GaN

  • UI/UX

    Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
    Job ID
    2019-1228
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Engineering
    Type
    Contingency Full-Time
  • Overview

    GaN Corporation is now accepting resumes for a UI/UX Designer to support the ongoing needs of GaN's customers. This position requires initiative, multi-tasking skills and ability to work efficiently with minimal supervision on all assignments.

     

    GaN hires creative and independent thinkers, tinkerers, and makers with a desire to grow personally and professionally as well as to help GaN grow as a company.  Our team consists of people with exceptional interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills who are amiable and outgoing.  We are ethical partners with our customers, maintaining a professional demeanor while being dedicated to superior customer service, quality, and team building.  To be a part of this team, you must be self-motivated and self-directed to work independently, but also be open and communicative to work as a team to exceed all GaN and customer expectations.

     

    GaN Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are pleased to consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, age, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information or any other legally protected classifications. GaN Corporation participates in E-Verify. 

    Responsibilities

    To succeed, you must understand how to make something beautiful and insanely functional. To do this, you should be able to:

    • Translate business requirements, end user needs and input from cross-functional teams into into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences.
    • Facilitate product visions by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences for digital products.
    • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
    • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
    • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.

    Qualifications

    • BA/BS in Human Computer Interactions, Psychology, Information Sciences, Computer Science, or Graphic/Visual Artists required; MA/MS preferred
    • UI/UX for a multicomponent system (app, web, embedded, etc.): 3 years
    • A strong portfolio demonstrating past design experiences and deliverables is a must

     

    Required Skills:

    • Well versed with Responsive Web design patterns
    • Able to build wireframes, storyboards, and screen flows
    • Experience leveraging wireframes, concepts, and prototypes in order to discover creative solutions
    • Talented at HTML, CSS, and Javascript
    • Some knowledge of other web frameworks such as React, Aurelia, or Angular is a plus
    • Knowledge of desktop/cross-platform frameworks (Qt, WPF, etc.) desired
    • Knowledge of the software development life cycle and agile methodologies
    • Effective and collaborative teamwork and verbal/written communication
    • Strongly passionate about crafting gorgeous, user-centric experiences
    • Lives on the cutting edge of web development trends and technologies

     

    Desired Skills:

    • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
    • Be willing to help teammates, share knowledge and experience with them, and learn from them.
    • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
    • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation.
    • Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.

     

    Special Requirements: 

    • Must be a U.S. Citizen
    • Must possess Security Clearance specified below

     

    Security Type Needed:

    SECRET eligible

     

     

    About Huntsville, Alabama USA:


    Huntsville is a city centrally located in the northernmost part of the U.S. state of Alabama. It is located in Madison County and extends west into neighboring Limestone County. Huntsville is the county seat of Madison County, and the fourth-largest city in Alabama. Huntsville is the largest city in the four-county Huntsville-Decatur Combined Statistical Area, which in 2008 had a total population of 545,770.

     

    Today, Huntsville is one of the most recognized cities in the Southeast - consistently named as one of the best places to live and work by a variety of national publications. The city is regularly named as a premier location for both business and quality of life. In 2009, Kiplinger's Personal Finance named Huntsville as America's Best City.

     

    Technology, space, and defense industries have a major presence here with the Army's Redstone Arsenal, NASA's Marshall Space Flight Center, and Cummings Research Park. In addition, Huntsville is home to several Fortune 500 companies and boasts a broad base of manufacturing, retail, and service industries. The quality of life and cost of living is exceptional, with a variety of educational, recreational, and cultural opportunities.

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