Job(s): Principal UID/UXD Architect, Bay Area, FTE (+)

8 May 2007 - 6:29pm
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Nancy Falkenburg
2004

Hello fellow listers,

I had the opportunity to meet a number of you ftf at last week's CHI
event in San Jose. I wanted to share with you our 6 FTE and 2 contract
UX openings at Intuit (consolidated into a single email with an index).

Looking forward to reconnecting with folks I met ftf to further discuss
design opportunities with Intuit :-)

Best regards,

~nancy~

Nancy Falkenburg

Email: nancy_falkenburg at intuit.com

BAY AREA (Full Time)

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Intuit Mountain View, CA Sr XD Designer, Quicken Health

Intuit Mountain View, CA Staff XD Designer, Quicken Health

Intuit Mountain View, CA XD Architect, Small Business

Intuit Mountain View, CA XD Director, Financial
Institution

San Diego, California (Full time)

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Intuit San Diego, CA Staff XD Designer, ProTax

Plano, Texas (Full time)

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Intuit Plano, TX Staff XD Designer, ProTax

BAY AREA (contract)

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Intuit Mountain View, CA Sr. XD Interaction Designer

Intuit Mountain View, CA User Research Recruiter

BAY AREA (Full Time)

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COMPANY NAME: Intuit

COMPANY URL: http://www.intuit.com <http://www.intuit.com/>

JOB LOCATION: Mountain View, California

JOB TITLE: Sr.XD Designer, Quicken Healthcare

JOB DURATION: FTE

JOB DESCRIPTION:

- Design a user experience for the Quicken Health product that will

delight users.

- Contribute to cross-functional teams to create innovative end-to-end

user experiences for existing and new product offerings

- Partner with user research staff to help get needed research data,

and apply those results to ongoing designs.

- Deliver task analyses, UI mock-ups, user interaction models,

information architecture diagrams, wire frames, mock-ups and

prototypes, design briefs, design specs and guidelines, and

screen flows with little direction.

- Influence product teams and the organization to achieve the solution

that is right for our users.

- Mentor less experienced team members

Qualifications:

- A minimum of 4-7 years of experience in user interface design for

software with experience in software applications for both desktop

and web.

- An M.S. in Computer Science, Design, Human Factors, Psychology or

related field.

- Demonstrated skill for designing, prototyping, specifying, and

communicating user interface designs.

- Extensive experience working with engineering, product management,

marketing, other user experience professionals, visual designers

and researchers.

- Demonstrated experience in the generative and conceptual phases of a

product life cycle as well as product design and development phases.

- Designing user experiences for consumer products is a plus.

CONTACT INFORMATION: nancy_falkenburg at intuit.com

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COMPANY NAME: Intuit

COMPANY URL: http://www.intuit.com <http://www.intuit.com/>

JOB LOCATION: Mountain View, California

JOB TITLE: Staff XD Designer, Quicken Health

JOB DURATION: FTE

JOB DESCRIPTION:

- Work with product management to identify "next release" solutions to

specific customer problems. Then use knowledge of the existing

product to conceptualize how the product would change to accommodate

new solutions.

- Contribute to cross-functional teams working to extend the product

In future releases.

- Partner with user research staff to help get needed research data,

And apply those results to ongoing designs.

- Deliver task analyses, UI mock-ups, user interaction models,

information architecture diagrams, wire frames, mock-ups and

prototypes, design briefs, design specs and guidelines, and screen

flows with little direction.

- Influence product teams and the organization to achieve the solution

that is right for our users.

- Mentor less experienced team members

Qualifications:

- A minimum of 6-10 years of experience in user interface design for

software with experience in software applications for both desktop

and web.

- An M.S. in Computer Science, Design, Human Factors, Psychology or

related field.

- Experience designing user experience at an architectural level.

- Demonstrated skill for designing, prototyping, specifying, and

communicating user interface designs.

