JOB: Sr. Manager JOB, UI Design, DES Video Merchant Services, Vancouver, WA, Hewlett Packard, Full Time

10 Oct 2007 - 4:11pm
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Lim, Nam Ee

Title: Sr. Manager, UI Design, DES Video Merchant Services

Location: Vancouver, WA

Compensation: $140-$160,000 base, depending on experience

Hewlett Packard (HP) Digital Entertainment Services (DES) enables
retailers and etailers to sell licensed video titles in highly
innovative ways and connects people with compelling content in simple
and intuitive ways - to offer consumers ways to find what they want to
watch, when, where and how they want to watch it.

DES is poised to own the territory of full service online video stores
and NextDayTV titles for retail store discovery and intend to continue
to create and maintain the best-of-breed sites and online channels. The
Video Merchant Services (VMS) team within DES is responsible for full
site design, consumer experience, content delivery, fulfillment, online
marketing and back end operations. They enable not just traditional DVD
sales but multiple formats including digital downloads, DVD
Manufactured-On-Demand, and portable device files. VMS needs to grow
their team quickly to accommodate the needs of major retailers in the
sales pipeline.

The DES group is seeking a Senior Manager of UI Design to report to the
head of VMS Product Management. The Senior Manager will own the consumer
experience, design language, look and feel and tone of merchant sites
and will manage the web/visual design and related creative processes
(graphic design, layout, copywriting) for both custom and private label
deployments. He/she will work closely with product management, managers
of web development and business development to define and deliver the
customer experience of the DES product offerings.


The Senior Manager of UI Design should be a thought leader who can
steer, improve and enhance the experience for merchant customers'
websites. His/her overall responsibilities will include identifying and
managing creative contractors and agencies as well as hiring a full time
team as the VMS group expands. He/she should also be skilled in hands on
information architecture, interaction design, usability, and visual


Hands-On User Experience Design Expertise

* Should be well versed in user centered design - experience in
researching consumer behavior, developing unique consumer insights
through to performing task analysis

* Experience leading interaction design efforts from persona
definition to user flows to wireframes to visual design

* Experience in information architecture and interaction design

* Practical knowledge of web design best practices, including
processes and lifecycles

* Practical knowledge in effective marketing and instructional copy

Strategic Thinking, Marketing and Business Knowledge

* Understanding and experience in influencing e-commerce marketing
objectives (on-line consumer experience, site navigation, content
merchandising and promotion, conversion metrics)

* Experience translating marketing and business objectives into
winning design strategies and solutions that deliver against them

Relevant Experience

* Experience working on high-traffic, consumer-facing, preferably
Fortune 1000 e-commerce sites

* Experience with online digital media - video, music, games

People, Resource and Project Management Skills

* Experience in motivating and managing creative talent - in-house,
creative agencies and/or contractors (ETWs)

* Effectiveness in working across organizational boundaries to manage
and prioritize project work

* Ability to define and manage budgets and resources

* Ability to manage multiple parallel program schedules/milestones

Technology Knowledge and Skills

* Should be a thought leader in web 2.0/3.0

* Knowledge of design tools (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite) to create
workflows, wireframes, and visual mock ups that are delivered to web
developers for production implementation

* General understanding of current web design technologies (e.g. HTML,
CSS, Flash, AJAX, Ruby) and the capabilities of modern web browsers and

* Working knowledge of web search, personalization, and social
networking concepts strongly desired

Winning Attributes

* Ability to translate concepts into depictions that others can
quickly understand to advance collaboration

* Ability to thrive in a fast-paced start-up environment, e.g. can
quickly prioritize tasks and optimize resources, deciding on the most
efficient and effective way to get things done


* Minimum of 5 years of experience in interaction design

* At least 3 in consumer web application design

Email resume (Word or PDF preferred. No JPEGs.) and work samples (PDF or
PowerPoint less than 3MB) to nlim at, with job #4092in the
subject line.

Nicky Lim


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