JOB: NYC: freelance Business Analyst w/ agency experience, UX recruiter (JWG)

10 Aug 2009 - 4:18pm
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Joanne Weaver

Apologies for x-post

Hi IxDA'ers! Got an *urgent* Freelance Business Analyst role hot off the job
presses at one of my favorite clients---very nice people with low ego, and
high commitment to quality + collaboration---please feel free to pass along
to your favorite BA(s)---I'd appreciate it, and so will they, I'd bet you.

Freelance Business Analyst

Onsite in NYC
Local NYC candidates only

The Company:

This 40 person, 100% digital agency with a specialty in ecommerce + highly
transactional sites has been around 6+ years, they're consistently growing
(and very busy in this unique economy, which says alot), and they've got a
dog, a foosball table, a Wii, a penchant for office pranks, and an obvious
respect for each other and enjoyment for what they do. From them:

We are looking for a freelance business analyst for our growing strategy
division. This person will work closely with clients, customers and internal
teams to understand how a project is built to best support its end users in
accomplishing their goals.

The ideal candidate combines good business sensibility with some technical
knowledge and user experience awareness. BAs are responsible for functional
specifications, user stories, and business process recommendations,
combining our company's multiple disciplines into a single achievable plan.


. Work with strategy and project management teams to translate
proposals/service agreement into definable business objectives and project

. Engage client in information-gathering that defines project

. Define business process flows

. Manage the feature analysis process in conjunction with other

. Write and defend concise functional specs

. Document user stories/use cases that aid in creation of

. Follow projects through development and QA cycles to ensure
proper execution


. At least three years in an analyst role, preferably with
ecommerce exposure

. Experience leading client meetings and requirements gathering

. Familiarity with technical development cycles

. Ability to work with multiple teams and coordinate interests

. Excellent oral and written communication skills

. Bachelor's degree in a related field

. Comfortable in a collaborative, fast-paced work environment

TO APPLY, email resume + hourly rate + availability for work to:

joanne (at) joanneweavergroup (dot) com

Thanks for your help passing along the word thru your trusted networks!



ux + creative talent acquisition

Joanne Weaver


The Joanne Weaver Group

UX + Creative Talent Acquisition

+1 917 623 9369

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