CGI Technologies and Solutions, Inc. Senior Product Designer in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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Senior Product Designer
City: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
Position ID: J0121-1514
Employment Type: Full Time
CGI is currently looking for a Senior Product Designer to join our team. Our Human Centered Design Practice is at the forefront in creating engaging user experiences that transform complex tasks into intuitive, accessible and easy to use interactions. We take great pride in hiring, training and developing talented employees who work collaboratively in long term partnerships with our customers.
Apply Human Centered Design methods on projects to understand, clarify, and visualize key information including: information structures, business processes, stakeholder relationships, mental models, user journeys, and key challenges and opportunities.
• Craft and lead collaborative workshops to elicit input and direction, guide the conversation, and actively engage participants, working visually in real-time to express concepts and facilitate discussion.
• Work closely with clients, users and team members to create compelling and cohesive user interface designs, as well as unified deliverables that adeptly tell the design story relative to the target audience.
• Participate in the design, execution and analysis of user research
• Confidently and professionally provide design leadership and guidance as a mentor within the Digital Transformation design team, and across project teams as the "expert."
• Work collaboratively with other designers, developers, solution architects, and project managers throughout the software build process, resolving problems that arise by proposing and articulating design solutions, creating image assets, and defining specifications.
A current online portfolio that demonstrates a range of styles and interactive experiences, showcasing your ability to apply human-centered design to a variety of challenges. Please provide a link to your portfolio in your application. Be prepared to guide a discussion through your approach to projects, design process, storytelling and your ability to bring ideas and concepts to life.
• Bachelor’s Degree in Design or relevant discipline. Experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
• Experience working on consulting engagements
• Expertise in the use of typography, layout, and color in visual communication
• Proficient in using Adobe Creative Suite, Balsamiq, Sketch and InVision, but adept with a marker and a whiteboard
• Excellent interpersonal skills, and a strong desire to move projects forward and be proactive
• Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines, and to accommodate some amount of travel under tight timeframes
• Familiarity with Agile and how design engages with Agile development teams
• You’re comfortable working independently yet prefer working in interdisciplinary teams to solve complex problems, and have demonstrated experience partnering across teams to deliver high quality work.
• You’re a clear and articulate communicator who can seamlessly convey ideas, define requirements, and challenge assumptions to advocate for users while respecting others’ points of view.
• You put people first in order to define how software fits into our lives, showing great empathy and consideration your audience in everything you do.
• You have a grasp of current trends, including the process of rapid prototyping and designing modular component/pattern-based systems.
• You understand the fundamentals of front-end development and product management and how they intersect with design.
• You’re nimble and thrive in a feedback cycle measured in hours rather than weeks.
• You have a “get it done” attitude and a proven background of delivering exceptional work again and again.
What you can expect from us:
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It is an extraordinary time to be in business. As digital transformation continues to accelerate, CGI is at the center of this change—supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities.
At CGI, our success comes from the talent and commitment of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. All of our professionals benefit from the value we collectively create.
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