United Technologies Corporation Visual Designer in Pittsford, New York

Job ID: 71816BR

City: Pittsford

State: New York

Country: United States

Category: Engineering

Job Type: Full Time

Description:

UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a leading provider of heating, ventilating, air conditioning and refrigeration systems, building controls and automation, and fire and security systems leading to safer, smarter, sustainable and high-performance buildings. UTC Climate, Controls & Security is a unit of United Technologies Corp., a leading provider to the aerospace and building systems industries worldwide.

As a Visual Designer at United Technologies, you will be a driving creative force for the incorporation of user-centered design into our software products.

  • Our visual designers create outstanding user interface designs – We value creativity and attention to detail that add fit and finish to our Web applications.

  • We need designers that can understand high level requirements and translate those into beautiful and usable designs that convey how users journey through our products.

  • We love collaborative whiteboard sessions that explore use cases based on well thought out personas.

  • Our designers can walk the line between working with established standards and pushing the boundaries to create new and interesting experiences.

  • Our team has the ability to convey the myriad design requirements assumed within mockups (like transitional states, user interactions, responsive design) to developers through a variety of means including written, verbal, sketches, iterative critiques and reviews.

  • We have the ability to communicate directly and intelligently with stakeholders, executives, quality assurance personnel and developers using every mode of communication available. We value alternative viewpoints and make sure everyone understands the value we bring to the table.

Our Designers participate in the following:

  • Requirements gathering and industry benchmarking with stakeholders and project managers – “What will you design?”

  • Management and extension of existing UI standards across multiple products. The dissemination and support of those standards across multiple working groups – “How are you maintaining existing standards across projects?”

  • Collaboration with developers to achieve visual design quality in scalable digital solutions – “How will you make developers understand the intricacies of your design?”

  • This position empathizes the production of high-quality, high-fidelity UI designs.

If you love the art and science of digital design experiences, are passionate about creating great user experiences, and love interacting with people, we want you to apply.

Qualification:

  • A strong portfolio showcasing UI design experience, which a focus on high-fidelity visual design

  • Demonstrated ability to sketch and wireframe is desirable

  • Must have a solid understanding of human computer interaction and user-centered design principles

  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience designing modern web experiences

  • Must have experience with creative tools like Sketch, Invision, Balsamiq, Adobe Creative Suite or similar

  • Enough HTML and CSS experience to be dangerous is highly desired

Education: Relevant undergraduate degree or 5-7 years of web and user application design experience.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Qualification:

  • A strong portfolio showcasing UI design experience, which a focus on high-fidelity visual design

  • Demonstrated ability to sketch and wireframe is desirable

  • Must have a solid understanding of human computer interaction and user-centered design principles

  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of experience designing modern web experiences

  • Must have experience with creative tools like Sketch, Invision, Balsamiq, Adobe Creative Suite or similar

  • Enough HTML and CSS experience to be dangerous is highly desired

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.