Lisle, Illinois

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So what is a "UX Generalist?" You're a double major in the field of UX and have demonstrated a mastery over two or more related UX disciplines. You could be an interaction designer who can do your own user research and can communicate in wireframes. You could be a consummate visual designer who can build a prototype and run a usability study. Basically a jack of all trades and master of a few. If you're a (seasoned) UX professional who's bored with working on "just one thing" and is ready for a real challenge to sink your teeth into, the Broadcom Mainframe UX team could be for you. As a generalist in UX, you'll need the courage to fail fearlessly, be a tireless and diplomatic advocate for our users, and obsess over ways to create the game-changing software of the future. To be successful, you must understand and articulate the needs, aspirations, and expectations of the people who will use what you design, and serve as their advocate throughout the design process. You'll work with a multi-disciplinary team to identify personas, interview users, run workshops, create scenarios, build workflows, and design intuitive easy-to-use interfaces. We are looking for the best and brightest, so competition for places is stiff. In return, we ask for a determination to make the most out of every opportunity. It's the ideal environment to challenge you to "think big" giving you the support you need to drive your future career.
  • Team with the product managers / teams in our business units to help define:
    • Roadmaps/user journeys
    • Product vision
    • Best practice solutions
    • Agile consultation and process evaluation
  • Conduct interviews, lead Design Thinking Workshops, run usability tests, and other appropriate research activities.
  • Tell stories and draw pictures.
  • Take design risks that balance usability and innovation.
  • Develop strong relationships with product teams and act as a trusted UX advisor.
  • Push the boundaries in interaction design, offering new ideas and solutions for products and patterns

  • 6+ years of experience in both research and design.
  • Master's Degree or global equivalentin Human Computer Interaction, Information Design, Industrial Design, Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, or related HCI discipline is preferred.
  • Experience in at least one of the UX disciplines research, interaction design, information architecture, and/or prototyping
  • Ability to juggle - metaphorically and perhaps physically.
  • Experience in empowering awesome in challenging environments.
  • Insatiable curiosity and an obsession with enterprise software design.
  • Excellent communication skills including experience speaking to technical (engineering, architects) and business (product managers) audiences

Broadcom is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We will consider qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, citizenship, disability status, medical condition, pregnancy, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law. We will also consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records consistent with local law.

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Lisle, Illinois

Broadcom Inc. is a global infrastructure technology leader built on 50 years of innovation, collaboration and engineering excellence. With roots based in the rich technical heritage of AT&T/Bell Labs, Lucent and Hewlett-Packard/Agilent, Broadcom focuses on technologies that connect our world. Through the combination of industry leaders Broadcom, LSI, Broadcom Corporation, Brocade, CA Technologies and Symantec, the company has the size, scope and engineering talent to lead the industry into the future.

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