Sr UI Designer - Full Time

9 Nov 2009 - 7:28pm
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Jamie Peil

The Wily business unit at CA, Inc. (formerly known as Computer
Associates) is one of the last remaining fast growth software
opportunities in Silicon Valley. People who know the Application
Performance Management market know the leading product is Wily
Introscope. We are seeking a qualified Senior User Interface
Designer to join the CA Wily Engineering team at our office in South
San Francisco, CA.

This is a critical position! This role will contribute to the future
design of CA Wily’s APM product. CA Wily APM combines sophisticated
visualization with a rich interactive user experience to create the
market leading Application Performance Management tool. The
qualified candidate will have a strong background in the design of
interactive applications and experience with thick and thin client UI

The qualified candidate will have a strong background in the design
of interactive applications and experience with thick and thin client
UI technologies. A background in Human Factors, User-Centered Design,
Cognitive Psychology, Information Architecture, or a similar field is
a must.

Key Responsibilities:

• Working with the rest of the UE team to drive innovation of user
interaction and data visualization in the product
• Producing UI designs in the form of use cases, sketches, story
boards, flow diagrams, wire frames, and high fidelity prototypes
• Ensuring produced designs meet usability objectives and user
• Working with Product Managers, UI developers, and Graphic Designers
building the next generation of user interface for the product
• Conducting usability tests with end-users and domain experts
• Championing UCD principles to developers, product managers and
• Planning and performing usability research; includes project
planning, conducting evaluations, analyzing results, documenting
issues, and proposing recommendations


• Commitment to a career of User Experience Design excellence with at
least 5 years of experience
• Prior contribution to the User Experience of multiple complex
applications, including enterprise applications and web applications
• Understanding of UCD analytical methods and their application to
the design process
• Proficiency in user interface prototyping
• Commitment to customers’ success with our products
• Clarity and precision in verbal and written communication
• Master's Degree or equivalent in Human Computer Interaction,
Information Design, Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, or related
discipline highly preferred

Additionally, candidates will benefit from experience in any of the
following areas: graphic design, Java Swing, data visualization,
Flash/Flex, Silverlight, JavaScript and Rich Client technologies.

There's never been a better time to join CA. We're a dynamic
company with a strong vision in a growing global market. At a time
when customers are demanding more and more from their technology,
we're changing the way the world manages IT, to help customers
better perform, compete and grow. That's why the majority of leading
companies across industries worldwide use our software. It's also why
you'll find a wealth of opportunities for important and rewarding
work. Come to CA and build the career you want.

We offer competitive salary, company-sponsored premium
Medical/Prescription & Dental Plans, company-paid Holidays, Vacation,
Personal and Sick Days, 401(k) Plan, Employee Stock Purchase Program,
Education/Training Reimbursement, Charitable Gift Program, Adoption
Assistance Program, and Veterinary Care Insurance. To learn more
about CA and this opportunity, we welcome you to visit our web site

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Please e-mail resumes directly to me at: Jamie.Peil at

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