JOB: User Experience Designer / Product Owner - Spil Games, Hilversum, The Netherlands

22 Jan 2010 - 12:37pm
4 years ago
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Kim van Poelgeest
2009

Tasks and Responsibilities:

Whether it is discussing concepts or creating designs, SPIL GAMES
offers abundant challenges for a strong specialist in the web design
field, and we are seeking a candidate who is passionate about finding
and implementing creative solutions. As User Experience Designer, you
will be highly involved in the specification and design of our gaming
sites. You will work with the Scrum teams and business owners to help
create best-in-class gaming sites. Additionally, you will:

• Be a key member of a Scrum team who’s always available to answer
questions and solve problems

• Make sure your Scrum team is constantly focused on the right
priorities and product and sprint goals

• Control the Product Backlog: keeping it up to date and prioritized,
looking at the constantly changing market and the wishes of the
stakeholders

• Make sure decisions and prioritization of the Product Backlog are
always transparent to the stakeholders

• Be responsible for translating a product into user stories with a
clear “Definition of Done” story

• Be able to do incremental product releases, from necessities to
comfort/luxury features

• Translate audience, technology, and other key product requirements
into effective UI design solutions

• Keep up a working knowledge of UI design best practices, and
communicate visual-design thinking based on sound user-experience and
interaction-design principles

• Maintain superior knowledge of current web-design trends and
techniques

• Create end-to-end user flows, interaction models, and feature and
interface design

• Work in a team environment as well as independently to get the job
done with minimal supervision while juggling a few projects at once

Your Profile:

• 5+ years’ experience working with software development teams
• 3+ years’ experience in the Internet business
• 3 to 5 years’ experience in a graphic- and web-design role
• Minimum HBO/bachelor’s education level
• Innovative, creative problem-solver with an eye for detail and
skill for accuracy
• In-depth knowledge of UI design principles, human factors,
user-centered design processes, interaction design guidelines,
web-industry standards, and prototyping
• An eye for creative design, with the ability to also follow preset
rules, templates, and/or branding
• Experience in creating the overall look and all graphic elements
for commercial-quality websites
• Proven experience using design tools (Axure, Adobe) to digitalize
business ideas/concepts
• Knowledge of XHTML, CSS, DHTML, W3C standards
• Knowledge of internationalization and accessibility design
considerations
• Proficient in using MS Office applications
• Strong problem-solving and time-management skills
• Solid oral and written communication skills in English
• A friendly, positive attitude and a strong work ethic

SPIL GAMES Offers:
• A competitive salary
• A good benefits package
• A chance to be part of a fast-growing, international company
• A motivating bonus system
• A fun and dynamic work environment

Get in touch
kim[-at-]kimvanpoelgeest.spilgames.net

Comments

22 Jan 2010 - 12:44pm
Mark Schraad
2006

Kim... FANTASTIC job title!

On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 3:37 AM, kim van Poelgeest <kim at bitnoir.com> wrote:

> Tasks and Responsibilities:
>
> Whether it is discussing concepts or creating designs, SPIL GAMES
> offers abundant challenges for a strong specialist in the web design
> field, and we are seeking a candidate who is passionate about finding
> and implementing creative solutions. As User Experience Designer, you
> will be highly involved in the specification and design of our gaming
> sites. You will work with the Scrum teams and business owners to help
> create best-in-class gaming sites. Additionally, you will:
>
> • Be a key member of a Scrum team who’s always available to answer
> questions and solve problems
>
> • Make sure your Scrum team is constantly focused on the right
> priorities and product and sprint goals
>
> • Control the Product Backlog: keeping it up to date and prioritized,
> looking at the constantly changing market and the wishes of the
> stakeholders
>
> • Make sure decisions and prioritization of the Product Backlog are
> always transparent to the stakeholders
>
> • Be responsible for translating a product into user stories with a
> clear “Definition of Done” story
>
> • Be able to do incremental product releases, from necessities to
> comfort/luxury features
>
> • Translate audience, technology, and other key product requirements
> into effective UI design solutions
>
> • Keep up a working knowledge of UI design best practices, and
> communicate visual-design thinking based on sound user-experience and
> interaction-design principles
>
> • Maintain superior knowledge of current web-design trends and
> techniques
>
> • Create end-to-end user flows, interaction models, and feature and
> interface design
>
> • Work in a team environment as well as independently to get the job
> done with minimal supervision while juggling a few projects at once
>
>
> Your Profile:
>
> • 5+ years’ experience working with software development teams
> • 3+ years’ experience in the Internet business
> • 3 to 5 years’ experience in a graphic- and web-design role
> • Minimum HBO/bachelor’s education level
> • Innovative, creative problem-solver with an eye for detail and
> skill for accuracy
> • In-depth knowledge of UI design principles, human factors,
> user-centered design processes, interaction design guidelines,
> web-industry standards, and prototyping
> • An eye for creative design, with the ability to also follow preset
> rules, templates, and/or branding
> • Experience in creating the overall look and all graphic elements
> for commercial-quality websites
> • Proven experience using design tools (Axure, Adobe) to digitalize
> business ideas/concepts
> • Knowledge of XHTML, CSS, DHTML, W3C standards
> • Knowledge of internationalization and accessibility design
> considerations
> • Proficient in using MS Office applications
> • Strong problem-solving and time-management skills
> • Solid oral and written communication skills in English
> • A friendly, positive attitude and a strong work ethic
>
> SPIL GAMES Offers:
> • A competitive salary
> • A good benefits package
> • A chance to be part of a fast-growing, international company
> • A motivating bonus system
> • A fun and dynamic work environment
>
>
> Get in touch
> kim[-at-]kimvanpoelgeest.spilgames.net
>
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