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Freelance UX job

From: diane p.
Sent on: Wednesday, July 25, 2012 10:37 AM
Hey Gang,
I just got in a hot need for a cool new agency. Offsite to start as the agency is currently based in Minneapolis and has not yet opened an LA office.  Great opp to work with a very hot and growing firm! Please let me know if you are interested/available.
User Experience Designer/UX Designer (Ongoing Contractor): Web/Mobile/Cloud
 - Position is mostly via telecommunication. Other areas welcome to apply. (Greater Los Angeles Area)
Job Description

We are a boutique digital agency with 20-staff members and a focus in Digital Brand Marketing and Design. We are seeking a Sr. level User Experience Designer who can craft great software, apps, web applications, and websites on time and on budget. The ideal candidate will have 5-10 years of experience—with both agency and consultancy history—and a strong desire to go out of their way to exceed expectations and add value to the clients they serve. Additionally, we are seeking someone to be our agency’s UX Director-of-Record.

We want to find someone who is:
Highly creative and has proven modernist design skills
Equally balanced between design and engineering
Ready for challenges and open to learning
Isn’t happy until they understand the client’s business goals
Works well with internal and external marketing and creative teams
Can follow technical discussions and engage in information modeling sessions
Can contribute winning ideas that come from individual research and group synthesis.
Can crank out great wireframes and sitemaps
Can scale wireframes from lo- to high-fi; from sketch to incredible design specs
Excels at information design and interaction
Can visually communicate ideas and designs appropriately
Loves the details
Is efficient and a self-manager
Is equally good at consumer and business products
Driven to take their career/consultancy to the next level
Desired Skills & Experience

Technical Skills:
Ability to deliver ideas with design communication tools such as Adobe CreativeSuite, Visio, Omnigraffle, or GoogleDrawing
Understands architectures of web frameworks/technologies and database design
A solid understanding of HTML, CSS, and other web-development tools
Highly experienced in professional UX/UI development software
Understands and can design for section 508 compliance
Understands and can incorporate shopping carts
Understands and can apply user testing methodologies

Knack for seeing the most broken part of an app or website and can offer solutions to fixing it
Ability to design experiences that team members can readily turn into products
Proven ability to treat others with respect and has a sense of humor—we are a fun organization made of people who love their work
Can work on multiple projects at the same time
Can produce websites and web applications
Bachelors degree or higher
Excellent spoken and written English
Ability to work independently as well as in teams
Ability to work remotely and travel when required
Can commit to delivering high-level projects on time and under budget
YOU MUST HAVE AN ONLINE PORTFOLIO and the ability to walk others through it via telecommunication
Ability to collaborate with and manage creative teams
Can interview internal and client stakeholders in a professional matter to gather project requirements
Can manage projects from conception to completion
Can represent our agency as if you were on our executive team
Understands human psychology and can apply it to deliver efficient products
Company Description



Diane Pirritino | Director, Graphics and Marketing | 24 Seven | WBENC Certified
325 Wilshire Boulevard, Suite #202 | Santa Monica, California 90401 |
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