JOB: User Interface Designer / Louisville, Kentucky, USA / Stonestreet One, Inc. / contract position

17 Oct 2007 - 4:43pm
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Mila Songer
2007

Hello Everyone,

If you're looking for a small technology company where you can
participate in all aspects of inventing and bringing to market, here is
a great job opportunity.

Please submit resumes electronically to jobs at stonestreetone.com.

Thanks very much,
-Mila Songer
mila.songer at gmail.com
Usability Consultant to Stonestreet One, Inc.
http://www.stonestreetone.com/

job posting from web site copied below
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Software User Interface Designer -- Contract Position

Stonestreet One is seeking User Interface Designers to compliment our
Software
Engineering development team with highly talented and creative individuals
trained in Human-Computer Interaction Design. Our software products run on
multiple platforms (desktop Windows, mobile Windows, Smartphone, Linux,
Embedded) in multiple languages and are expanding to new devices
continually.

Job Requirements

Ideal Candidates will have...

* MS or MA in related area (HCI, Usability Engineering, etc are traditional;
non-traditional majors (CS, English, etc) are also encouraged to apply)
* Strong written skills and command of language; must provide examples
* Understanding of and fascination with technology and new things
* Usability testing skills (create test scenarios, work with recruiting
firm to profile participants, run tests, analyze and report results)
* Electronic prototyping skills
* Ability to communicate with both “marketing” and “engineering”
* Creativity and a sense of fun
* Ability to work with a minimum amount of direct supervision
* Sufficient speaking skills to communicate and defend designs
* Strong empathic skills; understanding of how and why an interface succeeds
or fails; ability to spot likely problems in flow, layout, copy or
presentation before they go into production
* Attention to detail and strong organizational skills
* Aptitude for leadership, communication and teamwork

Responsibilities Include:

* Design and test user interface extensions to existing software packages
* Design and test user interfaces for brand new technologies
* Communicate designs to engineering team via electronic prototype and
written specifications
* Interact with business and engineering teams while determining feature
loads and priorities
* Perform usability testing on all aspects of software product deliverables
(installation applications and instructions, help guides, product support
web sites, etc)
* Manage day to day relationship with any graphics artists, technical
writers, editors, translators, etc. involved in various projects
* Aid where needed with entire software development and delivery process
* Rapidly produce multiple possible designs for usability testing,
presentation to customers, sales demonstrations, etc; assist with design
and creation of compelling proposals and demos.
* Analyze performance of user interfaces in the field and recommend specific
changes for improvement
Note:
* This is NOT a visual design position for graphic or web designers.
It IS a software application user interface design position

Additional Strenghts:

* Strong presentation skills
* Strong Microsoft Windows skills, including MS Office
* Ability to travel within U.S. to present to customers and at trade shows
* HTML, CSS, JavaScript
* C#
* Flash

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