JOB: Sr. User Interface Designer

17 Aug 2006 - 5:45pm
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Jeff English

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As one of the Top 10 Best Places to Work in the Bay Area, Ellie Mae, Inc.,
located in Dublin, CA provides a comprehensive line of products and services
including the company's flagship Encompass mortgage automation system, and
Encompass Websites for mortgage brokers.

The Sr. User Interface (Interaction) Designer will be part of a team
responsible for the look-and-feel, information flow, and visual design of
Ellie Mae's full suite of products.

*Essential Responsibilities include:*

- Lead product design sessions with a cross-functional team of product
managers and product developers to develop new products and enhancements to
existing desktop and Internet-based products.
- Create task analyses, use cases, mock-ups, UI models, information
architecture, wire frames, mock-ups and prototypes, design briefs, design
specs and guidelines, and screen flows with little direction.
- Conduct usability tests of product designs: develop test plans,
build prototypes, conduct the tests and analyze the results.
- Work closely with our engineers to implement the designs.

*Qualifications & Experience:** *

- M.S. in computer science, design, human factors, psychology, or
related discipline.
- 5 -7 years experience in UI design for software with experience in
applications for both desktop and web.
- Experience in gaining active end-user involvement in the
specification, design, and implementation phases through interviews and site
- Excellent knowledge of interface design processes, user-centered
design methodologies and design constraints for desktop and internet
- Demonstrated skill for prototyping UI designs.
- Proven effectiveness in working as a member in cross-functional
teams, which include engineering, product management, support, sales, and
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Expertise with the following prototyping tools: HTML/DHTML/CSS,
Adobe Photoshop. Macromedia Flash, JavaScript.
- Proven track record in software development

Ellie Mae, Inc. offers a commensurate salary, stock options and benefits
package which includes medical/dental/vision and 40lK match.

To apply, send your resume to careers at**

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