Job: User Experience Professional Location: Chicago, IL Company: Tribune Employment Type: Temp-to-Hire
18 Feb 2010 - 4:59pm
Tribunes User Experience (UX) Team is seeking a highly talented
senior level user experience professional, who possesses an extreme
passion for usability, great visual design, a superb aesthetic sense,
and an exceptional eye for detail.
If you are up for a challenging, ever-changing workplace that is
focused on user-centered product development please read on.
Work closely with product managers and business owners to plan,
direct, and implement the user interface design, aesthetic direction,
and usability efforts for next generation web & mobile products.
Think and work like an IA/Interaction Designer to make sure that
the end product is not just aesthetically beautiful but also
With the goal of creating intuitively usable products, drive user
interface designs from concept through prototypes to implementation
and develop high level, and/or detailed storyboards, mock-ups, and
prototypes to effectively communicate designs.
Work with other user experience professionals in the group
providing a positive influence to the creative direction of the
Design user interfaces that are engaging, follow usability best
practices, and reinforce a visual brand across a product.
Contribute to a culture of innovation and teamwork with measurable
Champion user-centered design and conceive, set, and implement user
interface guidelines and standards.
Implement usability processes and methodologies, evaluate designs,
conduct usability tests, provide feedback to project teams and
Work with other user experience professionals to create, maintain
and build an interaction design pattern library required to expedite
prototyping efforts and user experience maturity.
Perform other duties as assigned.
At least 5 to 7 years of experience creating professional, visually
stunning design with a focus on creating rich, high-volume websites
and web applications. Experience in social media & e-commerce is a
Bachelors degree or higher degree in Graphic/Visual Design, UxD,
HCI, or significant professional experience in a related field.
Experience in creating concept sketches, storyboards, wire framing,
prototyping, and design specs using tools like Omnigraffle, Flash
Catalyst or Balsamiq Mockups.
Strong experience using Photoshop & Illustrator and other Adobe
Creative Suite products.
Clear understanding of the difference between designing for the web
Sensitivity to all elements of user experience.
Good sketching and illustration skills to create logos & brand
definition are a plus.
the right person will at least have understanding of each medium and
the inherent limits
All interested candidates must submit a portfolio with links to work
samples. Must apply through www.tribjobs.com