The Boeing Company User Experience Specialist in North Charleston, South Carolina

Boeing Information Technology & Data Analytics has launched the Digital Transformation Environment (DTE) to be a digital accelerator focused on designing and building in-house software solutions. Creating differentiating capabilities will lead Boeing to achieve our mission of Connecting, Protecting, and Exploring the World. Our focus is on people with innovative solutions implementing cutting-edge agile software development methodologies and user-centric design. This position will place you at heart of a cross functional team, where you will have the opportunity to shape the project as it is being created.

We are seeking a junior User Experience/Product Designer to assist products from user research through iterative development and delivery as part of our Product Systems Build teams. The selected candidate would partner with project teams to learn and apply user-centered design activities that actively involve users throughout all phases of a project to ensure product usability.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Pair with senior level designers and pair with product managers to guide product decisions by conducting user research such as interviews and facilitating iterative feedback loops.

  • Assist in defining user requirements, user flows, and usability goals.

  • Assist with user interaction design alternatives, and conveys designs by building prototypes and style guides.

  • Conduct iterative usability tests to evaluate the efficiency and effectiveness of the designs.

  • Diagnose and prioritizes usability issues and refines designs or recommends changes.

  • Contribute to the development of the UX design discipline through development of user-centered design best practices.

  • Provide mentoring to UX design employees to grow the discipline of user centered design and agile software development methodology within Boeing IT.

Boeing is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial airplanes and defense, space and security systems. We are engineers and technicians. Skilled scientists and thinkers. Bold innovators and dreamers. Join us, and you can build something better for yourself, for our customers and for the world.

Employer will not sponsor applicants for employment visa status.

Basic (Required) Qualifications:

  • Minimum 1 year experience with user centric design

  • Experience working multiple projects in developing the visual design, branding, and data visualizations

  • Experience working multiple projects using agile software development and rapid iterative design

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience working in Lean/Agile software development and rapid iterative design and delivery of products

  • Teaming skills to partner with clients, product managers, developers, and fellow designers

  • Ability to determine the user-centered design approach for a software product which moves from research, iterative design and development, and the delivery process

  • Ability to develop the visual design, branding and data visualizations to produce modern, compelling products

  • Experience with responsive and mobile design •Ability to communicate design rationale to stakeholders and continuously advocate for the end user

Typical Education/Experience:

Technical bachelor's degree and typically 2 or more years' related work experience or a Master's degree or an equivalent combination of education and experience. A technical degree is defined as any four year degree, or greater, in a mathematic, scientific or information technology field of study.

Job User Experience Specialist

Organization: Product Systems

Title: User Experience Specialist

Location: South Carolina-North Charleston

Requisition ID: 1800045141