[JOB]:Software Specialist- Usability: SAS R&D India. Pvt. Ltd: Pune

1 Jun 2009 - 1:08am
5 years ago
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Yogesh Bhide
2006

SAS R&D India. Pvt. Ltd seeks a usability analyst for its R&D Usability team.

As a member of the R&D Usability team, this person will design, prototype, and document SAS solution user interfaces. The duties of this position will include conducting usability studies, prototyping and producing detailed UI design specifications; ensuring user interface consistency within a multi-application suite; creating and maintaining usability standards; evaluating new technology, and other duties as assigned.

Expectations

* Works on a single product or product suite.
* Focuses on user goals and needs and the flow of tasks to achieve those goals.
* Designs and conducts usability field studies & contextual design projects.
* Influences the product development team to support UCD.
* Demonstrates awareness of market/ competitors and knowledge of users in problem solving.
* Independently develops long term strategy for usability work on product.
* Communication and presentation skills necessary to present, explain, negotiate, and monitor design solutions.

Primary responsibilities

* Performs research focused on understanding work practice and user behavior as individuals and as part of a work group.
* Interacts with customers, user groups, and marketing to identify functional requirements.
* Works in cross functional teams to translate functional requirements into system design.
* Designs, develops, and documents high level and detailed prototypes to effectively communicate designs.
* Runs design reviews and usability tests with key stakeholders and representative users to validate designs.
* Produces specifications describing the appearance and behavior of the user interface for a product in development.

Technical Skills

* Creates screen designs using image processing tools like Photoshop, Fireworks and MS Visio.
* Develops functional prototypes using Flex.
* Familiar with UI guidelines for relevant development platforms like Windows, Swing and Eclipse.

Educational Background

* Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Computer Graphics, Cognitive Psychology, or related field.
* User interface design experience.

Work Experience

* Minimum years of experience: 5 years
* Maximum years of experience: 8 years

To apply, please submit your resumes online using the following link:
http://sas.taleo.net/careersection/10080/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=09001385
(Please click 'Apply Online' button seen on the above webpage)

Note

The candidate may be given a design task if necessary.

Comments

7 Jul 2009 - 5:30am
MediaMetrics India
2009

Hi Yogesh,

As the saying goes "put the best in the best role at best time in a
best cost". I am using that to say, are you looking for a
recruitment or you want the job to be done in an affordable and in
the finest way. MediaMetrics is into next generation research with
respect to "Web Usability". You can read about our works and our
research in www.mediametrics.com/uxservices.html

In case it interests you please reach to me for a best possible
relationship.

With Regards,

Sathish Sampath
www.sathishsampath.com

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