"JOB" User Experience Lead, Austin, TX with Avenue A Razorfish
26 Jan 2007 - 12:52pm
Back in grade school, some people used to make fun of the smart kids. We
hire them. We hire them because some challenges demand intellect. Some
opportunities require curiosity. And some questions are so tired of
being answered with the same trite clich's that they're begging for
someone with brilliance and an offbeat sense of humor to wrestle with
We're Avenue A | Razorfish, the world's largest interactive agency and a
division of aQuantive, Inc. (NASDAQ: AQNT). We help forward-thinking
companies transform their businesses online. We're more than 1,000
creative minds in 12 U.S. cities and Europe. Each office is filled with
opportunities for people who want to invent the digital future. It's a
big challenge, but it's a big Internet, and there's work to be done.
Avenue A/Razorfish has an immediate opening for an Experience Lead in
our LA office. As a member of our User Experience community, you would
work with our strategy, creative, and technology teams to:
Take a leadership role in developing transactional, informational, and
Understand 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.
Develop user personas and scenarios to clarify results of user research
and focus the team's design efforts on the needs of key users.
Collaboratively develop prototypes for demonstration of concepts to
Developing and documenting detailed user experience specifications for
highly interactive interfaces.
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
Demonstrated experience observing user research and translating user
research into design decisions.
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills.