General Electric UX Visual Designer in Des Moines, Iowa

Role Summary:

GE Healthcare is seeking a detail-oriented Visual Designer to join the Software Platform UX team to help guide the visual design of our universal UI design system. In this role, you will create useful, elegant and desirable UI system components, icons, controls, and a style guide that will ensure delivery of usable, visually consistent and efficient software across the entire healthcare portfolio.

Essential Responsibilities:

As a Visual Designer on the design system, and under direction from our design system visual lead, you will rapidly define, design, test, iterate on, and deliver specifications for atomic design UI elements. You will evaluate multiple approaches from the past for each element and control; design and comparatively evaluate new and/or existing options; refine your designs; and create production-grade visual design artifacts and highly detailed and specific visual design specifications for handoff to UI engineers for development as well as for global design teams to adopt.

In this role, you will:

  • Contributes across multiple small to medium projects as assigned in a cross-functional environment.

  • Understands and applies Agile / Lean UX methodologies.

  • Contribute to the effective documentation and communication of design - via wireframes, mockups, and requirements engineering

  • Researches emerging design, technology, industry, and market trends. Build features such as web services and Queries on existing tables Qualifications/Requirements: Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interaction, Graphic, or Industrial Design preferred or in “STAEM” Majors (Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts, and Math)

  • A minimum of 0 years of professional experience in product or service designEligibility 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; Chicago, IL; or San Ramon, CA Desired Characteristics: Technical Expertise:

  • Understands value and activities associated with getting feedback for design ideas from users and stakeholders.

  • Allows data-driven solutions to emerge at the appropriate time.

  • Familiar with different ways of representing product & service design at different levels of fidelity

  • Understands how IxD interacts with product management and software development.Business Acumen:

  • Understands key cross-functional concepts that impact the organization.

  • Understands industry knowledge at a high level.

  • Understands key principles of design thinking, what it is and why it is important. Explores all ideas, regardless of their source.

  • Understands that designing, developing and deploying products and services for infrastructure-level domains requires attention to the complex behavior and relationship within and between systems.Leadership:

  • Assists with developing project plans for UX projects or the UX portion of a larger development project.

  • Communicates clearly the purpose and desired outcomes of meetings.

  • Understands the purpose and role of user experience within a larger collaborative work ecosystem and actively considers the needs and constraints of other parties when making design decisions.

  • Listens attentively, uses body language to signal undivided attention in research and collaboration settings.Personal Attributes:

  • Engages with design and project-related problems and questions in a disciplined, rigorous manner. Defines objectives, problems and questions and gathers appropriate inputs before generating and evaluating solutions and answers.

  • Identifies when additional information is needed from customer/manager and asks cogent and relevant questions to obtain it.

  • Demonstrates a deep passion for learning and courage to push the boundaries of one’s own thinking.

  • Recognizes how this approach can identify unforeseen opportunities that add value for both our customers and the bottom-line.#DTR About Us: GE is the world's digital industrial company, transforming industry with software-defined machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive. With people, services, technology and scale, GE delivers better outcomes for customers by speaking the language of industry.GE Digital is the leading software company for the Industrial Internet. The company develops software to design, build, operate and manage the entire asset lifecycle – enabling businesses across the energy, aviation, healthcare and manufacturing sectors to operate faster, smarter and more efficiently. All of industry will have to master digital to compete in the future by moving beyond automation to autonomous systems. GE Digital is a critical part of GE’s present and future by helping industrials unlock machine data to turn valuable insights into powerful business outcomes.Headquartered in San Ramon, California, GE Digital is a global team of more than 26,000 with offices in Paris, Shanghai, Bangalore, New Orleans, Budapest and Detroit. We are defining what digital means in an industrial world. Together, we work to build the future.GE offers a great work environment, professional development, challenging careers, and competitive compensation. GE is an Equal Opportunity Employer at http://www.ge.com/sites/default/files/15-000845%20EEO%20combined.pdf . 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. Locations: United States; California, Illinois, Washington; Seattle, Chicago, San RamonGE will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States for this opening.