Job Opportunity: Usability Engineer, Full-Time, Blink Interactive (Mountain View, CA)

17 May 2006 - 6:10pm
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Jon-Eric Steinbomer
2003

Usability Engineer

Company: Blink Interactive

URL: www.blinkinteractive.com

Location: Mountain View, CA

Position: Usability Engineer

Term: 6-month Contract, Full Time

Timeframe: Immediate start

Job Description

Blink Interactive is looking for a full-time candidate to fill the role
of Usability Engineer on our User-Centered Design team. We provide a
growth-oriented environment with a wide range of clients from Fortune
500 companies to start-ups.

The Usability Engineer's responsibilities will include:

* Planning, conducting and analyzing usability testing.

* Writing usability reports and presentations for clients, as well as
editing video highlights from usability testing sessions.

* Proposing and delivering evaluations that assess and ensure the
usability and effectiveness of interfaces for their intended users.

* Advocating for users while understanding the business goals of
clients.

Usability Engineers at Blink Interactive apply a wide range of
user-centered design methodologies and cognitive psychology concepts
while analyzing user interface issues and end-user preferences.

Usability Engineers perform heuristic analysis, cognitive walkthroughs,
design user interfaces, and conduct usability testing.

Job Qualifications

Candidates must have:

* Formal education in usability engineering or equivalent hands-on
experience to demonstrate an understanding of Usability theory, methods,
and practice.

* Experience designing and conducting usability studies.

* A strong business sense, excellent written and oral communication
skills, and the ability to work on multiple projects at one time.

Ideally, candidates will have:

* A working knowledge of browser-based technology
constraints/capabilities (e.g. HTML, JavaScript, Flash).

* A high comfort level with computer hardware and experience with lab
and testing equipment set up.

* Experience or a working knowledge of video editing techniques.

* Experience in user interface design for websites, software and/or
web-based applications.

Contact Information

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume to:

careers at blinkia.com. Resumes should include URLs to current work, if
available. This position is based in Mountain View, California. We are
not offering relocation assistance at this time.

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