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Our client is encouraging and fostering the next generation of leaders, which starts with a solid educational system - with an imperative to apply time, talent, and treasure to making education available to all. Our client is realizing their grand ambition in the space, and are presently looking for a talented IoT software engineer to work with a small and agile prototyping team.

A great candidate for this role will have passion for the EDU space and the creativity to invent new, disruptive technology and experiences while finding solutions to complex problems. You will bring your deep expertise in early stage design to contribute to the development of hardware, software and service prototypes for K-12 education. The challenge here is to work with basic raw materials and a minimal toolset to produce models that illustrate fundamental concepts of engineering, science, technology, and math/computational thinking.

The right candidate will be a highly skilled, curious and creative person to contribute to an education project that will bring the Microsoft Azure, IoT, machine learning, and artificial intelligence into the classroom via intelligent edge devices. Students will build an IoT garden solution with a sensor enabled Raspberry Pi running Azure IoT Edge Runtime. They will monitor their garden using IoT dashboards, develop an understanding of their garden via data analytics, facilitate management using machine learning models that provide insight into plant and soil health.

What you will be doing

  • Work with team to develop IoT garden using Raspberry Pi and Grove sensors (existing)
  • Develop, test, and debug embedded software on Raspberry Pi
  • Develop Azure Edge device templates and code modules
  • Produce clear instructions for non-technical and EDU audience
  • Participate in peer reviews, code audits, and reliability testing

What you must have to be successful

  • Engineering or Industrial Design degree or significant industry experience
  • 5+ years of experience developing projects that intersect hardware and software
  • Working knowledge of IoT Edge principles
  • Recent experience working with IoT devices and various operating systems: Windows, Linux, Raspbian, mbed, ARM, etc.
  • Experience with Raspberry Pi and/or Linux based IoT devices
  • Development experience with C/C++, RESTful APIs, CLI, JavaScript, Python, Node.js, and Object-Oriented programming concepts
  • Experience with Azure IoT Hub, IoT Central, Azure Edge Runtime, Edge Modules
  • Excellent communication and documentation skills
  • Strong team player with the ability to collaborate and communicate with complex matrixed teams across the globe
  • Able to work independently and provide updates to management
  • Familiar with Azure IoT Edge, edge modules/containers, device templates, etc.
  • Rapid prototyping and iterative development skills
  • Excellent organization and documentation skills

Additional Skills

  • Bluetooth connectivity on Raspberry Pi/Linux
  • Machine learning model training and deployment
  • Artificial intelligence concepts and/or experience
  • Familiarity with AAAI’s 5 Big Ideas

We are looking for a kind, organized, assertive individual who is excited to help our client’s team get more research done. Our culture is centered around deep curiosity for our diverse customers, and leveraging insights from our own and secondary research to improve current and future software experiences.

What you will be doing

  • You will be making our product experiences better by understanding our customers, building frameworks to help others know them, creating systems to help stakeholders make sense of it all, and evaluating the success of our experiences.
  • You will help us plan, execute and drive research that is core to our products.

What you must have to be successful

  • Previous Design Research experience (ideally 1-3+ years) including qualitative interviews and evaluation of users’ experiences
  • Demonstrated ability to balance and manage multiple projects, working with a range of stakeholders
  • Strong experience in a collaborative setting where customers and research are the priority
  • A passion for user-centered design and the users’ experience, with a thorough knowledge of the product design process
  • Demonstrated experience synthesizing and summarizing insights, storytelling and reporting through various tools
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; both written and verbal
  • Ability to read situations when enough information is available, connect known inter-dependencies and shift expectations in order to deliver high quality results on time
  • Experience with usability recording/note taking using tools such as OneNote, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint, and demonstrated ability to learn new tools quickly

The Senior UX/UI Designer will use the full breadth of design skills from researching end-users and visualizing opportunities, to defining design strategy, designing concepts, IA and user interfaces. Ultimately, they will ship validated designs to a range of business customers across different industries. Thriving in this team's culture requires a growth mindset, exceptional communication and design skills, and a passion for learning.

