• UX Designer/Developer - Opower

    OracleAustin, TX 78703

    Job #1707207776

  • Job Identification : 114491

    Job Category : Product Development

    Job Locations :

    United States

    About the job

    Do you dream of designing products that have a positive impact on a global scale? Are you a well-rounded designer and developer looking to join a high-performing design team where your impact will be felt immediately? At Oracle Utilities | Opower, we know that by engaging utilities customers about their energy use, we can help them lower their bills and reduce energy usage. We are driven by helping utilities and their customers move towards a clean energy future, fundamentally changing the relationship between customers and their utilities, and anticipating the future of the utility industry.

    About the team

    Weâ??re a small team responsible for a large product footprint. Weâ??re passionate about our mission and inspired by the power of design. Together, we bring a broad set of skills and capabilities to our design practice, and we are always working to better integrate our talents in service of more effective solutions.

    To learn more about us, please visit our UX team site: ~~~/.

    About the role:

    We are seeking an experienced designer/developer or a developer with a strong design sense to take part in interdisciplinary projects, and bring unique talents to our design team dynamic. Weâ??re a small team, and you will contribute to several different elements of our product suite, working with multiple product teams to design new features and translate designs into functional front-end code.

    A portfolio is required. We want to see hands-on work that demonstrates your skills, process and creativity for approaching interesting challenges.

    What you will do:

    • The intersection of design and development: you easily jump from Figma to code and back without skipping a beat. If youâ??re sketching a new idea on paper, your brain is already working out how to implement the idea in CSS.

    • Trying out new techniques: you know CSS through-and-through, and you understand the trade-offs between high-level CSS approaches like CSS-in-JS, utility/atomic CSS, and Sass

    • Articulating the various principles of responsive and adaptive design

    • Utilizing JavaScript to make a dynamic prototype and create simple interactions

    • Writing UI code in React/JSX

    • Designing for the underserved: you love accessible designs and technologies that meet the needs of consumers and professionals alike

    What you've done:

    • 5+ years designing and prototyping with a user experience team and in Front-End development

    • 3+ years of experience working with design systems

    • 4+ years of experience with CSS, Sass, JavaScript, React/JSX,CSS-in-JS

    • A portfolio of well-designed, user-centered projects: show us projects that demonstrate your enthusiasm for toeing the line between design and code. We want to see user-friendly product designs that showcase your dev skills, process, and creativity for solving interesting challenges.


    Responsible for creating, evaluating and modifying prototypes to support evolving hardware and software application development.

    As a member of the User Experience team, you will develop and apply software design/usability processes in the investigation of technical problems. May develop user profiles, with emphasis on human error control, display issues, visual interaction, physical manipulation and task and objective analyses. Provide product usability, evaluation and support to product development teams, including the analysis and investigation of applications/systems including tactile methods, visual graphics, web, multimedia, voice response and conversational user interaction. May assist in developing design concept and implementation, providing input on user design considerations. May produce specifications describing user needs and internal structures for product in development.

    Duties and tasks are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Typically four years of software engineering or related experience needed.

    If you are a Colorado resident, Please Contact us or Email us at ~~~ to receive compensation and benefits information for this role. Please include this Job ID: 114491 in the subject line of the email.

    About Us

    Innovation starts with inclusion at Oracle. We are committed to creating a workplace where all kinds of people can be themselves and do their best work. Itâ??s when everyoneâ??s voice is heard and valued, that we are inspired to go beyond whatâ??s been done before. Thatâ??s why we need people with diverse backgrounds, beliefs, and abilities to help us create the future, and are proud to be an affirmative-action equal opportunity employer.

    Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law. Oracle will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records pursuant to applicable law.