JOB: Senior Manager / Director of User Experience , SF Bay Area, Recruiter, Full Time

31 Jul 2007 - 2:49pm
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Eric Manke

Title: Senior Manager / Director of User Experience
Location: SF Bay Area - 30 minutes from SF
Compensation: low to mid 100's + bonus and stock

A progressive, well-funded mobile technology Internet startup is
searching for a Senior Manager / Director of User Experience to
immediately take charge of user interface design and improvements as
well as all usability, from testing to implementation, for its Web site
and mobile-device applications.

This hands-on role in the company's South Bay headquarters offers an
opportunity to have a real impact on a dynamic Web site and its
progressive and exciting technology.

The ideal candidate will have worked on consumer, e-commerce sites and
will have solid experience in user interface, interaction design,
information architecture, user research and usability testing.

Responsibilities include:
* Leading and manage all user research and usability testing
* Gathering user research and understanding user needs
* Translating business requirements into intuitive interface solutions
* Developing application maps, process flows, wire frames and mockups
with accompanying interaction rules based on user needs, technical
restrictions and requirements and business needs
* Maintaining a thorough understanding of back-end systems and capabilities

* Four to six years of experience in user interface and interaction
design (Web application experience a must)
* Significant amount of interaction design experience with consumer Web
sites and preferably wireless sites and applications
* Experience translating business requirements into intuitive
application interface solutions
* Information architecture experience (strategic planning and
diagrammatic skills)
* Experience with user research and usability testing and with graphic
* Detailed knowledge of user experience best practices
* Ability to ask appropriate questions, communicate effectively and
persuasively convey design solutions to a broad range of stakeholders
(marketing, product managers, engineers, customers and others)
* Strong attention to detail and exceptional organization, logic and
analytical skills
* Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks; comfortable with tight
* Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Visio, Fireworks
* Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
* Familiarity with Java including J2ME interactions and patterns
* Familiarity with presentation layer code and working knowledge of
application layer design
* Able to measure and quantify design impact on user behavior

If you feel that you are qualified for this position, please email me a
cover letter and Word doc or PDF version of your resume.

Similar positions available at other companies.

Not all resumes will receive a response.

Arela Rosenthal
Senior Recruiter
Email: arela at

*If you know of someone who you would like to refer for this position,
please have him or her email me directly and mention your name. If you
would like to refer someone confidentially, please mention this in your
email. I can pay a $1,500 - 3,000 referral fee for each hired candidate.*

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