Job:User Interface Designer - D&B, San Mateo, CA. - Contract

25 Jul 2006 - 1:54pm
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User Interface Designer, D&B Global Platforms - 6 month contract

Company/Group Overview:

The Global Platforms group at Dun and Bradstreet (D&B) is an exemplary
organization with the unique combination of technical entrepreneurial
vibrancy and financial stability. The 60 person group is a core
product development team within D&B. It currently provides software
innovation and solutions to D&B worldwide. The company is in an
exciting stage of growth and the culture is organized and
process-driven. D&B is a Fortune 1000 company located on the web at and traded on the NYSE as DNB.

Position Overview:
Talented, creative and motivated User Interface Designer needed to
contribute to the user interface design of a web-based, financial
product. The work is challenging and intellectually stimulating.
Strong analytical skills, unwavering commitment to quality and
collaborative work ethic are best fit! The newly hired individual will
join the existent 6-person Web Production team and play an active role
in all aspects of front-end development, from functional walkthroughs,
technical designs, and implementations for product releases.


Team up with Senior User Interface Designers and Product Managers to
design easy-to-use, innovative and award-winning user interfaces.
Create mockups, HTML prototypes and user interface guidelines.
Interact with on-shore and off-shore JAVA engineers to implement
sophisticated, user-centric interfaces.
Support user research and usability testing efforts to ensure that the
user interface is useful and extremely easy to use.
Play an active role in establishing a winning culture and environment.

Required Skills:

Ability to translate business requirements and use cases into highly
usable and innovative web-based applications.
Thorough understanding of designing for the web, and the implications
of dynamic interface design.
2+ years experience with authoring HTML/XHTML/CSS in cross browser environment.
2+ years experience in JavaScript/DHTML.
Ability to rapidly produce visual design concepts via visual design
tools including Visio, Photoshop, and Illustrator.

Desired Skills:

Working knowledge of Flash is a definite plus.
Working knowledge on developing AJAX is a plus.
Domain experience in financial services is a plus.

Please contact Nancy Agatiello at NAgatiello at or 650.773.2123.

User Interface Designer, Global Platforms - 6 month contract

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