ID contract opp at WaveMarket

23 Dec 2004 - 12:40pm
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Nicole Maron
2004

hello Al, my name in Nicole Maron, and I'm the new Sr. Interface and Product
Designer at Wavemarket. Inc. in Emeryville, CA. I've been lurking on this list
for a few weeks and have really been enjoying the discussions. As soon as I
have a non-work- or holdiay-related moment I'll be happy to jump in.

In the meantime, we are in need of a jr- to mid-level interaction designer for a
quick 1 month contract in Jan. We'd like to talk to someone ASAP. This would be
a good opp for someone who is relatively fresh out of school, or making the
move into UE from another discipline. We have a web interface that was built by
engineers and needs a total UE revamp, and we need someone local to come in and
help us.

More deets below.

Thanks-

~N~

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WaveMarket, Inc., a mobile technology company located in Emeryville, is
looking for a junior- to mid-level interaction designer for a full-time,
1 month web application design contract starting ASAP. This person would
report to the Sr. Designer while maintaining project ownership.

Responsibilities:
-Lead a usability-focused redesign of the existing web interface to a
mobile asset tracking tool
-Work collaboratively with a developer and a graphic designer to ensure
technical feasibility and design elegance
-Define use cases and user groups
-Provide complete documentation for interface development: site map,
task flows, page-level wireframes

Requirements:
- 2+ years designing interactive experiences, including information
architecture, user interface, and information design; or a degree from
an undergraduate or graduate human factors program with available
portfolio of course projects
- solid understanding of UCD principles and ability to provide rationale
for design decisions
- proactive communication skills and collaborative working style
- ability to manage project schedule
- avid interest in mobile technology

Portfolio of documentation and site samples a must.
Experience in mobile technology a plus.

Please send cover letter and resume or resume URL to nicole at wavemarket.com>

Nicole Maron
Sr. User Interface and Product Designer
Wavemarket, Inc.
www.wavemarket.com

WaveMarket Inc. is a pioneer in location-based blogging and alerts.
WaveIQ, the company’s software product suite, enables any mobile handset
user to spot and broadcast text and rich media to peers, groups or the
world. Marketing to mobile carriers in the United States, Europe and
Asia, WaveMarket’s customers include, SK Telecom, Korea’s leading
wireless carrier. Headquartered in Emeryville, CA, WaveMarket has
offices in Korea and Denmark. Founded in 2000, the company is financed
by a group that includes Nokia Venture Partners, Intel Capital, and
Telecom Italia.

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