[JOB] User Experience Designers - San Francisco, CA - ThoughtWorks Studios - Full-Time Role

20 Jul 2009 - 12:12pm
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Chad Wathington
2009

ThoughtWorks Studios is now hiring two user experience designers to
work in its San Francisco, CA office.

WHO WE ARE
ThoughtWorks Studios is the product division of ThoughtWorks, a
global IT consulting firm, with over 1000 employees working from 14
offices worldwide. ThoughtWorks Studios was created in 2006 with the
aim of building world-class practitioner-centric software development
tools. Check us out at http://studios.thoughtworks.com.

SENIOR USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER

Job Responsibilities:

• Interact with the customers, product managers and in-house
stakeholders to conduct Design Research (contextual inquiry,
interviews, exploratory sketching, card sorting, etc) and effectively
translate it into actionable design artifacts

• Provide interaction design concepts for complex UI-intensive
applications: analysis of workflow, creation of Lo/Hi-Fi wireframes
and functional prototypes

• Assist other UX designers in creating compelling, effective and
attractive visual design for both content-driven web sites and
applications

• Translate mockups into HTML templates or pair with programmers to
integrate design into other mediums

• Manage workflow and deliverables for the UX design team

Qualifications:

• 5+ years experience of in-depth user experience design

• 2+ years experience managing design teams

• Degree in industrial design, graphic design, interactive design,
computer science, digital arts, or related discipline

• Solid understanding of several User Experience disciplines (IA,
IxD, Research, Strategy, Visual Design)

• Highly creative individual with diverse rich skill-set and
interests

• Strong attention to detail

• Excellent visual design skills (typography, aesthetics, layout,
color, etc). Comfortable with graphic design tools such as
Fireworks, Photoshop and/or Illustrator

• Understanding of HTML/CSS and javascript is a must (although
implementation will not be a core responsibility)

• Experience in Agile environments a big plus, willing to work in an
Agile fashion a must

• Excellent communication and presentation skills

USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER

Job Responsibilities:

• Collaborate with Product Managers, clients and developers to
provide design work in an iterative approach based on business
priorities

• Provide interaction design concepts for complex UI-intensive
applications: analysis of workflow, creation of Lo/Hi-Fi wireframes
and functional prototypes

• Create compelling, effective and attractive visual design for both
content-driven web sites and applications

• Translate mockups into HTML templates or pair with programmers to
integrate design into other mediums

• Reports to Senior User Experience Designer

Qualifications:

• 2+ years experience of in-depth user experience design

• Degree in industrial design, graphic design, interaction design,
digital arts, or related discipline

• Solid understanding of several User Experience disciplines (IA,
IxD, Research, Strategy, Visual Design) with experience in at least
one of those disciplines

• Highly creative individual with diverse rich skill-set and
interests

• Strong Attention to detail

• Excellent visual design skills (typography, aesthetics, layout,
color, etc). Comfortable with graphic design tools such as
Fireworks, Photoshop and/or Illustrator

• Ability to hand-code cross-browser compatible and valid HTML/CSS.
Knowledge of any javascript framework is a plus

• Experience in Agile environments a big plus, willing to work in an
Agile fashion a must

• Excellent communication and presentation skills

Comments

20 Jul 2009 - 5:17pm
Bhakti
2009

Hello Chad,

I am interested in applying for this position at ThoughtWorks
Studios. Could you please elaborate upon the procedure to apply for
this job?

Best Regards,
Bhakti

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