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UX Designer, Digital User Experience - Opportunity for Working Remotely

Company: VMware
Location: Newark
Posted on: June 22, 2022

Job Description:

**Why will you enjoy this new opportunity?**VMware's Digital Platform User Experience Team is looking for a user experience designer to join our global team and help us create the next generation of products for our organization. We have lofty plans, so we hope you are up for a challenge! You must be passionate, even obsessive about creating magical experiences that align to our customers goals and motivations. Our organization fully supports the creative process and embraces human-centered design so you will truly be able to spread your wings and fly. You will become comfortable engaging with customers, partners, and internal teams in both small and large group settings and be amazed at your opportunity for growth within a global technology organization. While VMware is a big company, our division feels like a start-up and is fast paced, iterative, exciting and fun. VMware is part of the prestigious list of 100 best companies to work for by Fortune.**Success in the Role: What are the performance outcomes over the first 6-12 months you will work toward completing?**+ Within the 30 days you will:+ Meet your immediate team and cross-functional partners,+ Get familiar with the tools and processes the design team leverages in day-to-day operations,+ Learn about the cloud computing and infrastructure industry,+ Learn the VMW vision, strategy and high-level product family+ Get familiar with our work-tracking tools+ Within 60 days you will+ Dig deeper into the specific product your team focuses on and how it connects to the rest of the ecosystem,+ Learn about the competitor space for your product and understand the existing designs created by your team+ Get familiar with our design and component systems+ Within 90 days you will+ Get familiar with accessibility guidelines and review processes+ Start contributing through designing smaller projects in collaboration with your design team,+ Within 6 months you will+ Lead design for a specific area in your product and drive collaborationwith your cross-functional partners+ Within 12 months you will+ Be a subject-matter expert in your area+ Will be collaborating across products to make sure user experience is aligned and consistent within the features you are working on**The Work: What type of work will you be doing? What assignments, requirements, or skills will you be performing on a regular basis?**+ Conduct or partner to create thoughtful, resource-efficient user research and usability testing to uncover problems or validate designs+ Understand customers and their needs through customer research and feedback, and market analysis.+ Develop personas, customer journey maps, conceptual diagrams, and content strategies as means to identify goals that will drive the user experience+ Work with product teams to fully understand the product family, various end user audiences and their challenges to deliver new solutions and features+ Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with technical project managers and developers+ Participate in the product development process from definition through design, build, test, release, and maintenance+ Translate ideas into user flows, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes+ Design clear, intuitive and delightful experiences for external and internal users+ Facilitate the design process, present and iterate design solutions.+ Promote a culture of empathy for the end user+ Prepare and present concepts to internal teams and key stakeholders+ Stay abreast of new and innovative trends in the field of user experience**What is the leadership like for this role? What is the structure and culture of the team like?**You will be part of the customer experience design organization that reports to the Chief Customer Experience Officer. You will work in a smaller team of 3-5 people with weekly check-ins with your direct manager, design collaboration sessions, regular team meetings for the project as well as monthly all-hands with the larger design organization.**Where is this role located?**Remote: This role is fully remote, allowing you the flexibility to work from the location you feel most productive and comfortable. You will be expected to live within 0-4 time zones of the primary location.**What are the benefits and perks of working at VMware?**You and your loved ones will be supported with a competitive and comprehensive benefits package. Below are some highlights, or you can view the complete benefits package by visiting Employee Stock Purchase Plan+ Medical Coverage, Retirement, and Parental Leave Plans for All Family Types+ Generous Time Off Programs+ 40 hours of paid time to volunteer in your community+ Rethink's Neurodiversity program to support parents raising children with learning or behavior challenges, or developmental disabilities+ Financial contributions to your ongoing development (conference participation, trainings, course work, etc.)+ Wellness reimbursement and online fitness and wellbeing classesThis job may require the candidate to travel and/or work from a facility that requires full vaccination prior to entry.**Category :** Engineering and Technology**Subcategory:** User Experience**Experience:** Manager and Professional**Full Time/ Part Time:** Full Time**Posted Date:** 2022-04-01VMware Company Overview: At VMware, we believe that software has the power to unlock new opportunities for people and our planet. We look beyond the barriers of compromise to engineer new ways to make technologies work together seamlessly. Our cloud, mobility, and security software form a flexible, consistent digital foundation for securely delivering the apps, services and experiences that are transforming business innovation around the globe. At the core of what we do are our people who deeply value execution, passion, integrity, customers, and community. Shape what's possible today at Employment Opportunity Statement: VMware is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Prohibits Discrimination and Harassment of Any Kind: VMware is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at VMware are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, national, social or ethnic origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, physical, mental or sensory disability, HIV Status, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, marital, civil union or domestic partnership status, past or present military service, family medical history or genetic information, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. VMware will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. VMware encourages applicants of all ages. Vmware will provide reasonable accommodation to employees who have protected disabilities consistent with local law.

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