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Danaher Corporation User Experience Designer in Loveland, Colorado

Job Description Summary

Tired of designing just another website? At Hach, we craft solutions for water quality analyzers, probes, SaaS platforms, firmware, applications, apps, OOBE (out of the box experience), packaging, sound design, and a whole lot more!

We are a team of UX professionals who live by a ‘go to Gemba’ philosophy, which means we go to where our customers are and learn from them first hand. Our passion is in applying user-centered design principles to deliver easy, simple, effective and efficient design solutions to "wow" our users and streamline their work.

We are seeking an exceptional and experienced user experience designer who is passionate about understanding user needs and delighting them with well-integrated and engaging solutions. Someone who likes working with dedicated qualitative researchers, dreams in CMYK and RGB, thinks with their right brain, and likes creatively solving complex problems and generating high-quality end-to-end online user experiences.

Job Description

Water quality is something we take very seriously at Hach. We know that water analysis has to be right, which is why we’re dedicated to providing our customers with the complete solutions they need to feel confident.

As a key member of our Research & Development UX team you will bring a deep understanding of user-centered design processes to help drive our bold product vision forward. You’ll work hand-in-hand with Qualitative UX Researchers, Product Owners, and Engineers to understand user needs, then translate those insights into creative solutions for our products.

We’re looking for critical, inventive thinkers with a great design sense, a deep understanding of information architecture, a passion for data-driven decision making and an ability to communicate your ideas effectively within a cross-functional team.

Above all, you are passionate about solving real problems for real people, and bring a positive attitude surrounding the change you can make in the world.

Skills & Abilities:

  • A great track record in creating highly functional, user-focused, complete, and desirable designs.

  • Know best practices for web-based information architecture, tool/app/UI interactions, and content delivery.

  • Effective evangelist for UX best practices and user-centered design.

  • Able to lead teams through the design process and partner effectively within cross-functional teams.

  • Innovative, enthusiastic, flexible and creative.

  • Have the ability to think strategically, act tactically, and solve problems quickly.

  • Demonstrate excellent project management and scheduling skills.

  • Work independently to establish trusted relationships with partners.

  • Be comfortable with ambiguity.

Requirements

  • 1+ years’ experience designing interactive experiences.

  • 1+ years’ of design/prototyping experience with Adobe CS and at least two of the following designer tools such as: Sketch, Adobe XD, Axure, JustInMind, Marvel, or Xmind.

  • 1+ years’ of hardware/physical product design.

  • A strong sense of design quality perfection.

  • Collaborate with other designers, user researchers, program managers, engineering teams, and business stakeholders to prioritize UX activities throughout the software development life-cycle and deliver high quality experiences in time.

  • Understand and incorporate technical, business and user requirements into designs.

  • Assess data from multiple sources, synthesize it, and develop strategies for your projects.

  • Understand and work within project parameters: client goals and requirements, internal goals, usability, technical constraints, as well as budget and schedule.

  • Support all aspects of design and production for your team’s projects, focusing specifically on User Interface design.

  • Create innovative and appealing designs in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment, through sketches, storyboards, user task flows, wireframes, prototypes, and the production of final assets for specific features and projects.

  • Facilitate design reviews, gathering actionable feedback and iterating the appropriate level of changes.

A design portfolio demonstrating breadth and proven experience in information architecture, interaction design, visual design work, and a thorough understanding of good design process is required.

In addition, be prepared to present at least 3 designs you have created, explaining (in detail) the target audience (users), design challenges, and how your design meet user expectations and solved the design challenges.

Appreciated but optional:

  • Experience with Atlassian Suite

  • Sketching skills

  • Hold a degree in a graphic design, visual communications or other design field.

  • Capable of developing interactive prototypes of new ideas

  • Sound & motion design skills to prototype sounds and animations

Danaher Corporation and all Danaher Companies are equal opportunity employers that evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or other characteristics protected by law. The “EEO is the Law” poster is available here.

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