Experience People Job: User Experience Designer (New York, NY, USA)
23 Aug 2005 - 4:03pm
User Experience Designer
Experience: Min 3-5 years
Location: (Midtown) New York, NY, USA
Category: Corporate Software/Internet Application/Product Design
A New York based B2B community infrastructure provider for the financial
services and life science industries is looking for someone to join their
growing Product Design group as a user experience designer. Responsibilities
include producing innovative, visually appealing human interface designs;
creating design prototypes; planning and conducting usability testing;
working with developers to make designs a reality. Successful candidate will
work independently, engage team members, communicate ideas, and finally work
with team members throughout the release cycle of the product. This position
reports to the Principal Designer.
Generate designs based on common sets of HCI, graphic design, interface
design and other relevant theories.
Create prototypes at different levels of fidelity: paper, wireframe,
interactive HTML, and Flash.
Present ideas and concepts to x-functional teams and incorporate feedback
Create visual elements such as icons, borders, custom widgets, window
treatments, and graphical layouts.
Collaborate with Product Design team to develop concepts of key additions
and edits for the product.
Communicate designs to business specialists and marketing team members for
validation and buy-in.
Communicate designs to development and provide definition and direction
Communicate designs to quality control and provide clarifications during the
Work with Principal Designer and Product Design team to evolve internal
design process and standards.
3-5 years experience in application interaction design (UI Design, Product
Design); solid experience with both web applications (not web sites) and
Education in design, HCI, usability or ability to display formal
understanding of design and HCI theory and practice.
Understand in-house product design lifecycle.
Good communication skills: written and verbal.
Knowledge of browser-based technologies (HTML, J ava, Flash).
Prototyping skills using DHTML, Dream Weaver, Flash, or similar.
Experience with developing and running usability testing.
Experience with field research (goal-directed method by Cooper is
Should demonstrate ability to use design processes for problem definition
and solution creation while working individually and with a group.
Ability to create graphical elements: icons, widgets, windowing and
boarders, data layout.