Design Engineer III

Design Engineer III designs new products and makes improvements to existing products. May evaluate products, parts, or processes for cost efficiency and reliability and ensure project completion. Being a Design Engineer III works with other members of the engineering staff to ensure that production is completed in a timely manner. Requires a bachelor’s degree in area of specialty. Additionally, Design Engineer III typically reports to a supervisor or manager. To be a Design Engineer III typically requires 4 to 7 years of related experience. Contributes to moderately complex aspects of a project. Work is generally independent and collaborative in nature.

Design Engineer III Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Design Engineer III to join our team.


  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams as well as business partners throughout the design process;
  • Develop intuitive, usable, and engaging interactions;
  • Translate usability research findings into design improvements;
  • Communicate with multiple stakeholders to review progress, and incorporate feedback appropriately;
  • Initiate and respond to ideas for innovation/improvements based on research, analysis, and competitive reviews;
  • Identify user needs and business requirements;
  • Present design and defend work to stakeholders and senior leadership for review and feedback;
  • During implementation you will respond to day-to-day questions from developers, product managers;
  • Work with usability researchers to define test plans and iterate designs throughout user testing;
  • Create visual design assets and document visual styling specification for development team;
  • Maintain the z/OS PARMLIB libraries as they relate to the Operating System requirements;
  • Perform ServerPac installations of the z/OS Operating System as soon as new versions become available from IBM;
  • Perform hardware configuration using HCD for IBM z/14 processors running z/OS and IBM z/14 processors running z/VM;
  • Work with IBM and ISV vendors in problem documentation and resolution;
  • Provide z/OS 2.3 and 2.4 operating system support for IBM z/14 processors running CICS TS 5.5 and DB2 V11/V12.


  • Excellent understanding of user experience design for the Web, mobile, and touch devices;
  • Experience with touch based UI & UX design;
  • Experience building advanced wireframes and prototypes for both web and mobile;
  • Understanding of accessibility and how it impacts UX;
  • Experience designing for multiple devices;
  • Strong communication, critical thinking, and creative problem-solving skills required;
  • Ability to work independently or in a team, and with or without direction is imperative;
  • Strong ability to present and defend your design decisions, and respond quickly to business needs;
  • Knowledge of mobile UI guidelines and patterns for iOS and Android;
  • Experience designing for E-Commerce or transaction based sites and applications;
  • Highly organized and methodical with excellent time management skills, strong business ethics, and political awareness;
  • Ability to coordinate, prioritize, and accomplish multiple tasks in a fast-paced atmosphere with minimal supervision;
  • Experience with large cross-functional teams;
  • Leading, coaching and developing talented teams of designers;
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.