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VMware UX Designer - Opportunity for Working Remotely in Wichita, Kansas

Job Description

VMware’s End-User Computing User Experience Team seeks a talented UX Designer to help our team create the next generation of products for our organization. We have lofty plans so we hope you are up for a challenge! You must be passionate, even obsessive about creating magical experiences for your users. Our organization fully supports the creative process and embraces Design Thinking so you will truly be able to spread your wings and fly.

While VMware is a big company, our division feels like a start-up and is fast-paced, iterative, exciting and fun. Our next gen products are bleeding edge and will push you to your creative limits. VMware is part of a prestigious list of Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For.

Responsibilities

As a member of the End-User Computing User Experience Team, you will:

  • Work hand-in-hand with product managers to define product requirements and innovate new and meaningful ways to accomplish them

  • Be responsible for the complete user experience for your products and will interact with various internal and external stakeholders, customers, marketing, and multidisciplinary development teams to bring your vision to market

  • Identify requirements, develop user models, create wireframes and process flows to communicate your vision, prototype user interfaces for interaction validation, lead end-user focus groups, develop and maintain user interface specifications and guidelines, and resolve design trade-offs and implementation issues

  • Work with researchers or conduct research to learn about your end users through interviews, research and observation and will be expected to represent and advocate for them at all times.

  • Become a subject matter expert, understanding the latest technology, solution, market trends, as well as competitive offerings related to our products

  • Create wireframes, flows, comps, prototypes, and produce assets to effectively communicate interaction and design work and validate ideas

Qualifications

  • Above all, play well and be able to collaborate effectively with a globally distributed team

  • 8+ years User Experience Design or equivalent experience designing software applications for enterprise, commercial desktop or web-based products

  • Skilled in both interaction and visual design (a bit of a preference for one over the other is fine)

  • Love the challenge of quickly distilling complex problems into elegant, intuitive solutions

  • Demonstrable ability to create clear, detailed design and interaction specifications

  • First-hand experience in applying user-centered design processes and methodologies to development of commercial software products (we will want to see wireframes, comps, documentation, and models)

  • Experience following brand standards and UX patterns

  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation communication skills

  • Agile, adaptable, and capable of delivering new products and features

  • Innovative and able to think outside the box

  • Obsessive attention to detail

Additional Requirements

  • Portfolio of recent work available for review

  • Skilled in the use of Figma, Sketch, InVision, Adobe Creative Suite/Cloud products and comparable tools

  • Experience with design systems is a big plus

  • Prototyping & animation skills are a plus

  • BS/BA or higher degree in Human Factors or HCI, Cognitive Psychology, Visual Design, Product Design, or equivalent work experience

Company Description

VMware is the global leader in virtualization solutions from the desktop to the datacenter. Customers of all sizes rely on VMware to reduce capital and operating expenses, ensure business continuity, strengthen security and go green.

Learn more: https://www.vmware.com/company/

End User Computing is one of the core business units at VMware and is focused on delivering the next generation platform for enabling the mobile, modern workforce with the Workspace One family of products.

Learn more: https://www.vmware.com/end-user-computing.html

Category : Engineering and Technology

Subcategory: User Experience

Experience: Manager and Professional

Full Time/ Part Time: Full Time

Posted Date: 2021-09-09

VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what’s possible today at http://careers.vmware.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

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