[JOB]: User Experience Designer; NYC; Lime Wire LLC; Full Time

28 May 2009 - 4:31pm
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Lucia Smith
2009

Lime Wire LLC, maker of the famous P2P file-sharing program, seeks a USER
EXPERIENCE DESIGNER for its LimeWire Store.

ideal candidate will have experience conducting user research, extracting
requirements, designing an interaction framework, iterating on your
framework, and presenting your ideas to development and management. You will
be working closely with product managers, software developers and web
designers to determine necessary features and drive the design of products.

Responsibilities:

. Working across product, development, and design teams

. Designing the layout and sequencing for a clear narrative

. Developing functional specifications

. Advocating for user needs

. Observing and measuring user behavior

. Iteratively refining LimeWire Store interactions

. Developing creative interaction design idioms that are easy to
learn

Requirements:

. Experience developing innovative visual and temporal vocabularies
of action

. Experience designing online systems using
user/task/goal/functional analyses, story boards, paper prototyping, user
testing, and an iterative design model

. Practical knowledge of user research methods, including lab-based
usability studies, field studies, and usability inspections (heuristic
evaluations or cognitive walkthroughs)

. Excellent analytical ability, especially with regard to
observation of user behavior

. Self-motivated, critical thinker with strong technical background

. Curiosity, imagination, intuition

. Excellent communication and teamwork skills

. Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate in Human-Computer Interaction,
Cognitive Science, Human Factors, Computer Science, or related field, or 3
years experience directly in UxD

. Bonus: Knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, CSS, and other Ajax-related
technologies

To apply: Please submit your resume and any work samples to:
ux_designer at limewire.com.

About Lime Wire:

Lime Wire LLC is the maker of the most popular file-sharing software in the
world.

Lime Wire prides itself on its great products, one of the most engaged user
bases in the world, and an incredible team of talent. Since launching the
LimeWire application in 2000, we have continuously sought ways to empower
our users. Recently, we have been busy with the launch of the LimeWire Store
and creating more ways for Lime Wire's peer-to-peer community to connect.
Still, we are determined to do much more and seek gifted and inspired people
to join our team. We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits
(including an employer-matched 401(k) and 5 weeks of paid vacation per year)
and great perks (including free gym membership, free lunches, snacks,
drinks, tickets to cultural and athletic events, fabulous rooftop parties,
and coworkers who are also great friends). Located in downtown Manhattan, we
foster a happy, healthy work environment where a free exchange of ideas is
encouraged. Ideal candidates thrive in our do-it-yourself, entrepreneurial
atmosphere. While we work hard, we always have time for a board game, a
round of poker, or a break on our garden roof deck.

Interested in Lime Wire? We look forward to hearing from you.

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