Are you someone who wants to make things better?
LUMA Institute empowers people to innovate by transforming the way they work.
As a LUMA Experience Designer, you will conceive, design and deliver new functionality to support the users of LUMA’s digital product offerings.
What will I do?
- Contribute to the definition, prioritization, and production of LUMA’s offerings, with a primary focus on LUMA Workplace, our software-as-a-service product
- Utilize a thorough understanding of customer needs, service design, user-centered design, and visual design skills to translate user requirements into a design vision and actionable delivery plan
- Collaborate with Engineering, Marketing, and Business Growth teams to deliver exceptional quality
- Working with design researchers, utilize research methods to analyze, observe, and develop a deep understanding of customer and user needs
- Translate internal and external research and insights into models, diagrams, wireframes, and product schematics to gain a shared understanding of potential paths forward
- Contribute to iterative high-fidelity prototyping of user interfaces
- Work with key stakeholders to assess, track, and measure user behavior over time via ethnographic, participatory, and evaluative research methods, as well as other sources of user data and analytics
- Act as a consistent champion for the customer, translating customer needs and priorities into measureable projects
- Embrace experimentation and design constraints
- Work remotely, collaborating with our Pittsburgh staff and global clients
What experience, skills and qualities would be ideal?
- Minimum of 2 to 5 years’ experience in a User Experience Design & Research role
- Bachelor’s Degree in human-computer interaction, interaction design, UX design, website design, design thinking, or related field
- Proven experience designing software-as-a-service (Saas) products, eCommerce, mobile apps, or other complex service experiences.
- Ability to launch product designs on a regular basis
- Experience with Human-Centered Design, Agile methodologies, Double Diamond design approach, and Design Sprints
- Experience with statistical/qualitative/quantitative analysis preferred
- Experience designing, executing, and evaluating usability tests and user research sessions
- Ability to engage closely with the Engineering team to determine the best technical implementation methods and schedule
- Experience in a fast-paced, agile, startup-like environment
- Experience working with Apple/Mac/iOS devices/operating systems, as well as Adobe Creative Suite and prototyping software
What other attributes might help me stand out?
- Understanding of design as an approach to problem-solving
- Understanding of human-centered design methods and techniques
- Experience working in a global business environment
At LUMA, we take care of our team and reward them with competitive salaries and great perks.
- Health, dental, long- and short-term disability, life, and AD&D, and vision insurances
- Paid maternity and paternity leave
- Four weeks of vacation per year
- Matched contributions through our 401K Retirement Plan
- Professional development support
- Parking or public transportation allowance
- Mac laptops and additional equipment needed for your role
About LUMA Institute
LUMA Institute is the only company in the world dedicated fully – and solely – to empowering individuals, teams and organization to innovate by transforming the way they work. Leading organizations around the globe rely on the LUMA System of Innovation – a unique and scalable system of Human-Centered Design.
We offer custom innovation programs for large organizations, acclaimed public workshops in cities worldwide, and a unique digital platform, LUMA Workplace, used by innovators in more than 70 countries on six continents. We work with organizations of all types, sizes and sectors – business, government, non-profit and education. LUMA’s vision is simple –to be a catalyst that empowers people to innovate, everywhere, so they can make things better.
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