UX/UI Designer I
Safran - Brea, CA
Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 58,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2017. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.
In February 2018, Safran took control of Zodiac Aerospace, significantly expanding its aircraft equipment activities. Together with Zodiac Aerospace, Safran has more than 91,000 employees and would have around EUR 21 billion in adjusted revenue (pro forma 2016).
Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.
Safran Aerosystems is a world leader in aircraft electrical distribution, inflatable safety and water and waste management systems. It is also a major supplier of oxygen systems, telemetry and communication solutions, in-flight entertainment systems or fuel systems.
Zodiac Inflight Innovations is a subsidiary of Safran who develops in-flight entertainment systems and connectivity systems for the airline industry worldwide. Zodiac Inflight Innovations has been leading the way with cutting-edge systems such as Rave that have been providing passenger and flight crew satisfaction for more than 16 years.
The UX/UI Designer I is part of the multi-faceted Creative Services Team, whose primary objectives are to create cutting-edge inflight entertainment products (both for passengers and crew) and branding the product for airline customers. The UX/UI Designer I role is one that fuses a UX mindset with that of a UI/visual design skill set. It requires a general understanding and execution of the steps involved in a GUI’s creative scope, from the initial creation of a product/feature to the application of a customer’s brand/visual design. The UX/UI Designer I must possess a basic range of skill sets and an adaptable attitude. Under the creative direction of the Manager of Creative Services, the UX/UI Designer I is highly collaborative and works both intra-departmentally (with their fellow designers) and inter-departmentally (alongside product owners, product development teams, program management and airline customers). The hybrid nature of the role also involves equal attention to other creative services projects, such as product marketing documentation, presentation material, and other design assignments.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Collaboratively conceptualize and design compelling, easy-to-use interfaces and products that target airline passengers, cabin crew, and maintenance personnel
Work with product owners and developers on the successful implementation of a UX/UI design and the product requirements; participate in all Agile/product development activities
Demonstrate a foundational knowledge in one or more of the following: user experience, user interface design, interaction design, graphic design
Familiarity with brand, marketing and advertising strategies
Study an airline’s brand, apply a design to a standard product and guide the customer through a product branding & configuration process
Participate in design review sessions, providing input effectively to both internal and external stakeholders
Cut and package design assets for developer consumption
Be the voice of the airline and their passenger during all phases of design
Provide excellent customer management under the supervision of the Manager
Maintain a number of Creative Services Team projects, gradually being exposed to all areas of UI and visual design
Design and produce product marketing documentation and presentations
Exhibit awareness of the industry and in top-emerging technologies and digital design trends, including but not limited to mobile and web
Possess openness to creative insight, feedback, criticism, and praise from management, executive stakeholders, customers, and fellow designers
Be a team player who is respectful and humble to all members of the team
Preferred Qualifications and/or Education:
Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, UX/UI Design or equivalent experience in a related field
0-3 years of industry experience working in a similar role, with a portfolio of outstanding work (college portfolio accepted)
Demonstrate ability to wire frame and/or prototype using tools such as Adobe XD, Invision, or Sketch and other interactive tools
Demonstrate familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
Soft Skills :
Ability to adapt, plan and organize in a constantly changing environment
Team-player mindset, able to be independent and collaborative on multiple projects
Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to successfully articulate design concepts to both internal and external audiences
Must be proactive, meticulous, organized, and detail-oriented
Ability to efficiently resolve problems
Ability to accomplish multiple tasks within a single timeframe
Ability to work and manage time independently, with minimal direction or supervision
Ability to use discretion and independent judgment when making decisions on behalf of the company
ID: IFA - 14165
I hereby certify that the facts set forth in the above employment application are true and complete to the best of my knowledge and authorize Zodiac Inflight Innovations to verify their accuracy and to obtain reference information on my work performance.
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