(JOB) User Experience Design and Engineering (Web & Mobile) Permanent**Seattle** Recruiter

15 May 2009 - 5:36pm
5 years ago
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Ryan Lum
2006

(Technical Role, Start-Up)

opening for a highly motivated and creative user experience designer and developer with a history of rapidly designing and implementing unique user interaction experiences on a variety of platforms, mobile and desktop, preferably in startup environments.

The successful candidate will have core responsibility for the user experience design for web (AJAX, Javascript, ASP.NET, Silverlight, Flash and Flex) and mobile (iPhone, Windows Mobile, Blackberry and Android) applications which are intended to facilitate intuitive, brief interactions that resonate with the context and preferences of the user.

Comfortable with ambiguity and the fluid business requirements that come with deploying technology in a new category, you will be able to rapidly storyboard your ideas before going to code, collaborate with UI and mobile application development resources and act as an individual contributor to create flexible demos and prototypes and then drive to production quality code by creating full specifications and polished final implementations.
Skills:
* Extensive (5+ years) experience designing and implementing web and mobile user experiences, with a demonstrable portfolio

* Proficiency with Flash, Javascript/AJAX, ASP.NET, Silverlight, Cocoa/Objective C development and other leading UI technologies for the web and mobile

* Understanding and experience in programming against deployed Web Services (SOAP, JSON, REST, XML-RPC)

* BS or MS in Digital Design, User Interfaces, Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Science or equivalent experience.

* Plus: Deployed mobile applications currently live (iPhone, Windows Mobile, Android, BlackBerry)

Ryan Lum
Principal Consultant
DDI: +1 425 460 4291
Mobile: +1 425 533 1928

ryan.lum at greythorninc.com<mailto:ryan.lum at greythorninc.com>

40 Lake Bellevue
Suite 100
Bellevue WA 98005
USA
t: +1 425 635 0300
f: +1 425 635 0333
w: www.greythorn.com<blocked::http://www.greythorn.com/>

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20 May 2009 - 4:36pm
kellywald@gmail.com
2007

On Fri, May 15, 2009 at 3:36 PM, Ryan Lum <Ryan.Lum at greythorninc.com> wrote:

> (Technical Role, Start-Up)
>
> opening for a highly motivated and creative user experience designer and
> developer with a history of rapidly designing and implementing unique user
> interaction experiences on a variety of platforms, mobile and desktop,
> preferably in startup environments.
>
> The successful candidate will have core responsibility for the user
> experience design for web (AJAX, Javascript, ASP.NET, Silverlight, Flash
> and Flex) and mobile (iPhone, Windows Mobile, Blackberry and Android)
> applications which are intended to facilitate intuitive, brief interactions
> that resonate with the context and preferences of the user.
>
> Comfortable with ambiguity and the fluid business requirements that come
> with deploying technology in a new category, you will be able to rapidly
> storyboard your ideas before going to code, collaborate with UI and mobile
> application development resources and act as an individual contributor to
> create flexible demos and prototypes and then drive to production quality
> code by creating full specifications and polished final implementations.
> Skills:
> * Extensive (5+ years) experience designing and implementing web and mobile
> user experiences, with a demonstrable portfolio
>
> * Proficiency with Flash, Javascript/AJAX, ASP.NET, Silverlight,
> Cocoa/Objective C development and other leading UI technologies for the web
> and mobile
>
> * Understanding and experience in programming against deployed Web Services
> (SOAP, JSON, REST, XML-RPC)
>
> * BS or MS in Digital Design, User Interfaces, Human-Computer Interaction,
> Computer Science or equivalent experience.
>
> * Plus: Deployed mobile applications currently live (iPhone, Windows
> Mobile, Android, BlackBerry)
>
> Ryan Lum
> Principal Consultant
> DDI: +1 425 460 4291
> Mobile: +1 425 533 1928
>
> ryan.lum at greythorninc.com<mailto:ryan.lum at greythorninc.com>
>
> 40 Lake Bellevue
> Suite 100
> Bellevue WA 98005
> USA
> t: +1 425 635 0300
> f: +1 425 635 0333
> w: www.greythorn.com<blocked::http://www.greythorn.com/>
>
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21 May 2009 - 2:38pm
John Bongiorno
2009

I am conducting a search for a client company in NYC. My client is looking for a UX Lead, great opportunity to build from scratch while managing, leading a team.

Please review the description and contact me directly if your interested/qualified for this role.

john@bongiornosearch.com

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Description
My Client is looking for a User Experience Lead to work their Portal web application.

The candidate should have a solid background in information architecture and interaction design for professional web applications, and a passion for creating usable interfaces for searching, managing, and analyzing large amounts of news related data.

Tasks
%u2022 Develop, document, and maintain detailed deliverables for information architecture, interaction design, and UI design
%u25E6 Wire frames, flows, site maps, story boards, etc
%u25E6 Production-ready design assets
%u2022 Work with the Product Manager to translate feature requests, and concepts into
detailed design deliverable
%u2022 Participate in usability testing
%u2022 Establish and maintain a style guide and pattern library
%u2022 Use personas, usability tests, and other usage data to influence work

Required
%u2022 Proven ability to take a high level feature request or concept, and plan, architect,
and design rich user interface solutions
%u2022 Ability to develop user profiles and personas, information architectures and
taxonomies, user task scenarios, wireframes, prototypes, style guides, usability test
scripts, usability test sessions, usability test analyses
%u2022 Ability to balance established best practices with innovation
%u2022 Able to work with developers to establish technical constraints and solutions
%u2022 Familiarity with current user experience and usability research, methodologies, and
best practices
%u2022 Experience working on projects that required a staged evolution of design
%u2022 Must be comfortable:
%u25E6 Creating deadline driven deliverable
%u25E6 Maintaining a wire frame driven development life cycle
%u25E6 Working iteratively
%u2022 Understanding of usability considerations when building interactive components
%u2022 Familiar with Omnigraffle, Photoshop
%u2022 5 years experience in information architecture, interaction, and UI design

Preferable
%u2022 Hands-on skills with and/or understanding of the importance of visual design and brand identity to rich internet applications and web sites
%u2022 Experience designing for multiple platforms and delivery methods (web,
mobile, email)
%u2022 Enjoys designing for large amounts of information
%u2022 Portfolio demonstrating examples of interfaces worked on and deliverable created
%u2022 Experience designing search, dashboard, and reporting interfaces

About the UX/UI team
My client has a unique use of UX driven software development embracing an agile process. They do agile/Scrum with some unique twists, wire frame and UML centric development, an integrated and dedicated QA team. The UX is challenging for our diverse customer base requires having to support executive C level users as well as our clients operational staff. The challenge continues in having unique representations of large datasets and designing/supporting multiple platforms and delivery methods (web, mobile, email). When it comes to environment we trust you know what will make you the most productive, Mac, Linux, Windows- up to you. Eclipse, VI, Emacs- your choice as well. We have a dedicated book and conference budget and we work a reasonable schedule in an open space (no cubicles).

About the Portal
The Portal is the delivery engine of our traditional product suite, including human directed search and custom analytic reporting, and is the center piece of our evolution lead by self-directed search and analysis. The Portal's evolution includes making a series of evolved public experiments production ready by re-factoring its base into a well engineered system, and evolving the user experience into a cohesive entity. The near future evolution includes delivering a cost effective tiered application which supports our clients transition into new media strategies by blending modern search technologies and large data analysis techniques.

John Bongiorno
Partner-BSG
john@bongiornosearch.com
(845) 417-5149

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