UX Design Technologist

Location: Westborough, MA Posted: Mar 15

Job Description

The Product Communications & Design department at Bose is looking for a passionate UX Design Technologist looking to create new and compelling digital experiences. Our creative group creates customer-facing communications for site, social and online advertising building brand affinity and educating consumers about new products. The ideal candidate is a digital native with a strong passion to push boundaries and co-workers to create engaging experiences that are customer-focused and show our obsession with details.

Role Summary
As a UX Design Technologist you combine the best usability, design and development expertise into an integrated creative approach. While technology is the lens in which look to solve communication challenge, your ideas will always have a customer benefit and purpose, not simply technology for technology sake. In this role, you would be a strong advocate for the customer keeping their goals and experiences in mind. Through research and iteration, you tell dynamic, interactive stories and design unique solutions that are compelling, have purpose and address real needs of customers and our brand.
Working closely with creative teams, you will be responsible for developing multiple visual elements in a responsive global web environment (Bose.com and more) as we engage with customer through brand initiatives, product launches, and new ecommerce initiatives. You will draft, develop, prototype, test and iterate on innovative UI/UX solutions that blend design, technology, strategy, and customer value, to push the envelope and inspire development teams and decision-makers to invest in new ideas. Success depends on close partnership with strategists, researchers, designers, developers and outside partners to guide work from an interaction design and development perspective and ensure our work is successfully executed.

Skills and Qualifications
5-8 years of relevant experience working as an Interaction Designer, Technologist, Creative Coder, Front-end Developer, UX Design Engineer, or related profession.
Experience with Adobe Experience Manager
Experience working in a mobile-first environment, building for responsive design
Cross-browser, cross-platform, and cross-device compatibility skill set
HTML5, CSS/SASS programming and JavaScript and JQuery skills.
Ability to assess the technical feasibility of UI/UX designs
Optimize application for maximum speed and scalability
Good presentation and communication skills
Good understanding of basic design principles and typography
Excellent ability to work collaboratively with IA/UX/Design
High awareness of and an innate desire to explore and test new platforms, technologies, and trends for the digital channel.
Ability to solve problems with instincts and experience.
Working knowledge of the latest design software
Samples of relevant work including mobile site work
industry trends and technologies with regards to front-end development.

Bose is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to inclusion and diversity. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristics. For additional information, please review: (1) the EEO is the Law Poster (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf); and (2) its Supplements (http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm). Please note, the company's pay transparency is available at http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/EO13665_PrescribedNondiscriminationPostingLanguage_JRFQA508c.pdf. Bose is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation because of a disability for any part of the application or employment process, please send an e-mail to Wellbeing@bose.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information.
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