JOB: Sr. UX Analyst (Salt Lake City) & UX Designer (Malvern, PA)--SunGard Higher Education--Full Time

3 Feb 2010 - 8:03am
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Cherie
2008

SunGard Higher Education creates class-leading software and digital
solutions for the world's top colleges and universities. We would
like to fill two UX positions on the User Experience team at SunGard
Higher Education in Malvern, PA and in Salt Lake City, UT.

Please take a look at the job descriptions below and apply online via
the following link and search for the position by its job code. Feel
free to email me with questions.

SunGard Higher Education Careers link:
http://www.sungardh e.com/about/ detail.aspx? id=670&LangType= 1033
Sr. UX Analyst (Salt Lake City) Job code: 1568
UX Designer (Malvern, PA) Job code: 1567

Cherie Hinson
Manager, User Experience
SunGard Higher Education
cheryl.hinson@ sungardhe.com

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Sr. UX Analyst – SunGard Higher Education [Salt Lake City, UT]

Join our User Experience team to design products for 1,600 higher
education organizations, 10 million students and thousands of
educational communities to help them find better ways to teach, learn,
manage, and connect.

The Senior User Experience Analyst for SunGard Higher Education is
responsible for the user experience across key SunGard solutions. The
Senior Analyst works with a team of other User Experience Analysts and
Designers along with Product Managers in the lines of business to create
and improve the digital experiences with SunGard products. The Senior
Analyst is the user experience evangelist responsible for transforming
business and user requirements into class-leading software solutions for
the higher education market. SunGard Higher Education is a fast paced
environment using agile design and development processes. The Senior
Analyst will be involved in hands-on creation of key user experience
deliverables that SunGard Higher Education developers will use to build
solutions.

Responsibilities:
The Senior User Experience Analyst:
• Gathers both business strategies and user needs to deliver
value with new or enhanced user experiences
• Plans the user experience design approach
• Designs and iterates proposed designs with team of User
Experience Designers, Design Technologists, Business Analysts,
Developers, Project/Program owners, and Development Partners
• Delivers appropriate artifacts such as user profiles,
competitive analysis, heuristic reviews, user scenarios, site maps,
wireframes, and behavioral prototypes necessary to describe interaction
to product stakeholders and end users
• Conducts user research before, during and after product design
and development
• Educates partners on user centered design best practices
• Provides and reports on metrics that describe and evaluate user
experience efforts
• Develops user experience best practices into standards to be
applied across multiple SunGard HE products

Required Skills/Knowledge/ Experience:
Qualified candidates must:
• Offer at least 7 years of user experience design experience
with robust, highly-interactive interfaces
• Have worked in roles similar to Information Architect,
Interaction Designer, Human Factors Analyst
• Possess portfolio of excellent user interface design and
intelligent process approach and artifacts
• Have planned and executed user research studies
• Be comfortable with agile software development processes
• Thrive in a fast-paced, multi-tasking environment
• Coordinate multiple projects, facilitate meetings across
business lines and vendors, and meet scheduled and unscheduled deadlines
• Work under minimum direction and use independent judgment in
decision-making
• Display outstanding written and verbal communication skills
• Persuade and influence in a manner that is tactful and
assertive
• Demonstrate a high level of personal initiative by setting and
achieving challenging goals and exhibiting a strong entrepreneurial
spirit

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UX Designer – SunGard Higher Education [Malvern, PA]
Join our User Experience team to design products for 1,600 higher
education organizations, 10 million students and thousands of
educational communities to help them find better ways to teach, learn,
manage, and connect.

The User Experience Designer for SunGard Higher Education is responsible
for creating the user interface and interaction experience of SunGard
Higher Education's suite of software products and online solutions.
The User Experience Designer is an accomplished visual and interaction
designer with a solid portfolio of web site and application design. The
Designer works as part of a team with Experience Analysts, Design
Technologists, Developers and Product Managers to create and improve
digital experiences with SunGard Higher Education products. SunGard
Higher Education is a fast paced environment utilizing agile design and
development processes. The Designer will be involved in hands-on
creation of key user experience deliverables that SunGard Higher
Education developers will use to build solutions.

Responsibilities:
The User Experience Designer:
• Works with the User Experience Analyst, taking high-level
information architecture direction along with user research and business
strategy to form end user experience
• Designs and iterates proposed user experience with team of User
Experience Analysts, Design Technologists, Developers and
Project/Program owners
• Possesses a refined sense of visual design
• Presents designs in clear and understandable manner to project
stakeholders and team members
• Delivers appropriate user-centered design artifacts such as
wireframes, aesthetics, behavioral prototypes, and style guides
necessary to describe interaction to product stakeholders, end users and
developers
• Educates partners on user centered design best practices
• Develops user experience best practices into standards to be
applied across multiple SunGard Higher Education solutions

Required Skills/Knowledge/ Experience:
Qualified candidates must:
• Offer at least 4 years of user experience design experience
with robust software-like, highly-interactive interfaces
• Have worked in roles similar to Information Architect,
Interaction Designer, Visual Designer, Graphic Artist, Prototype
Developer
• Possess portfolio of excellent user interface design and
intelligent process approach and artifacts
• Proficient in most design documentation and development
programs
• Be comfortable with agile software development processes
• Thrive in a fast-paced, multitasking environment
• Coordinate multiple projects, facilitate meetings across
business lines and vendors, and meet scheduled and unscheduled deadlines
• Work under minimum direction, and use independent judgment in
decision-making
• Display outstanding written and verbal communication skills
• Persuade and influence in a manner that is tactful and
assertive
• Demonstrate a high level of personal initiative by setting and
achieving challenging goals and exhibiting a strong entrepreneurial
spirit
• Remain flexible within a geographically dispersed team
(domestic and international) , and manage in an active, changing
environment

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