UX Designer M/F

Published: 6th March 2017

View the French version of this job description : UX-Designer-FR 2017

For more than 15 years, MyScript® has earned recognition and acclaim as the core technology powering the industry’s most advanced handwriting recognition engines. MyScript handwriting recognition and digital ink management technology provides optimal, consistent results with any digital writing device. In addition to the industry most comprehensive and accurate text recognition technology, MyScript can recognize complex mathematical equations, geometric shapes, and music notation.

By enabling a truly natural human machine interface, MyScript creates transformative opportunities for next-generation applications in the mobile, automotive, enterprise, education, and many other sectors.

With nearly 100 languages supported and a truly international team, MyScript serves customers worldwide from its headquarters in Nantes, France, and regional offices located in Paris, USA, Japan and South Korea.

With more than 250 millions of users worldwide, MyScript is strongly focused on innovation and high technology.

At the CES 2017, MyScript won the “best application” award for Nebo, our note taking app.

UX Designer M/F

Do you love improving user interfaces based on what drives people to make certain choices, consciously or not? Would you like to help making technology fit into our lives in a natural way?

MyScript is looking for a UX Designer to join our UX team. MyScript is the world leader in the market for man-machine interfaces based on handwriting recognition and the UX team is focused on innovating a better handwriting experience on digital devices and exposing the technology on our websites.

Your main job will be to contribute via research-based design (working together with UX Research), using e.g. wireframes and mockups. Your approach includes a variety of solutions, which you will discuss with the project team and iteratively improve on. You create the best possible user experience within the limits of business priorities and constraints.

You will work under the Design Lead, report to the Head of UX Research & Design and support the whole product organization.

You are

  • A born designer. You love to create and improve anything you see and deal with to make it easier and more enjoyable to use.
  • Proactive. You have a willingness to learn and take on new challenges before being asked to. You see what needs to be done.
  • A team player. You understand that through collaboration and sharing information you can achieve greater things than working individually.
  • A trend watcher. Always looking for new technologies being released which can improve people’s lives as well as new design approaches, trends and methods.
  • Inventive. You think out of the box and beyond what is asked for.
  • Flexible. You understand the importance of scope, and can adapt accordingly to focus on delivering real value within the constraints.
  • Communicative and engaging.
  • Profile

  • 3+ years of experience with UX design
  • An available portfolio or samples of work
  • Must demonstrate familiarity with e.g. style guides, design thinking, typography, color theory, content strategy, information architecture, interaction design and UI specifications
  • Knowledge of interface design standards, patterns and best practices
  • Promote adherence to user-centered design principles and standards within project and product teams
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented as designed
  • Significant experience in web and/or software publishing
  • Ability to work with multiple projects and balance multiple priorities
  • Experience with applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch
  • Fluent English essential. International experience would be a plus
  • In an international context, you wish to join a dynamic team working on exciting projects.

    Within MyScript, you contribute to a cutting edge technology and are able to identify your direct contribution to the production. You integrate a human scale company which promotes creativity, initiatives, share experience and friendly atmosphere.

    The position is located in Nantes (West of France)

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