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  • 18 Sep 2015 1:15 PM | Anonymous member

    Hi! If you are interested and qualified in this role please email your resume to me at I look forward to hearing from you.

    Usability Researcher (#56305 – contract)

    Client: You know who it is... :)

    Location: Redmond, WA

    Start: ASAP

    Position Type: Contract (W-2 only)

    Contract Type: 6 months to start and likely to extend

    Work Space: SharePoint design

    Pay: $ DOE


    Conduct user and market research to understand the needs and desires of your target audience. Research, document and deliver detailed reviews of competitive products including analysis of product features, design, perceived strengths and weaknesses. Research, document and deliver detailed reviews of company products including comparisons to past, current and future competitive offerings. Document and present recommendations based on research and analysis. Work with the supervising Usability Engineer or Manager in identifying and addressing critical usability issues. Skills: Work related experience in Human Machine Interaction or usability required. Demonstrated skill in collecting and analyzing human behavioral data required. Excellent communication skills required. Must be able to work independently or as part of a team. Experience in project management preferred. Master's degree in Psychology, Human Factors or related field required or Bachelor's degree in Psychology, Human Factors or related field with equivalent work experience in Behavioral Science.




    What business group does your team fall under? Can you tell me a little bit about what your specific team does? What’s happening to create this need? (Replacement, increased workload, new project, etc.)

    --Applications and Services.


    This is a small team of researchers covering a decent size org. This person will be needed for running studies. This is a new need to help create a database of SharePoint users in the Seattle area (more along the lines of a long list). The company has a usability team that owns a large usability database. We are creating our own database. Part of the role is this person will be building that.


    What is a typical day going to look like for this person? (Daily structure, time spent doing certain types of tasks, meetings, etc.)

    --It depends on what they are working on. Meeting with designers, and researchers providing feedback. Working with PM’s running things like wall reviews, experience reviews, planning etc.


    The team here is awesome. Really good synergy.


    This person will be working on different designers. They will always have a designer counterpart to work with.


    Please list your TOP 3 required skills that candidates must have.

    a.) At least 5+ years’ experience as a User Researcher

    b.) Involved in high quality, and high profile research projects

    c.) Proficient with MS Office tools.


    Tell us about the type of personality which works best for your team given the overall environment. (Examples: energetic, heads-down, professional, fun, process-driven, etc.)

    --Positive, can take tough problems. This team is very positive. Someone whose core is positivity.

    Are you looking for any particular academic experience, degrees, or certifications?

    --Ideally Masters in psychology. Cognitive or social psychology. HCI is huge for this field.


    Any particular advanced presentation skills required for this assignment? (Leading meetings, presenting slide decks, etc.)

    --Yes, they will be doing all of the reporting in presentation format. PowerPoint skills are a must.


    In your own words, what are the main selling points for this role? Why would someone want it?

    --We have a brand new VP, he sits with design. Our vision is being done between the VP and design team. Lots of impact. Hugely different than other teams. We report directly to the VP. We are doing some very big changes to SharePoint.

    Hi! If you are interested and qualified in this role please email your resume to me at I look forward to hearing from you.

  • 25 Aug 2015 12:59 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Job Description

    To Apply Contact: Dena Barnum

    Our client is looking for a user experience designer with strong interests and capabilities in the creation and design of an online application that is responsive and engaging for the food and beverage restaurant industry. As a UX Designer, you will be an active member of the UX team working across multiple projects within the organization. You will collaborate directly with product owners, business stakeholders, UX peers, and feature teams and are responsible for translating business and/or feature requirements into a compelling, elegant, and easy to use customer experience. As a member of the UX team you’re the voice of the customer and a champion of user empathy.

    Responsibilities include:
    • Create user interface design for web-enabled project with an emphasis on responsive design.
    • Create user interactions as wireframe that demonstrate knowledge of the business opportunities, solve problems and enhance the user’s ability to move through complex business processes.
    • Work in partnership with product managers, program managers and developers, on ideation and iterative changes, clickable prototypes for client usability studies, and final designs showing detail down to the pixel instructions.
    • Manage work on project deliverables from concept to completion within project timelines.
    • Evaluate existing user experiences and identify areas for improvement.
    Be versatile in working across formats, including landing pages, web experiences, video, mobile interfaces, and presentations.
    • Recommend new and emerging technologies that can be used to enhance our UX best practices.
    • Develop directions that reflect new, fresh and exciting approaches, a clear organization of information, and the willingness to take risks.
    • Work quickly, iteratively and collaboratively to produce final designs in a fast-paced and dynamic environment.
    • Create and maintain the UX design guidelines and documentation for your specific area.

