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  • 07 Jul 2015 7:39 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
    POP seeks a Senior Interaction Designer or UX Experience Lead who can collaborate with strategists, designers and technologists to determine UX strategy and create deliverables for a broad range of brands, industries and projects. They understand the user-centered design process and can both conduct the research that will lead to insights and concepts, as well as design wireframes and prototypes in order to bring the ideas to life while collaborating with the technology and visual design project team members. They are a passionate and authentic UX professional who informs and leads clients and team members to the best solution. This role facilitates and leads ideation and collaboration. 

    Read the full job description and apply at:

    http://www.popagency.com/careers/seattle/sr-interactiondesigner-userexperiencelead/


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

    To apply: Contact Kristen Fife kfife@hp.com 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:
    DESIGN:
    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
    COLLABORATION:
    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
    DELIVERY:
    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
    DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
    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

    Overview

    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.  

      

    Responsibilities

    • 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. 


    Skills

    • 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.


    Qualifications

    • 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.


    Education

    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 jill.reed@changepoint.com


  • 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


    Responsibilities

    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


    Education


    •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

    Mandatory


    •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 jacklyn.ho@experis.com to be considered.

    Jacklyn Ho
    Experis
    408-369-4104
    jacklyn.ho@experis.com


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