A User Interface Designer at Validus develops the underlying
concepts and detailed user interface elements behind our
multimodal, handheld medical products designed for physicians.
As a UI Designer at Validus, you will:
+ interact daily with content and speech UI designers,
the engineering team, and staff physicians;
+ conduct some formal, but mostly guerilla user research;
+ work with the product team to map your findings into
detailed design specs for the interaction design, application
flow, screen layouts, GUI elements, etc.;
+ create and fully develop GUI designs requiring your careful
attention to detail, user advocacy, teamwork, and a
thorough grasp of the product's "big picture" vision;
+ be a quick study -- rapidly coming up to speed on, refining,
and then building upon our existing body of research and
design work -- always applying a careful balance of creativity
NECESSARY SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
+ Experience with and a passion for user-centered design
applied across a full product lifecycle.
+ In depth experience with GUI designs for the handheld PDA.
+ Ability to understand and extract users' mental models by
working with our staff physicians, then to translate into
design goals and, ultimately, a superior user experience.
+ Usability assessment skills and instincts.
+ Excellent communication, teamwork, and user advocacy skills.
+ Ability to debate, develop, and document complex interaction
+ Ability to convincingly articulate your own and others' ideas.
+ Fluent in written and spoken English.
Preferably, you also have direct experience with:
+ PocketPC / WinCE GUI design
+ development of clinical applications
+ web application design
+ conducting user research and usability studies
Send your resume and links to examples of your best work to:
jobs at validus.com
Local candidates preferred.
We are a small team of self-starters. We all carry our own weight, we
have big ideas, and you should too.
Santa Cruz, Ca