Usability and Interaction Designer

Colocado em: Setembro 6th, 2011    Tipo: Tempo Inteiro    Local:

Upgrade is a Human Resources Outsourcing and Consulting company specialized in Information Technologies and Telecommunication industries. We are currently almost 400 consultants, working on different projects with our multinational and national technological partners. We present solutions such as resource Outsourcing for medium to long term projects, Time & Materials, and Business Process Outsourcing.

Regarding our partnership with a prestigious Telecom player, we are currently looking for:

Usability and Interaction Designer (m/f)

Core Responsibilities:

– Design the User Interaction and Experience;
– Create mockup designs and prototypes;
– Assess User needs and validate design choices;
– Participate in user observation/modeling, scenario development, story-boarding, Use Case definition, user task analysis and other activities to capture user’s needs and implement it in the system design;
– Create mockup designs and hi-res prototypes of the application for use in development, design walk-through and usability testing;
– Participate in usability studies or focus groups with end users to assess needs and validate design choices;
– Create user-centered designs, Self Explaining and intuitive for the End User;
– Build visual hierarchy of the interface;
– Based on business requirements and market research assist in developing scenarios, use cases, and high-level requirements;
– Develop and document detailed technical specifications for Front End developers. Such as GUI window design, interaction design, process or logic flows, field requirements/attributes, window attributes/behavior/navigation, adherence to GUI standards and usability attributes;
– Research, design, evaluate and (low-fi) prototype the experience of all the user aspects of product (which involves operators, consumers as stakeholders).

Job Profile:

– You should be a perfectionist and thoroughly follow and guide the implementation of your design;
– You have an extensive knowledge of interaction design and have successfully implemented it in several projects in the past;
– You understand that providing a good experience is one of the most difficult jobs there is, which is the reason you love it;
– We do not expect you to be the ultimate techie but we welcome that you are familiar with the front-end technologies we use (js, rails, android);
– 4-10 years of experience in system design and complex analysis for web based technology development projects including: functional requirement analysis, software/UI design and development;
– Collaborate across the multi-disciplinary team to evaluate the feasibility of proposed solutions company and interact with our customers to define, design and ship new stuff;
– Must have experience with Human Factors and other design and usability concepts;
– Ability to perform contextual inquiries, user task analyses, create user personas and create process/system flows;
– Excellent verbal and written communication skills including communicating clearly, concisely and knowledgeably to both business and technical resources;
– Outstanding analytical skills and creativity;
– Take initiatives;
– Ability to accept feedback on proposed solutions and compromise and negotiate with others;
– Ability to design using wire-frames and story-boards;
– Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills;

Additional Requirements: Bonus point if you are familiar with agile (Scrum).

This is an opportunity to develop your skills and career on a multicultural setting, integrated in a multinational project, where you will be provided initial and continuous training and an attractive salary package.

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