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User Experience Design Engineer (UX)

allustria (Daniell...
user 14270840
Somerville, MA
Post #: 6
My company, Rocket Software, is looking for a few positions. It is a fantastic company to work for! Blows my mind. If you have any questions let me know!

-Danielle DosReis
danielle.dosreis@gmail.com

Here is the link with the description below:
https://rocketsoftwar...­

User Experience Design Engineer
Tracking Code
196-509
Job Description
About the job:
Rocket Software is seeking a User Experience Design Engineer to work across many software development teams. This position requires an engineer willing and able to understand technical system details in order to develop the user experience for enterprise IT applications on a variety of platforms. This is a relatively new discipline for Rocket Software, so this engineer needs to have general knowledge of UX design and be able to communicate the value and process to existing software development teams. Additionally, this role offers:
Opportunity to dramatically influence the direction in which Rocket builds and delivers software as well as its culture. This is a main goal of the actual job
Direct reporting to the CTO/VP of R&D as this capability is being built in Rocket with an opportunity to eventually move into a more senior role, leading UX, in the company in the future
A self-driven and directed role
Opportunity for leadership as well as to practical application of UX
Responsibilities:
Build concepts, identify user demographics, and define roles
Identify requirements, specify functionality, and develop user models
Design, prototype, and test user interfaces for interaction
Work with development team to drive user interface designs
Resolve design trade-offs and implementation issues
Qualifications (required)
Bachelor’s degree in a related field or minimum of five years of relevant work experience
Unmistakable passion for elegant and purposeful interfaces
Knowledge of HTML/CSS/JS/Flex
Practical experience in user-centered design processes and methodologies
Portfolio of work samples available for review
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Experience mapping complex systems and looking for ways to simplify them for users
Prototyping skills (you don't have to be a programmer) to express interactive designs visually to the team
Very strong people skills
Plusses:
Experience with IBM software development
Experience with HTML/CSS/JS/Flex
Job Location
Waltham, MA US
Position Type
Full-Time/Regular
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