Usability Interaction Specialist Vacancy - Durban, South Africa

12 Oct 2005 - 9:11am
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Kevin Stone

Usability Interaction Specialist
Derivco (
Durban, South Africa
Full Time

The purpose of this position is to facilitate the international
competitive advantage of Derivco's products by ensuring a satisfying
user experience that meets the business and user goals of games,
software and websites produced. The primary focus of this position is on
the analysis and conducting of usability evaluation.

Facilitates usability evaluation for software applications
Conducts user interaction research and development
Facilitates user interaction solutions
Collaborates in the product development process
Provides user interaction leadership

The ideal candidate will possess a behavioural profile that encompasses
the ability to contribute to team success, be analytical, innovative and

Required Qualifications:
<}images/black-box.gif> Majors in graphic
design, interface design, industrial design, interaction design,
cognitive psychology or human centred design preferred
<}images/black-box.gif> Relevant bachelors
degree or equivalent qualification

Required Skills:
<}images/black-box.gif> At least 2 years
experience in a technical/ team leadership role
<}images/black-box.gif> Demonstrated experience
of how business value can be delivered via innovative design solutions
<}images/black-box.gif> Extensive experience in
the user-centered design methodology
<}images/black-box.gif> Knowledge of human
factors and cognitive psychology concepts
<}images/black-box.gif> Knowledge of online
gaming/ casinos
<}images/black-box.gif> Minimum of 5 years
software usability experience in a corporate or consulting environment
<}images/black-box.gif> Strong knowledge of web
technology and traditional application development processes and
<}images/black-box.gif> Successful track record
of working cross-functionally to help deliver quality products on time
<}images/black-box.gif> Technical background
highly advantageous
<}images/black-box.gif> Understanding of
Software development processes
<}images/black-box.gif> Working knowledge of
.NET development framework advantageous

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