BLACKBAUD Job: Interaction Designer: Charleston, SC: Full Time

9 Aug 2007 - 10:21am
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Susan McGaha
2007

INTERACTION DESIGNER

POSITION TYPE

Mid level, non-supervisory

DESCRIPTION

A unique blend of artist and technology enthusiast, you have a passion
for how interface and interaction design can help make the world a
better place. Like our customers, you see the world as it can be and use
your creative, analytical, and negotiation skills to drive toward
elegant solutions that help our customers fulfill their non-profit
missions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Develop a deep understanding of our customers' business and
individual needs by assisting in user research activities including
persona creation, heuristic evaluation, and usability reviews

* Work with business systems analysts to translate business
requirements into highly useful and usable interfaces.

* Communicate your ideas using prototypes, wireframes,
interactive mock ups, or other work products that help others understand
your intended design.

* Diligently ensure that your design deliverables are well
thought out, up to date, and communicated to the appropriate
stakeholders.

* Work collaboratively and flexibly with colleagues in
developing prototypes and charting the flow of the customer experience

* Articulate the pros and cons of designs and support choices
with clear, detailed evidence and rationale for decisions

* Champion user needs and continually strive to improve the
usability of our products while understanding business and technical
constraints

* Synthesize findings from usability evaluations to suggest
improvements to the software, and/or suggest ways to capitalize on
design patterns that delight our customers

* Establish good relationships with multiple product teams; use
those relationships to ensure design consistency

* Help foster an open, creative, and productive atmosphere

EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, REQUIREMENTS

* Ability to share a portfolio that demonstrates how you have
designed systems that accommodate complex user and business requirements

* Ability to create visually appealing interfaces that help
users successfully achieve their goals

* Commitment to researching and using technology to its fullest
extent to benefit our customers and further their non-profit missions

* Ability to synthesize research and requirements to create
intuitive systems

* Excellent negotiation, teamwork, presentation, and problem
solving skills

* Ability to identify and communicate the positive and negative
aspects of designs and understand technological, time, and business
trade-offs

* Familiarity with usability engineering methodologies and
user-centered design principles

* Competency with design support tools such as Visio, Photoshop,
Illustrator, Fireworks, HTML, Flash

* Solid understanding of Windows design guidelines

* A four year degree in graphic design, human computer
interaction, human factors, industrial design or equivalent, combined
experience

* 2-7 years of experience designing applications

Blackbaud is the world's leading provider of software and related
services specifically tailored to meet the needs of nonprofit
organizations.

Publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol BLKB, Blackbaud is a
successful, growing company with more than 25 years of experience and

annual revenue in excess of $192 million. The company, led by chief
executive officer (and former Microsoft(r) executive) Marc Chardon,
offers

an integrated suite of nonprofit management applications built with
Microsoft(r) technology and delivered by our professional services team.

Headquartered in Charleston, SC, Blackbaud has a team of more than 1,400
talented employees across its three global locations in positions

ranging from product development, consulting, sales, and marketing to
customer support, human resources, and finance.

Click here to view and apply
<http://career.pereless.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=75022.viewjobdetail&CID
=75022&JID=35467&BUID=523&source=IXDA>

Susan McGaha
Corporate Recruiter - Human Resources
___________________________________________________
Blackbaud, Inc.
2000 Daniel Island Drive
Charleston, SC 29492
Phone 843.216.6200, ext. 3537 | Fax 843.216.6101
Susan.McGaha at Blackbaud.com <mailto:Susan.McGaha at Blackbaud.com> |
www.blackbaud.com <blocked::http://www.blackbaud.com/>

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12 Sep 2007 - 4:20pm
Susan McGaha
2007

INTERACTION DESIGNER

POSITION TYPE

Mid level, non-supervisory

DESCRIPTION

A unique blend of artist and technology enthusiast, you have a passion
for how interface and interaction design can help make the world a
better place. Like our customers, you see the world as it can be and use
your creative, analytical, and negotiation skills to drive toward
elegant solutions that help our customers fulfill their non-profit
missions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Develop a deep understanding of our customers' business and
individual needs by assisting in user research activities including
persona creation, heuristic evaluation, and usability reviews

* Work with business systems analysts to translate business
requirements into highly useful and usable interfaces.

* Communicate your ideas using prototypes, wireframes,
interactive mock ups, or other work products that help others understand
your intended design.

* Diligently ensure that your design deliverables are well
thought out, up to date, and communicated to the appropriate
stakeholders.

* Work collaboratively and flexibly with colleagues in
developing prototypes and charting the flow of the customer experience

* Articulate the pros and cons of designs and support choices
with clear, detailed evidence and rationale for decisions

* Champion user needs and continually strive to improve the
usability of our products while understanding business and technical
constraints

* Synthesize findings from usability evaluations to suggest
improvements to the software, and/or suggest ways to capitalize on
design patterns that delight our customers

* Establish good relationships with multiple product teams; use
those relationships to ensure design consistency

* Help foster an open, creative, and productive atmosphere

EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, REQUIREMENTS

* Ability to share a portfolio that demonstrates how you have
designed systems that accommodate complex user and business requirements

* Ability to create visually appealing interfaces that help
users successfully achieve their goals

* Commitment to researching and using technology to its fullest
extent to benefit our customers and further their non-profit missions

* Ability to synthesize research and requirements to create
intuitive systems

* Excellent negotiation, teamwork, presentation, and problem
solving skills

* Ability to identify and communicate the positive and negative
aspects of designs and understand technological, time, and business
trade-offs

* Familiarity with usability engineering methodologies and
user-centered design principles

* Competency with design support tools such as Visio, Photoshop,
Illustrator, Fireworks, HTML, Flash

