[JOB] User Experience Designer, San Carlos, CA | 70-85k

26 Aug 2009 - 9:15am
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Beau Gould

My client delivers highly-customized learning solutions for colleges,
universities, instructors, students, libraries, government agencies,
corporations and professionals around the world. These solutions are
delivered through specialized content, applications and services that
foster academic excellence and professional development, as well as
provide measurable learning outcomes to its customers. They are
revolutionizing how students learn. They create online, interactive
learning solutions that increase student effort and engagement in their
high school and college courses. They have helped 1,000,000 students at
more than 1,300 institutions since product inception in 2002 and are
looking for eager and like-minded individuals to join our brainy,
creative, and lively group!

The User Experience Designer will do it all: GUI design, prototypes,
wireframes, design specifications, design goals, information
architecture, user research. You will interact daily with engineering,
product management, and marketing teams to produce the objectives,
style, and detailed design of our customer facing sites for
administrators, professors, and students.

Specific Responsibilities:

* Lead the design effort from conceptualization through implementation
including translating user requirements into highly usable web
applications in partnership with other UX designers, engineering, and
product management
* Design wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes to effectively communicate
the user experience of features to internal stakeholders and project
team members
* Produce high quality GUI elements and ensure aesthetic quality of
* Conduct user research and informal usability studies of prototypes and
existing products
* Create, document, and evangelize new user interface guidelines,
libraries, and standards
* Ensure a consistent look and feel, and experience across the
* Contribute to a consistently high standard of user-centered design
across products

Basic Qualifications Required:

* Bachelor's degree in HCI, design or related discipline
* Minimum 2 years user experience design
* Proven experience designing customer facing interfaces
* Strong understanding of UI/UX principles and best practices
* Must have experience creating prototypes using Fireworks and Photoshop

* Experience researching and creating user workflows using Omnigraffle
or Visio
* Knowledge or familiarity with user research, usability testing
* Excellent visual and oral/written communication skills
* Passion for and demonstrated knowledge of user-centered design

Preferred Qualifications:

* Master's degree in HCI, design or related discipline
* Additional software/platform experience: Flash, Mobile
* Experience with use cases, user stories, and other documentation
* Industry experience (education technology, elearning, online
publishing or similar)

To be considered, please submit your resume and preferably a portfolio
as well along with your salary requirements to

Thank you,

Beau J. Gould
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