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Senior UI/UX Designer

Location: 

Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC
Job ID:  8819

DTE has been fueling communities for over a century as one of the country’s largest diversified energy companies.

At DTE, our employees improve lives with their energy.

Together, our company is changing the future of energy.

We strive daily to fulfill our world’s vision of a clean, sustainable future and our investments in renewable energy and emission control technologies are just the start of delivering impact-free, reliable power to our customers and communities.

As part of our journey – we invite you to join us as we launch a Digital Factory to reimagine the energy industry.  

This new, strategic unit will drive DTE’s digital innovation, sourced from agile practices, unconstrained thinking, user-centricity, bias towards speed, and enthusiasm for experimentation.

And our Digital Factory team will deliver energy solutions that best serve our customers, employees, communities and investors while simultaneously contribute to building a cleaner world.

Whether your passion is design, data, engineering, or agile, we invite you to help shape DTE’s new strategic unit – our future is You.

Are you ready to make that kind of difference? – bring Your energy to DTE.

Together, we can achieve great things.

 

Job Summary

Leads digital product design for complex products and initiatives across the company’s digital factory. Conducts initial user research and designs a vision-based solution based on business and user insights, desired design deliverables, and best practices for intuitive multi-channel experiences. Develops wireframes and visual designs and validates solutions with users using iterative approaches. Provides guidance to less experienced members of the team. Span of control 0; Individual contributor.

Key Accountabilities

  • Oversees user research to discover insights, define user personas, and map user journeys
  • Creates distinctive, branded digital experiences that are desirable and consistent across multiple platforms, devices, and channels
  • Develops new product concepts, storyboards, detailed interaction designs and screen flows, and prototypes to clearly articulate solutions
  • Leads concept and usability testing to iteratively validate and improve design solutions
  • Collaborates with the product team to ensure designs are feasible and implemented accurately
  • Tracks user experience metrics and reports on the success of the user experience (UX) improvements, including analytics, user feedback, and other iterative approaches

Minimum Education & Experience Requirements

  • This is a multi-track base requirement job; education and experience requirements can be satisfied through one of the following three options:
    • Bachelor’s degree and 7 years of experience in designing user stories in an agile/scrum environment and/or leading interaction design solutions for desktop, web, and mobile applications; OR
    • Associate degree and 9 years of experience in designing user stories in an agile/scrum environment and/or leading interaction design solutions for desktop, web, and mobile applications; OR
    • High school diploma or GED and 11 years of experience in designing user stories in an agile/scrum environment and/or leading interaction design solutions for desktop, web, and mobile applications

Other Qualifications

Preferred:

  • Bachelor’s degree in computer science, business administration, or engineering
  • Knowledge of utilities industry

 

Other Requirements: 

  • Advanced visual design skills with the ability to create compelling, branded, high-fidelity product screens
  • Well versed in translating customer needs to useable products; strong communication skills with the ability to influence and build relationships
  • Ability to lead user research (including planning and conducting) at various stages of design
  • Must be available to perform a primary assignment in support of DTE’s emergency response to storms or other events that impact service to our customers.

Additional Information

Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities and utilize a variety of the competencies cited in this description depending upon the organization and role to which they are assigned. This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work performed by incumbents in this job. It is not intended as an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the rights of supervisors or management representatives to assign, direct and control the work of employees under their supervision.


At DTE Energy, we are committed to providing an inclusive workplace where everyone feels welcome and a sense of belonging. We seek individuals with a heart for service, a passion to help our communities prosper, and ideas to help shape the future of energy. We are proud to be an equal opportunity employer that considers all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, religion, disability, national origin, citizenship, height, weight, genetic information, marital status, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other status protected by law.


Nearest Major Market: Detroit