Eaton Corporation Senior UX Designer - Remote in Tukwila, Washington
Eaton’s Commercial and Residential Distribution Solutions (CRDS) Division is currently seeking a Senior UX Designer to join our team. This position can be based at our Peachtree City, GA or Moon Township, PA facility or can be based remotely. Relocation assistance will be provided to Peachtree City and Moon Township. All remote candidates must currently reside within the United States and must work out of a United States remote location.
Eaton is revolutionizing power management through smart home and smart building solutions. With foundations in our Brightlayer digital platform, Eaton’s CRDS business is continuing to produce game-changing IoT products and software, working hand-in-hand with market-leading players like Amazon, Google, and Alarm.com. As our digital solutions evolve, inclusion of artificial intelligence, using data science to build models to predict behaviors and solve problems, and implementing human-centered design will be a critical component to our success.
Eaton, a market leader in power management, is also a trusted brand in cybersecurity, cutting-edge technology, and ultimately valuable solutions for our customers. A key focus includes sustainable solutions through IoT, using concepts like Homes as a Grid and Buildings as a Grid to support further adoption of behind-the-meter renewable energy sources, EV infrastructure, and utility grid infrastructure. We truly make what matters work!
Eaton’s Commercial and Residential Distribution Solutions has an opening for a Senior UX Designer in our Connected Solutions business. The Sr. UX Designer will be responsible for leading the human-centered design of web and mobile applications and how they interact with our products including performing user research, creating user interface designs, and working closely with a team of software developers to ensure an optimal experience for our users.
We are looking for a UX Designer who can develop next-generation technology solutions that change how users connect, explore, and interact with our software solutions. As a member of a creative, motivated, and talented team, we need versatile developers who are passionate to tackle new problems as we continue to push technology forward. If you get excited about building new things and modernizing existing things, then our team might be your next career step.
The ideal candidate has an uncanny sense for clean design, is a fierce advocate for the user, and is committed to creating elegantly simple user experiences from complex workflows. Experience with Design Thinking and Internet of Things (IoT) is a plus.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
In this function you will:
Identify product opportunities through human-centered discovery and research methods, contribute to complex UX ecosystems, and inspire product teams to push the boundaries of what’s possible.
Translate research and business plans into product concepts that lead to intuitive user experiences.
Facilitate product development using personas, journey maps, research reports, sketches, wireframes, and prototypes.
Execute across all project phases from early discovery and research through detailed visual design.
Work closely with software development teams, engineers, and marketing teams to guide products from inception through delivery.
Work closely with Eaton’s Human-Centered Design Team to align with corporate design and branding standards, facilitate Design Thinking workshops within the business, and advocate for best practices.
Effectively advocate for users in a corporate climate, providing day-to-day design leadership.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
Minimum of 2 years as User Experience (UX) Designer/Industrial Designer
Master’s degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Industrial Design, or related field from an accredited institution
Four (4) or more years of experience working as a Human-Centered Designer, User Experience Designer, or Industrial Designer
Experience and exposure to Design Thinking tools and methodologies.
Experience with Agile software development
Strong hand sketching and digital visual communication skills
Must have an online portfolio of research and design that can be accessed via link on resume or application
Build strong relationships and operating rhythms with leaders inside and outside the core UX team.
Foster Eaton’s culture and principles, while setting new standards in executional and operational excellence.
Support co-workers and mentor junior staff
Strong interpersonal skills
The ability to grasp complex and diverse customer needs and distill them into clean, understandable solutions.
What you’ll get from us:
We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
Healthcare/retirement savings programs
Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)
Eaton provides a competitive total rewards package commensurate with applicable skills, knowledge, and experience and consistent with internal and external market practices. The annual salary range for this role is $100,000-125,000 a year.
At Eaton, we know that good benefit plans are important to employees and their families. In addition to a competitive base salary, Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits at a Glance. (http://www.eatonbenefits.com/ecm/groups/public/@pub/@eatonbenefits/documents/content/pct_1804713.pdf)
Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com What you will get from usEaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ES CRDS RESI Residential
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
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