JOB: User Experience Lead, full-time

5 Aug 2009 - 12:08pm
5 years ago
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josh schwartz
2009

As the User Experience Lead, you will be a core member of our User
Experience group, a unique and small team of highly talented wizards
responsible for the overall user experience and creative direction of
our products. The UX Lead is a unique interdisciplinary role that
bridges the gap between our Visual, Interaction, and Information
Design Leads. Therefore, you are expected to have and demonstrate
proficiency in each area.

With so much to get done, every member of the team is encouraged to
participate in all areas of the group. We expect this to excite our
candidates and find that the right candidates often make great
contributions outside of their area of focus.

Responsibilities:
* Re-imagine the way users consume content and information via web
and mobile interfaces
* Act as the bridge and engine between the various disciplines within
the group
* Create an overall site experience that is both usable for a
mainstream consumer but also engaging to a power user
* Work with the leadership group to develop overall UX strategy
* Utilize ground breaking technologies and human computer interaction
concepts
* Take the vision from concept to implementation – help build what
you design
* Establish creative processes that lead to consistent and
outstanding project execution
* Create a user-centered and solution oriented design ethic
* Develop a unique look that stands out in a crowded environment
* Translate user feedback into interface and design improvements
* Create something that will have both grandmas and geeks buzzing

Experience Guidelines (some of this should apply to you):
* BA/BS from a four year institution in a related field
* Extreme and demonstrable proficiency in Interactive,Visual, and
Information Design
* 3+ years of experience with human computer interaction, interactive
design, information design, information architecture, visual design,
mobile design
* Must have worked worked on a minimum of 2-3 significant digital
consumer products such as web/mobile sites, applications, software
(Experience primarily with branding and advertising is not relevant
experience)
* Highly skilled and familiar with: DHTML / JavaScript / AJAX / CSS /
XHTML / XML
* You have been a leader in a highly creative organization that
produced major results
* A thought leader and innovator in your area
* Have a strong portfolio of projects demonstrating creativity and
innovation
* Comfortable working in a data-driven environment with a focus on
metrics and other objective measures of success.

** please email resumes to josh at kgbweb.com**

Comments

5 Aug 2009 - 3:49pm
Anonymous

Where's this job located?

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5 Aug 2009 - 12:28pm
josh schwartz
2009

This role is ON SITE in NYC.

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