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Senior UI/UX Designer - Digital Factory

Location: 

Detroit, MI, US

Company:  DTE Eng Corp Svcs LLC
Job ID:  10542

DTE is one of the nation’s largest diversified energy companies. Our electric and gas companies have fueled our customer’s homes and Michigan’s progress for more than a century. And as Michigan’s largest source of renewable energy, we’re creating a cleaner, healthier environment to power our future. We’re also serving communities beyond Michigan, where our affiliated businesses offer renewable energy, emission control technologies, and energy services to industries in 19 states.
 

But we’re more than a leading energy company... and working at DTE is more than just a job. At DTE, we take great care of each other and our customers, and we use our energy to be a force for growth and prosperity in our communities.  When you join us, you’ll be part of a team that welcomes, recognizes, and celebrates differences and values everyone’s health, safety, and wellbeing.  Are you ready to make that kind of difference? Bring your energy to DTE. Together, we can achieve great things.
 

Testing Required: Not Applicable

Hybrid Role: Must be able to come on-site periodically and reside a commutable distance from the assigned work location.

Emergency Response: Yes – 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.

Job Summary

As a Senior UI/UX Designer, you will play a key role leading digital product design for complex products and initiatives across the DTE Digital Factory.  You will conduct initial user research and design a vision-based solution based on business and user insights, desired design deliverables, and best practices for intuitive multi-channel experiences.  Additionally, this individual will develop wireframes and visual designs and validate solutions with users using iterative approaches.   The Senior UI/UX Designer will also provide 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.

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Additional Information

This description is intended to describe the general nature & level of work being performed by incumbents in this job.  Incumbents may engage in all or some combination of the activities and accountabilities, and utilize varying combinations of the competencies cited in this description, depending on the organization and role to which they’re assigned.  This description is intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by incumbents in this job.  It is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of accountabilities or responsibilities, nor is it intended to limit the right of any supervisory or management representative to assign, direct and control the work of employees under his/her 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