JOB: UX Designer, New York, NY, Lime Wire, Full Time

22 Sep 2009 - 2:21pm
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Kelsey Aahl
2009

User Experience Designer

Permanent position, Lime Wire LLC, NYC

Lime Wire LLC, maker of the famous P2P file-sharing program, seeks a USER
EXPERIENCE DESIGNER for its flagship product, LimeWire.

The role of a user experience designer is to follow a user-centered design
process, understanding real users - their goals, aptitudes, experiences,
needs, and motivations. You will approach design from a user-perspective and
balance users' needs alongside business goals and technical capabilities.
The ideal candidate will have experience conducting user research,
extracting requirements, designing an interaction framework, iterating on
your framework, and presenting your ideas to development and management. You
will be working closely with product managers, software developers and web
designers to determine necessary features and drive the design of products.

Responsibilities:

. Working across product, development, and design teams

. Designing the layout and sequencing for a clear narrative

. Developing functional specifications

. Advocating for user needs

. Observing and measuring user behavior

. Developing creative interaction design idioms that are easy to
learn

Requirements:

. Experience developing innovative visual and temporal vocabularies
of action

. Experience designing online systems using
user/task/goal/functional analyses, story boards, paper prototyping, user
testing, and an iterative design model

. Practical knowledge of user research methods, including lab-based
usability studies, field studies, and usability inspections (heuristic
evaluations or cognitive walkthroughs)

. Excellent analytical ability, especially with regard to
observation of user behavior

. Self-motivated, critical thinker with strong technical background

. Curiosity, imagination, intuition

. Excellent communication and teamwork skills

. Bachelor's, Master's or Doctorate in Human-Computer Interaction,
Cognitive Science, Human Factors, Computer Science, or related field, or 3
years experience directly in UxD

To apply:

Please submit your resume and any work samples to:
ux_designer_client at limewire.com.

About Lime Wire

Lime Wire LLC is the maker of the most popular file-sharing software in the
world.

Lime Wire prides itself on its great products, one of the most engaged user
bases in the world, and an incredible team of talent. Since launching the
LimeWire application in 2000, we have continuously sought ways to empower
our users. Recently, we have been busy with the launch of the LimeWire
Store and creating more ways for Lime Wire's peer-to-peer community to
connect.

Still, we are determined to do much more and seek gifted and inspired people
to join our team.

We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, and great perks including
5 weeks of vacation per year, free lunches, snacks and drinks, tickets to
cultural and athletic events, company-sponsored outings, fabulous rooftop
parties, and coworkers who are also great friends. Located in the SoHo
neighborhood of Manhattan, we foster a happy, healthy work environment where
a free exchange of ideas is encouraged. Ideal candidates thrive in our
do-it-yourself, entrepreneurial atmosphere.

Interested in Lime Wire? We look forward to hearing from you.

Thanks,

Kelsey Aahl

HR & Recruiting Coordinator

Lime Wire LLC

<mailto:lucia at limewire.com> kelsey at limewire.com

P: 212.775.3007

F: 917.237.7088

*Please note that my phone number has changed and Lime Wire has moved office
locations. We're now located at 45 Howard Street, New York, NY 10013-2515.

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