* Solid understanding of Windows design guidelines

* A four year degree in graphic design, human computer
interaction, human factors, industrial design or equivalent, combined
experience

* 2-7 years of experience designing applications

EXPERIENCE IN 1 OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING AREAS STRONGLY DESIRED

* Experience designing or developing ticketing solutions for the
patron industry

* Experience with content management systems (CMS), web-based
products, and/or "Software as a Service" (SaaS) products

* Experience with fundraising, eCRM, and/or email marketing

* Solid understanding of Windows design guidelines

Click here to view and apply
<http://career.pereless.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=75022.viewjobdetail&CID
=75022&JID=35467&BUID=523&source=IxDA>

Blackbaud is the world's leading provider of software and related
services specifically tailored to meet the needs of nonprofit
organizations. Publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol BLKB,
Blackbaud is a successful, growing company with more than 25 years of
experience and annual revenue in excess of $192 million. The company,
led by chief executive officer (and former Microsoft(r) executive) Marc
Chardon, offers an integrated suite of nonprofit management applications
built with Microsoft(r) technology and delivered by our professional
services team. Headquartered in Charleston, SC, Blackbaud has a team of
more than 1,400 talented employees across its three global locations in
positions ranging from product development, consulting, sales, and
marketing to customer support, human resources, and finance.

Susan McGaha
Corporate Recruiter - Human Resources
___________________________________________________
Blackbaud, Inc.
2000 Daniel Island Drive
Charleston, SC 29492
Phone 843.216.6200, ext. 3537 | Fax 843.216.6101
Susan.McGaha at Blackbaud.com <mailto:Susan.McGaha at Blackbaud.com> |
www.blackbaud.com <blocked::http://www.blackbaud.com/>

6 Nov 2007 - 9:20am
Susan McGaha
2007

INTERACTION DESIGNER

POSITION TYPE

Mid level, non-supervisory

DESCRIPTION

A unique blend of artist and technology enthusiast, you have a passion
for how interface and interaction design can help make the world a
better place. Like our customers, you see the world as it can be and use
your creative, analytical, and negotiation skills to drive toward
elegant solutions that help our customers fulfill their non-profit
missions.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

* Develop a deep understanding of our customers' business and
individual needs by assisting in user research activities including
persona creation, heuristic evaluation, and usability reviews

* Work with business systems analysts to translate business
requirements into highly useful and usable interfaces.

* Communicate your ideas using prototypes, wireframes,
interactive mock ups, or other work products that help others understand
your intended design.

* Diligently ensure that your design deliverables are well
thought out, up to date, and communicated to the appropriate
stakeholders.

* Work collaboratively and flexibly with colleagues in
developing prototypes and charting the flow of the customer experience

* Articulate the pros and cons of designs and support choices
with clear, detailed evidence and rationale for decisions

* Champion user needs and continually strive to improve the
usability of our products while understanding business and technical
constraints

* Synthesize findings from usability evaluations to suggest
improvements to the software, and/or suggest ways to capitalize on
design patterns that delight our customers

* Establish good relationships with multiple product teams; use
those relationships to ensure design consistency

* Help foster an open, creative, and productive atmosphere

EXPERIENCE, QUALIFICATIONS, REQUIREMENTS

* Ability to share a portfolio that demonstrates how you have
designed systems that accommodate complex user and business requirements

* Ability to create visually appealing interfaces that help
users successfully achieve their goals

* Commitment to researching and using technology to its fullest
extent to benefit our customers and further their non-profit missions

* Ability to synthesize research and requirements to create
intuitive systems

* Excellent negotiation, teamwork, presentation, and problem
solving skills

* Ability to identify and communicate the positive and negative
aspects of designs and understand technological, time, and business
trade-offs

* Familiarity with usability engineering methodologies and
user-centered design principles

* Competency with design support tools such as Visio, Photoshop,
Illustrator, Fireworks, HTML, Flash

* Solid understanding of Windows design guidelines

* A four year degree in graphic design, human computer
interaction, human factors, industrial design or equivalent, combined
experience

* 2-7 years of experience designing applications

EXPERIENCE IN 1 OR MORE OF THE FOLLOWING AREAS STRONGLY DESIRED

* Experience designing or developing ticketing solutions for the
patron industry

* Experience with content management systems (CMS), web-based
products, and/or "Software as a Service" (SaaS) products

* Experience with fundraising, eCRM, and/or email marketing

* Solid understanding of Windows design guidelines

Click here to view and apply
<http://career.pereless.com/index.cfm?fuseaction=75022.viewjobdetail&CID
=75022&JID=35467&BUID=523&source=IxDA>

Blackbaud is the world's leading provider of software and related
services specifically tailored to meet the needs of nonprofit
organizations. Publicly traded on NASDAQ under the symbol BLKB,
Blackbaud is a successful, growing company with more than 25 years of
experience and annual revenue in excess of $192 million. The company,
led by chief executive officer (and former Microsoft(r) executive) Marc
Chardon, offers an integrated suite of nonprofit management applications
built with Microsoft(r) technology and delivered by our professional
services team. Headquartered in Charleston, SC, Blackbaud has a team of
more than 1,400 talented employees across its three global locations in
positions ranging from product development, consulting, sales, and
marketing to customer support, human resources, and finance.

Susan McGaha
Corporate Recruiter - Human Resources
___________________________________________________
Blackbaud, Inc.
2000 Daniel Island Drive
Charleston, SC 29492
Phone 843.216.6200, ext. 3537 | Fax 843.216.6101
Susan.McGaha at Blackbaud.com <mailto:Susan.McGaha at Blackbaud.com> |
www.blackbaud.com <blocked::http://www.blackbaud.com/>

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