JOB: Web UI Designer, Bowling Green, KY, Affinity Group Inc, FT

31 May 2007 - 2:48pm
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Aleece Koss
2007

AFFINITY GROUP, INC., an outdoor recreation-related company, has an
excellent opportunity in our Bowling Green, KY office:

USER INTERFACE DESIGNER

Responsibilities

* Design compelling, rich and scalable user interfaces for our
web and email based products, including visual look and feel, graphics,
styles, page/screen layout, navigation, and user flows.

* Work with marketing managers, web managers and consultants to
design, implement and maintain our websites' information architecture
and associated documentation.

* Collaborate with internal stakeholders and consultant
partners to proactively gather and understand customer, partner and
stakeholder UI needs.

* Plan and conduct user tests; document and communicate
results.

* Analyze and interpret data from available sources to enhance
UI designs in a way that will improve key performance indicators.

* Work with developers, system engineers, and QA engineers
throughout the product development, testing and implementation phases to
ensure UI integrity.

* Create and maintain interactive style guidelines for all AGI
brands. (Emphasis should be on usability and function, rather than flair
and flash.)

* Provide estimates regarding the amount of time it will take
to complete UI tasks.

* Conduct industry research and stay current on best practices,
competitor UI designs, and emerging interface technologies.

Qualifications

* Bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience.

* Experience optimizing graphics for performance and search
engine recognition.

* Understanding of and ability to review usability test
feedback.

* Proven track record and ability to employ a customer-centered
approach to designing consumer web and email based interfaces.

* Knowledge and understanding of:

o Web interface prototyping tool(s)

o Current HTML, CSS and related specifications

o Cross-platform and cross-browser design issues and workarounds

o JAVAScript, DHTML, JSP, Flash, and database implementation

o Visio, MS Office, PhotoShop, Illustrator, HTML, Java, and
Macromedia Director

We offer a competitive salary and excellent benefits including
medical/dental and 401(k). If interested, please forward your resume,
salary history and salary requirements via email to:
jobs at affinitygroup.com. To view a current list of our job opportunities,
please visit our website at: www.affinitygroup.com. No phone calls
please. EOE.

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