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Sr User Interface Software Designer

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Date: Jun 20, 2021

Primary Location: San Francisco, CA, US, 94108

Company: NextEra Energy

NextEra Energy Resources is one of the largest wholesale generators of electric power and renewable energy from the wind and sun in North America.

 

Position Specific Description

NextEra Energy is seeking a well-qualified candidate who is passionate about driving the clean energy revolution by providing solar companies with innovative software.  As a product designer, you will be asked to:
  • Work closely with customers and other NextEra Energy teams to develop smart and creative software solutions to the problems our customers face and ensure NextEra Energy is delivering modern, easy to use and intuitive software
  • Produce designs for all new software products and enhancements, including lo-fi mocks, hi-fi mocks, and prototypes for A/B testing
  • Develop polished and professional designs for the NextEra Energy website, marketing collateral, and all external training materials

 

Job Overview

This position will be responsible for all frontend design aspects of software development for solar companies using NextEra Energy software to design, sell, finance, and install projects.  This role will require a keen eye for creating simple, easy to use, eye-catching UI / UX designs for B2B customers as well as consumers.

 

Job Duties

  • Work closely with customers to understand their use of the software, gathering user requirements in collaboration with product managers
  • Work cross-functionally with product, engineer, sales, and operations to successfully deliver new platform designs that emphasize ease of use and aesthetic quality
  • Participate in collaborative design sessions with product managers and software engineers
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows, and sitemaps
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and what they will look like
  • Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs, and widgets
  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches, and tables) for us in a variety of contexts
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness) using tools like Fullstory and Sentry and present proposed solutions
  • Conduct A/B testing and adjust designs appropriately based on user feedback
  • Create and maintain style guides, leading the standardization of fonts, colors and images across the platform and in all NextEra Energy materials
     

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 3+ years of UI / UX design experience at a software company
  • Experience with B2B software; experience in the solar or renewable energy field a plus
  • Unmatched eye for quality, beauty, and detail; a commitment to developing software that pushes the envelope in terms of function, ease-of-use, and aesthetic quality
  • Strong time and process management skills with proven ability to meet deadlines and successfully deliver on complex projects
  • Strong understanding of software development practices, coding, and software architecture; past coding or product management experience a plus
  • The skills to develop, implement, and manage scalable processes
  • A positive attitude and a strong desire to always get the job done in spite of obstacles
  • The ability to work independently as well as collaborate in a team-oriented and fast-paced environment
  • A high level of energy, motivation, initiative, commitment, and professionalism

Job Overview

This position will be responsible for all front end design aspects of software development for solar companies using NextEra Energy software to design, sell, finance and install projects.

Job Duties & Responsibilities

  • Work closely with customers and product managers to gather user requirements and understand their needs           
  • Work cross-functionally with product managers, engineers, sales and operations to deliver new platform designs          
  • Participate in collaborative design sessions with product managers and software engineers          
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps           
  • Develop mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and what they would look like           
  • Identify and troubleshoot issues or problems and present proposed solutions           
  • Conduct testing and adjust designs based on user feedback           
  • Create and maintain style guides, leading the standardization of fonts, colors and images across the platform and in all company materials           
  • Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Required Qualifications

  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Bachelor’s or Equivalent Experience
  • Experience:  5+ years

Preferred Qualifications

  • None

 

Employee Group:  Exempt
Employee Type:  Full Time
Job Category:  Information Technology
Organization:  NextEra Project Mgmt 
Location:  San Francisco, California 
Other Work Locations:  Texas 
Relocation Provided:  Yes, if applicable

 

NextEra Energy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to race, color, age, national origin, religion, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, genetics, disability, protected veteran status or any other basis prohibited by law. We are committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace.

If you require special support or accommodation while seeking employment with NextEra Energy, please send an e-mail to recruiting-coordinator.sharedmailbox@nexteraenergy.com, providing your name, telephone number and the best time for us to reach you. Alternatively, you may call 844-694-4748. Please do not use this line to inquire about your application status.

NextEra Energy will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

NextEra Energy does not accept any unsolicited resumes or referrals from any third-party recruiting firms or agencies. Please see our policy for more information.

 


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Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland