JOB: Senior Software UI Designer / Developer position open at Authoria in Waltham, MA (Fulltime)
30 Oct 2009 - 1:03pm
Senior Software UI Designer / Developer
We are looking for a best of breed UI Designer to help design the
next generation of user experience for the Authoria Integrated Talent
Management suite of web based applications. Our software is used by
millions of users everyday and your work will be the centerpiece of
our look and feel.
As a Senior UI designer on our team, you must be able to translate
complex business problems into intuitive software solutions as well
as create compelling functional prototypes of new user experiences
and product features. You will also help with implementation of user
interface elements and investigate and evaluate new concepts and UI
technologies. You will report to the Director of User Experience and
have at least five to seven years of Web, Internet related design and
development experience in a leading industry software application.
You have experience with:
-Designing and building user interface prototypes for web based
-Working with product managers and business analysts to refine
software requirements and evaluating design alternatives.
-Building functional high-fidelity UI prototypes to get customer
feedback and continuously iterating over designs to improve the user
-Working with engineers to ensure that UI designs are technically
feasible and can be implemented within release timeframes.
-Implementing user interfaces for web based applications:
-Building reusable user interface controls.
-Helping engineers with implementation of user interfaces for new
features by creating UI assets including graphics, css, html, and
-Defining UI standards and performing UI reviews to ensure compliance
- Investigating and evaluating cutting edge browser based
Bachelor's degree in computer science, interaction design, human
factor and/or visual design (or equivalent).
Your skills include:
Ajax, Photoshop, XML
Desired Technologies: XSLT, Velocity, Flash
Passionate about creating rich user experiences with a proven track
record of designing innovative and compelling web-based interfaces
Must possess a relentless attention to detail, a gifted eye for
aesthetics and the ability to quickly grasp and distill highly
Ability to brainstorm well with others (designers, engineers, and
product managers) and give and take constructive feedback
Exceptional understanding of fundamental design and usability
Excellent understanding of cross-browser standards compliancy
Ability to create final graphic and other UI assets for flawless
Expert-level knowledge of graphic design tools such as Photoshop
Good communications, time management, and interpersonal skills.
And NO FEAR of a blank white board.