JOB -- Senior User Experience Researcher for World's Leading Company.

5 Apr 2007 - 2:24pm
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russwilson
2005

Sr User Experience Researcher in Technical Environment

Bestica Inc is helping World's leading company with their need of Sr
User Experience Researcher. This person should have great experience
with designing Desktop Applications in a very technical environment.
Experience with any integration tool like Biztalk, Tibco, Websphere,
Webmethods is a plus. Individual should have industry experience with a
highly technical background (not just consumer products; someone who has
worked on software applications designed for enterprise
architects/developers). An advanced computer science degree and HCI
would be a plus. Please take a look at the job description and send me
your resume if this position is a good fit for you. For some reason if
this is not the right fit for you at this time feel free to send this
job to your friends and colleagues who can make use of this great
opportunity.

The User Experience (UX) team in company's Connected Systems Division
(CSD) researches how people interact with technology and businesses
processes and then apply that knowledge to design interfaces. CSD
products transform how organizations conduct business by coordinating
the activities of their business applications, their people and their
partners.

We perform the full spectrum of User Centered Design (UCD) activities
through the product lifecycle and enterprises around the world
(including banking, retail, healthcare, and government organizations)
have deployed our interfaces in their mission-critical environments. We
are a dynamic group of user researchers, usability testers, and
interface/interaction designers. We seek a teammate who can contribute
innovative approaches that uncover explicit and implicit user needs;
explore complex technical systems; influence product teams and
developers; ask thought-provoking questions that not only challenge the
status quo but also foster great design; contribute gorgeous design
solutions and criticisms; provide subject matter expertise in software
integration; and evangelize UCD.

If you can do all these things (or most of them with self awareness of
areas where you want to grow), then we want to talk to you. Our Senior
User Experience position offers an opportunity to:

- Plan the long and short-term plans for and usability activities
for a suite of products that will serve multiple personas.

- Conduct numerous customer research activities including the
standard contextual inquiries, focus groups, usability testing, as well
as innovative techniques you can develop for gathering the voice of the
customer,

- Contribute to a software design that, once developed, will be
used by thousands (if not millions) of users every day.

- Create wireframes, conceptual models, and low-high fidelity
prototypes.

- Write design specifications and advocate user needs during
development.

- Mentor peers, stakeholders, and teammates on design usability
best practices.

Minimum Qualifications:

- At least five years business experience

- Recent experience translating complex business concepts into
user interfaces and technology solutions

- Practical experience proactively mentoring peers and
stakeholders in design and usability best practices

- Experience and passion for presenting user research / usability
data to broad audiences and successfully driving improved designs

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills and experience
using storytelling during stakeholder reviews

- Expertise in typical design software

- Advanced degree in Human Computer Interaction, Instructional
Design, Cognitive Psychology, Graphic Arts or similar field

Preferred Qualifications:

- A degree in computer science with an emphasis in HCI would make
you stand out.

- Experience with business integration software is a major plus.

- Experience with highly technical, non-consumer, user groups a
plus.

Thanks

Harvinder Singh

www.bestica.com <http://www.bestica.com/>

harvinder at bestica.com

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