IT Product Designer (UX and UI)

  • Houston  
    perm  
    $Undisclosed  
  • Company
    Shell  
    Start date
    ASAP  
    Duration
    n/a  
  • Closing date
    26 May 2020  
    Posted on
    26 March 2020  

The Role:

Do you want to define the products of the future? We’re seeking a champion of design to embrace this unique role, driving the success of our products. With all the professional and personal opportunities, you’d expect from a positive, global company.

Where you fit in:
Shell has a passionate commitment to doing things differently, taking a unique, innovative approach in balancing human-centred and design with an agile technology capability – tackling complexity to discover meaning.

With a huge variety of potential projects and digital and non-digital products to build across businesses and geographies, this is a design role where you can expect to be challenged to think and do differently. Getting involved at every stage, from discovery and design, executing and optimising, at scale.

What's the role?

A Product Designer leading the experience workstream of projects. A holistic thinker, looking at, yet also beyond, the digital screen towards across all touchpoints that deliver on product experience. Someone who embraces empathetic research building the foundation from which to define and design people’s relationship with energy.
 

Requirements:

What we need from you:
We’re keen to hear those who can demonstrate an experience and an ambition that’s broader than ‘design’ alone; that extends into human-centred innovation. Along with an appreciation of the commercial landscape, we’d also hope to see some of the following on your CV:

  • Must have legal authorization to work in the US on a full-time basis for anyone other than current employer.
  • Bachelor's Degree related to Information Technology or equivalent work experience.
  • Minimum five (5) years' professional agency side and client-side experience in delivering, influencing, shaping direction of creating best in class digital and non-digital Products and Services.
  • Start-up mentality, and practical execution of a true nature of Agile Product Development.
  • Experience in converting insights and requirements derived from user research, business stakeholders and data analysis into practical execution.
  • Strategic approach to problem-solving and ability to think far beyond the user interface.
  • Strong knowledge and proven practical execution of Customer Centric Design Principles.
  • Demonstratable commercial Analytical focus with a emphasis on learning, experimenting and improving.
  • Experience in planning and conducting user research, usability testing, interpret feedback and incorporate into future iterations.
  • Experience in designing wireframes, UX flows, customer journey maps, and low and high-fidelity prototypes.
  • Experience in facilitation of Design Workshops with a variety of stake holders at all levels of an organisation.
  • Experience in designing user experience for responsive websites and mobile and tablet. applications for iOS and Android as well as non-digital ecosystems.
  • Experts proficiency with design tools such as: Sketch, Adobe XD, inVision Studio, Zeplin, Axure RP, Adobe Illustrator and Adobe Photoshop.
  • Ability to quickly adapt and create projects consistent with brand guidelines or expend them if required.
  • Experience in working with Google Material Design and iOS design guidelines.
  • Solid understanding of usability and accessibility standards including Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) & ISO 9241.
  • Nice to have multiple languages (English +X).
  • Strong Portfolio that include a collection of case studies that show your capability in design.
  • Full understanding of the design and development lifecycle and a track record of launched modern responsive websites and mobile applications for iOS and Android.
  • Proven experience practice knowledge working in Agile Projects from user stories and backlog management to acceptance criteria.
  • Capable of juggling multiple projects and related complexities at the same time with a broad range of stakeholders.

Soft Skills:

  • A real breadth of skills – from research to workshop facilitation to crafting prototypes and experiences.
  • Highly independent, flexible and adapting to evolving environments, with well-developed people skills.
  • A confident and passionate designer but down to earth, humble and personable.
  • Key sense of people and team.
  • Collaborative.
  • Inquisitive.
  • Pragmatic and adaptive.

Company Description:

Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies with about 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries. We aim to meet the world’s growing need for more and cleaner energy solutions in ways that are economically, environmentally and socially responsible. We have expertise in exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals.

As a global energy company operating in a challenging world, we set high standards of performance and ethical behaviors. We are judged by how we act and how we live up to our core values of honesty, integrity and respect for people. Our Business Principles are based on these. They promote trust, openness, teamwork and professionalism, as well as pride in what we do and how we conduct business. Building on our core values, we aspire to sustain a diverse and inclusive culture where everyone feels respected and valued, from our employees to our customers and partners. A diverse workforce and an inclusive work environment are vital to our success, leading to greater innovation and better energy solutions.

An innovative place to work:
There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you’ll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future – whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

A rewarding place to work:
Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.
 

Disclaimer:

Please note: We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.

Before applying, you are advised to read our data protection policy. This policy describes the processing that may be associated with your personal data and informs you that your personal data may be transferred to Royal Dutch/Shell Group companies around the world.

The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorised Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.

Shell participates in E-Verify.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, age, religion, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, citizenship, genetic information or other protected status under federal, state or local laws.

Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer - Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disability.

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