Opening - Sr. UI Designer - Documentum

9 Sep 2004 - 12:56pm
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Peters, Craig M...

Good morning,

Documentum is expanding its team of Sr. UI Designers. It's a great place to
work. If you're interested, contact the in-house recruiter Kristi Thompson
(kristi.thompson at

It's in Pleasanton. Reasonable hours. Complicated projects. Powerful
products. Feel free to pass this on to others.


Craig Peters
Senior User Interface Designer
craig.m.peters at

Here's the blurb from the recruiter:

Want to shape the face of Enterprise Content Management?  We are looking for
a hands-on senior designer who has a passion for designing innovative,
visually appealing human interfaces.  You will drive your customer-centered
designs throughout the project lifecycle - from concept to prototyping to
implementation.  Ready for a challenge? Then this is the job for you.

Job Responsibilities
* Day to day interface design work for software and web applications
*  Plan and conduct contextual inquiries and cross-functional team
interpretation sessions
*  Capture and consolidate individual and organizational work practices in
scenarios, diagrams, and work models
*  Create new work practices through team analysis, visioning, and
*  Create mockups and prototypes and then validate with users in their
workplace, replaying real work events in proposed systems
*  Write user interface specifications and layout conceptual artwork
*  Work closely with engineers to implement visual and interaction designs
throughout the product development process
*  Assess & solve usability issues in user interface designs using heuristic
evaluation and other appropriate
* methods
*  Throughout the product development process, continuously adjust user
interface designs that balance engineering, marketing and user needs
*  Drive the adoption & definition of platform standards across applications

* Able to quickly analyze problems and suggest appropriate solutions in many
*  Ability to communicate and advocate for results via conversation, visual
design and writing
*  Proven ability to take complex problems and design elegant simple
solutions, OS experience a plus
*  Well versed in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Dreamweaver, Flash,
and/or other graphic "standard" applications
*  Advanced Degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Usability Engineering,
User Interface Design, Cognitive Psychology or equivalent directly related
design experience
*  Well-versed in Usability and Human-Computer Interaction research and
*  Proven success with over 5 years practical design experience; at least 3
of the 5 years with direct UI design in either software or web applications
*  Knowledge of both software and web technologies (XML, XSL, Flash, Swing,
*  In-depth knowledge of cross-platform and cross-browser compatibility

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