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Re: [vanue] UX Specialist position at ACL (Vancouver)

From: Shawn M.
Sent on: Wednesday, March 14, 2012 12:44 PM

On[masked], at 12:07 PM, aksonnic wrote:

ACL is looking for a User Experience Specialist to help us inject UCD into our existing and new products. This is a new position, so you have the opportunity to establish the function from the ground up.


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User Experience Specialist

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Job Description

Are you as passionate about transforming existing products as you are about creating new products that delight customers?  Does the challenge of transforming the product development process in a mature company to a user experience approach excite you?  If so, you may be the candidate we want for the newly created position of User Experience Specialist.

Key Responsibilities/Main Activities:

  • Creates, evaluates and modifies the product workflow and User Interface in support of product roadmap.
  • Balances organizational demands, timelines and internal milestones to determine the most appropriate methodology for design. (storyboards, interaction patterns, prototypes, and other iterative artifacts).
  • Manages projects running concurrently on multiple tracks from planning through launch.
  • Is a key catalyst in driving a culture of innovation and teamwork experience on the needs of customers.
  • Promotes the use of usability processes in the software development organization.
  • Create design deliverables such as product style guides, work flow diagrams, prototypes and design mockups.
  • Contributes to the design and usability of a product throughout the conceptualization, development, and implementation process. Performs highly complex reviews of task and work flow analyses. Develops user scenarios, task models, and conceptual and formal user interface prototypes.
  • Works cross-functionally to evaluate, design, and test product enhancements. Plans and assists in the usability testing of targeted products.
  • Stays abreast of the rapidly changing technologies and approaches in web, mobile, and emerging platforms 

Required Skills

Key Skills, Experience, Knowledge and Qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree or equivalent in relevant field (Graphic Design, Human Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Computer Science)
  • 5+  years of directly related work experience (in user experience, usability, or a closely related field and demonstrated expertise in interaction and visual design.
  • Previous experience executing user experience designs within an iterative software development process.
  • Good understanding of agile software development processes and a track record of successful launches
  • Solid interpersonal skills, with the ability to operate and communicate effectively in a distributed team environment.
  • Sharp design sensibilities, critical thinking, and an eye for detail

Job Location

Vancouver, BC, CANADA

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