JOB (urgent!)::: Sr User Experience Designer::: SF::: UX Recruiter::: Fulltime
18 Apr 2008 - 3:34pm
5 years ago
Hi IxDA'ers! Longtime fan, firsttime caller.
A quick intro:
I'm a UX-geared recruiter/owner of my own interactive talent agency, The
Joanne Weaver Group (www.joanneweavergroup.com
<http://www.joanneweavergroup.com/> ), with in-house roots at Ave A |
Razorfish and Scient, as well as a slew of F1000 companies + small boutique
design houses as clients in between.
I'm putting out an *URGENT APB* for a SENIOR USER EXPERIENCE DESIGNER for a
global market research company in downtown San Francisco.
They want to make an offer to a candidate by the end of next week (!!) so I
would appreciate you forwarding this around thru your trusted networks;
referral bonus offered! Thanks!
SF - SENIOR USER EXPERIENCE / INTERACTION DESIGNER - Global Market Research
**this role is highly urgent; want to extend in offer in one week / by April
** Role is nicely salaried, and comes with bonus + options (privately owned
** Client list is highly impressive: F100 companies in auto, technology,
pharma, banking, consumer packaged goods/retail, etc.
** Company has achieved over four times the industry growth rate since their
inception 10 years ago.
** In 2007, they ranked on Deloitte's Technology Fast 500 for the second
year in a row, and ranked in the top 30 on the Internet, Media &
Entertainment and Communication category in the 2007 Silicon Valley
Technology Fast 50, which is a ranking of the 50 fastest-growing technology
firms in the region.. and they continue to thrive.
** Be a highly-visible member of flat-hierarchial 500+ person company
** Must have experience doing hands-on UX work for complex applications
including surveys, dynamic onscreen documents, or related online products
** Key member of small, agile 4 person team---no management experience
** Culture is highly collaborative, gregarious, supportive, opinions of
others highly regarded. Casual environment; jeans are A-OK.
More about the Senior User Experience Designer role, from the client:
We are defining a new market and we are looking for an innovative Sr User
Experience Designer to help us create an entirely new experience. A leading
provider in online marketing research products and technology, we are now
defining a new Customer Insight Management (CIM) market. We believe great
user experience design is critical to our success, and you will play a key
strategic role in creating the world's leading Research 2.0 product
platform. In this highly visible role, you will apply your passion and
expertise in user-centric design methodology and application interaction
design to create compelling, valuable and highly usable experiences. You
thrive in a high ownership, collaborative, entrepreneurial environment,
where you take on a domain leadership role in designing our next generation
platform user experience.
. Collaborate on cross-functional design teams comprised of domain
experts in marketing research, web 2.0 technology, and communities
. Apply user-centered design processes to create award winning user
experiences for web-based applications. Bkgd in survey creation/document
flows is highly regarded!
. Design interaction models, workflows and information
. Produce user interface specifications, wireframes, and sitemaps.
. Create visual user interface designs
. BS/BA or MS/MFA degree in Graphic Design, Human Factors,
Cognitive Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction or equivalent work
. 3+ years of experience creating interaction designs for Web
. Solid understanding of UCD principles and interaction design
. Ability to work collaboratively with other designers and team
members, cross-functional domain experts and other stakeholders; receptive
to feedback and direction from others.
. Strong detail orientation, and an obsession for accuracy and
. Clear, organized written and oral communication and presentation
. Excellent analytical skills.
. Understanding of underlying technical concepts.
. Expert knowledge of the use of Photoshop, Fireworks, and/or
. Ability to provide portfolio examples of relevant interaction
. Please provide a link or a sample of your portfolio with your
resume for consideration. If you provide a link, please include it in the
cover letter field or on the resume you have uploaded.
About The Company:
We lead the market in the design and delivery of next generation innovations
in on-demand market research services and methodology, technology, and
consumer reach. We do it with teams of the most talented marketing
researchers, panel and communities mangers, software engineers and
technologists, and support staff. We help our customers invent what's next,
improve new product success rates, speed time to market, and get closer to
their customers then ever before. And we're very good at it - achieving
three times the industry growth rate for the last 10 years.
We're based in San Francisco, with offices around the world. Privately-held,
rapidly growing and highly successful, we offer an exciting work
environment, excellent compensation and benefits. We are changing the face
of Marketing Research with great people, great research, great consumer
reach, and great technology.