JOB: Usability Specialist, NYC, USA, 36 Partners. Immediate contract opening

6 Sep 2005 - 10:58am
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Josh Seiden

36 Partners has an immediate opening for a Usability
Specialist. This is a 3-6 month contract position
based in NYC, NY, USA.

The Usability Specialist will join a project team
currently working to deploy a new Supply Chain
Management system at major fashion retailer.

The Usability Specialist will run a program of direct
user observation and testing in order to bring ongoing
user feedback into the project team. You will need
experience planning and executing field studies,
interviews, usability tests, expert reviews, and other
techniques. This project relies heavily on discount
methods, so a flexible approach and can-do attitude is

You will work closely with the user experience lead to
plan your activities, and will collaborate in the
course of your work the larger team of users,
super-users, trainers, business analysts, interaction
designers, developers and business managers.

The focus of this role is usability evaluation, but
you will also have the opportunity to provide design
solutions (in the form of wire-frames and other
schematics) to the problems you diagnose, so
interaction design skills are a plus.

This position is based in NYC, NY, USA. No relocation
allowance will be made. You must be available to work
fulltime onsite at our client’s midtown Manhattan

Required Qualifications:
• Minimum 2-5 years experience in UCD.
• Strong usability evaluation skills and experience
• Prior experience working in a Windows / desktop
environment. (This is NOT a web job: you will be
required to demonstrate proficiency working with
desktop software.)

• Strong writing, verbal and presentation skills.
• Ability to work on an international team

Desired Qualifications:
• Ideal candidate has both usability and interaction
design skills
• Supply chain, fashion, and/or retail experience a
• Resume
• Ability to travel

To apply send by email:
• Link to your resume and/or portfolio
• Your availability
• Your rate

DO NOT send attachments! I will not read them. (Send
plain-text resume via email if you can’t send me a

Thanks for your attention,

Josh Seiden

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