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Staff UX Design Technologist

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GE is the world�??s Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. Through our people, leadership development, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for global customers by speaking the language of industry.

At GE Digital, we are creating technology and solutions to enable social, mobile, analytical and cloud capabilities for the Industrial Internet. The Industrial Internet is an open, global network that connects people, data and machines. It�??s about making infrastructure more intelligent and advancing the industries critical to the world we live in. At GE, we believe it�??s about the future of industry�??energy, healthcare, transportation, manufacturing. It�??s about making the world work better. GE is transforming itself to become the world's premier digital industrial company, executing critical outcomes for our customers. Explore how you can drive greater asset reliability, lower operating costs, reduce risk and accelerate operational performance with our Predix platform and software solutions.
GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

Role Summary:
As a Staff UX Design Technologist, you will bridge the gap between visual design and UI development to lead the implementation and delivery of our healthcare digital design system. You will bring extensive experience of UX and design; enterprise UI development best practices, standards and the latest UI frameworks; user testing; team leadership; and outstanding communications to deliver the next generation of a design system that is used by all of GE Healthcare's global digital applications.

Essential Responsibilities:
In this role, you will:
  • Lead the product definition, components and standards roadmap and delivery for the design system.
  • Liaise with a global team of product leads, engineers, testers and program managers to help source requirements, evangelize the benefits of the system, and guide and accelerate its adoption across a range of software projects, technology environments and tech stacks.
  • Help prioritize features and own the product backlog for the system delivery
  • Write design system documentation, and articulate the benefits and technical components of adopting the system to both technical and non-technical audiences
  • Work with a team of UI developers and 3rd party contractors for delivery and a team of UX and visual designers on the design direction
  • Ensure GE follows industry best practices for usability, internationalization and accessibility and that the system can be deployed using CD/CI
  • Guide, diagnose, advise and troubleshoot and guide implementations with diverse global product and engineering teams, who are working on multiple technology stacks and in multiple environments (many not online)
  • Lead usability testing and actively user test the system in a range of actual-use and simulated environments
  • Rarely, if needed, be able to contribute and pitch in sporadically as a hands-on practitioner
  • Participate as a UX team member in design validation sessions and UX team initiatives
  • Demonstrate mastery of the software development process using Agile, and articulate how UX designers can best support development efforts
  • Articulate the pros/cons of specific technology for with regards to the user experience of a given product/service
  • Manage coded components and design elements of the front-end design system in terms of technology, versioning, and other requirements

    Basic Qualifications:
  • Master�??s degree with 3 years of experience web/mobile app development OR Bachelor�??s Degree OR A minimum of 5 years of professional experience in web/mobile app development OR a High School degree and 9 years experience web/mobile app development
  • Advanced knowledge of HTML5, CSS, JavaScript and principals of responsive design and modern software development workflows
  • Able to create complex interactive prototypes (in code) to express interactive design ideas based upon user and stakeholder input and feedback.
  • Basic understanding of Front-End Framework Architecture (e.g. Angular.js, Ember.js, React etc.) and how to use and optimize them
    Eligibility Requirements:
  • Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. GE may agree to sponsor an individual for an employment visa now or in the future if there is a shortage of individuals with particular skills
  • Must be willing to work out of an office located in Seattle, WA (preferred), San Ramon, CA or Chicago.

    Desired Characteristics:
    Technical Expertise:
  • Strong knowledge of CSS and JavaScript techniques for creating complex animation and interactions for user interfaces
  • Basic experience with native mobile application design (e.g. iOS, Android)
  • Basic infrastructure experience setting up web applications (e.g. AWS, Azure, or traditional in-house)
  • Advanced knowledge of APIs, Databases, and one server-side language (e.g. Python, Java, PHP, etc.)
    Business Acumen:
  • Demonstrates knowledge of business�?? structure (P&Ls) and the interplay of functions to support business goals.
  • Understands the competitive landscape, regulatory marketing, etc. Articulates clearly the main industry dynamics.
  • Understands key principles of design thinking, what it is and why it is important, and how technology can be used in the process to explore possibilities. Explores all ideas, regardless of their source.
  • Works to create an understanding of how individual people and things fit within larger structures (like systems or organizations), as well as the relationships between parts of a system and the system as a whole.

    Locations: United States; California, Washington; Seattle, San Ramon, Chicago
    GE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.

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