Job - User Interface Design Specialist - Milwaukee, WI - Full Time
24 Jul 2008 - 11:44am
TITLE: USER INTERFACE DESIGN SPECIALIST
A comprehensive digital portfolio of previous work will be required from
those individuals selected for interviews.
As a member of a multi-disciplinary project team, delivers quality user
interface design solutions that meet user needs, business needs, and
project scope, schedule, and budget considerations. Responsibilities
include visual design, interaction design, information design, project
management, DHTML development, UI documentation, and establishment of
enterprise-wide UI patterns, standards and best practices.
- Bachelors degree in User Interface Design, Interaction Design, HCI,
Digital Media Design, Human Factors, Communication Design, Computer
Science or related fields (with relevant MIS courses or degree, additional
courses or degree in fine arts, graphic design, industrial design or
similar), or equivalent combination of education and experience.
- Minimum 5 years UID experience as a key member of a design team.
- Comprehensive knowledge of and experience applying and communicating
UID/Usability principles, standards, practices, theory and methodologies.
- Strong aesthetic sense. Shows imagination, originality and
expressiveness. Ability to approach problems from multiple vantage points,
creating a variety of viable design solutions. Strong analytic and problem
solving skills with high attention to detail.
- Excellent visual, oral and written communication / presentation skills
as evidenced by sketches, storyboards, wireframes, screen mock-ups, flow
diagrams, simulations, etc.
- Ability to work independently on several concurrent assignments and
direct others using sound time management, organization and delegation
- Strong interpersonal skills with demonstrated ability to work
effectively with professionals at all levels in a corporate environment.
- Strong consultation and negotiation skills with responsiveness to
changing business needs and requirements.
and CSS, and experience with Microsoft Office is required. Experience with
AJAX, XML, XSLT, Adobe Dreamweaver, iRise and Microsoft SharePoint Portal
A Step in the Right Direction! Are you where you want to be in your
career? The possibilities are overwhelming at Northwestern Mutual.
Northwestern Mutual has been named one of the best places to work in
information technology (IT) by Computerworld magazine for the third
consecutive year. (6/2008) Additionally, Northwestern Mutual has collected
top honors in the FORTUNE magazine's "America's Most Admired Companies"
survey for 24 years through current, including 2007. The Milwaukee firm is
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With over 5,000 employees at our home office in Milwaukee, Northwestern
Mutual is truly a community within a community. We offer to our employees
an innovative and challenging place to work. But more than that, we offer
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as well as your character. From pay and benefits to health resources and
career options, Northwestern Mutual offers an outstanding total rewards
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