[JOB] User Experience Developer, Evoco, Calgary AB, Full-Time

8 Jul 2009 - 9:43am
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Kerry Sedran
2009

Evoco develops and markets construction project management software
for North American retailers and both commercial and residential
developers. Our flagship product is a modern, web-based solution
deployed in companies of all sizes, from two of the world's largest
retailers to local and regional land developers across Canada, the
United States and Mexico.
Our clients use the software to manage their design, construction and
remodeling projects from start to finish, to standardize their
business processes, streamline communications and bring dispersed
project teams together, realize substantial cost savings, and ensure
faster project delivery. In addition, our product is the only
software solution that supports the “greening” of construction, by
giving retailers and developers tools to manage their sustainability
initiatives and ensure compliance with key environmental regulations.
Our software is currently trusted by over 23,000 users to manage over
$12 Billion US in construction projects and 6.1 million documents.

As a User Experience Developer, you will help implement the target
designs for new products and features, as well as improving existing
ones. You are a critical thinker with a strong technical background
and a knack for user experience and design.

Major duties and responsibilities:

- Helping to define and refine the technology driving the user
interface for new and existing products
- Being the primary developer for the user experience
- Developing and maintaining user interface development standards
and guidelines
- Creating technology solutions based on prototypes, storyboards, and
specifications
- Evaluating and constantly improving the usability of new and
existing products
- Understanding user needs and designing to meet or exceed them
- Creating and supporting prototype development as needed

Experience and skills in the following areas are required:

- Strong academic background in software development, with some
background in HCI and/or user experience development, focusing on CSS
and XJS skills
- Minimum 2 years in a Developer role (or similar)
- Basic understanding of usability and accessibility concepts, web
standards and user-centered design principles in web-based interfaces

- Creative ability to leverage user interface design technology in
new and exciting ways
- A strong ability to work within design and development disciplines

- Keen attention to detail, thorough and organized
- A technical skill set that supports rapid prototyping and iterative
development
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Team player with excellent critical thinking skills, and
willingness to learn

Beneficial:

- Experience in AJAX, Flash, and other prototyping

The pace is fast, the stakes are high, and the rewards are exciting!
Get in on the ground floor of one fastest growing companies in
Alberta, where you can really make a difference!

Are we talking about you? Email your resume to jobs at techbent.com.

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