JOB: Interaction designer for GoDaddy.com (Scottsdale, AZ)
27 Nov 2006 - 6:33pm
8 years ago
Robert Hoekman, Jr.
GoDaddy.com is currently looking for a UI Designer / Usability Specialist.
This is an exciting opportunity to join our team and help us design and
develop better user experiences. This position will design wireframes, task
flows, interactions, and individual screens, perform usability tests,
provide feedback on web sites and web products to the development group
based on experience, research, analysis, user testing, and more. Candidate
must be able to understand, design, and optimize workflow, user interaction,
and layout, as well as translate written specifications into workable
A portfolio or other examples of relevant work are strongly suggested.
Candidates should have a thorough appreciation and understanding of web
technologies and trends, usability techniques, and usable interface
solutions. This position will work with development teams, graphic
designers, and product managers. Primary platforms will be websites and
web-enabled applications, although work with client/server applications is
•Produce wireframes, task flow diagrams, storyboards, paper and interactive
prototypes, and handle the design and administration of usability testing
and surveys, and interaction design documentation.
•Work closely with business analysts, designers, and developers to
understand business requirements and user's goals and objectives.
•Provide expertise and support to the development teams while creating or
adjusting user interfaces. In addition, the candidate will drive usability
evaluation efforts with the goal of analyzing and translating usability
evaluation outcomes into design improvements.
•Devise strategies to solicit customer participation in on-site and remote
usability testing and work with those customers over the phone and in person
to coordinate, execute, evaluate, etc. their testing.
•Candidates must have experience working in interaction/interface design or
as a human factors resource in a web-based software development environment.
•Experience with usability testing (planning, administration, analysis and
•Experience in the design of intuitive, user-centered application interfaces
•Ability to work under tight deadlines and quickly create workable designs
(whiteboard sketches, wireframes, etc.).
•Familiarity with web implementation methods and constraints.
•Solid application design skills with an eye for detail and the ability to
translate ideas into tangible design specifications.
•Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Ability to effectively
describe and present design ideas and recommendations to various contacts.
•Experience collaborating with analyst, design and development teams.
•Proven ability to meet deadlines.
•Comfortable with emerging technologies and fast paced development cycles.
•Willingness to learn new technologies.
We offer competitive salary, 100% employer paid medical and dental (for
employees), three weeks of vacation available in your first year, 401(k) and
If interested, please reply to "rhoekman at godaddy dot com" and use
"Interaction design position" as the subject. Thanks ...