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UX Designer – Advanced (Software Engineer Advanced)

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Siemens Digital Industries (DI) is an innovation leader in automation and digitalization. Closely, collaborating with partners and customers, we care about the digital transformation in the process and discrete industries. With our Digital Enterprise portfolio, we provide and encourage companies of all sizes with an end-to-end set of products, solutions, and services to integrate and digitalize the entire value chain. Meaningful optimization for the specific needs of each industry, our outstanding portfolio supports customers to achieve greater efficiency and flexibility. We are constantly adding innovations to its portfolio to integrate groundbreaking future technologies. We have our global headquarters in Nuremberg, Germany, and have around 75,000 employees internationally.

We offer an international environment with more than 140,000 customers around the world who already rely on our expertise in digitization. We are involved in exciting and varied customer projects in the aerospace, automotive and transportation, consumer products and retail, electronics and semiconductors, energy and utilities, industrial machinery and heavy machinery, maritime, and medical devices and pharmaceuticals industries. With us, you will find a team-oriented work environment, comprehensive training options and attractive benefits. Through individual target agreements and diverse career models with specialization options, we offer you the opportunity to grow professionally and personally.


Join our Team as UX Designer – Advanced (Software Engineer Advanced), responsible for making design an integrated part of the software development process. This role requires an understanding of user experience best practices and hands on experience with interaction design, visual design, information architecture, user research and UX strategy.  


Overview of position 

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

    
Establishing strong practices for design will be an integral part of what you do as we continue to evolve our UX practice. The User Experience Designer is responsible for working with the Product Owner and our Customer to extract features that will 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. 

What will you be doing

·       Work with a cross functional team using Agile methodology to define user stories and necessary UX deliverables as part of sprint planning with the scrum project team you are assigned

·       Advocate for the user’s needs and collaborate with the Product Owner to develop features that align to the needs of the user

·       Turn requirements into simple and intuitive interfaces for the end user

·       Analyze and resolve UI design alternatives and issues

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

·       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 to the production team

·       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 


What do you need to succeed ? 

·       At least 4 - 8 years of experience understanding and building world class experiences for the users of your product. Experience with complex Enterprise software products a plus

·       Degree in human computer interaction, human factors engineering, computer science, design, interaction design, library sciences or other related discipline required

·       Strong portfolio demonstrating user-centered design experience in the industry or as part of degree curriculum

·       Experience creating polished designs with the ability evangelize and institute design

·       Experience rapidly iterating designs to align to sprint timetables

·       Knowledge and proficiency with industry standard UX software including: Axure, Adobe Creative Suite, or like tools

·       Passionate about producing high-quality and engaging UX deliverables

·       Experience with Lean and/or Agile development approaches

·       Experience with UX research methods that lend themselves to an agile environment

·       Experience designing web and mobile applications

·       Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·       Project management skills to set milestones and deliver on time

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

·       Willingness to travel

·       It is highly desirable that the candidate possess one or more of the following: 
- Industry domain expertise in at least one discipline relevant to the Teamcenter Product Line
- Experience as an end user of PLM software applications


What do we offer ?

·       Competitive salary and benefits (Lunch Subvention, Holiday Allowance, Medical Care, Sport Card, Life Insurance)

·       Extra paid vacation days

·       Work on implementations as product producer (Siemens) not a partner company

·       Interesting and challenging career path within Siemens

·       Support with relocation

We are always challenging ourselves to build a better future. Be part of the most innovative and diverse Digital Minds to develop tomorrow‘s reality. Find out more about the Digital world of Siemens here: www.siemens.com/careers/digitalminds


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Additional Materials:

Siemens Digital Industries Software Homepage:
https://www.sw.siemens.com/

Siemens Digital Enterprise videos:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k6mVLaUyO4U

Siemens PLM & MOM videos:
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCYR5Kgzn6suihs56iJ8_vfw



Organization: Digital Industries

Company: Siemens Industry Software, s.r.o.

Experience Level: Experienced Professional

Job Type: Full-time

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