Our user experience team has over 70 passionate user experience professionals with experience in user research, usability testing, and design. The user experience team members are embedded with their product teams and contribute throughout the product development life cycle. They are regarded as strategic business partners by their product teams as they develop new products, features, and enhance legacy products.
As a MathWorks UX Specialist, you will be responsible for leading user-centered design activities related to MathWorks products, web applicaitons, and/or internal applications. You will work with the development team to follow a user-centered design approach as you work collaboratively to brainstorm and design innovative solutions to complex problems.
Make recommendations about which usability methods to use to answer questions about users and design directions based on projects' needs, goals and constraints.
Collaborate on low, medium and high fidelity prototypes.
Conduct user research, identify pain points, and develop user profiles.
Run usability tests and perform other usability assessments you think are appropriate.
Help the teams interpret and understand user feedback, and provide input for design decisions based on that feedback.
Contribute to requirements and design documents.
3+ years as a usability engineer, information architect, user experience designer, user researcher, or other equivalent title in software design and development
Experience developing or designing internal business applications
Strong interaction design skills
Direct experience with a variety of usability methods
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to balance needs of a large number of concurrent projects and work effectively with cross-functional teams
Strong influencing or negotiation skills
Excellent collaboration skills
Outgoing, highly organized, persistent, flexible and able to focus on long term goals
Demonstrated leadership skills
Excellent problem solving and multi-tasking skills
Experience applying quantitative research techniques
A bachelor's degree and 5 years of professional work experience (or a master's degree) is required.
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