What you will be doing

  • Designing user experience solutions that work across devices
  • Partnering with developers, PMs, and researchers to deliver high-quality experiences from concept to conception
  • Enabling collaborators to do more through thought-leadership in user experience
  • Defining and managing the appropriate design approach for differentiating experiences
  • Leading the early concept phase by organizing and running idea sessions, creating mood boards, storyboarding, brainstorming, creating user scenarios, and developing concept sketches
  • Creating frameworks and model which enable others to understand key concepts and relationships as well as generate valuable input
  • Defining research questions and methods to be used, as well as drawing actionable conclusions from findings
  • Effectively communicating and documenting research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design rationales both verbally and visually Qualifications

What you must have to be successful

  • BA in Interface Design, Visual Communication, HCI, Product Design, or equivalent experience
  • 5-7 years of work-related experience in user interface, interaction, and UX design required
  • Experience with multimodal, especially, voice interaction a big plus
  • A portfolio demonstrating breadth and creativity in related fields
  • Experience in building and shipping beautiful and intuitive applications
  • Shows attention to detail and understanding of typography, color, and layout principles
  • Great listening skills, with an open-minded and team-oriented approach to design
  • Extraordinary communication skills – the ability to make complex ideas understandable, demonstrate passion and leadership, and strong presentation skills
  • Self-motivated and directed
  • A keen interest in design and technology trends, especially in AI
  • Creating interactive prototypes
  • A portfolio review is required

We are looking for an innovative, self-motivated, inspired UX designer who can work out-of-the-box on building integrated Conversational / Voice UX and UI systems for various products and technologies.

What you will be doing

  • Develop high-level and detailed mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate conversational interaction and design ideas
  • Create detailed, comprehensive voice user interface (VUI) design specifications in collaboration with Engineering and PM
  • Define and extend voice persona for various new product areas
  • Evaluate usability and audio consistency of existing dialog flows and recommend design changes
  • Perform analysis of real usage data to inform UX optimization of the designs
  • Collaborate with the broader design community to develop and share the designs across offerings within Speech Services

What you must have to be successful

  • 7+ years of combined product design, enterprise UX, or relevant agency-side experience
  • 3+ years’ experience designing and releasing successful consumer voice, chat and multi-modal speech interfaces
  • Experience with responsive design and cross-device interfaces/inputs from mobile, tablet, desktop, TV and game console
  • A unique ability to create UX strategies and solutions from the customer point of view
  • Ability to work within a cross-functional team and handle multiple projects with tight deadlines
  • Strong use of Design Thinking practice
  • Strong user experience skill set including data-driven analytics, and a working understanding of speech and language technologies
  • Outstanding storytelling and presentation skills
  • Strong strategic skills in assessing business and user scenarios, approaches and deliverables
  • Bachelor's degree in Human-Computer Interaction or an equivalent field

Always in demand

We are always looking for talented creatives at all levels for the following types of roles. If you are one of the following, introduce yourself.

Design patterns, workflow, navigation, and structure to define the user journey, behavior, and content for ease-of-use, coherence, and consistency.

Experienced UX designers with expertise in product research, design strategy, information architecture, and/or interaction design. We look for demonstrated skill and knowledge in developing high-functioning products in the following areas: corporate websites, software applications, enterprise systems, and/or consumer electronic devices. UX Designers should be able to articulate concepts through problem solving, idea generation and mapped thought processes, highlight best practices, define project challenges, scope, prototyping and stages of delivery/execution are key.

Typical responsibilities

  • Design and specify user interfaces and information architecture using participatory and iterative design techniques, including observational studies, customer interviews, and other forms of requirements discovery.
  • Plan, prioritize, coordinate, and conduct user analysis and requirements, task analysis, conceptual modeling, information architecture design, and interaction design.
  • Produce user requirements specifications, user profiles, storyboards, scenarios, flowcharts, design prototypes, and design specifications.
  • Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually. Develop and document detailed user experience specifications for highly interactive interfaces.
  • Collaborate with Product Management, Development and Test teams in seeing the designs through from planning to implementation.
  • Work closely with multiple stakeholders to ensure that design specifications are implemented.
The process of understanding user behaviors, needs, and attitudes using different observation, quantitative and qualitative data.

Experienced User Experience Researchers with expertise in planning, guiding and executing on a wide variety of user-centered research projects including field research, user analysis, and consumer surveys. We look for User Experience Researchers who are highly collaborative and are comfortable working with many partners across the user experience team, as well as marketing and product development teams.

