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PwC Digital Products - UX Designer - Sr. Associate

Company: PwC
Location: San Jose
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

A career in Products and Technology would provide you the opportunity to be part of an organization that is building a leading tech experience that solves big challenges for our firm and our clients. Our products and tech-driven solutions are how we move faster, cut through complexity and fuel growth. We start with the problem and solve it with experience and tech know-how. Our skilled technologists, data scientists, product managers and business strategists are passionate about using technology to accelerate change. Our external facing team works collaboratively with other functions to gather and evaluate customer requirements and to design our products for effective and enjoyable use by our customers.

To really stand out and make us fit for the future in a constantly changing world, each and every one of us at PwC needs to be a purpose-led and values-driven leader at every level. To help us achieve this we have the PwC Professional; our global leadership development framework. It gives us a single set of expectations across our lines, geographies and career paths, and provides transparency on the skills we need as individuals to be successful and progress in our careers, now and in the future.

As a Senior Associate, you'll work as part of a team of problem solvers, helping to solve complex business issues from strategy to execution. PwC Professional skills and responsibilities for this management level include but are not limited to:

  • Use feedback and reflection to develop self awareness, personal strengths and address development areas.
  • Delegate to others to provide stretch opportunities, coaching them to deliver results.
  • Demonstrate critical thinking and the ability to bring order to unstructured problems.
  • Use a broad range of tools and techniques to extract insights from current industry or sector trends.
  • Review your work and that of others for quality, accuracy and relevance.
  • Know how and when to use tools available for a given situation and can explain the reasons for this choice.
  • Seek and embrace opportunities which give exposure to different situations, environments and perspectives.
  • Use straightforward communication, in a structured way, when influencing and connecting with others.
  • Able to read situations and modify behavior to build quality relationships.
  • Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.

Job Requirements and Preferences:

Basic Qualifications:

Minimum Degree Required:

Bachelor Degree

Additional Educational Requirements:

In lieu of a Bachelor Degree, 12 years of professional experience involving technology-focused process improvements, transformations, and/or system implementations.

Minimum Years of Experience:

3 year(s)

Preferred Qualifications:

Preferred Fields of Study:

Business Analytics, Computer and Information Science, Computer Engineering, Mathematics, Engineering, Management Information Systems, Artificial Intelligence and Robotics, Computer Management

Certification(s) Preferred:

Enrolled Agent, PhD in Computer Science/Information Science or STEM equivalent, Professional Certification in Project Management (PMP), Six Sigma Black Belt/Lean Black Belt/Master Black Belt, Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA), Certified Software Tester (CSTE), UX Certificate - Nielson Norman Group, Certified Analytics Professional (CAP) or equivalent institutional Data Science program, Certified Secure Software Lifecycle Professional (CSSLP), and/or Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP).

Preferred Knowledge/Skills:

Demonstrates thorough abilities and/or a proven record of success in the following areas:

  • Applying UI design stages, including creating UI visual design concepts, user-flows, functional UI prototypes, creating red-line hand-off specifications for developers, and basic HTML/CSS/JavaScript coding;
  • Explaining complex UI concepts to non-designers, and demo working UI prototypes to executive leadership and development teams;
  • Creating detailed visual design layouts that apply appropriate use of fonts, color theory, page structure, content integration, and grid-based design thinking to deliver solid concepts based on best practices, brand guidelines, and aesthetic taste;
  • Creating functional UI prototypes to communicate interactions and UI design concepts;
  • Integrating various UI support applications like DevExpress, DevExtreme, and HandsOnTable;
  • Presenting and defending prototypes and key deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders;
  • Establishing and promoting UX/UI guidelines, and industry leading practices and standards by contributing to our Innovation UI library;
  • Understanding and applying UI design stages, including creating UI visual design concepts, user-flows, functional UI prototypes, creating red-line hand-off specifications for developers, and basic HTML/CSS/JavaScript coding;
  • Utilizing responsive design, UI application design, and information architecture;
  • Understanding and applying Bootstrap, and/or experience using similar frameworks;
  • Creating of wireframes, storyboards, user-flows, process-flows and sitemaps;
  • Understanding and applying of Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator or similar visual design/wireframing tools;
  • Understanding and applying Axure, UXPin, Invision, or similar prototyping tools;
  • Demonstrating familiarity working with .NET applications and teams;
  • Demonstrating experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process; and,
  • Being up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques and technologies.

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