Safran UX/UI Designer I in Brea, California

UX/UI Designer I

Location:Brea, CA



Location Name:Brea, CA

Wage:Depends on Experience

Want to work at an In-flight Entertainment (IFE) company that’s different? We’re famous for thinking outside of the box. We are looking for talented individuals to join us in our mission to redefine and revolutionize in-flight entertainment. Start a career at Zodiac Inflight Innovations and you’ll be joining an experienced and innovative team whose challenging spirit and imaginative work has created one of the best IFE systems on the market, RAVE.

Job Summary:

The UX/UI Designer I is part of the multi-faceted Creative Services Team, whose primary objectives are to create cutting-edge inflight entertainment products (both for passengers and crew) and branding the product for airline customers. The UX/UI Designer I role is one that fuses a UX mindset with that of a UI/visual design skill set. It requires a general understanding and execution of the steps involved in a GUI’s creative scope, from the initial creation of a product/feature to the application of a customer’s brand/visual design. The UX/UI Designer I must possess a basic range of skill sets and an adaptable attitude. Under the creative direction of the Manager of Creative Services, the UX/UI Designer I is highly collaborative and works both intra-departmentally (with their fellow designers) and inter-departmentally (alongside product owners, product development teams, program management and airline customers). The hybrid nature of the role also involves equal attention to other creative services projects, such as product marketing documentation, presentation material, and other design assignments.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaboratively conceptualize and design compelling, easy-to-use interfaces and products that target airline passengers, cabin crew, and maintenance personnel

  • Work with product owners and developers on the successful implementation of a UX/UI design and the product requirements; participate in all Agile/product development activities

  • Demonstrate a foundational knowledge in one or more of the following: user experience, user interface design, interaction design, graphic design

  • Familiarity with brand, marketing and advertising strategies

  • Study an airline’s brand, apply a design to a standard product and guide the customer through a product branding & configuration process

  • Participate in design review sessions, providing input effectively to both internal and external stakeholders

  • Cut and package design assets for developer consumption

  • Be the voice of the airline and their passenger during all phases of design

  • Provide excellent customer management under the supervision of the Manager

  • Maintain a number of Creative Services Team projects, gradually being exposed to all areas of UI and visual design

  • Design and produce product marketing documentation and presentations

  • Exhibit awareness of the industry and in top-emerging technologies and digital design trends, including but not limited to mobile and web

  • Possess openness to creative insight, feedback, criticism, and praise from management, executive stakeholders, customers, and fellow designers

  • Be a team player who is respectful and humble to all members of the team

Preferred Qualifications and/or Education:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Graphic Design, UX/UI Design or equivalent experience in a related field

  • 0-3 years of industry experience working in a similar role, with a portfolio of outstanding work (college portfolio accepted)

  • Demonstrate ability to wire frame and/or prototype using tools such as Adobe XD, Invision, or Sketch and other interactive tools

  • Demonstrate familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)

Soft Skills:

  • Ability to adapt, plan and organize in a constantly changing environment

  • Team-player mindset, able to be independent and collaborative on multiple projects

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills with the ability to successfully articulate design concepts to both internal and external audiences

  • Must be proactive, meticulous, organized, and detail-oriented

  • Ability to efficiently resolve problems

  • Ability to accomplish multiple tasks within a single timeframe

  • Ability to work and manage time independently, with minimal direction or supervision

  • Ability to use discretion and independent judgment when making decisions on behalf of the company

The preceding functions and requirements have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. Management reserves the right to add, modify, change or rescind the work assignments of different positions and to make reasonable accommodations, if required, so that employees can perform the essential functions of the job.

Zii is an equal opportunity employer. We will not unlawfully discriminate against qualified applicants or employees with respect to any terms or conditions of employment based on race, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical disability (including HIV and AIDS), mental disability, medical condition, marital status, military service status, citizenship status, or other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

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