Job Opportunity: Usability Engineer Assistant, Full-Time, Blink Interactive (Seattle, WA)

20 Dec 2005 - 4:53pm
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Jon-Eric Steinbomer
2003

Usability Engineer Assistant

Company: Blink Interactive
URL: www.blinkinteractive.com
Location: Seattle, WA
Position: Usability Engineer Assistant, 6-month Contract, Full Time
Timeframe: Immediate start

Job Description

Blink Interactive is looking for a full-time candidate to fill the role
of Usability Engineer Assistant on our User-Centered Design team. We
provide a growth-oriented environment with a wide range of clients from
Fortune 500 companies to start-ups.

The Usability Engineer Assistant's responsibilities will include:
* Assisting usability engineering efforts in planning, conducting and
analyzing usability testing.
* Assisting in writing usability reports and presentations for clients,
as well as editing video highlights from usability testing sessions.
* Assist in proposing and delivering evaluations that assess and ensure
the usability and effectiveness of interfaces for their intended users.
* Advocating for users while understanding the business goals of
clients.

Usability Engineers at Blink Interactive apply a wide range of
user-centered design methodologies and cognitive psychology concepts
while analyzing user interface issues and end-user preferences.
Usability Engineers perform heuristic analysis, cognitive walkthroughs,
design user interfaces, and conduct usability testing.

Job Qualifications

Candidates must have:
* Formal education in usability engineering or equivalent hands-on
experience to demonstrate an understanding of Usability theory, methods,
and practice.
* Experience designing and conducting usability studies.
* A strong business sense, excellent written and oral communication
skills, and the ability to work on multiple projects at one time.

Ideally, candidates will have:
* A working knowledge of browser-based technology
constraints/capabilities (e.g. HTML, JavaScript, Flash).
* A high comfort level with computer hardware and experience with lab
and testing equipment set up.
* Experience or a working knowledge of video editing techniques.
* Experience in user interface design for websites, software and/or
web-based applications.

Contact Information

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume to:
careers at blinkia.com. Resumes should include URLs to current work, if
available. We are not offering relocation assistance at this time.

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