- Extensive experience working with engineering, product management,

marketing, other user experience professionals, visual designers

and researchers.

- Demonstrated experience in the generative and conceptual phases

of a product life cycle as well as product design and development

phases.

- Designing user experiences for consumer products is a plus.

- Experience with design in the healthcare industry is a big plus.

CONTACT INFORMATION: nancy_falkenburg at intuit.com

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COMPANY NAME: Intuit

COMPANY URL: http://www.intuit.com <http://www.intuit.com/>

JOB LOCATION: Mountain View, CA

JOB TITLE: XD Architect, Small Business

JOB DURATION: FTE

JOB DESCRIPTION:

User Experience (UX) Architect

Are you a successful, talented, and influential designer? Are you a
recognized corporate and industry leader and one who excels in strong
and insightful interactive design solutions on a small or grand scale?
Are you creative and strategic? Are you a person who craves both
generating and implementing UI vision and innovation?

The Small Business Division Next Generation Platform and Applications
organization seeks an experienced User Experience Architect with
superior design skills and experience in UX architecture, UX innovation
and paradigm shifts, and complex interaction design problems to help
build the next generation platform and applications of
business-management, financial, and accounting software for small- and
mid-sized businesses. Successful candidate will be well trained or
experienced in end-to-end UX design, illustrate an ability to apply
strategic thinking and business goals to all design work, possess a keen
and quick understanding of design patterns and user workflow, and will
be known for high-level and out-of-the-box thinking.

Candidate will have worked as a hands-on UX design practitioner, will
have kept his or her hands-on design skills sharp and up-to-date, is
known for working well with business development and user research
specialists, and will have been responsible for managing strategic and
innovative UX architecture and platforms.

Ideal candidate will:

* Be capable of defining and implementing design vision, end-to-end
solutions, UX standards

* Illustrate drive for ease of use and simplicity despite complexity
of software/desktop/web applications

* Learn new technology quickly, from the core applications being
developed to new design tools to new platforms and devices

* Collaborate with UX teams and product development partners,
compare and contrast various design solutions and approaches-all taking
technical, resource, and time constraints into account

* Illustrate experience in conceptual and creative development and
in hands-on execution

* Be a creative problem-solver and an effective communicator,
presenter, negotiator, collaborator, regardless of organizational
structure or hierarchy

* Illustrate previous effective partnership with User Research,
Visual Design, Engineering, Product Management, and Executive Management

* Illustrate powerful and effective leadership and change management
prowess

Requirements and qualifications:

* Four-year product/interaction design, industrial design, or
related degree

* Post-graduate design degree in design or cognitive science/human
factors preferred

* Eight or more years total industry experience

* Five plus years application product experience. Experience in
shipping high-volume, high-profile, or award-winning software products
preferred

* Knowledge of platform specific user interface guidelines and
interaction design patterns

* Experience with desktop and/or web applications required;
familiarity with mobile technologies a plus

* Strong portfolio available for viewing

contact: nancy_falkenburg at intuit.com

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Please reply to: nancy at falken.net or nancy_falkenburg at intuit.com

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COMPANY NAME: Intuit

COMPANY URL: http://www.intuit.com <http://www.intuit.com/>

JOB LOCATION: Mountain View, CA

JOB TITLE: XD Director, Financial Institutions

JOB DURATION: FTE

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Primary Responsibilities

Create a user experience vision and strategy for our Financial
Institution offerings

Prioritize User Experience work to align with corporate goals and
business objectives (critical few, high-return projects)

Plan innovative changes to UI design, information architecture,
strategy, development processes and organizational
capabilities/structure

Develop a world-class user experience research and design team

Ensure a positive, collaborative, high-performance work environment

Manage run-the-business aspects of a 10-12 person team

Monitor external research, standards, inventions, and trends for
potential opportunities

Collaborate across businesses on shared UI frameworks, design patterns,
and cross-offering experiences

