Job: Principal User Experience Architect at TandemSeven

8 Feb 2008 - 1:07pm
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Nicholas Iozzo

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Principal User Experience Architect
Tandemseven is a privately held, self-financed consulting company that designs and architects business portals and custom e-business applications. We specialize in creating, usable, intuitive interfaces for complex applications.
We are currently hiring Principal User Experience Architects. Here's what is different about working for TandemSeven:
We are a consulting company-not an agency or a resourcing company
Our primary goal is to provide the best solution for the client-not to win design awards (although we have won them, and we appreciate the industry recognition)
We focus on the complicated stuff-e-commerce, transactional systems, enterprise-scaled portals, global sites where we optimize the designs for a CMS and RIAs
User Experience Architects (UEAs) define the strategy-we do the research and the work, providing the smartest integration of research findings with the solution (less is lost in translation)
UEAs maintain the primary client relationship-we do not rely on others to translate requirements and feedback; we hear it directly from the source.
Interested? Review the description below to see if your skills and expertise match our criteria and send us your resume.

Candidates must be able to lead engagements and work independently or with a team. Strong client-facing presentation and communication skills (both written and verbal) are required. Additionally, candidates must be able to estimate and write proposals and statements of work, and handle multiple projects and proposals concurrently. Specific skills include:
Persona development
User research planning and execution
Usability testing
Contextual inquiry
Task analysis
Field studies
Requirements definition: gathering and documentation
Use case creation
User interface design
Conceptual interaction models
Information architecture
Functional specifications
Candidates must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), expert in Visio (including Template and Background Creation) and Microsoft Project.

Minimum 10 years practicing software or web-based UI design, including portal frameworks
Experience in designing complex, transactional applications
A passion for creating great user experiences through user-centered design.
Minimum 3 - 5 years of senior consulting to large, Fortune 500 companies
Familiarity with both agile and plan-driven development processes and UML
Experience and desire to create intellectual capital (e.g., white papers, conference presentations, etc.). Must be able to supply samples of previous research and design work.
Advanced degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, or related field
Experience in the software, financial services, e-learning/education, manufacturing or pharma/medical/healthcare industries
A strong business development network
As part of TandemSeven's standard employment process, candidates will undergo a complete background check, which may include fingerprinting, prior to an offer being extended. Background checks are conducted by a professional third party firm at no charge to the applicant and include: prior employment verification, education verification, social security trace, criminal background check and motor vehicle records (where required for position).

TandemSeven supports Workforce Diversity and is an equal opportunity employer.

Nick Iozzo
Principal User Experience Architect


847.452.7442 mobile

niozzo at

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