Senior User Experience Designer

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San Rafael, CA, United States
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powertofly approved What Autodesk, Inc. Has to Offer:

Autodesk makes the software and tools that help people imagine, design, and make a better world. If you've ever driven a high-performance car, admired a towering skyscraper, used a smartphone, or watched a great film, chances are you've experienced what millions of Autodesk customers are doing with their software. Autodesk offers their employees benefits like:

  • Insurance: Health/Dental/Vision/Life
  • Work - Life Balance
  • Paid volunteer time off
  • 6 week paid sabbatical every 4 years
  • Employee Resource Groups
  • A "week of rest" at year's end
  • Senior User Experience Designer

    Location: San Francisco, CA- United States

    Position Overview

    Autodesk’s Access-Manage Experience Design [XD] team is looking for a Senior User Experience Designer to help  as we transform the Autodesk software subscription experience to delight our customers with a simplified approach that delivers unique and continuous value. Join as we further our use of data to provide better customer insights.  Reporting to a Senior Manager of Experience Design, the Senior User Experience Designer will work on strategic initiatives which create cohesive and scalable customer experiences to serve all of Autodesk’s product lines. You will partner with other designers on our team to establish and deliver on ambitious goals to bring measurable benefits to customers, as well as contributing to corporate and divisional priorities. This role requires a strategic mindset, critical thinking, proven leadership experience, and a thoughtful approach to organization, collaboration, and execution on behalf of the customer.  To be considered, please provide your resume and accessible portfolio.  Responsibilities - Partner with product managers, engineers, researchers and other designers to define great experiences from initial concept through successful implementation - Visualize and prototype intended solutions at various levels of fidelity, from high-level wireframes or mock-ups to conceptual presentations to highly technical documents and diagrams - Collaborate closely with one or more local or remote Agile Scrum teams, working iteratively to deliver customer value - Use customer insights that come from analytics and customer interactions to help inform business and design decisions - Facilitate and participate in customer interaction and research in many forms, from interviews to usability testing, to validate designs and make iterative improvements - Contribute to efforts to create scalable experience design standards and improve design processes - Participate in and sometimes lead design-thinking exercises to break through organizational silos and collaboratively solve complex design challenges Minimum Qualifications - 5+ years of related professional user experience design experience - Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively with development teams and product managers to deliver usable and desired valueto customers - Ability to visualize and prototype intended solutions using a range of tools and formats at various levels of fidelity - Ability to present designs to a wide range of audiences, including software development, quality assurance, learning content development, marketing, and sales - Up-to-date expertise in human-centered design best practices - Experience with customer research methods, including interviewing, contextual inquiry, usability testing, etc. - Excellent visual and verbal communication skills with the ability to distill complex ideas, and large amounts of data and viewpoints, to their essence - Up-to-date expertise in human-centered design best practices Preferred Qualifications  - BA/BS or graduate degree in HCI, interaction design, new media design, or equivalent experience - Experience with agile software design methods - Expertise in designing and implementing multi-channel experiences - Experience with user experience design for desktop software - Knowledge of Autodesk products

    About Autodesk

    With Autodesk software, you have the power to Make Anything. The future of making is here, bringing with it radical changes in the way things are designed, made, and used. It’s disrupting every industry: architecture, engineering, and construction; manufacturing; and media and entertainment. With the right knowledge and tools, this disruption is your opportunity. Our software is used by everyone - from design professionals, engineers and architects to digital artists, students and hobbyists. We constantly explore new ways to integrate all dimensions of diversity across our employees, customers, partners, and communities. Our ultimate goal is to expand opportunities for anyone to imagine, design, and make a better world.


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    Senior User Experience Designer
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