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  • 17 Oct 2018 9:40 AM | Michelle Chin (Administrator)

    Company: Citrix
    Location: Downtown Raleigh
    Learn More: https://jobs.citrix.com/job/CITRA005812489/Product-Designer-2
    Requisition ID: R13536

    Questions about this role? Feel free to message Michelle Chin on the Triangle Designers Slack channel. (Sign up for free on TriangleDesigners.com)

    We believe work is not a place, but rather a thing you do. Our technology revolves around this core philosophy. We are relentlessly committed to helping people work and play from anywhere, on any device. Innovation, creativity and a passion for ever-improving performance drive our company and our people forward. We empower the original mobile device: YOU!

    We are seeking a passionate and talented Product Designer 2 to guide our enterprise admin, end-user and mobile experiences to the next level.

    Designers serve a vital role at Citrix. Efforts that go into creating the experiences and crafting the details in our products help transform the way people work. Our ideal candidate advocates for users and leverages data to design our product experiences. We appreciate designers who think deeply, have a good sense of humor, and love collaboration.

    Responsibilities:

    Show a passion for user-centered design within and outside the company

    • Understand how design fits into the development process for multiple products
    • Incorporate and share new techniques based on industry trends
    • Seek to understand product market, competitors, opportunities and challenges
    • Work to deepen product and domain expertise

    Collaborate within the design team and with cross-functional teams

    • Engage with the research team to better inform design
    • Work closely and effectively with other designers, managers, Product Management, and Engineering; and know when to seek help
    • Actively communicate and share information with design teammates to ensure UI/UX pattern alignment across platforms and products
    • Receive, weigh, and integrate feedback from the design team and cross-functional teams
    • Proactively identify and solve problems, improve personal skills, and assist team members

    Communicate design work within the design team and with cross-functional teams

    • Present designs in a clear, confident, and logical manner
    • Explain rationale for design decisions
    • Regularly share design iterations and project updates with management and team

    Work independently and effectively in a fast-paced environment on multiple products

    • Create wireframes, mock-ups, prototypes, and assets for various platforms (e.g., web, mobile, and desktop)
    • Demonstrate attention to detail – terminology, appearance, operating system standards, behaviors, and workflows
    • Iterate rapidly and create multiple solutions
    • Schedule and prioritize work with guidance from managers

    Requirements:

    • 2-5 years of user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design for multiple digital products, including experience in:
      • User-centered design methods and techniques (e.g., user research and testing, data analysis, customer journey maps, etc.)
      • Designing for software applications for multiple platforms (e.g., web, mobile, desktop)
      • Working and collaborating in Agile development environments
    • Demonstrates proficiency in creating low- to high-fidelity: wireframes, designs concepts, prototypes, and technical documentation using industry tools (e.g., Sketch, Adobe CreativeCloud, InVision, Axure, Microsoft Office).
    • Demonstrates a passion for design, our users, and collaboration with designers and cross-functional team members.
    • Has a solid portfolio showcasing work that exhibits attention to detail and articulates design decisions.
    • Bachelor's degree in visual design, interaction design, human factors, human-computer interaction, or equivalent professional experience.
    • Possesses working knowledge of web technologies and frameworks (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React); experience with front-end coding a plus.


  • 17 Oct 2018 9:27 AM | Michelle Chin (Administrator)

    Company: Citrix
    Location: Downtown Raleigh
    Learn More: https://jobs.citrix.com/job/CITRA005812436/Product-Designer
    Requisition ID: R13535

    Questions about this role? Feel free to message Michelle Chin on the Triangle Designers Slack channel. (Sign up for free on TriangleDesigners.com)

    We are seeking a passionate and talented Product Designer to guide our enterprise admin, end-user and mobile experiences to the next level.

    Designers serve a vital role at Citrix. Efforts that go into creating the experiences and crafting the details in our products help transform the way people work. Our ideal candidate advocates for users and leverages data to design our product experiences. We appreciate designers who think deeply, have a good sense of humor, and love collaboration.

    Responsibilities:

    Understand user-centered design principles

    • Create designs based on customer feedback and data
    • Execute design work consistent with design patterns and brand standards
    • Incorporate and share new techniques based on industry trends

    Collaborate within the design team and with cross-functional teams

    • Attend research sessions and learn about our users
    • Learn and consider the role of design in the product development process
    • Actively communicate and share information with design teammates to ensure UI/UX pattern alignment across platforms and products
    • Receive, weigh, and integrate feedback from design team and cross-functional teams

    Communicate design work within the design team and with cross-functional teams

    • Present designs in a clear, confident, and logical manner
    • Regularly share design iterations and project updates with management and team

    Work independently and effectively in a fast-paced environment on multiple products

    • Create wireframes, mock-ups, prototypes, and assets for various platforms (e.g., web, mobile, and desktop)
    • Demonstrate attention to detail – terminology, appearance, operating system standards, behaviors, and workflows
    • Iterate rapidly and create multiple solutions
    • Set personal schedules and meet deadlines