Qualifications

Proven leadership in the User Experience Design profession

Master's of PhD in design, the social sciences, HCI or related fields

10 years work experience in User Experience Research & Design, financial
institution experience a plus

Excellent command of: user experience methods, design principles,
problem-framing skills, verbal and written communication skills

Exemplary ability to build positive, collaborative relationships across
teams/groups/functions

Strong track-record of developing and hiring great people

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Please reply to: nancy_falkenburg at intuit.com

SAN DIEGO, CALIFORNIA (FULL TIME)

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COMPANY NAME: Intuit

COMPANY URL: http://www.intuit.com <http://www.intuit.com/>

JOB LOCATION: San Diego, California

JOB TITLE: Staff XD Designer,ProTax

JOB DURATION: FTE

JOB DESCRIPTION:

- Produce substantial design improvements across multiple, complex
products that meet ease of use and business metrics.

- Provide desktop and web application interface designs and/or design
consulting on teams from concept development through delivery.

- Define and design new products in new markets as well as incremental
re-work of current desktop and Internet-based products.

- Work closely with user researchers,product managers and other members
of the cross functional and cross BU teams to understand key user needs,
set ease of use goals, and iterate until those goals are met.

- Lead the design process, drive decisions, create schedules, and track
issues.

- Deliver prototypes, mock-ups, and design specifications for your
designs - while working hand-in-hand with user researchers.

- Perform design reviews during various phases of the product
development to evaluate and iterate the designs.

- Teach out best design practices across Intuit, in conjunction with
other Experience Design specialists

- Provide proactive guidance and review on all designers' work with the
assigned scope.

- Support senior team members and collaborate with peers to achieve
end-to-end quality in our customer experience

- Develop strong relationships with all cross functional teams and other
key organizational leaders

- Enjoy working closely with others, respectful of other perspectives,
open to feedback on designs

Qualifications : - Minimum BA/BS degree in Design, Human Factors,
Cognitive Psychology or related field

- 5+ years of experience in user interface design for software for the
desktop and the web.

- Strong knowledge of interface design processes and methodology in
creating desktop and internet applications

- Familiarity with one or more rapid prototyping tools

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Must have strong project management skills and be able to function as
project leader as well as individual contributor

- Proficiency with HTML, JavaScript

- Proven track record of designing products/services that meet user
needs

- Visual Design skills a big plus

CONTACT INFORMATION: nancy_falkenburg at intuit.com

PLANO, TEXAS (FULL TIME)

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COMPANY NAME: Intuit

COMPANY URL: http://www.intuit.com <http://www.intuit.com/>

JOB LOCATION: Plano, Texas

JOB TITLE: Staff XD Designer,ProTax

JOB DURATION: FTE

JOB DESCRIPTION:

- Produce substantial design improvements across multiple, complex
products that meet ease of use and business metrics.

- Provide desktop and web application interface designs and/or design
consulting on teams from concept development through delivery.

- Define and design new products in new markets as well as incremental
re-work of current desktop and Internet-based products.

- Work closely with user researchers,product managers and other members
of the cross functional and cross BU teams to understand key user needs,
set ease of use goals, and iterate until those goals are met.

- Lead the design process, drive decisions, create schedules, and track
issues.

- Deliver prototypes, mock-ups, and design specifications for your
designs - while working hand-in-hand with user researchers.

- Perform design reviews during various phases of the product
development to evaluate and iterate the designs.

- Teach out best design practices across Intuit, in conjunction with
other Experience Design specialists

- Provide proactive guidance and review on all designers' work with the
assigned scope.

- Support senior team members and collaborate with peers to achieve
end-to-end quality in our customer experience

- Develop strong relationships with all cross functional teams and other
key organizational leaders

- Enjoy working closely with others, respectful of other perspectives,
open to feedback on designs

Qualifications : - Minimum BA/BS degree in Design, Human Factors,
Cognitive Psychology or related field

- 5+ years of experience in user interface design for software for the
desktop and the web.

