JOB: Senior UI Designer, Culver City California, Symantec, Full Time

10 Apr 2008 - 8:11am
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Doug Gibson
2008

Symantec is committed to providing the highest quality interface for its
products and, in this role, you will have an opportunity to continue
and build on that success. You will work intimately with product
managers, engineers, technical (documentation) writers and customers to
infuse new ideas into the product line. At the same time you will be
joining a great team of UI designers at Symantec. We have an
outstanding team of designers covering a wide range of UI design
challenges. The position offers great opportunities for individual
creativity and innovation as well as the benefits of a diverse and
supportive design community.

Responsible for providing UI Design and Usability support to Symantec
product development teams, including designing and specifying product
UIs, the analysis and investigation of application usability, and field
studies.

In this role you will create, adapt, and implement innovative ways of
achieving highly usable products within Symantec by driving UI design
and coordinating usability on multiple, unrelated projects. You will be
responsible for setting project usability objectives while you work on
problems of complex and diverse scope, identifying creative
alternatives. You will collaborate closely with development, visual
design, product management, and program management to ensure the success
of product UIs.

Responsibilities also include:
* Creating and maintaining UI prototypes and UI specifications

* Translate market and product requirements into first class user
interface designs in the form of conceptual models, wireframes, paper
prototypes, screen mockups and other specifications

* Create and maintain the internal standards, templates and
processes necessary to ensure a consistent, unified, high-quality user
experience across all products in the suite

* Plan and manage customer and usability testing

* Oversee the visual design process by managing internal and
external design resources

Qualifications:

* Bachelor's degree required

* Human factors engineering experience required

* 4+ years of UI Design and Usability evaluation experience

* Demonstrated skill in conducting all feedback methodologies
(e.g., usability testing)

* Demonstrated track record of designing high quality user
interfaces for enterprise software applications

* Demonstrated skill in leading design and documenting UIs.

* Demonstrated experience with Web 2.0 related presentation
technologies

* Must have solid experience with and knowledge of web-based UIs
and HTML, and be able to produce UI prototypes

* Graphic/Visual design skills a plus

* Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively in diverse,
cross-departmental teams

* Comfortable in front of customers

* Demonstrated ability to work closely with engineering

* Strong project management skills, including managing
contractors, vendors, and interns

* Excellent written and verbal communication skills

* Entrepreneurial: flexible, optimistic, problem-solving approach
to work

* Ability to work in a team setting and be independently
motivated is key

Contact Information:

Send your resume to charrese_edwards at symantec.com. Please include the
position for which you are applying in the subject field.

*Symantec Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and welcomes
diversity.

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