UX Designer II

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Date: Feb 6, 2024

Location: Canonsburg, PA, US, 15317

Company: Ansys

Requisition #: 13933 


When visionary companies need to know how their world-changing ideas will perform, they close the gap between design and reality with Ansys simulation. For more than 50 years, Ansys software has enabled innovators across industries to push boundaries by using the predictive power of simulation. From sustainable transportation to advanced semiconductors, from satellite systems to life-saving medical devices, the next great leaps in human advancement will be powered by Ansys.


Take a leap of certainty … with Ansys.



ANSYS, Inc. seeks UX Designer II to work in Canonsburg, PA and various unanticipated locations



  • The User Experience Designer II will create easy and delightful experiences for users interacting with ANSYS products and services.
  • The UX Designer will assess the functional and content requirements of a product, develop storyboards, create wireframes and task flows based on user needs and produce visually detailed mockups.
  • Design, develop, and evaluate cutting-edge user interfaces with increased independence.
  • This role will review UX artifacts created by other UX team members.
  • Will utilize prototyping tools and UX toolkits.
  • Will create, review, and manage submissions to development code streams with high quality.
  • Will create and deliver usability studies.
  • Will communicate design rationale across product creation disciplines and personnel.
  • Will record usability/UX problems with clear explanations and recommendations for improvement.
  • Work closely with product managers, development teams, and other designers.



  • Master’s degree or foreign equivalent in Human-Computer Interaction, Design Engineering, Industrial Design, or a related field of study.
  • Alternate Acceptable Education and Work Experience Requirement: Bachelor’s degree or foreign equivalent in Human-Computer Interaction, Design Engineering, Industrial Design, or a related field of study, and 2 (two) years of experience in a related occupation.
  • Work experience or academic coursework must have included:
    • Experience with Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Photoshop and Illustrator;
    • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite;
    • Experience with CAD/CAE modeling and simulation applications: SpaceClaim, Creo, Solidworks, Fusion360 / Inventor, or Rhino;
    • Experience with UX design and collaboration tools including Sketch, XD, AfterEffects, Figma, 3DS Max, InVision, or Zeplin;
    • Experience with tools and technologies for UI implementation including Visual Studio, WPF, HTML, CSS, or JavaScript
  • Additional work location information: Telecommuting permitted from anywhere within the US.


At Ansys, we know that changing the world takes vision, skill, and each other. We fuel new ideas, build relationships, and help each other realize our greatest potential in the knowledge that every day is an opportunity to observe, teach, inspire, and be inspired. Together as One Ansys, we are powering innovation that drives human advancement.


Our Commitments:

  • Amaze with innovative products and solutions
  • Make our customers incredibly successful
  • Act with integrity
  • Ensure employees thrive and shareholders prosper

Our Values:

  • Adaptability: Be open, welcome what’s next
  • Courage: Be courageous, move forward passionately
  • Generosity: Be generous, share, listen, serve
  • Authenticity: Be you, make us stronger


Our Actions:

  • We commit to audacious goals
  • We work seamlessly as a team
  • We demonstrate mastery
  • We deliver outstanding results


We believe diverse thinking leads to better outcomes. We are committed to creating and nurturing a workplace that fuels this by welcoming people, no matter their background, identity, or experience, to a workplace where they are valued and where diversity, inclusion, equity, and belonging thrive.


At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary leaders across the globe. Collectively we strive to change the world with innovative technology and transformational solutions. With a prestigious reputation in working with well-known, world-class companies, standards at Ansys are high – met by those willing to rise to the occasion and meet those challenges head on. Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology, empowering our customers to turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at a lower cost.


At Ansys, it’s about the learning, the discovery, and the collaboration. It’s about the “what’s next” as much as the “mission accomplished.” And it’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can, and do impact real people in real ways. All this is forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy, and ethics.

Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a member of the NASDAQ-100. We are proud to have been recognized for the following more recent awards, although our list goes on: America’s Most Loved Workplaces, Gold Stevie Award Winner, America’s Most Responsible Companies, Fast Company World Changing Ideas, Great Place to Work Certified (China, Greece, France, India, Japan, Korea, Spain, Sweden, Taiwan, U.K.).

For more information, please visit us at www.ansys.com


Ansys is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.
Ansys does not accept unsolicited referrals for vacancies, and any unsolicited referral will become the property of Ansys. Upon hire, no fee will be owed to the agency, person, or entity.



Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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