Job #3018177 User Researcher Permanent Full -Time Opportunity Company Smith Hanley Associates Recruiter Jaymie Willbarger Location Chicago-Land, IL 312-629-2400

28 Feb 2008 - 5:46pm
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Jaymie Willbarger

Smith Hanley Associates is working for a client in who is a major financial services/insurance company, is targeting a User Researcher to support their User Centered Design and Research Group.

Job Responsibilities:
* Design and conduct User Research on for on-line and
offline business applications, including applications used by internal consultants and customers.
* Conduct user and task analyses to define user needs (user
scenarios, persona/profile building and interpretation)
* Collaborate software developers, and business leaders
across the organization.

Required Qualifications:
* • 2-3 years performing research on user issues for
software development in a laboratory setting, online, and in the field.
* Degree from a 4-year college, required
field such as computer science, human-computer interaction, psychology, or graphic design
* Fluency in hand-coding HTML and a mastery of CSS
* A team player with excellent communication skills

Desired Qualifications:
* Advanced degree in Human Factors or Psychology related
field is ideal.

Qualified applicants may submit a cover letter, resume, and samples of your work (online portfolio, URLs, or screenshots will suffice) in confidence to jwillbarger at

About Smith Hanley Associates:

The first thing to know about us is that we are about you. Smith Hanley Associates has recruited premier candidates in specialized disciplines nationwide since 1980. While many recruiters today are generalists, our philosophy is different: we meet your specialized needs with our specialized services.

Personalized Service
Your specialized needs are our top priority. Our recruiters focus on niche areas within each business unit and have in-depth knowledge of your specific requirements. Low staff turnover means our recruiters can provide professional and accurate representation in your marketplace.

Multi-channel Approach
With Smith Hanley you reap the advantages of our wide network of contacts. Our extensive participation in industry associations and expert use of all forms of print and electronic media put your interests first in every venue and market.

Long-term Commitment
We are committed to building strong and lasting relationships with you — our clients and candidates. Many of our relationships have lasted more than two decades. We are proud of these long-term success stories and our goal is make you one of them.

If you are interested Please contact Jaymie Willbarger: E-mail Jwillbarger at and Reference AB3018177, Phone 312-629-2400

Jaymie Willbarger
Smith Hanley Associates
Associate Recruiter

200 W. Madison Suite 2110
Chicago, IL 60606
Phone: 312-629-2400 Ext. 212
Fax: 312-629-0615
E-mail: jwillbarger at

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