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2018-03-202018-05-13

Visual UX Designer

Siemens
State College, PA
**Visual UX Designer**







Locations:State College, Pennsylvania







Job Family: Research & Development







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**Job Description**







**Division:** Digital Factory



**Business Unit:** Product Lifecycle Management-PLM



**Requisition Number:** 223247



**Primary Location:** United States-Pennsylvania-State College



**Assignment Category:** Full-time regular



**Experience Level:** Mid level



**Education Required Level:** Bachelor's Degree



**Travel Required:** No







**Division Description:**







Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationality for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in nine Divisions: Power and Gas, Wind Power and Renewables, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, Healthineers and Financial Services.







The Siemens Digital Factory Division offers a comprehensive portfolio of seamlessly integrated hardware, software and technology-based services in order to support manufacturing companies worldwide in enhancing the flexibility and efficiency of their manufacturing processes and reducing the time to market of their products.







For more information, please visit: http://www.siemens.com/businesses/us/en/digital-factory.htm







**Job Description:**







**Position Summary:**







Siemens Product Lifecycle Management (PLM) Software is seeking a







Design lead 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.



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



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



Job Description: The User Experience Design Lead 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 policy and best practice documentation and where



needed supervision of ui design at all levels including the visual



design of component libraries where needed.







**Responsibilities:**







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 PL UX team of which you will be a key part and



also within other PL product groups as needed.



Advocate for the users 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.







**Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:**







Background in user experience and/or human factors and interaction



design with a strong emphasis on visual design skills, at least 10



years of professional experience. Ideally experience with 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.







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**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.







**EEO is the Law**



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 .







**Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision**



Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .

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