Typical responsibilities

  • Design, plan, and conduct user research, including methods such as: usability lab studies, ethnographic field research, participatory design, cognitive walkthroughs and other similar approaches.
  • Partner with user experience designers, marketing, program management and marketing communications to represent user needs during product definition, requirements gathering, project planning, UI design and product launch.
  • Participate in research initiatives to ensure an applied user-centered design process addressing client needs and objectives.
  • Significant experience with multiple user research methodologies spanning the product development life cycle from conceptualization to launch, such as lab studies, field research, iterative prototype testing, and surveys/questionnaires.
Define user requirements and plan the site or product architecture through the study of site concepts, platforms, and target audience.

Experienced Information Architects are able to successfully determine user requirements and plan the site or product architecture through the study of site concepts, platforms, and target audience. Information Architects envision architectural schemes, information structure and features, functionality, and user-interface design; as well as create optimum user scenarios. We look for Information Architects who are skilled at preparing data models, designing information structure, data flow, and UX navigation.

Typical responsibilities

  • Analyze user needs, preferences, objectives, and working methods; study how users consume content, including data categorization and labeling; meeting with focus groups.
  • Produce workflow diagrams, user scenarios, flowcharts, and storyboards.
  • Prepare interaction specifications, navigation rules, organize information, and site maps.
  • Explore architecture through preparation of paper and interactive prototypes and mockups.
  • Coordinate with team to integrate site concept with visual design, content, interface, and navigational structure; document structure and processes.
Create aesthetic graphic representations that depict a concept using color palette, typography, use of imagery, defining layouts using hierarchy and organization.

Experienced Visual Designers with skills in product design, brand implementation, and common design and prototyping methodogies in web-based and mobile products. We look for Visual Designers who have talent in the creation of iconography, typography, storyboarding, and data visualization. Understanding how to leverage customer and user research to drive visual design and brand programs within a single product or across a suite of products is key.

Typical responsibilities

  • Design graphics elements, assets, and visual approaches that are user-centric and responsive.
  • Partner with UX designers and architects to create a cohesive user experience for products.
  • Create and manage brand standards and style guides for products.
  • Maintain visual consistency and quality throughout the products
Establish functionality that demonstrates the design and interaction within key areas which are created within storyboards and wireframes to outline the experience.

Experienced Prototypers with demonstrated ability in utilizing a variety of technologies and frameworks to develop working prototypes that bring wireframes, storyboards and comps to life. We look for Prototypers who can work closely with other web developers, engineers, designers, product owners, and users to create and deliver high-quality prototypes on conceptual designs that will demonstrate new ways for how people interact, create, consume, and share.

Typical responsibilities

  • Drive projects from start to finish rapidly building and iterating prototypes to validate and refine concepts as well as test ideas.
  • Work closely with developers, engineers, designers, product owners, and users to create and deliver high-quality prototypes on conceptual designs that will demonstrate new ways for how people interact, create, consume, and share.
  • Collaborating with stake holders, designers and developers to create prototypes ensuring design and user experience quality from the development process through launch.
  • Partner with design and development teams to ensure that interactive techniques and technologies translate through to shipping products and services, producing interactive and techniqually feasible experiences.
  • Recognize, recommend and execute interface design practices with respect to accessibility and usability needs; building prototypes of designs, actively contribute to the quality of our products by supplying interaction design recommendations.
Manage and schedule resources, meetings, deliverables, deadlines, and negotiate tradeoffs in budget and schedules as necessary.

Experienced Project Managers who have a track record of successfully managing complex UX, UI, Design and/or Research projects while communicating with project stakeholders, technical program managers, user experience and development teams to define and deliver complex features for products, websites, and mobile. We look for Project Managers with the ability to contribute to the project work by consulting with Clients and Account Management during planning and concepting; including managing production budget and resources, providing alternate solutions to produce scope, and managing the project timeline.

Typical responsibilities

  • Lead the efficient delivery of large, complex UX/UI/Research projects.
  • Manage ambiguity across projects with an acute sensitivity to deadlines and multiple deliverables. Anticipate bottlenecks, provide escalation management, anticipate and make tradeoffs, and balance the business needs versus technical constraints.
  • Understand and foster meaningful relationships with members of the team in order to best leverage individuals' unique skills and abilities, and avoid or minimize potential resource gaps.
  • Identify, assess, track and mitigate issues and risks at multiple levels.
  • Create, maintain and disseminate project plan and information to stakeholders.
  • Drive effective teamwork, communication, collaboration and commitment across multiple disparate groups with competing priorities.

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