Dell Product Designer, Dell Pivotal Transformation Team (Austin, TX) Digital-IT in Austin, Texas

Why Work at Dell?

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What You Will Love About This Job:

If you are someone who loves to travel and work with people, and thrives on the creative process, problem solving and building innovative solutions, then Dell Digital is the environment for you. You will become part of our team of passionate technologists and innovators building and delivering a modern, global, cloud-based, omni-channel commerce platform in an agile way, changing the way we do business by using the Pivotal balanced team methodology. You will feel like you are working in a start-up with the stability and knowledge of one of the best technology companies in the world.

As a Product Designer for our Pivotal Transformation Team, you will travel to Dell’s global sites as part of a team and operate in a full stack designer way, meaning you will apply your mastery over multiple skills and use them to independently complete a design or product development while pairing with others so they learn - this is the enablement process. When not enabling new team members, this role could call for you to deliver learning workshops and bootcamps about Pivotal Methodologies, and deliver other stakeholder meetings to drive this knowledge across our organization.

In the Digital Transformation Program you’ll work closely with other designers, developers, product managers, researchers, architects, and business stakeholders to achieve the design objectives for each concept. This transformation program has three primary goals:

  • Establish a modern, global, cloud-based, software development company -- You are a key player in creating a new culture that changes people, technologies and processes aligned with Pivotal practices

  • Enable new capabilities and experiences that include, but are not limited to, personalized mobile & web purchasing, AR driven sales and support, voice-enabled purchase assistance, and support for Internet of Things (IoT)

  • Empower and enable new team members to use the Pivotal Methodologies to develop these new capabilities

You will be applying your proven track record of helping conceive, define and execute user experiences across web and mobile products, and working successfully in a highly collaborative team environment.

You will draw upon your deep understanding of User (Human) Centered Design, Business Driven Design, your understanding of the concepts of test driven development, pair programming and agile, and how to deliver solutions to bring measurable results. You'll build upon your portfolio that shows you've worked on a range of challenging projects across all steps of the design process: research, prototyping and aesthetics - including a strong background in Enterprise level development and proven abilities to innovate, be creative and collaborate with others.

Responsibilities:

Perform these responsibilities at Dell sites globally while you pair with another team member so they learn:

  • Conceptualize and execute global creative solutions for a variety of digital experiences

  • Interactive design projects that meet both user and business objectives, while maintaining and supporting brand standards

  • Evolve and evangelize our Design Language and System

  • Practice and facilitate Human-Centered Design (Design Thinking) methodologies

  • Guide and mentor more junior designers

Requirements:

8 years of related professional experience with a Bachelor’s degree (or 6 years with a Master’s, or 3 years with a PhD, OR may consider equivalent additional relevant experience).

Experience to include:

  • Full understanding and hands-on experience with the entire User (Human) Centered Design process including research

  • Experience working in Agile and Lean UX

  • Delivering all standard UX Design artifacts (including Site maps, Process flows, Personas, Use Cases, Concept models, Wireframes, Design comps, Interactive prototypes, MS Visio, Adobe Creative Suite and/or other wireframe and prototyping tools); good understanding of typography, grids, visual layout, and design systems - An eye for design in general, and understanding and implementing key principles of UX design

  • Comfort working with complexity and ambiguity, with a passion for the challenges around organizing it

  • Strong attention to detail, and ability to work within pre-defined processes

  • Resourcefulness, dependability, pro-activeness

  • Understanding of HTML/CSS code, methodologies, and the technology and platforms that support UX design

  • An online portfolio demonstrating a strong design foundation with relevant examples of design concepts, deliverables, and process

  • Approximately 50% travel is anticipated, as part of a subject matter expert team enabling Dell’s digital transformation, including some international travel

Preferences:

  • User research experience in technical domains

  • Experience creating Design Systems, frameworks, or other Design-at-scale initiatives

  • Experience designing for eCommerce platforms and applications

  • Experience designing AR-driven, voice-enabled, or IoT experiences

  • Experience with Pivotal Methodology

Dell offers:

-A dynamic, global work environment

-A team with a high level of energy, integrity and motivation to win

-A commitment to integrity, diversity, inclusion and giving back to our communities and environment

-Opportunity to work with a strong brand at one of the world's largest IT solutions providers

-Competitive compensation and benefits plans including annual bonus, 401K match and generous time away

Dell is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, genetics, or citizenship status (when otherwise legally authorized to work) and will not be discriminated against on the basis of such characteristics or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Dell encourages applicants of all ages.