JOB: Interaction Designer-UX Team; Toronto, ON, Canada; Autodesk Canada (Full Time)

9 Feb 2007 - 10:42am
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John Schrag
2005

INTERACTION DESIGNER, User Experience Team

Organization: Autodesk Inc. (www.autodesk.com
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Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Interaction Designer's role is about expressing the voice of the
end-user. You will be responsible for applying user-centered design
techniques at all stages of the development process to ensure that our
products meet the needs of our users. You will be a member of the User
Experience team. As such you will be required to work closely with a
number of different teams.

You will:

* Conduct contextual inquiry sessions, task analyses, surveys,
and focus groups.

* Work with other teams to ensure that the gathered information
is used in planning new products.

* Design software user interfaces.

* Plan and conduct usability studies of prototype and
development code.

* Analyze the results and identify usability defects based on
the analysis.

* Report the results to other teams within the company.

* Create user interface designs that resolve the identified
usability defects.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

* Knowledge of human factors engineering, experimental design
and behavioral sciences.

* Experience in user-centered design of software applications
(including user and task analysis, contextual inquiry, heuristic
evaluation, and low-fidelity prototyping).

* Experience in planning, conducting and reporting usability
tests and site visits.

* Ability to analyze research findings to create user
requirements and scenarios that will guide product development.

* Excellent oral and written communication skills.

* Ability to successfully interact with end-users and
development team members.

* Ability to make group presentations.

* Understanding of the software development life cycle (process
of specification, design, and implementation) and engineering concerns
that arise in designing and building interfaces.

ADDITIONAL DESIRED SKILLS (an asset for the role):

* Spoken and written French language skills.

* Knowledge of 3D graphics software.

EDUCATION:

Bachelors degree or higher in Interface/Visual Design, Cognitive
Psychology, Human Factors, Computer Science or a closely related field.

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John Schrag
Interaction Designer
User Experience Team
Media and Entertainment Division

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9 Feb 2007 - 1:16pm
Desiree Sy
2005

INTERACTION DESIGNER, User Experience Team

Organization: Autodesk Inc. (www.autodesk.com)
Location: Toronto, ON, Canada

ROLE & RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Interaction Designer's role is about expressing the voice of the end-user. You will be responsible for applying user-centered design techniques at all stages of the development process to ensure that our products meet the needs of our users. You will be a member of the User Experience team. As such you will be required to work closely with a number of different teams.

You will:
* Conduct contextual inquiry sessions, task analyses, surveys, and focus groups.
* Work with other teams to ensure that the gathered information is used in planning new products.
* Design software user interfaces.
* Plan and conduct usability studies of prototype and development code.
* Analyze the results and identify usability defects based on the analysis.
* Report the results to other teams within the company.
* Create user interface designs that resolve the identified usability defects.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:
* Knowledge of human factors engineering, experimental design and behavioral sciences.
* Experience in user-centered design of software applications (including user and task analysis, contextual inquiry, heuristic evaluation, and low-fidelity prototyping).
* Experience in planning, conducting and reporting usability tests and site visits.
* Ability to analyze research findings to create user requirements and scenarios that will guide product development.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Ability to successfully interact with end-users and development team members.
* Ability to make group presentations.
* Understanding of the software development life cycle (process of specification, design, and implementation) and engineering concerns that arise in designing and building interfaces.

ADDITIONAL DESIRED SKILLS (an asset for the role):
* Spoken and written French language skills.
* Knowledge of 3D graphics software.

EDUCATION:
Bachelors degree or higher in Interface/Visual Design, Cognitive Psychology, Human Factors, Computer Science or a closely related field.

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Desirée Sy
Interaction Designer, User Experience Group
work: (416) 874-8296 | fax: (416) 369-6150
Autodesk Canada, Inc | 210 King Street East, Toronto, ON, Canada M5A 1J7

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