JOB: IAs / UX LEADS who want to "Do Good", local/remote, Los Angeles CA: UX-recruiter (JWG)
10 Jul 2008 - 3:19pm
5 years ago
REFERRAL BONUS OFFERED---I would appreciate it if you'd forward this thru
your trusted networks, thanks! --- Joanne
Fulltime/freelance OK --- Local/remote OK too
Prefer onsite in LA but they are open + flexible for the right candidate.
This is for a v. v. cool 35-person boutique branding/ideation/digital design
agency based in downtown LA whose bread + butter lies in ideating and
realizing entrepreneurs' visions about new online products, mostly in the
green/sustainability space. Their motto is "Doing Good." They want people
who want to Do Good in terms of design and bettering their community +
environment thru design + technology + whatever other means necessary.
Work incorporates interactive/digital, mobile, broadband, anything you can
dream up ;)
JR/MIDLEVEL IA, freelance or fulltime
UX LEAD, freelance or fulltime
UX DIRECTOR, fulltime
(also looking for a fulltime midlevel INTERACTIVE PROJECT MANAGER if you
know anyone to recommend-referral bonus offered)
All folks should have experience doing large website builds, and if they've
got experience w/ applications, mobile, broadband, etc., all the better.
Design agency experience preferred
Continuing education + employees' personal interests are important to them;
all fulltime employees get one free course at the Design Center per semester
(pottery, photography, etc)
Cultural fit is very important---you'll shine in this place if you're highly
collaborative, excited about the ideation/brainstorming process, eager to
contribute their ideas and points of view and recommendations, are OK
interfacing with clients regularly (it's a very transparent, casual
client-agency relationship there), and be thoughtful + passionate about good
Job Description for Jr/Midlevel IA---please contact me for more info on more
. Know the business and user goals for all the projects you work on.
. Make informed user experience decisions with the users' best
intentions in mind.
. Collaborate with visual designers, copywriters, technical teams to
develop the most appropriate and innovative interaction experiences.
. Be agile and work very closely and transparently with client
. Be familiar with Agile/Scrum project management methodologies.
. Conduct user surveys, studies, and testing to inform the user
. Scope and accurately estimate the time and effort as required for
all relevant tasks particular to your projects.
. Visualize concepts quickly with well thought out sketches and
. Produce highly visual and clean user flows, site maps, diagrams
. Make effective presentations that are clear and concise throughout
the interface development process.
. Stay organized and in touch with project team members at all times
of the project life-cycle.
. Possess strong leadership and communication skills to lead
internal and client facing brainstorm sessions and meetings.
Candidates should possess:
. Minimum 2 years experience in an information architecture,
interaction design, user experience role
. 3+ years of interactive design industry experience
. Strong writing, speaking, presentation and interpersonal skills
. Proficiency with the following software skills: Adobe Fireworks,
Adobe InDesign, Adobe Illustrator, Axure, Omnigraffle, Keynote, MS Office.