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UX/UI Designer

Flex k

Milan, Italy

May 28
Job Description

UX/UI Designer



For consideration, please submit a copy or link to your portfolio which should demonstrate your design process.

In this interdisciplinary position you will work on UX/UI activities in our Milan Design Center team, reporting to the discipline lead. Your work will be a key part of the product creation process and thus make a significant contribution to the development of medical devices.
As part of our ID/UX team, the UI/UX designer responsibility is to create a compelling, safe and efficient user experience in medical products developed by Flex.
Your will implement your ideas on different medical devices: from simple drug injectors with connectivity, through wearable devices to professional equipment for surgeons. You should feel at home both in UX and visual design as well as hands on HW prototyping and connecting with engineering.

Important note: Our activity focuses both on interfaces embedded into physical medical devices, as well as App companions to medical devices. Therefore experience in the areas of interfaces for white goods, domotics, car environment are a plus.

Here is a glimpse of what you’ll do…

•Development of embedded UX/UI for physical consumer medical products.
•Design of App UIs to consistently support physical products’ UX.
•Work on all creative aspects of interfaces in collaboration with our Industrial Design team.
•Assess and continuously improve the usability of our products during development and overall product life cycle.
•Development and construction of physical/digital prototypes (using tablets, Arduino boards, sensors, displays, etc.) in cooperation with our workshop. Starting from basic paper models, interactive boards through touch-screen demos to fully functional advanced interactive prototypes.
•Scouting and implementing the latest in user interface technologies, e.g. controls, sensors, feedback components in close coordination with the engineering-team
•Preparation of detailed design, technical and functional specifications of interfaces.


Here is some of what you’ll need (required)…

•An Education degree in a creative discipline: ID, Graphics, UX, UI, is mandatory.
•Proven experience on UX/UI on hybrid physical/digital products.
•Demonstrate through examples a user centric approach in Interface Design, User Experience, visual language creation, technology, HW prototyping and User Research activities.
•2-4 years of constant exposure to complex projects in a design agency or product company.
•Show in your portfolio your comprehensive set of skills: hand sketching and rendering, concept sketching, story boarding, physical interactive prototyping and SW implementation.
•High proficiency with Adobe CC Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effect, XD.
•High proficiency of UI design and prototyping tools like: Adobe XD, InVision Studio and InVision App, Flinto, Proto.io, MockPlus, Axure.
•Knowledge of App dev. for mobile platforms (IOS and Android), including experience with multiplatform tools like Xamarin.
•Ability to develop code for interactive UI prototypes or simulators using HTML 5.
•Familiarity with the following collaboration tools: Slack and Zeplin.
•Object Oriented Programming (OOP) skills (e.g. JAVA, SWIFT, C#, Obj-C). Knowledge of SW embedded architecture in particular about HW resources (display technology, MCU, processing constraint) and SW libraries (UI-Rtos) are a plus.
•Qualities we are seeking: curiosity towards the future, aesthetic sense, ability to develop world class interfaces, positive attitude towards technical challenges and very open ended creative thinking.
•Languages: English – full proficiency, business fluent.

Flex

Named among Fortune’s 2016 World’s Most Admired Companies, Flex offers a world of innovation, learning opportunities, and a strong reputation as environmentally responsible citizens. We are a leading sketch-to-scale™ company that designs and builds intelligent products for a connected world. With more than 200,000 professionals across 30 countries, and a promise to help the world Live smarter™, Flex provides innovative design, engineering, manufacturing, real-time supply chain insight and logistics services to companies of all sizes in various industries and end-markets. We offer a world of innovation, learning opportunities and a strong reputation as environmentally responsible citizens. For more information please visit our careers page at www.flextronics.com.