JOB User Experience Designer - SF Bay Area (San Ramon, CA) - Accela, Inc. (full time)

27 Feb 2008 - 5:06pm
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Allen Chen

The User Experience Designer will be involved in all aspects of
front-end product development working closely with the Product
Management team to develop and enforce interaction and style standards
across the entire Accela software suite. This is an excellent
opportunity for those interested in making a major impact at a rapidly
growing company. You will play a principal role in shaping the product
direction and in helping to promote a culture of usability.

Job Responsibilities:
* Design user interaction models and detailed user
interfaces such as screen-flow diagrams, UI components, and behaviors
* Author detailed design specifications with screen mock-ups
* Conduct user and task analyses to define user needs (user
scenarios, persona/profile building and interpretation)
* Collaborate with engineers to ensure designs can be
effectively implemented while meeting intended user interactions and
maintaining a consistent look-and-feel

Required Qualifications:
* 1-3 years usability experience including prototype
development and usability testing
* Degree from a 4-year college, preferably in a related
field such as computer science, human-computer interaction, psychology,
or graphic design
* Fluency in hand-coding HTML and a mastery of CSS
* Some graphic design experience and an appreciation for the
aesthetic of the product
* A team player with excellent communication skills

Desired Qualifications:
* Experience designing enterprise software applications
* Experience with cross-browser compatibility,
accessibility, and internationalization issues
* Experience designing for mobile interfaces
* Familiarity with DHTML, AJAX, .NET, other Web 2.0
* Knowledge of government processes and the public sector

Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter, resume, and samples of
your work (online portfolio, URLs, or screenshots will suffice) in
confidence to jobs at Applications without prior work samples
will not be considered.

About Accela:

Accela is the leading provider of enterprise software solutions that
allow government agencies to reduce workload, increase efficiencies, and
provide citizens with easier, more convenient access to services.

We offer competitive salaries, 401(k), stock options, and excellent
benefits. Qualified applicants must enjoy the challenge of working in a
multi-task environment and have the desire to grow with our company.

Accela is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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