose user centric solutions. We are a high performing and collaborative team who are passionate about optimizing the user experience and are looking for an enthusiastic UX professional to join us. If you want to work in an exciting and fast-paced environment with tremendous opportunity for innovation, creative problem solving and out of the box thinking, we would like to hear from you.
The Usability Center of Excellence Team in Chevron is currently accepting applications for a Senior UX/Usability Analyst through October 3, 2013 at 11:59 PM Eastern Standard Time.
The successful candidate will be based in Concord, CA and will travel to our San Ramon HQ location as needed to work with project teams. There is a possibility of relocation from Concord, CA to Houston, TX in late 2014 as we will be establishing a team presence in our Houston HQ location. Candidates interested in relocating to Houston (late 2014) are encouraged to apply.
WHO WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
Excited by the opportunity to drive organizational change in a company that is growing its UX maturity
Passionate about making a difference in the end user experience
Well versed and experienced in core UX skills (user research, usability testing, prototyping and design)
Able to coach peers in applying UX best practices to deliver user centric solutions
Able to build skill capabilities in peers through constructive feedback
Creative problem solver and resourceful… researches/dives deeper to solve a difficult problem
Flexible, adaptable and able to leverage a given methodology to develop fit-for-purpose solutions
Adept at leading and collaborating in a team-centric environment
Able to successfully juggle multiple projects simultaneously
Deals well with uncertainty and shifting priorities
RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
Engaging with project teams to scope out the usability effort, determine demand for resources and assisting with sourcing internally or externally as needed.
Overseeing the usability effort throughout the application development lifecycle, and providing recommendations to ensure a usable solution is delivered
Coaching peers (Business Analysts, Designers, Developers) on applying UX best practices - user research, persona development, testing, wire framing, prototyping, design
Leading and/or participating in user research and usability testing to help improve the user experience
Communicating UX designs to internal stakeholders to get buy-in, feedback, and negotiate trade-offs
Promoting user-centered design culture
Contributing to the continuous improvement of our guidelines, standards, and user-centered design processes and ensuring that they are integrated into the product development lifecycle
5+ years experience in application development and delivery; experience working in the energy sector is a plus
3+ years experience as a UX/UI designer, human factors engineer or comparable roles across a variety of technologies (custom as well as 3rd party software)
Experience with wireframe prototyping tools such as Axure, Sketchflow or Balsamiq, or equivalents
Proficient in various research and design techniques such as qualitative research methods, personas, usability testing, wireframing, prototyping, design
Competent in information visualization; working knowledge of information architecture
Demonstrated ability to drive organizational change
Experience working in an agile development cycle
Fluency in core business processes (e.g., HR, Finance, etc.)
Excellent negotiation, influencing and communication skills
Show an online portfolio of recent UI and UX work
Bachelor's degree, in Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, or related field preferred
Competitive compensation structure and comprehensive benefits package
Invest in your career development and professional growth
Possibility of international travel for project assignments
Collaborative culture, promotes work/life balance
Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.*LI-LC1
Expatriate assignments will not be considered.
Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.
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