User Experience Designer - Food and Beverage Software

Oracle

Preferred Qualifications

Oracle Food and Beverage is looking for a user experience designer in its Columbia, Maryland headquarters to help design world-class transaction systems and other software for the hospitality industry, for everything from inventory management to point-of-sale.

Our ideal candidate:

  • Is a great listener, and willing to learn, and comfortable making mistakes
  • Is comfortable presenting work, hearing critiques, and incorporating feedback
  • Strives to reduce complexity
  • Appreciates and delivers consistent designs across an enterprise within technical limitations
  • Is flexible enough to work with teams spread out among many time zones (some late-night or early-morning meetings)
  • Can travel occasionally for team meetings, workshops, and customer observations
  • Sweats the details
  • Is comfortable drafting documentation to reproduce components and patterns
  • Enjoys being part of a world-wide UX community

Common activities include:

  • Reviewing wireframes with strategists and functional architects
  • Defining, design, and documenting patterns and components
  • Creating wireframes and and/or proofs-of-concept
  • Working with functional architects, user interface developers, software developers, and quality assurance specialists
  • Supporting senior UX designers in presentations of UX artifacts to senior management

Must-have skills:

  • Communication
  • Teamwork
  • Willingness to learn
  • Patience

Nice-to-have additional skills:

  • Graphic design
  • Any UI development experience (e.g. HTML/CSS)

Software development experience is not necessary, but a working knowledge of contemporary design standards for all screen types is. Knowledge of accessibility standards is strongly recommended; we will train on specific Oracle Accessibility Guidelines (http://www.oracle.com/us/corporate/accessibility/index.html).

Detailed Description and Job Requirements

Responsible for creating, evaluating and modifying prototypes to support evolving hardware and software application development.

As a member of the User Experience team, you will develop and apply software design/usability processes in the investigation of technical problems. May develop user profiles, with emphasis on human error control, display issues, visual interaction, physical manipulation and task and objective analyses. Provide product usability, evaluation and support to product development teams, including the analysis and investigation of applications/systems including tactile methods, visual graphics, web, multimedia, voice response and conversational user interaction. May assist in developing design concept and implementation, providing input on user design considerations. May produce specifications describing user needs and internal structures for product in development.

Duties and tasks are standard with some variation; displays understanding of roles, processes and procedures. Performs moderately complex problem solving with assistance and guidance in understanding and applying company policies and processes. BS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Typically one year of software engineering or related experience needed.

Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

Job

Product Development

Travel

Yes, 25 % of the Time

Location

US-MD,Maryland-Columbia

Job Type

Regular Employee Hire

Organization

Oracle

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