JOB: User Experience Researcher/Designer, 30 minutes south of SF, Jessie Stehle, full time

8 Apr 2008 - 1:00pm
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Shannon Caddigan

User Experience Researcher/ Designer - Mobile-Technology Company

Title: User Experience Researcher/ Designer
Location: SF Bay Area - 30 minutes from SF
Compensation: To low 100's DOE + stock

A progressive mobile-technology company is searching for a User
Experience Researcher/ Designer to join its creative team and focus on
user interface design and usability. This fast-paced start-up needs a
designer with a significant amount of interaction design experience with
consumer Websites (preferably wireless sites and applications).

The ideal candidate will have worked on consumer e-commerce sites; will
have some mobile technology experience; and will have solid experience
in user interface, interaction design, information architecture, user
research and usability testing. This hands-on role offers an opportunity
to have a real impact on a dynamic site and its
progressive, exciting mobile technology.

Responsibilities include:
* Handling user research and usability testing
* Gathering user research and understanding user needs (HCI)
* Translating business requirements into intuitive interface solutions
* Developing application maps, process flows, wire frames and mockups
with accompanying interaction rules based on user needs, technical
restrictions and requirements and business needs

* Six to eight years of experience in user interface and interaction
design (Web application experience is a must)
* A college degree in HCI or a similar field
* Significant amount of interaction design experience with consumer
Websites (preferably wireless sites and applications)
* Experience translating business requirements into intuitive
application interface solutions
* Information architecture experience (strategic planning and
diagrammatic skills)
* Ability to ask appropriate questions, communicate effectively and
persuasively convey design solutions to a broad range of stakeholders
(marketing, product managers, engineers, customers and others)
* Strong attention to detail and exceptional organization, logic, and
analytical skills
* Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks; comfortable with tight
* Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Visio and Fireworks
* Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
* Familiarity with Java, including J2ME interactions and patterns
* Familiarity with presentation-layer code and working knowledge of
application-layer design
* Able to measure and quantify design impact on user behavior

If you feel that you are qualified for this position, please email me a
Word doc or PDF version of your resume and link to your portfolio.
Candidates must provide a portfolio, including examples of interactive
and application work and must be authorized to work in the United States
on a full-time basis for any employer.

Please note:
* Resumes submitted without a portfolio will not be reviewed.
* Not all resumes will receive a response.

Jessie Stehle
Creative Recruiter
Email: jessie at

*If you know of someone who you would like to refer for this position,
please have him or her email me directly and mention your name. If you
would like to refer someone confidentially, please mention this in your
email. I can pay a $1,000 - 3,000 referral fee for each hired candidate.*

Shannon Caddigan
Office Coordinator
Direct: (415) 317-0538
Reception: (415) 981-9466
Email: shannon at

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