- Strong knowledge of interface design processes and methodology in
creating desktop and internet applications

- Familiarity with one or more rapid prototyping tools

- Excellent written and verbal communication skills

- Must have strong project management skills and be able to function as
project leader as well as individual contributor

- Proficiency with HTML, JavaScript

- Proven track record of designing products/services that meet user
needs

- Visual Design skills a big plus

CONTACT INFORMATION: nancy_falkenburg at intuit.com

BAY AREA (contract)

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COMPANY NAME: Intuit

COMPANY URL: http://www.intuit.com <http://www.intuit.com/>

JOB LOCATION: Mountain View, CA

JOB TITLE: Sr. XD Interaction Designer

JOB DURATION: Contract (3 months)

JOB DESCRIPTION:

We are looking for an exceptional interaction designer with a solid
design portfolio and extensive experience with user-centered design and
usability.

If you're interested in the challenge of transforming the #1 most
admired software company's consumer-target web sites and delivering
great customer experiences, then Intuit is the place to do it because:

We are serious about creating a great web experience for our customers;
customers are our #1 priority, and we're willing to invest both people
and dollars behind our current initiatives to deliver on that goal.

QuickBooks and Intuit are looking for forward-thinking, change-oriented
web leaders to help us overhaul our web properties.

We want awesome talent who can help us leapfrog into the cutting edge
future. We don't just want to meet today's best in class standards...we
want to define what best in class means for the future.

Responsibilities

Work with web marketing, engineering, and outside creative agencies to
rapidly iterate interactive prototypes.

Collaborate with user researchers and apply usability findings to the
design process.

Review and provide feedback on feasibility of interaction design
specifications and visual design treatments.

Design and write production-quality XHTML and JavaScript code.

Develop and maintain XHTML and CSS style guides.

Requirements

4+ years in a senior information design, user interface design, human
factors engineering, or information architect position.

Excellent knowledge of JavaScript (including AJAX) and CSS.

Exceptional writing and communication skills.

A portfolio or examples of sites you've worked on is required.

Adobe Flash/Flex is a plus.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Please reply to: nancy_falkenburg at intuit.com

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COMPANY NAME: Intuit

JOB LOCATION: Mountain View, CA

JOB TITLE: User Research Recruiter -- Contractor

JOB DURATION: 3 months

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Intuit Inc. is "America's #1 most-admired software company. We create
business and financial management solutions for small and mid-sized
businesses, consumers and accounting professionals. Our flagship
products and services, including QuickBooks(r), Quicken(r) and
TurboTax(r) software, simplify small business management and payroll
processing, personal finance, and tax preparation. Founded in 1983,
Intuit has annual revenue of more than $2 billion. The company has
nearly 7,000 employees with major offices across the US. More
information can be found at www.intuit.com.

If you want to join a winning company that is committed to WOWing

Customers and creating a Great Place to Work, a company that seeks the
best people and ideas, and whose fundamental belief is that people

come to work seeking to do great things, this is the opportunity for

you.

Overall Purpose of Position: Responsible for recruiting research
participants, maintaining participant database.

Position Responsibilities:

* Work with researchers to gather and finalize screening criteria.

* Use screening criteria to recruit and schedule participants.
Expect to be on the phone 3 hours per day.

* Maintain participant information and call tracking history in the
database.

* Provide confirmation, reminders, directions.

* Must be willing to work flexible hours as needed.

Position Requirements:

Formal Education:

* High school diploma and 2 years related work experience.

Experience/skills:

* Excellent people skills a must.

* Ability to communicate clearly and politely with customers by
phone, email, and in person.

* Solid project management skills, information organization skills.

* Proven ability to meet deadlines.

* 2 year related work experience on phones or in-person customer
relations.

* Proven skills using standard Microsoft Office software (Outlook,
Word, and Excel) and basic database entry capabilities.

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Please reply to: nancy_falkenburg at intuit.com

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