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14 May 2018
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My client, an international financial organization located in Washington, DC has an immediate need for a Sr. User Experience Engineer. The user experience engineer will perform the full range of responsibilities associated with user centered design methodology for software development. He/she will also conduct reviews of software products and provide guidance on how to remediate usability issues. He/she must be able to explain usability principles and techniques to both technical team members and business sponsors.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Interact directly with business sponsors and subject matter experts to understand business requirements and constraints
  • Carry out user modeling and task analysis, and develop personas and scenarios
  • Conduct user research and communicate findings of user research
  • Create or advise on content architecture and navigation design
  • Understand complex user requirements and technical constraints, and translate them into simple user interface
  • Design page level layout, page flow, and task fulfillment
  • Propose design solutions for identified usability problems in existing applications
  • Develop wireframes, prototypes, etc., for large, complex applications
  • Ensure application level consistency with respect to visual design and interaction components
  • Adhere to design, usability, and standards
  • Make recommendations to solve complex interaction problems and improve overall user experience with an application and across different applications
  • Conduct expert reviews of websites and web applications
Educational Qualifications and Experience:
  • Education: Bachelor's degree, preferably in Computer Science, Software Engineering, or similar field
  • Role Specific Experience: 7+ years of experience
  • High level of visual design expertise
Certification Requirements:
  • Usability Analyst certification desirable
Required Skills/Abilities:
  • Advanced knowledge of usability engineering and information architecture
  • Advanced knowledge of interaction design
  • Advanced understanding of information systems and application development methodologies
  • Advanced understanding of the trade-offs between optimum user experience and technical, information security, and business constraints, and ability to propose appropriate compromises
  • Knowledge of storyboarding/prototyping, Axure, usability testing, and survey tools
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.