    Skill Requirements:
    • 6+ years professional design experience in UX, web and graphic design.
    • Solid understanding of UI and UX concepts and best practices.
    • An eye for sophisticated design within UX experiences and a portfolio of body work that demonstrates the work.
    • Strong knowledge of the full CS creative suite including Photoshop, Illustrator; outstanding creative, visual design thinking and technical skills.
    • Ability to translate business requirements and user workflows as wireframes and/or prototypes using Axure is a must.
    • In-depth knowledge and experience designing responsive web interfaces, and mobile application.
    • Strong communication skills and collaboration with other team members (including interaction with teams of other departments).
    • Ability to present your work persuasively but to know when compromise is required.
    • Ability to work on multiple high-priority projects simultaneously is a plus.

    • Ability to collaborate with business owners, UX designers, content developers and product managers is a must.
    • Good solid knowledge or understanding of HTML5/CSS3/JS is a plus.
    • Demonstrated experience working in an agile software development environment.
    Recruiter – Dena Barnum

  • 25 Jul 2015 1:25 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position title: IT Specialist 3

    Tacoma Community College welcomes applications for an IT Specialist 3. This position provides operational support for the infrastructure and network operations of the College, including server administration, directory services, and the devices required for network connectivity. If you have a passion for Information Technology and are interested in joining a team of dedicated professionals, we’d love to hear from you.
    The salary range for this position is $50,844.00 - $66,684.00 per year, DOE/DOQ. TCC offers a generous benefits package to include life, health, dental and long-term disability insurance; state retirement; vacation leave; sick leave and holiday pay.
    TCC is a comprehensive community college located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, just 35 miles south of Seattle. We are a diverse, creative, and engaging institution - recognized nationally as an Achieving the Dream “Leader College.” The Tacoma-Pierce County area, located on beautiful Puget Sound and framed by the Cascade and Olympic mountain ranges, offer residents and visitors a wealth of cultural and recreational opportunities.
    To view the complete position details and to apply, please visit:

    An Equal Opportunity Employer and Educator

  • 15 Jul 2015 3:13 PM | Anonymous member

    SonoSite is seeking an interaction designer with a passion for delivering simple, delightful, and effective user interfaces. You will be a member of the SonoSite Experience Design Team, working across different products and platforms and expected to push the state-of-the-art in interaction and experience design.

    FUJIFILM SonoSite , Incis a fast-paced, growing medical device company that is focused on VISUAL MEDICINE. Our mission is to empower clinicians to save lives anywhere, anytime. The SonoSite brand is known around the globe for being personal, trustworthy, reliable and accessible. Within the EXPERIENCE DESIGN TEAM, which consists of design research, industrial design,interaction design, visual design, graphic design, video production, technical writing, human factors and mechanical engineering, our goal is to strengthen brand values by unlocking customer insights and collaborating cross-functionally to inspire, inform and shape customer-focused innovation.

    Read the full job description and apply at:

  • 17 Jun 2015 8:11 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    To apply: Contact Kristen Fife if you are interested or have a referral!

