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Staff Interaction Designer (m/w/d)

General Electric
Lichtenfels, Bayern 96215
Role Summary:This role will work with software, research, and business teams to conduct user and stakeholder research to inform the interaction design of our next generation software product for our Concept Laser software. Focused on creating and communicating a deep understanding of users needs, you will research and create the next

generation user/application interfaces and user experience.

Essential Responsibilities:

+ Be responsible for creating the future of machine software for GE Additive and identify great interaction design as a priority

+ Collaborate with user interface developers to execute user research and design activities for software and related technical research programs

+ Work alongside researchers and product development partners, compare and contrast various design solutions and approaches while taking technical, resource, and time constraints into account

+ Be a core member of a dynamic, fast-paced GE Additive team focused on software to support key Additive workflows and use cases

+ Work with research project teams across different Additive products to successfully define, create, and execute strategic research projects based on customer and business value

+ Research and define patterns and libraries that support a well-designed user interfacenon all of GE's software products

+ Work with various Additive software teams to support adoption of these practices in the research environment

+ Multitask and manage multiple projects in a dynamic cross-functional applied research organization driving New Technology Introductions (NTIs) and New Product Introductions (NPIs)

+ Guide and contribute to the effective documentation and communication of interaction design, via wireframes, mockups, and requirements engineering

+ Clearly and professionally display the ability to work with internal clients and SW/design teams, create and maintain global design systems, and further the GE

brand through a variety of research-oriented efforts

+ Work with some of the best external digital agencies and internal technology leaders in enhancing GEs software and brand portfolio to enable applied research


+ Rely on user-centered design principles and best practices to produce high-quality visuals such as: user interfaces, personas, illustrations, icons, data visualization, journey maps, storyboards and scenarios


+ Bachelors Degree in Design, Human Computer Interaction Design, Service Design, Graphic / Visual Arts, Library and Information Science, Information Sciences, Marketing, Industrial Design, Fine Arts, Computer Science or a related discipline (Or High School Diploma / GED with professional work experience) or equivalent knowledge or experience

+ Some combined software product experience in user centered design research or user interaction design principles, processes, and methodologies

+ English language required

Desired Characteristics:

+ Clear-minded ability to translate functional requirements into mockups and storyboards

+ Experience using Sketch and Adobes latest platforms: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign

+ Strong working knowledge of site design and tools like Balsamiq

+ Passion for design and eagerness to collaborate with other creative people

+ Experience in user research, strategy, ideation and product definition

+ Experience delivering applications for a variety of platforms including web, desktop and mobile

+ Experience in designing native apps for platforms such as iOS, Android and Windows

+ Visual design skills

+ Excellent knowledge and experience in user research, strategy, and ideation

+ Interaction design skills and sketching

+ Proficiency in both English and German

About Us:

GE Additive

part of GE - is a world leader in additive design and manufacturing, a

pioneering process that has the power and potential to transform businesses.

Through our integrated offering of additive experts, advanced machines and

quality materials, we empower our customers to build innovative new products.

Products that solve manufacturing challenges, improve business outcomes and

help change the world for the better. GE Additive includes additive machine

providers Concept Laser and Arcam EBM; along with additive material provider


Additional Locations:Germany;Lichtenfels;


Posted: 2019-08-15 Expires: 2019-09-14

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