*Location* - Bloomington IL (but can change during the course of
employment). All positions are at out client offices.
This individual will augment an existing staff of both customer's employees
and other external consultants on the Human Factors team.
The Human Factors Analyst is the expert resource in Systems for
human-computer interface (HCI) design. The analyst conducts human
performance research (background in creating metrics helpful), teaches and
coaches interface designers, and supports a user-centered design
The individual selected for this position will the responsibilities listed
below. The desired knowledge, experiences and abilities of the individual
selected for this job include:
• Conducting and interpreting HCI research to produce corporate design
standards - ***this will be a BIG part of this associate's job. ****
• Designing and usability testing Web user interface applications across
• Designing and usability testing voice and telephony user interfaces
• Being a mentor to software user interface design specialists
• Working with software development project teams
• Communicating and selling human factors and user interface design
• Developing and maintaining corporate graphical, Web, and character-based
UI design style guides
• Developing and maintaining a corporate user centered design methodology
• Conducting front-end analysis, interviewing, focus groups, requirements
gathering and requirement validation
• Designing and developing usability test plans, conducting usability tests,
and providing recommendations based on test results
• Evaluating usability test results and applying findings to corporate UI
Primary goal of Human Factors (HF) is to ensure usable products and
systems. This goal is accomplished through 4 means:
1. Performing research on HF/Usability issues.
2. Incorporating HF principles/research and User Centered Design (UCD) into
the architecture and design of user interfaces.
3. Promoting/teaching UCD throughout organization
4. Serving as a "repository" of HF based knowledge and design.
-- Ph.D. Cognitive Psychology, Experimental Psychology, or Industrial
Psychology, or related field.
Human Factors Related Experience:
--- Please include any related Designations certifications, conferences
attended regularly, or society memberships.