Sr. UX Analyst - Enterprise Web Application Design

Jim Hobart
2009
Sr. UX Analyst - Enterprise Web Application Design
September 13, 2010 - 1:34pm
Sunnyvale, CA
United States
Employer: 
Classic System Solutions, Inc.
From a recruiter: 
Direct employer
Term: 
Full time
How to apply: 
email a resume in pdf with links to porfolio
Description: 

Department: Business Process Transformation - User Experience

Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Employee status:  Contract

We work as user experience consultants with Global 2000 clients and are expanding our team with a local client in Sunnyvale.

What’s the role?

Be a part of a business transformation team working with an industry leader on a highly visible project solving end-to-end business process challenges and creating a world-class UX for a global application.

Responsibilities

• Work as a member of the user experience team to document the UI specification and wireframes for an enterprise quote to invoice application.

• Elicit system requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, task and workflow analysis.

• Translate business requirements into a visual design specification document and prototype solutions with the Axure prototyping tool.

• Design the interface, interaction flow and key UX decisions for an enterprise web application.

• Develop conceptual diagrams, wireframes, prototypes, and visual mockups.

• Develop and maintain detailed user-interface specifications

• Build upon and expand established style guides and UI patterns

• Promote usability best practices and conduct usability tests and research

• Establish and maintain clear scope boundaries for the solution.

• Collaborate with resources to ensure all design requirements adequately reflect the defined business processes and fully support all components of the functional business requirements.

• Analyze methodologies for process improvements, better utilization of resources, product enhancements, improved communications and faster issue resolution.

• Represent the User Experience team in client meetings regarding new business initiatives and/or changes.

• Other duties may be assigned based on company needs.

Relationships

• Reports to: Lead UX Architect

• Regularly interacts with other members of Professional Services, Client business process and IT teams.


Requirements

Education/Training

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent required, preferably in an IT-related field

• Interaction design and UCD training and experience required

• Strong communication skills (written and verbal)



Experience

• 5+ years of business analysis experience

• 7+ years of user interface design for enterprise web applications.

• Must have experience with requirements analysis, interacting with business users to define clear scope and assemble and manage proper cross-functional teams.

• Experience in an Agile SDLC environment is strongly preferred.

• Experience in enterprise hardware technology a plus


Skills/Competencies

• Experience with Axure prototyping tool a major plus

• Experience with Visio and Powerpoint a plus

• Strong knowledge in best practices for web-based information architecture and design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques

• Strong knowledge of prototyping methodologies and tools

• Strong technical writing skills a major plus

• Strong verbal communication skills

• Strong analytical and problem solving skills required, including a thorough understanding of how to interpret customer business needs and translate them into technical and operational design requirements.

• Familiarity with the technical considerations needed when designing for dynamic AJAX-based web 2.0 applications

• Familiarity with task flow diagramming.

• Ability to create illustrations for stylized graphic artwork and icons is a plus

• Ability to develop and deliver presentations to various audiences from application end users to clients and internal senior leadership.

• Proven leadership skills and project management skills.

• Ability to read communication styles of team members and clients who come from a broad spectrum of disciplines.

• Ability to work both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment.

• Ability to travel (up to 5%).

• Strong user centered design skills and experience on enterprise application designs



Why this opportunity?

Compensation commensurate with skills and experience.

Competitive benefits package.

Flexibility of FT or Contract employment status

Employment within a firm committed to core values, staff development, emerging technology, private ownership, and controlled growth/reinvestment in the future.

Opportunity to make a difference with a market leading client and one of the top rated companies to work for in the USA.

Daily interaction with some of the most talented people in the silicon valley.

Please send letter to hr@classicsys.com explaining why you would be a great part of our team and resume in PDF format.