We are looking for an experienced visual designer to join our Design & UI department within our digital commercial offerings office (DCO). DCO area provides Product development and Product Design leadership for our most critical client-facing applications. We are looking for excited individuals to help create products that can improve peoples’ lives. Our users have complex, fast-paced, informationally overloaded jobs (within an already complex industry) and so their tools must provide benefits without adding to that complexity. As a design team, we delve into the problem-space by leveraging any one of the various techniques designers have for finding insights that others can’t. And with those insights, we also guide the products’ evolution. To that end, our designers must be part inventor, part craftsman but most of all, makers.
Operating similar to an internal agency, we’ll take on a good variety of business-critical projects where design is a necessary part of the solution. In the Design & UI, our role is to drive an agenda of innovation by helping identify and evolve the best ideas and then partnering up with our skilled team of data scientists, engineers, and business experts to figure out the best path to success.
You are a part of
The Visual Designer (VD) role is a new role to this team. Our expectation for VDs are co-owners of the design and identity of our next-generation, bespoke, multi-channel applications. VDs develop the design effort for applications that are dynamic, information and data rich, highly specialized, and built within the scope of the latest technological trends. Other responsibilities of VDs include the following:
- Create and evolve the visual design language for the products we work on while maintaining awareness of the larger ecosystem of product and design standards
- Help establish a culture of design within the group and among our stakeholders
- Collaborate with our cross disciplinary teams to transform requirements into compelling designs that fulfill on the promise of the product
- Ensure your proposed designs are specified with the required level of detail (in the form of red-lines and assets) to guide the process of design and development
- Take an active role in the quality assurance throughout development and deployment
- Actively support efforts to codify preferred and industry-appropriate design standards
To succeed in this role, you should have the following skills and experience
Above all, candidates should be excited and motivated to create next-generation user interfaces applying expertise within the fields of Information Design, Interaction Design, and Data Visualization to develop compelling designs for our products and services. Candidates should also have the following qualifications and experiences:
Bachelor's Degree in Design with emphasis in one or more of the following: Digital Design, Communication Design, Information Design, Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Motion Design
Be a trained Graphic Designer / Information Designer who balances expertise in ‘craft’ with an academic interest in the relevant fields of Design (theories of visual perception and cognition, among other things)
Leverages design skills, and awareness of the user and business goals, to imagine, illustrate, and help realize compelling functional interfaces
Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
A team player with a positive attitude. You enjoy collaborating with others to achieve design goals. Comfortable taking and giving feedback to provide the best design solutions.
Can skillfully represent the visual design discipline, within a multi-disciplinary product team, when presenting to stakeholders, sponsors, and critics
Enjoys new design challenges including those involving complex information, data visualizations, and interactivity
Must be able to maintain healthy relationships with our business and technology partners
Comfortable employing skills across all stages of the design and development process including conception, design, standardization, specification, and enforcement
Is curious and resourceful and with that, able to learn and operate within the complex business domains of the company
Is detail oriented and always concerned about the end products
Be an exceptional multi-tasker who’s quick and organized
You stay up to date on the latest design trends and applications
Candidates must have:
A proven track record creating design languages for an interaction-complex applications, sites, mobile et. al.
A strong portfolio of work emphasizing depth of experience with graphic and information design for interactive products/sites, and where possible data visualization.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a professional capacity as a visual designer on highly interactive and data rich applications
In return, we offer you
Sharpen your talents with new challenges in our dynamic organization. As a market-driven company, we’re used to listening to our customers & apply the same thinking to our employees. We offer a competitive salary, outstanding benefits and flexibility in a career with a positive and supportive atmosphere in which to develop your talents further.
Why should you join Grundfos?
Working at Grundfos is more than a job. It’s a calling to create a healthier society through meaningful work, focused on improving 3 billion lives a year by delivering innovative solutions across the water industry. Our people experience a variety of unexpected moments when their lives and careers come together in meaningful ways.
Grundfos is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetic information, creed, citizenship, disability, protected veteran or marital status. As an equal opportunity employer, Grundfos is committed to a diverse workforce.
If you have questions or want to know more about the position, please contact Dripta Roy, Head of Design & UI at +4553194745
If this job sounds appealing to you, please send your resume and cover letter today by clicking on “Apply”. We expect interviews to be held on an ongoing basis.
We look forward to hearing from you
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