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Senior UX Designer

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Date: Aug 3, 2022

Location: Exton, PA, US, 19341

Company: Ansys

Ansys is the global leader in engineering simulation, helping the world's most innovative companies deliver radically better products to their customers. By offering the best and broadest portfolio of engineering simulation software, Ansys helps companies solve the most complex design challenges and engineer products limited only by imagination.

 

Who We Are

AGI, an Ansys company, develops commercial off-the-shelf software for aerospace and defense. We deliver mission modeling and simulation software that can be used from concept design through mission operations. For over 30 years AGI has been a pioneer in bringing physics-based software tools to hundreds of innovative companies, ranging from startups to Fortune 500 organizations.

 

Overview

User experience (UX) designers at AGI work with developers, engineers, and product management to analyze, design, and refine user interfaces that serve complex scientific fields. As a designer at Ansys, the global leader in engineering simulation, you will be helping countless companies advance their industries by providing tools to solve their most complex design challenges.

The UX team works for many development groups throughout AGI, gathering user feedback and needs, setting common design standards, creating concept sketches for features, and providing end-to-end detailed interpretations of how a system’s interface will work, look, and support its users.

 

Responsibilities

  • User experience / interface design
  • Design problem solving
  • Low and high-fidelity mock-ups
  • Detailed design specification documentation
  • Communication with developers, project leads, and subject-matter experts to reach a feasible design
  • UX critique and feedback sessions
  • Analyzing and documenting system-wide design standards
  • Development-cycle planning and design input
  • New-development testing

 

Note that this is a design-oriented opportunity and does not require coding, though some knowledge of HTML and CSS is helpful. 

 

Job Requirements

Required

Applicants must meet these criteria to be considered:

  • Bachelor’s degree in interaction design, HCI, graphic design, or a related field
  • A portfolio of design work (PDF or website)
  • Ability to communicate effectively, present ideas persuasively, and negotiate with stakeholders
  • Experience with Adobe XD and Illustrator (or equivalent design software)
  • If you do not meet all these requirements, feel free to apply anyway if you believe you’re a good fit
  • Please note this role is not available for sponsorship

 

Preferred

  • Ability to thrive in a highly-collaborative environment
  • Agile and Lean UX experience
  • Strong English writing proficiency
  • Familiarity with HTML/CSS

 

 

CULTURE AND VALUES
Culture and values are incredibly important to Ansys. They inform us of who we are, of how we act. Values aren't posters hanging on a wall or about trite or glib slogans. They aren't about rules and regulations. They can't just be handed down the organization. They are shared beliefs – guideposts that we all follow when we're facing a challenge or a decision. Our values tell us how we live our lives; how we approach our jobs. Our values are crucial for fostering a culture of winning for our company:

  • Customer focus
  • Results and Accountability
  • Innovation
  • Transparency and Integrity
  • Mastery
  • Inclusiveness
  • Sense of urgency
  • Collaboration and Teamwork

 
WORKING AT ANSYS
At Ansys, you will find yourself among the sharpest minds and most visionary of leaders, collectively aiming to change the world with innovative technology and remarkable solutions.  With the prestigious reputation in servicing 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.  Because 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”.  It’s about the melding of disciplined intellect with strategic direction and results that have, can and will impact real people in real ways, forged within a working environment built on respect, autonomy and ethics.
 
At Ansys, you will find yourself among those eager to drive the world towards the next best thing with hands planted firmly on the wheel.
Our team is passionate about pushing the limits of world-class simulation technology so our customers can turn their design concepts into successful, innovative products faster and at lower cost.  As a measure of our success in attaining these goals, Ansys has been recognized as one of the world's most innovative companies by prestigious publications such as Bloomberg Businessweek and FORTUNE magazines.
 
Ansys is an S&P 500 company and a component of the NASDAQ-100.
 
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.


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