COMPANY NAME: Nectarine Group Inc.
JOB TITLE: User Experience Design Director
COMPANY URL: http://www.nectarinegroup.com/
JOB LOCATION: Palo Alto, CA.
YOU: Are someone that loves to drive and has delivered on all levels. You’re passionate about solving problems and are generous with your solutions.
US: We are a group of people that have deliberately chosen to work in a services environment. We love the variety that this work brings but have lives outside of the studio. Our commitment to quality is unwavering and we work with cool clients.
Nectarine Group is looking for a senior team member to lead our user experience practice. The ideal individual is a self-starter with a defined point of view as well as the sensitivity to know how to put it to use. We expect that this individual will be great at setting the strategic direction for our clients and positioning Nectarine as an expert partner. On projects, the UE lead will both guide the team and design with the team as a hands-on design contributor while respecting a project budget and achieving the client goals.
- Conduct user research and incorporate findings into design.
- Deliver critical analysis, competitive reviews, scenarios and stories.
- Create practical UI deliverables including system maps, task flows and screen wireframes.
- Work side-by-side with visual designers to ensure the overall creative solution delivers on user requirements.
- Create low-fidelity prototypes to communicate the design.
- Run usability tests and incorporate user feedback.
Qualified candidates are stellar designers who are strategic, motivated, collaborative, influential, and fun to be around. They understand how to balance user AND business needs, technology issues, and can quickly generate a shared solution when called upon. They have lead projects, teams and frequently interact with and guide clients. Qualified candidates have formal training in design and 8+ years of UI design experience for software products, with at least two of those in a leadership position. Consulting firm experience is a MUST for this position. A Master’s degree is preferred.
About Nectarine Group
We are a user experience design firm for consumer devices and their connected services. Our studio creates easy to use consumer software, web applications, and TV & mobile products. For over ten years, we’ve been helping our brand-name clients differentiate themselves by designing products and services that their customers love to use. We are located in downtown Palo Alto, across the street from the CalTrain station, and, as a team, frequently take advantage of all the great restaurants.
Interested in this key position to influence both Nectarine and future consumer products? Please send your resume, cover letter with a portfolio web site to firstname.lastname@example.org.