|Sent on:||Tuesday, February 25, 2014 11:35 AM|
Great Contract to Hire Opportunity………
We have a need for a UX/XD Design Engineer for one of our clients in Plano, Tx. Please find the Job Description below. Can you please give me a call or e-mail me if you are interested.
These tax offerings work seamlessly with the products from the broader Intuit ecosystem, such as QuickBooks Online Accountant and Payments. Professional Tax Group is focused on re-inventing how accountants do their work and interact with their clients – saving accountants and their clients time, and helping accountants build the practice they want. The emerging shift to SaaS is enabling PTG to deliver unexpected and delightful benefits to accountants, freeing them from traditional paradigms.
Immerse yourself in the customer experience – first use, in-product design, marketing, interactions between accountants and their clients – to deliver an awesome mobile experience
Apply strategic thinking to design and deliver innovative end-to-end user experiences that optimize among user needs, business goals, and technological realities across web & mobile platforms
Take ideas and concepts, and visualize them in such that they are communicated effectively and compellingly for internal leaders, partners and customers.
Turn visions into concepts and translate those concepts into designs that illustrate simplicity, despite complexity of the system.
Directly responsible for delivering User Experience visions, UI specifications, wireframes and prototypes
Collaborate effectively with researchers, product management, product development, marketing, and other team members.
Use facilitative leadership skills to drive to the best outcome for stakeholders, resulting in others learning from you, and inspiring others to want to work with you.
Participate in and foster the Intuit Experience Design Community and mentor junior members of the design team.
Research, understand and draw insights on customers' pain points and needs through methods such as Lean Start up/rapid experiments, "follow-me-to-office" visits, in-depth interviews and other customer and market research tools
Actively seek to leverage outside learnings (within Intuit, other accounting products and other industries more broadly) to create best-in-class offerings, always looking for ways to deliver a better experience and disrupt ourselves
5+ years of interface design experience in delivering high-volume, high-profile or award-winning web sites or products; experience with SaaS and mobile products highly preferred
Human Computer Interaction, graphic design, or other relevant field. Graduate degree a plus.
Strong knowledge and experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with customers, along with cross-functional teams including engineering, product management, and user research. Seasoned in Agile development processes
Proficient in a variety of methods to convey ideas and concepts (e.g. storyboards, wireframes, prototypes, etc)
Proven track record in setting a vision for great customer experiences, inspiring others to get behind the vision, and ultimately delivering products and services that are known for their delightful experience and ease of use
Effective communicator, presenter, and negotiator Organized, self-directed, efficient and able to manage multiple and complex projects in a timely manner.
Expertise with design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, but skilled in creating 'lo-fi' prototypes to share with users in a fast, iterative manner.
Familiarity with web and mobile technologies and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions; hands-on expertise with HTML, CSS, AJAX, DoJo, Flash, and/or Flex a plus
A passion for creating products that resonate on an emotional level
Strong online portfolio available for viewing
Thanks In advance