What you’ll be doing...

Verizon Connect (VZConnect) is guiding a connected world on the go by automating, optimizing and revolutionizing the way people, vehicles and things move through the world. Our full suite of industry-defining solutions and services put innovation, automation and connected data to work for customers and help them be safer, more efficient and more productive. With more than 3,500 dedicated employees in 15 countries, we deliver leading mobile technology platforms and solutions.

As a SaaS leader, we know our talent is the most important component to our success. We hire top talent and empower them to do their best work. As a division of Verizon, we combine the fun and excitement of a start-up environment with the resources, operational excellence, and brand recognition of an established tech giant.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead designs for one or several features including user needs assessment, varying fidelities of wireframes, final visual comps.
  • Create & oversee UX goals and KPIs across product line and work multiple designers and scrum teams
  • Frequently communicate with product, design and technology teams on design intent, conduct design thinking exercises to get alignment between multiple functions. Explain design rationale, illustrate how it solves user problem and balances business needs
  • Mentor and coach junior team members on design best practices
  • Work with the product and development team to follow a user-centered design approach as you work collaboratively and iteratively to brainstorm & design innovative experiences
  • Create and collaborate on paper and functional prototypes on various levels of fidelity..
  • Contribute/ lead minimal requirements and design documents to aid in describing
  • Conduct user research, identify pain points, and develop user profiles, personas. Help the teams interpret and understand user feedback, and provide input for design decisions based on that feedback

What we’re looking for...

You’ll need to have:

  • Industry Experienceas a visual designer with experience designing interfaces for mobile (iOS and Android) as well as responsive web applications
  • Must have a strong portfolio with web and mobile applications and services that demonstrates a strong design aesthetic
  • Proficiency in Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator and other Adobe Creative Suite tools
  • Strong visual design skills with a passion for mobile design
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Ability to balance needs of a large number of projects and work effectively with cross-functional teams
  • Strong communication skills articulating your design choices to a larger group
  • Excellent collaboration skills
  • Outgoing, highly organized, flexible, able to focus on long term goals and meet critical deadlines
  • Familiar with design sprints and working in an agile environment


Even better if you have:

  • Self starter, independent thinker who can work in a highly matrixed organization that is a charting a new path in the market and fluid business conditions
  • Strong influencing or negotiation skills and articulating your design choices to a larger group. Staying highly organized, persistent & flexible to focus on long term business goals.
  • Excellent collaboration (joint projects), interpersonal (warm and inviting) and communication (clear, concise and erudite) skills.
  • Excellent problem solving (start with first principle approach) and multi-tasking (several projects, initiatives concurrently) skills
  • Ability to balance needs of a large number of concurrent projects and work effectively with cross-functional teams. Be able to produce and explore several design options for new concepts.

Tools:

  • Expert in Adobe Creative Suite/ PowerPoint/Keynote
  • Expert in Axure/Sketch/Invision/Marvel/Flinto/Proto.io/Principle or others
  • Experience w/ Code Generators e.g. Paintcode, Webflow

Education
Bachelors or Masters or advanced certificates in Interaction design, HCI, graphic design, visual communication, industrial design, computational design, creative management, anthropology, cognitive psychology, human factors, or related field, or equivalent experience. Relevant Experience preferred over formal degrees.

Keywords: VZConnect

When you join Verizon...

You’ll be doing work that matters alongside other talented people, transforming the way people, businesses and things connect with each other. Beyond powering America’s fastest and most reliable network, we’re leading the way in broadband, cloud and security solutions, Internet of Things and innovating in areas such as, video entertainment. Of course, we will offer you great pay and benefits, but we’re about more than that. Verizon is a place where you can craft your own path to greatness. Whether you think in code, words, pictures or numbers, find your future at Verizon.

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