Market America, a product brokerage and Internet marketing company that specializes in One-to-One Marketing, located in Greensboro, NC, is currently in need of a User Experience (UX) Designer. As a User Experience Designer, you love the web. You know it inside and you’re a fan of new technology and you understand established technology naturally and easily. You understand how people use websites and know how to approach creating usable interfaces designed to encourage specific key performance indicators. You’re familiar with all the big names in the usability arena and you might have a shrine dedicated to Steve Krug in your closet somewhere (you don’t have to own up to it).
The ideal candidate for this position will be a self-starter who will work with internal Business Analysts and Business Owners as an integral part of our Marketing and Creative departments. Candidate must have the ability to multi-task and be able to use his/her knowledge of usability metrics to create and design a creative on-line experience for the Market America users. This is a creative position, and design skills are necessary.
- Create and share mockups, wireframes, and/or functional prototypes to demonstrate proposed application functionality
Research, analyze and understand business rules and processes in conjunction with project stakeholders in order to determine and prioritize anticipated user paths and logical process/transaction flows
Participate in Agile/SCRUM projects to assess and contribute to usability of in-development projects
Conduct web-based and in-person usability testing and assessment for projects
Recognize global usability findings and work with Director of Interactive Design to convert findings to corporate best practice
- Four-year degree with concentration in Human Factors or UX Design
2 to 3 years experience interacting with clients to develop interactive user interfaces for web sites
2 to 3 years experience working in either an Internet consulting company or an ebusiness/Web communications area of a large corporation
Basic design skills and a keen eye for opportunities to simplify user interaction
Proficiency in one or more of the following: Visio, OmniGraffle, Photoshop, and/or Illustrator skills, User testing.com, Usabilla, Silverback, Camtasia Studio and Balsamiq
Background in human factors, HCI, information architecture, user interface design, and/or interaction design, Omniture and/or Google Analytics Website Optimizer
Fluency in best practice for web-based information architecture and design
Strong knowledge of usability principles, issues and techniques for websites and application development
Exceptional communication skills, both verbal and written
Understanding of technical requirements and limitations is vital
Would prefer solid HTML/CSS skills but not mandatory
Market America offers competitive salary and generous benefits, including health, dental, vision, life, short and long-term disability insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan with company match, and an on-site health clinic.
Qualified candidates should apply online. This position is based in Greensboro NC
Market America is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
ABOUT MARKET AMERICA, INC. & SHOP.COM
Market America is a product brokerage and Internet marketing company that specializes in One-to-One Marketing. With more than six million customers and 180,000 Independent Shop Consultants worldwide, the company has generated over $4.3 billion in accumulated retail sales. Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, the company was founded in 1992 by President and CEO JR Ridinger and employs nearly 700 people globally with international operations in the United States, Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Australia, United Kingdom and Mexico. Through its revolutionary One-to-One Marketing concept, Market America combines the Internet with the power of people creating the ultimate online shopping destination at SHOP.COM. More information is available at MarketAmerica.com (http://www.marketamerica.com).
SHOP.COM is a comparison shopping site designed to meet the shopping needs of the consumer and the business needs of merchants. Leveraging the features of our patented OneCart®, along with extensive partner marketplace integration, a robust Cashback program, and thousands of pages of unique shopping-centric editorial, SHOP.COM helps customers "Shop Smart, Save Big" across thousands of online stores. SHOP.COM also powers ShopCompanion® and The Shopping Vine® (http://theshoppingvine.com), a shopping blog network. For more information, please visit SHOP.COM (http://www.SHOP.com).