JOB: Web App UI Designer, Remote, Sage Software, Contract

14 Dec 2007 - 8:28am
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Paul Sherman
2006

Job Title: Web Application User Interface Design Contractor
Company: Sage Software / Small Business Division Job Location: North of
Atlanta, GA

Overview:
The User-Centered Design Team at Sage Software is seeking a Web Application
User Interface Designer for a 4-6 month contract, with opportunity for
extension. The UI Designer will be primarily responsible for collaborating
with our in-house interaction designer, visual designer and usability
analyst to create a user interface design based on the team's navigation
structures, interaction designs, and visual standards. The contractor will
also help to construct prototypes for usability testing. The contractor
should also know how to create digital assets and resources (e.g. CSS, HTML)
for product development to utilize when they implement the application. The
ideal contractor will be familiar with MS Expression for Web, although this
is not a requirement.

The UI designer role at Sage Software depends greatly on collaboration with
user researchers and usability analysts to evolve and improve designs. The
UCD team at Sage Software is a strong and growing team.
It is well supported by and tightly integrated into the product management
and product development processes.

Contract Length:
4-6 months with possibility for extension.

Responsibilities:
- Help the in-house UCD team develop mockup / prototype interaction designs,
including user interaction models, information architecture, wire frames and
screen flows.
- Assist usability analysts and user researchers in iterating designs based
on results of user studies with mockups, prototypes and existing interfaces.
- Develop digital assets and resources for use in application
implementation.

Qualifications:
- Experience working collaboratively with user-centered
design/usability/human factors specialists within an iterative, data-driven
process.
- Understanding of user-centered design fundamentals including information
design, visual design, industry UI standards for web-based applications, and
ease-of-use best practices.
- Experience with design tools, including Photoshop, Visio, and Dreamweaver.
Visual Studio, Flash, or other prototyping/development tool experience is a
plus.

Job Location:
Sage Software is located in Lawrenceville, Georgia, approximately 25 minutes
north of downtown Atlanta. The contractor can work remotely.

About The Company:
Sage Software, Inc. is a leading provider of automated business management
solutions. With a wide range of front office and back office solutions -
including accounting, human resources, payroll, fixed asset management,
customer relationship management, and e-commerce - Sage Software offers
award-winning products and services that have revolutionized the way small
and mid-sized companies do business in today's marketplace.

Sage Software, Inc. encompasses the six North American companies of The Sage
Group plc.

To apply:
Send resume to Paul Sherman, Senior Director of User-Centered Design,
paul.sherman at sage.com. Please use "UI Design Contractor" as the subject
line.

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