[JOB] User Experience (UX) Designer, Bothell, WA, Fulltime

16 Feb 2010 - 12:48pm
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Mona Valdok
2010

Corrected title: We are hiring a User Experience Designer.

Vertafore is looking for a seasoned User Experience Designer to join
our talented group. As part of the Vertafore UX team, you can expect
to be involved in all aspects of the process from concept to final
design, including scenarios, sketches, flows, wire frames, final
production-quality mockups, creation of graphical assets, and support
of usability testing. You’ll bring your knowledge of best-in-class web
application design to help set the standard for our next generation of
industry-leading products.

To view the full job description, please view this link:
http://vertafore.hodesiq.com/apply_online_1.asp?jobid=1829067.

UX Designer position responsibilities include:

Establish and document guidelines for visual and interaction design
standards.
Contribute to the evolution and strategy of design policies and
practices. Particularly as they apply to the implementation of
standards for interaction, color, typography, artwork, brand
alignment and all other visual/interactive expressions of the user
experience.
Help ensure consistency and best-practice design across multiple
product lines.
Provide design expertise in support of scrum team activities
Translate user and business requirements into viable design concepts
that inspire team members and colleagues to develop the right
product.
Interface with key internal client and project stakeholders to ensure
the user experience reflects customer needs and consistency.
Present and sell design concepts and support design from a practical
standpoint to ensure implementation of design standards.
Manage design projects effectively and efficiently while maintaining
priorities, deadlines and deliverables as set by the UX Manager.

Professional and Technical Competencies:

Experience designing data-centric, line-of-business productivity
applications is a definite plus. Designing these for the web is even
better.
Strong graphic design and typography skills with the ability to
systematically define visual style guidelines for productivity
applications while ensuring that the brand is communicated through
the design.
Strong skills in standard user-centered design deliverables and
processes such as storyboards, navigation models, site maps,
wireframes, redlines, design guidelines, etc. with an excellent
understanding of when to use each.
Expert level skills with standard design tools (Adobe Creative Suite,
Visio, PowerPoint).
Experience working with user researchers developing research agendas
to drive design.
Working knowledge of HTML, XHTML, CSS, DHTML, JavaScript, and AJAX.
Knowledge of Silverlight is a plus.
Willingness to travel (up to 10%) is desired.
A portfolio review will be required as part of the interview
process.

Experience:

Minimum of 5 years experience designing interactive software
products.

Education Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in graphic arts, interaction design, or other
design-related field with a focus on human-computer interac

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