3 User Experience jobs in Atlanta

1 Jun 2006 - 1:21pm
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Nathan
2006

User Experience Director

User Experience Community seeking passionate, strong willed,
pragmatic yet innovative leader who can see the forest, the trees,
through the trees, through the forest and the little lady bug sitting
on the leaf in front of your eyes. Strong research background and
ability to boil up the pond (sometimes the ocean) to derive at
strategies and insights that help lead to proprietary user centered
experience design in the interactive and digital fields. Director of
User Experience skills needed: ability to absorb large amounts of
Business Development, philosophy, process, methodology and be able to
reorient, guide, recommend. Along with the trees and the forest comes
a community of highly talented best in class individuals who need a
shamen, mentor and leader to help drive vision and excellent day to
day execution as needed.

Job Description:
Lead, set vision, and elevate the overall operations of the Central
Region User Experience Team. Responsibilities include:

Operational Responsibilities
§ Managing the operations of the Experience Strategy, IA, User
Research and Insights communities within the User Experience group.
§ Maintain a contractor network for Experience Strategy, IA,
User Research, Interaction design
§ Insure overall community and Discipline team health
§ Manage overall hiring, career path management, reward and
recognition plans
§ Manage overall firing, disciplinary plans working with ECD
and Hr
§ 50% billable

Stand for Great Work

§ Establish philosophies and methodologies for delivering User
Centric Design solutions.
§ Insure all business development as it relates to User
Experience needs – either hands on or through delegation
§ Advocate on projects and within solution development for
Customer Centric audiences’ needs and other motivating factors —
translate them into strategies and concepts for compelling
interactions and experiences
§ Collaboratively inspire the development of scenarios,
navigation models, and prototypes for demonstration of concepts to
clients
§ Monitor, elevate and continue developing and documenting
detailed information architecture and interaction designs for highly
interactive interfaces to support marketing strategy, brand strategy,
and desired user behaviors
§ Lead and/or participate in immersive user research, concept
testing, and usability testing
Drive innovation, elevate quality, and establish benchmark work for
clients

Required Skills:

§ Degree in a related field, such as human-computer
interaction, visual design, product design, interaction design, or
technical communication
§ 7+ years experience developing interactive products
§ Demonstrated expertise in consumer or B2B eCommerce, software
application interfaces, and/or interactive marketing – must include
creating transaction-oriented interfaces
§ Demonstrated ability to work with templates and content
management systems
§ Demonstrated experience leading and/or observing user
research and usability testing and in translating results into design
decisions
§ Demonstrated ability to document designs in scenarios,
workflows, site architectures, interaction notes, and page template/
wireframe formats. Use case and functional requirements development
preferred
§ 2+ years business development experience
§ Strong user-centered design orientation
§ Strong team collaboration and facilitation skills
§ Proven ability to run a group larger than 5 people
§ Attention to detail
§ Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
§ Experience in a client services environment
§ Willingness to travel

Experience Lead

Avenue A/Razorfish has an immediate opening for an Experience Lead in
our Atlanta office. As a member of our User Experience community, you
would work with our strategy, creative, and technology teams to:
· Taking a leadership role in developing transactional,
informational, and marketing websites

· Understanding target audiences' needs, tasks, and goals and
translating them into creative concepts

· Leading and/or participating in immersive user research,
concept testing, and usability testing

· Developing user personas and scenarios to clarify results of
user research and focus the team’s design efforts on the needs of key
users

· Collaboratively developing prototypes for demonstration of
concepts to clients

· Developing and documenting detailed user experience
specifications for highly interactive interfaces

Qualifications

· Master’s degree in a related field, such as human-computer
interaction, graphic design, or industrial design

· 5+ years experience as an information architect, interaction
designer, or experience designer (or similar role)

· Demonstrated ability to design complex transactional
interfaces, taxonomies and metadata frameworks, and templates for
content management systems

· Demonstrated experience observing user research and
translating user research into design decisions

· Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills

· Experience in client services and negotiating business decisions

· Willingness to travel

Senior Information Architect Job Description

Avenue A | Razorfish has an immediate fulltime opening for a Sr.
Information Architect in our Atlanta office. Information Architects
will be responsible for developing and documenting the structure of a
product. They will define and describe the Information relationships
and navigation models at the product, screen, and module levels.
Information Architects will develop approaches to the categorization
and hierarchical structure of content or content types.

Responsibilities:
· Employ user-centered design processes and prototype
development to
ensure that Information is useful and usable

· Diagram site Architectures and user interfaces using site
maps and
wire frame schematics

· Document display fields and business logic for content
management
templates

· Audit competitive sites, documenting best practices

· Define business flows and other functional requirements

· Develop controlled vocabularies and document relationships
between
terms

· Develop hierarchical classification systems or navigation or
other
categorization needs

· Create tagging schemes for Information access via search,
browse,
or form filling

· Establish approach to requirements gathering, prioritizing, and
tracking

· Establish, document, maintain and revise functional
specifications

· Document all levels of prototypes through final
specifications to
include UI behaviors, user interaction models, workflow, interaction
requirements, etc.

Qualifications:
· 7 years experience developing interactive products as an
Information Architect, Interaction Designer, or Experience Designer

· A degree in a related field, such as technical
communications, human-computer interaction, library science graphic
design, or industrial design

· Web design experience including: HTML, the capabilities of
Web browsers across multiple platforms, and new technologies

· Experience with the following: Visio, Word, Illustrator,
Photoshop, and various HTML editors.

· 2-3 years experience developing digital products, such as
websites, CD-ROMs, or software

· Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills

· Experience in client services and negotiating business decisions

· Experience observing user research and translating user
research into design decisions

Years of Experience: 5-7 years
Level of Education: 4 year degree

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Nathan Shedroff WEB www.nathan.com
Experience Strategist

22 Cleveland Street NET nathan at nathan.com
San Francisco, CA 94103

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