    HP has been a consistent leader in defining next-generation computing platforms, and we are doing this again with #HPHelion and the next-generation open source computing platform. More than 2,000 enterprise customers and 37% of the Fortune 100 use our cloud solutions today and serve as the foundation for HP Helion. HP is the #1 private cloud provider in the world. We are a leader in OpenStack and Cloud Foundry foundations and communities. HP is committed to investing billions of dollars in HP Helion products, services, technologies and programs, and the global reach of HP Helion, over the next three years.
    We are in search of a passionate User Experience Designer to join our growing HP Helion Cloud UX team. This is a crucial role in which you will contribute to the user-centered design process to create meaningful experience concepts, and to execute on those concepts. Strategic thinking, innovative vision, modern design aesthetics, and ability to work across the organization and build consensus are critical for success in this role. Ultimately, driving complexity to ground and making it elegant, intuitive, and powerful for end users is your goal.
    This role will be a contributor to the user experience design process from discovery through implementation. In this position, you will work with a team of UX designers who are responsible for collaborating across Engineering and Product Management to produce a unified experience for HP Helion’s public, private, and hybrid cloud product offerings.
    This is not a position for UI development, web page design, or graphic art. This is interaction design for the enterprise IT community.
    Working closely with the Director of User Experience, you will be working on:
    Performing qualitative and quantitative research to uncover user needs, perceptions, and preferences
    Developing workflows and wireframes to effectively communicate interaction and design concepts
    Assessing and optimizing the performance of new and existing features by actively participating in usability testing/user research and interpreting analytics data
    Developing and maintaining user-interface specifications and design patterns
    Driving the end to end user interaction design process
    Designing world class experiences in collaboration with members of the User Experience, Engineering, and Product Management teams
    Presenting an defending your designs to multiple stakeholders
    Presenting design concepts and deliverables to stakeholders and product team members
    Delivering innovative, engaging prototypes using the latest in front-end technologies
    Supporting front-end engineers with final development of HP Cloud products and ensuring flawless design delivery
    Fulfilling several project requests simultaneously while meeting tight deadlines
    Being a tireless advocate for the user
    You will have many of the following skills and attributes
    Portfolio of past work including completed designs, concepts and wireframes, design specifications, and final deliverables that clearly demonstrate both thought process and design skills
    Bachelor's degree in Human-Centered Design, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Digital Design, Psychology, Information Architecture, or related field
    User Experience and Design:
    5+ years’ of experience:
    in an Experience Design role, preferably solving complex, enterprise, and B2B design problems
    performing user research and usability validation
    building user and task flows using products such as Omnigraffle or Visio
    experience creating wireframes and prototypes using tools such as Omingraffe, Axure, UXPin, Balsamiq, or native code
    3+ years’ experience using the Adobe Creative Suite and working with enterprise user experience design
    Strong understanding and demonstration of user centered design principles and techniques
    Strong understanding of the kinds of experiences made possible by current digital technologies.
    Demonstrated ability to collaborate with development teams to understand the problem domain and design solutions that meet user needs
    Ability to interact with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders
    Excellent leadership, communication, project management, and organizational skills.
    Demonstrated self-direction, ability to lead other creatives, and manage priorities.
    Grace under pressure. Comfort in ambiguity. Humor in the face of adversity.
    Brownie points if you have:
    Master's Degree in HCD, HCI, Digital Design, IA or similar
    Cloud Portal design experience
    Experience in Cloud, OpenStack, open source solutions and communities
    Solid knowledge in design and prototyping tools, and knowledge of the latest web technologies such as HTML5, CSS, jQuery, JavaScript

  • 11 Jun 2015 11:05 AM | Anonymous member

    Senior Visual Designer – Web & Mobile Products


    At Daptiv (a Changepoint company), our shared purpose is to help our customers connect business strategy with execution by improving the way they plan, manage, and collaborate on projects.  Our web and mobile products are used by 900 customers and thousands of business professionals every day. 

    We know that powerful, innovative, user-centered solutions are paramount so we design products that rival leading consumer-based online experiences.  Our design team is responsible for creating world-class, user-centered product designs from concept to final pixel.

    As the Senior Visual Designer you will own the look and feel of our products and help drive the new face of Daptiv. You will be responsible for crafting beautiful UI designs, interactions, and data visualizations for a superior user experience.  



    • Work passionately to design innovative features and new products.
    • Create the product brand, style guide, and assets required to bring to life our next generation products.
    • Define and own the visual design and best practices for our mobile and web products.
    • Collaborate closely with UX Designers and Researchers to translate UX design into beautiful visual designs.
    • Leverage modern web technologies to design compelling interfaces and user interactions.
    • Produce high fidelity comps and demand pixel perfect consistency from delivery teams.
    • Collaborate with engineering to iterate on designs in an agile/lean environment. 


