UI/UX Designer FirstFuel Software
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED The UI/UX Designer will join a top-flight R&D team with decades of deep academic and industry experience. As part of an industry-leading Venture-backed startup on a rapid growth path, s/he will be expected to juggle multiple responsibilities and work closely with our development team of computer science, statistical, and operations research professionals to insure that the realities of building operations are properly reflected in our end product. S/he must have a strong desire to advance the state of the art associated with the analysis of building energy use on a mass scale. Finally, s/he will be both a self-starter and a consummate team player.
As a User Experience Designer, you'll take the lead in designing intuitive, compelling products that can engage users by simplifying the presentation of complex energy usage data and patterns. You'll be a design leader throughout the entire product cycle - including conception, rapid prototyping, usability testing, development and post-launch research. You'll work on cross-functional teams and collaborate frequently with Product Managers and Engineers.
Main responsibilities include: owning UX design for the entire product suite, including printed reports, web, mobile, and email; collaborating with Product Management and Engineering to create the best and simplest possible solutions for the user that fall within the product constraints; leading usability testing and incorporating findings into designs, developing and maintaining design mockups, wire-frames, usage scenarios, prototypes, specifications, navigation maps, and other design documents; working with product managers and engineering teams to make sure the workflow reflects the customer?s needs and ensure consistency among features; developing expert-level knowledge of competitive and complementary product and bring new ideas to the team; defining innovative user interfaces and interaction styles which result in improved user productivity.
Work will require effective cooperation with local and global teams. This position is not expected to involve significant (greater than 15%) travel.
BA/BS in HCI, Design, or related field and at least 5+ years of UI/UX design experience.
You're a UX designer first and foremost, but have some other skills as well - you can put on your prototyping hat and build a lean, mean web prototype, or you can put on your visual designer hat and make things look awesome.
You jump at the chance to sketch, post-it, mind map, and brainstorm to solve problems.
You love diving into the details
You are comfortable and experienced leading user research and testing sessions on your designs.
Expert level skill & knowledge of Adobe CS tools suite (Photoshop, Fireworks, Illustrator, etc.)
Experience working with the Agile development processes and tools is a plus.
Experience working Ruby-On-Rails or similar Web.2.0 framework is a plus
Note: A portfolio is required for this job. We are looking for examples of extremely usable, consumer-orientated product design that shows your UX/Visual design skills, your design process, and your creativity for solving design challenges.
To apply for this position, please send your cover email and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that we are unable to provide work authorization (H1B, Permanent Resident or similar) sponsorship.
FirstFuel Software is the energy intelligence company that helps Utilities engage their commercial customers and rapidly achieve energy efficiency across large commercial building portfolios.
Using patent-pending analytics that disaggregate whole building consumption into end-uses, the FirstFuel RBA platform combining electric interval and gas meter data with high-frequency weather and climate data, as well as GIS mapped building characteristics to produce a consistent, reliable view of how energy is being used inside each building. The remote analysis creates immediate benefits for utilities and their commercial building customers ? leveraging the platform to:
Benchmark ? Buildings at an end-use level against comparable buildings by size, type and region;
Recommend ? Actionable, customized energy conservation measures by end-use ? both operational and retrofit opportunities;
Monitor ? Building?s or entire portfolio?s to verify actual end use energy savings, and support disclosure and labeling mandates.
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THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED