Senior UX Researcher/Designer (m/f)
Solvay
Lyon, France
il y a 6h

General Information

Solvay is a science company whose technologies bring benefits to many aspects of daily life. With more than 24,100 employees in 64 countries, Solvay bonds people, ideas and elements to reinvent progress.

The Group seeks to create sustainable shared value for all, notably through its Solvay One Planet plan crafted around three pillars : protecting the climate, preserving resources and fostering better life.

The Group’s innovative solutions contribute to safer, cleaner, and more sustainable products found in homes, food and consumer goods, planes, cars, batteries, smart devices, health care applications, water and air purification systems.

Founded in 1863, Solvay today ranks among the world’s top three companies for the vast majority of its activities and delivered net sales of €10.

2 billion in 2019. Solvay is listed on Euronext Brussels (SOLB) and Paris and in the United States, where its shares (SOLVY) are traded through a Level I ADR program.

Solvay Busines Services (SBS) is the global organization supporting internal and external growth by integrating the major end-to-end administrative processes as well as the information services of the Solvay Group, through three strategic objectives : strategic agility and customer centricity, service excellence and talents and innovation.

Job Overview and Responsibilities

We are looking for an experienced UX researcher demonstrating also skills in Design to join our team :

  • You will establish and implement an overall UX strategy and be in charge of animating the Solvay UX researchers / designers network to help us to improve in diverse techniques and implement an ambitious UX strategy for the Solvay group.
  • You will reveal what the users need by conducting research, working with cross-functional teams, and performing usability studies.
  • These responsibilities also include inspiring change, delivering oral and written presentations, evaluating qualitative and quantitative data, and helping the UX team better understand what would make a user’s experience more intuitive, accessible, and seamless

  • Lastly, you have also experience in designing a user experience, able to understand our business requirements and any technical limitations, as well as being responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes and testing.
  • Spread the word :

  • Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.
  • Is an ambassador of the Design Studios and their offer across Solvay
  • Maintains a high level of evangelization about UX approach at Solvay, facilitate events to communicate within the agile network
  • Mentor and coach junior UX researchers in the team :

  • Train the junior UX to master various UX or UI methodologies such as inclusive design, circular design, ergonomic check, etc...
  • Animate and coach the UX researchers and UI designers network
  • UX Research :

  • Develop a well-crafted research plan with clear research objectives
  • Conduct and evaluate quantitative and qualitative research
  • Perform market and ethnographic research
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams to identify and evaluate research topics
  • Plan and implement user research strategies and methodologies.
  • Advocate research findings to diverse audiences through written and oral presentations.
  • Ask questions, gather data, and analyze data.
  • UX Design :

  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces...
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs..
  • Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.
  • Education and Experience

  • 5 or more years of UX research experience
  • Bachelor’s or MS in a human behavior related field (or equivalent and demonstrable work experience)
  • Ability to quickly and effectively share research results
  • Ability to perform all research-related tasks including research, planning, evaluating, and iteration
  • Ability to formulate specific, answerable, and practical questions
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, UserBit, Figma, InVision
  • Skills

  • A strong desire for creative problem-solving with a positive attitude
  • Passionate, positive and problem-solving attitude
  • Be a great team player, experienced in working with agile teams
  • Knowledge or experience in a relevant field that studies human behavior, such as cognitive science, behavioral economics, anthropology, sociology, or psychology.
  • International mindset with the ability to adjust to other cultures and mindset
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model, to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
  • Solid understanding of the design thinking process, as well as a passion and know-how for influencing design strategy
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism
  • English
  • Additional Information

    What's in four you :

  • Opportunity to be part of a dynamic and multicultural team working with an agile mindset
  • Opportunity to work on impactful and diverse projects for the group
  • The preferred location is in Carnaxide but Lyon can also be considered.*LI-JA1

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