Product Designer 1 at
Garmin

The Opportunity

Overview

We are seeking a full-time Product Designer 1 located in our Olathe, KS office. In this role, you will be responsible for understanding fundamental usability and user centered design principals to guide software user interface development for various products with different specifications.

 

Essential Functions

 

  • Researches, designs and prototypes new user experiences for new features and products
  • Communicates research and designs using mockups, story boarding, visual presentations and writing behavioral documentation
  • Produces creative, simple, and highly usable solutions for how products interact in response to human behavior
  • Assists with new user interface testing and conduct usability tests to get feedback on new designs
  • Collaborates with and communicate to teams in engineering and product managers to produce superior solutions
  • Maintains and ensure user interface design and behavioral consistency across product types
  • Remains current on user interface design trends and competitors’ design
  • Stays abreast with new prototyping, presentation or computer graphics techniques and software
  • Applies design standards and procedures to implement basic designs and applies engineering tools when needed

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Interactive Design, Human Factors, Visual Design or a degree with an equivalent curriculum that teaches user centered design principles
  • Excellent academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.0 as a general rule)
  • Proficiency and exceptional skills in creating different types of prototypes or mock-ups using tools such as Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Excellent presentation, communication, and organizational skills
  • Demonstrates understanding and knowledge of good user interface design (consistency, simplicity, usability)

 

Desired Qualifications

  • Outstanding academics (cumulative GPA greater than or equal to 3.5)
  • Experience in graphics production, graphics editing technology, motion graphics, interactive design works and/or videography.
  • Software skills using Adobe Flash or After Affects, Adobe InDesign, and/or 3D Studio Max

 

Garmin International is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, citizenship, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran’s status, age or disability.

Location

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