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User Experience Analyst

Location: 
Wellesley Hills
Date Posted: 
02/13/2018
Employment Type: 
Contract
Job ID: 
8528
Description: 

Senior User Experience Analyst

The Senior User Experience Analyst works both independently and in conjunction with project team members and business representatives to design and evaluate the user interface for software, web sites and web-based applications. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic, flexible and self-motivated, with an ability to rapidly acquire new domain familiarity and work on a broad range of projects. S/he should be able to readily leverage the latest best practices and trends in interaction design, visual design and usability. 

 

Main Responsibilities:

  • Interaction design/visual design
  • Prototyping/Wireframe documentation
  • Visual design specifications
  • Manage work on multiple simultaneous projects
  • User needs assessment
  • Task analysis/Information Architecture
  • Contextual inquires
  • Heuristic evaluations
  • Usability evaluations

Requirements:

  • 6-10 years experience as a practicing user experience analyst (interaction designer/visual designer, usability engineer)
  • Experience providing direction to junior department/team members
  • Interaction design skills, usability assessment skills
  • Experience with design/prototyping software (e.g. Visio, Axure, Photoshop,familiarity with ExtJS a plus)
  • Strong visual design skills (layout, hierarch, typography, color theory, patterns)
  • Excellent communication and facilitation skills
  • Education: BA/BS or MA/MS in  one of the following disciplines. Qualifying disciplines include, but are not limited to: Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Visual Design, Psychology (Cognitive or Experimental), Interface Design, Computer Science