UX Magazine

Defining and Informing the Complex Field of User Experience (UX)

Primary Role and Responsibilities

 

To design and sketch interface wireframe concepts, work flows and mock-ups to iterate through various ideas and possible solutions;To research and practice using rapid prototyping languages, techniques, and products such as HTML, Javascript, jQuery, Axure, Fireworks and Photoshop;To lead prototyping efforts with designers, developers and stakeholders to ensure a quality implementation;To carry out usability tests with stakeholders in view of obtaining more feedback on the product, evaluate feedback and liaise with the visual designers and developers in view of refining the product; UX guidelines, GUI development help and maintain UX documentation.

 

Requirements

 

The combination of a Degree in Computer Science, IT, Psychology, Design or other equivalent qualifications and/or a minimum of 3 years of experience in a similar position;Expertise with prototyping tools such as Axure, Balsamiq, SketchFlow, Visio, Omnigraffle or Keynote.An in-depth knowledge of the technology industry, trends and practices accompanied by a solid understanding of user-centred goal-oriented design principles;Knowledge of experience maps, system maps, concept maps, application structure diagrams, wireframes and wireflows, and use case and persona development;Must have a good understanding of platforms and software;Excellent interpersonal and organisational skills;Strong verbal and written communication skills in the English language;Demonstrates an innovative and creative approach and a good eye for detail.

 

Other Desirable Skills

 

Experience working in a multi-disciplinary team composed of designers and technical specialists;A well-rounded UX skill set, inclusive of interaction design and IA skills.