Job Opportunity - User Experience Designer, Austin, TX - Full Time

25 Jun 2009 - 6:31pm
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Heather Sepulveda
2009

A leading technology firm in Austin is seeking an experienced User
Experience Designer to help us continue to transform user workflows
into site flows diagrams and wire-frames, with a clean and extensible
graphic design that communicates our brand. You have a strong visual
aesthetic and your portfolio demonstrates it. You are experienced
in working with teams to influence the direction of application at a
functional level and a technical level, with a mastery of design
tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator. This position will drive
strategic UX thinking for the web applications. This position will
work closely with the entire product team, business partners and be a
key player in overall company direction and strategy. It is critical
that this person be a self-starter who is comfortable jumping right
in and contributing.

Responsibilities
• Create UI designs, interaction diagrams, wireframes, and
prototypes
• Influence product strategy and direction by collaborating with
Marketing, Customers & Development
• Strong RIA design capabilities and experience
• Evaluate competitive landscape and new UI technology
• Present UI solutions to internal and executive teams
• Work closely with Usability team to ensure design exceeds consumers
expectations
• Create innovative UI solutions to solve complex interaction issues
• Work with User Experience team to establish user experience vision
and guiding principles
• Independently able to manage design process, project, and schedule
• Prioritize and manage multiple programs
• Define best practices and standardizing guidelines and processes

Requirements
• Formal Education in Interaction Design, Computer Science, HCI, or
similar
• 5+ years of experience in consumer online design
• Prototyping skills using tools such as Flash, WPF, Dreamweaver, or
similar
• Visual design skills using tools such as Photoshop or Illustrator
• Critical eye for visual design and attention to detail
• High degree of creativity and problem solving ability
• Experience and passion for user-centered design
• Proven track record and a strong portfolio
• Ability to communicate ideas through design
• Experience working with multi-disciplinary teams
• Excellent presentation skills and executive presence
To Apply: Send your resume and portfolio to our recruiting team:
51617 at americanworkforce.jobs Local candidates to Austin are preferred
and will be considered first.

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