Job ID R187370 Date posted Jul. 25, 2018
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At VMware we are united by our shared passion for outcomes that transform the human experience in complex technical environments. We accomplish these outcomes by taking on complex challenges, big asks, and things that have never been done before. We look beyond point solutions and apply design to the creation of end-to-end user stories that transform entire businesses. We know that this takes all types of people. We believe that diverse backgrounds and experiences create a stronger VMware.
Designers at VMware are analytical and artistic, conservative and unconventional, technical and whimsical. We look for hybrid talents and build teams around divergent expertise, which allows us to solve problems and uncover opportunities in unique ways.
The Senior Staff Designers leads design research, strategy, information architecture development, and interaction design to create products and services that bring end-to-end solutions to a technically exceptional product range. Senior Staff Designers are able to discover, understand, communicate, and establish architecture for end-to-end solutions, that span across multiple VMware organizational groups and technical solutions with the help of a diverse cross-functional team.
What is expected :
Act as the subject matter expert and technical lead, often being the "visionary" for design across multiple VMware business units and products, tackling our most complex problems
Lead the planning, prioritization, coordination, and conductingof user requirements analysis, task analysis, conceptual modeling, research, information architecture design, interaction design, and usability testing
Set, communicate, and establish a clear vision and process for product design
Design and specify user interfaces and information architecture using participatory and iterative design techniques, including observational studies, customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of requirements discovery
Produce user requirements specifications, personas, storyboards, scenarios, flowcharts, design prototypes, and design specifications
Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually to cross-functional and executive stakeholders
Manage the design process, drive decisions, track issues, and assist in estimating resource needs and schedules
Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented
Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes other designers, project management, business and brand strategists, and hardware and software developers
Someone who wants to influence your own development. You're looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point. You bring to the organization the following competencies;
Extensive experience solving complex problems, designing product or service experience end to end.
Strong knowledge of user experience design processes and methodology
Experience measuring success of product design with data (qualitative, quantitative, analytics)
Strong project and people management skills. Must be able to function as a project leader as well as an individual contributor.
Proficiency with sketching, visualizing, prototyping and testing of service solutions in both early and late stages of development
Professional use of service design techniques: value proposition, journeymapping, service specification, blueprinting, testing, etc.
Up to dateon the latest techniques/trends/thinking within your field and ready to share your knowledge and thoughts with both colleagues and clients
Ability to work within multidisciplinary teams.
Excellent communication and facilitation skills.
Experience with enterprise products, customers, and users
Experience with SaaS products, public cloud, virtualization, operations, or development tools
Experience working with agile processes where design is integrated in continuous integration / delivery
Experience with process tools like Jira for documenting and tracking design deliverables
A passion for creating products and services that resonate emotionally with people.
Formal studies in Human-Computer Interaction or a related design or behavioral science discipline preferred.
Qualified candidates must include an online or PDF portfolio with their application showcasing end-to-end case studies.
This position is eligible for the designseniorstaffreferral campaign.
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