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Product UX/UI Designer - Avon, CT

Date: Aug 14, 2018

Location: Connecticut, US

Company: Hubbell Incorporated

Location: Connecticut, US
Company: Hubbell Incorporated
Division: iDevices

 

iDevices is a preeminent manufacturer of smart home solutions and a proud member of the Hubbell Incorporated family of brands. As partners in innovation, iDevices has combined its IoT and smart home expertise with Hubbell's experience in manufacturing and distribution across residential, industrial and commercial markets to drive the next phase of the smart home evolution. iDevices manufactures connected power, lighting, and climate control solutions for homeowners, professional installers and builders. These sophisticated solutions seamlessly connect people with their homes and enhance everyday life. 

Located in scenic Avon, CT, iDevices has created a truly unique work environment. Best described as "the Silicon Valley in the Farmington Valley, " our mission is to build a world class brand by empowering a talented and agile team that is passionate about creating innovative products and delivering value for our customers and partners.

If you thrive at the intersection of technology and creativity, then we want you to join our evolution!

 

Corporate Overview

 

Hubbell Incorporated was founded in 1888 and has grown into an international manufacturer of quality electrical, lighting and power solutions with more than 75 brands used and recognized around the world. Our founder, Harvey Hubbell, developed tooling and equipment to serve the growing demand for new assembly and manufacturing machinery during the industrial revolution. An early, and one of many patents awarded, came for the creation of the first practical method to control electricity through the pull chain socket that remains unchanged today. As a market leader in reliable, electrical solutions, we provide more than half a million products delivered through our various business groups. Hubbell is committed to continually innovating solutions that work, transforming old products with new ideas, and ensuring that we Energize, Enlighten and Empower the communities that support us.

Posting Address

136 Simsbury Road, Building 12

Avon, CT 06001

Position Overview

The Product UX team handles the research, ideation, and design of the entire experience of our products and apps.  Team members are challenged with a wide variety of project types that require of a diverse set of design skills. Working in a synergistic environment, designers on the team have the unique opportunity to help shape the iDevices experience.

This role requires working closely with creative management to define strategy and requirements for app and products. The role requires leading app and products projects through a complete development process running from ideation to delivery to the customer. Tasked with ensuring the experience is consistent and innovative at every touch point the role requires a strong combination of UX and UI skills.  Excellent listening, writing, and problem-solving skills are needed. Build a strong understanding of the smart home industry, the platforms we work with, and our product line is essential.

Position is in-house and remote candidates will not be considered.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work within a collaborative team to ensure all aspects of our product experience are considered and cohesive
  • Support the development of app requirements
  • Create app workflows based on requirements
  • Develop app wireframes and explain their logic
  • Design UI that achieves all the UX goals
  • Design UI that is on brand and meets customers’ needs
  • Support new product ideation
  • Create usability workflows and requirements for product experiences
  • Research and communicate trends and best-practices in relation to iOS and Android apps

  • Research and communicate trends and best-practices in relation to product ideation
  • Usability and functionality testing

  • Developing and maintaining a deep understanding of the smart home industry, the platforms we work with, and our product line

Skills and Experience

  • 4+ years experience with UX / UI design
  • Passion for mobile devices and connected products
  • Experience using Adobe Suite, particularly Illustrator, Photoshop® and InDesign
  • Experience with OmniGraffle, Sketch and InVision is preferred
  • Ability to work in-house, 5 days a week from our Avon, CT office

A portfolio is REQUIRED. Online is preferred, but a PDF version is acceptable.

Education

Bachelors Degree in Design

 

Hubbell Incorporated, its subsidiaries and affiliates, is an EO Employer AA: M/F/Veteran/Disability. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other protected class.


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