JOB: Director of User Experience : Omaha, NE : Phenomblue : Fulltime

26 Oct 2009 - 1:23pm
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Joe Olsen
2008

Phenomblue, an internationally re-known interactive brand experience
agency, is searching for an imaginative and energetic Director of
User Experience to help craft cutting edge digital experiences for
some of the biggest advertising agencies and brands in the world.

The Director of User Experience will be responsible for the oversight
of user research and testing, interaction design, and information
architecture, and overall creative direction for all of our projects.
The UX Director works closely with the technology team to develop
user-centric interactive brand experiences, oversees the
organizational and professional development of a growing team of
interaction designers, usability engineers and visual designers,
evangelizes user-centered design and consults with clients and the
broader organization.

This position is based in Omaha, NE. Moderate travel is required.
Phenomblue will not cover re-location expenses for this position.
Responsibilities:
« Collaborate with interaction designers, usability designers,
graphic designers, business partners, and developers, to design the
user interface, information architecture and interaction design
across all our projects.

« Provide leadership, management and supervision as needed to the UX
team.

« Communicate and evangelize about user centered design and customer
interaction.

« Participate in all aspects of user experience design as needed to
provide expertise and guidance. This participation may include
conducting usability tests, analyzing and presenting findings,
conducting contextual inquiry, leading working sessions and
developing blue prints/wireframes.

« Stay abreast of advances within the interactive/digital mediums
(both technical and experiential) and look for ways to appropriately
integrate these advances into our portfolio.

« Ensure integration of efforts by staying informed of major
initiatives, collaborating with peers to combine efforts, and
creating synergies where appropriate.

« Demonstrated leadership experience in User Experience Design with
deep expertise in interaction design, information architecture,
usability engineering or all three.

« Demonstrated skill motivating a team.

« Solid understanding of web and mobile technology, including
technical capabilities and limitations

« Expert understanding of methods for designing easy to use
interfaces, including user and task analysis, information
architecture, interface design, heuristic evaluation, and usability
testing.

« Demonstrated ability to document designs in scenarios, workflows,
site architectures, interaction notes, and page template/wireframe
formats.

« 5-7 years experience with information architecture, interaction
design, and usability testing of websites, intranets, and/or
web-based products and services

« Ability to lead multi-disciplinary teams to consensus on design
decisions

« Excellent oral, written and interpersonal skills

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