JOB: Director of User Experience--Dallas, TX--Slingshot Advertising--Full Time
26 Aug 2008 - 10:25am
Slingshot Advertising is on the hunt for a seasoned leader to drive the
web-user experience to meet our client's business objectives. You will
blend strategic business thinking with a superior knowledge of emerging
technologies to construct all aspects of information architecture and
interface design. You'll be called upon to be a futurist, a strategist,
a usability guru, and an industry thought leader.
o Proven ability to champion a user-centric design process
o Strong leadership skills-is able to motivate and direct a team
as well as be a strong individual contributor
o A seasoned presenter with a knack for written communication in
o Experience in business analysis to include the development and
adherence to business requirement documents
o Usability testing and facilitation skills
o Advanced knowledge of architecture software programs (e.g.
Visio, Inspiration, Illustrator, etc.) and proficiency in MS Visio,
Adobe Photoshop & Acrobat.
o Prototyping capabilities in HTML, CSS
o Experience with rich-media storyboarding and interaction design
for Flash or AJAX-based applications
o User-research and testing methods including focus groups,
usability testing and survey design
o A portfolio including functional designs and/or UI
o Minimum 7-8 years direct experience in information architecture
and experience design required including knowledge of IA and design
processes and methodology
o Minimum BA/BS degree in Library Science, Psychology, Human
Factors, Fine Arts or related field. Advanced degree preferred.
Slingshot is a multidexterous ad agency based in Dallas, Texas. We
provide fully integrated solutions for clients like Jack Daniel's, Joe's
Crab Shack, ConocoPhillips, La Quinta, Mission Foods, and Greyhound.
Known for being unconventional, slightly eccentric, and definitely
innovative, we're a family of hardworking fun people who are passionate
about the work we do and the clients we serve.
As an employee of Slingshot you will enjoy fantastic benefits such as
paid medical, a tenure sabbatical, matching 401K, generous PTO, and much
more all in addition to a competitive salary. Slingshot is an Equal
Opportunity Employer, we value diversity in our workforce and in the
clients and communities we serve. Please send resumes and portfolios to jackier at davidandgoliath.com