    • Expert visual branding, hierarchy, color theory, iconography, and typography skills.
    • Data visualization and information dashboard design skills.
    • Table layout, form layout and micro-interaction design skills.
    • Style guide development and evangelism.
    • Understanding of the opportunities and limitations of CSS3\HTML5 as it applies to web design and development.
    • Working knowledge of multi-tenant web application architectures a plus.
    • Mobile application and responsive design skills a plus.
    • UX design and interaction design skills a plus.


    • Portfolio of past work demonstrating clean visual design solutions with an excellent user experience.
    • Expert proficiency in common visual design tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
    • Comfortable experimenting, accepting feedback and iterating on ideas.
    • Passion for evolving existing products and solving complex design problems.
    • 3-5 years experience designing highly functional websites or web-based applications.
    • 3-5 years experience designing HTML/CSS friendly user interfaces.
    • 2-3 years experience working with agile/scrum teams or a team using kanban.
    • 2-3 years experience designing user interfaces for B2B software applications.
    • 1-2 years mobile and\or responsive design experience.


    A bachelor’s degree in Fine Art, Graphic Design, or related subject.

    About Us

    Daptiv provides an open, flexible environment that encourages creativity, innovation and collaboration.  You will have the opportunity to work in a relaxed culture surrounded by talented and passionate people who want to make a difference in people’s lives.

    Title: Senior Visual Designer

    Reports To: Vice President of Product Management

    Location: Corporate Headquarters – Seattle, WA USA

    Please contact Jill Reed at

  • 05 Jun 2015 8:53 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Position: UX Designer
    Contract: 6+months (renewed quarterly)
    Location: San Jose, CA

    Role & Responsibilities

    You are a highly motivated, detail-oriented, energetic individual with excellent written and oral skills who is not afraid to think outside the box and question assumptions. In this role, you will be part of a dynamic, trend-setting, fast paced UX/UI team responsible for moving the needle on cloud web apps


    The UX Designer is responsible for creating compelling, innovative design solutions that demonstrate the power and value of rich internet experiences for Cloud Consumption software. The UX Designer collaborates closely with engineering and product management to conceptualize, design and prototype web features and applications, and contributes to design patterns and building blocks for our application framework. The UX Designer works collaboratively with cross-functional teams to bring to life the Cloud Consumption vision via static and dynamic (prototype) designs. The UX Designers priority is to meet user (and customer) needs in close partnership with product management and engineering. The UX Designer has passion for solving problems and making complex systems of interaction fluid and easy to use. Above all, the UX Designer is curious and eager to understand how things work, and able to translate that into a compelling user experience.

    As an UX Designer, you will:

    •Partner with Engineering and Product Marketing to deliver wireframes, logical flows, and specifications
    •Leverage modern web technologies to define innovative user interfaces and interaction models that result in improved user productivity and operational efficiency
    •Work closely with key stakeholders to communicate designs
    •Collaborate with product teams within and outside of Cloud Consumption to develop UI components and design patterns
    •Understand and employ best practices for information architecture, interaction designs, usability and supporting technologies

    Required Qualifications

    •5+ years experience designing seamless and usable web applications
    •Experience developing and delivering successful, intuitive, and compelling designs that contribute to market leadership
    •Understanding of the product life cycle and the partnerships critical to success
    •Experience collaborating with multidisciplinary teams to successfully develop and deliver shipping products


    •Bachelor's degree in Interaction Design or a related field, or 5 or more years of relevant experience
    •Coursework in or familiarity with usability and design principles
    •Coursework in or familiarity with software development practices, especially integrating UX into Agile methods
    •Specialty in visualization and data management a plus


    •Ability to deliver design material on target for schedule, budget, and quality
    •Knowledge of user centered design processes and methods
    Experience with Omnigraffle/Visio, Axure, Creative Studio
    •Desired knowledge in Single Page Application framework (AngularJS, Ember, ReactJS)
    •Interest in and aptitude for structure, organization, and terminology
    •Understanding of usability protocols and methods a plus
    •Appreciation of the influence of interactive web technologies (HTML/CSS, DHTML, JavaScript) and industry trends on design
    •Experience working to Agile methodologies
    •Ability to coordinate and track user stories, use cases, and design deliverables Ability to engender trust and respect of peers and stakeholders.
    •Ability to communicate with and understand the needs of non-technical internal clients
    •Domain knowledge of cloud fundamentals a plus

    Please send me your resume to to be considered.

    Jacklyn Ho

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