    Requirements:

    • 1 -3 years of user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) design for multiple digital products, including experience in:
      • User-centered design methods and techniques (e.g., user research and testing, data analysis, customer journey maps, etc.)
      • Designing for multiple platforms (e.g., web, mobile, desktop)
      • Agile development environments
    • Demonstrates proficiency in creating low- to high-fidelity: wireframes, designs concepts, prototypes, and technical documentation using industry tools (e.g., Sketch, Adobe CreativeCloud, InVision, Axure, Microsoft Office).
    • Demonstrates a passion for design, our users, and collaboration with designers and cross-functional team members.
    • Has a solid portfolio showcasing work that exhibits attention to detail and articulates design decisions.
    • Bachelor's degree in visual design, interaction design, human factors, human-computer interaction, or ­equivalent professional experience.
    • Possesses working knowledge of web technologies and frameworks (e.g., HTML, CSS, JavaScript, React); experience with front-end coding a plus.
  • 08 Oct 2018 10:02 AM | Audrey Bryson (Administrator)

    Company: Bamboo Mobile Health
    Location: RTP, NC
    Learn Morehttps://www.bamboomobilehealth.com/

    Are you frustrated designing in the corporate world where life is filled with politics and meetings? Are you tired of trying to create a half percent lift in ad tracking metrics? We are a startup focused on software and hardware for digital health. A round of investment equity funding is slated for early 2019. Based in RTP, NC we have patient facing mobile apps on both apple and Google stores that integrate with multiple services (analytics, notifications, data, viz, etc) running on AWS. We are looking for a designer/UX pro to join our team and participate in strategy and decision making for the next generation of products to help people with chronic diseases. Healthcare is considered one of the most attractive opportunities in the digital space. Just look at Google Verily, Apple Healthkit, Samsung Health etc.  A background in design is especially helpful to cupport our cutting edge innovation in hardware products that integrate with our mobile software. Contributing to design and UX projects after hours during the week and on weekends is just fine with us. Be part of the "core four" to help launch products that truly help people who need it. Contact us for more details. 

  • 13 Sep 2018 2:08 PM | Audrey Bryson (Administrator)

    Company: Validic
    Location: Durham, NC
    Learn Moremegan.dudley@hays.com

    VALIDIC
    DIRECT HIRE
    DOWNTOWN DURHAM
    Up to 115K Base Salary

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    Our mission is to improve the quality of life by building technology that makes personal data actionable, and we are looking for a talented User Experience Designer to lead the company to the next level of design thinking and best practices.

    In this role, the User Interface Designer will own the design of all user interfaces in product portfolio. When new products or features are identified, the User Interface Designer is responsible for creating the visual designs, standards, and style guides from the ground up, while continuously iterating with product management, engineering, and customers for feedback and input.  Using their passion for user experience design, this individual will be a key member of the team that’s transforming how the healthcare industry delivers care to patients.

     

    The ideal candidate will have several years of experience delivering innovative interface designs, working with product management and engineering in a very agile development environment.

     

    Designs You’ll Own:

    • UI for product suite, including prototypes of new features
    • UI for entire digital health platform
    • Work with the Corporate Marketing team on creative design for the corporate website, sales collateral, and standalone graphics

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Work directly with customers and product managers to understand the various user needs and behaviors
    • Prototype and iterate upon new product concepts for customer feedback sessions
    • Design product interfaces with a focus on usability
    • Present your designs and communicate the reasons behind them
    • Work closely with developers to ensure a high-quality implementation and user experience
    • Perform user research and user testing as appropriate
    • Own the design process, standards, style guide, and best practices for the company
    • Work with the Corporate Marketing team to provide the creative direction for corporate and product-specific marketing materials; this includes designing for the corporate website, developing graphics for the web, and providing design guidance on printable materials.

    Qualifications:

    • 5+ years of experience in UI  design for desktop and mobile.
    • A design portfolio focused on web and mobile apps
    • Experience prototyping as a means to explore and convey design solutions
    • Experience partnering with product owners and engineering teams to deliver solutions
    • Experience implementing and managing a technical style guide
    • Experience with web-based HTML and CSS
    • Bias for action. “Can do” style that thrives in a fast-paced environment
    • Excellent communication skills are vital

    Preferred Experience:

    • Experience designing software for healthcare solutions is strongly preferred
    • Experience in B2B and B2C applications is strongly preferred
    • Experience with Sketch, Figma, Invision, Zeplin.
    • Experience in usability testing.
    • Experience in using Analytics to optimize the user experience including funnels, heatmaps, dropoffs, A/B testing.

  • 28 Aug 2018 5:16 PM | Audrey Bryson (Administrator)

    Company: ChemWare
    Location: Raleigh, NC
    Learn more: https://www.horizonlims.com/

    As User Experience (UX) Designer/Developer, you will be responsible for creating intuitive and compelling user experiences and user interface designs for the HORIZON LIMS product suite. You will collaborate as part of an agile team of creative and energetic software developers, analysts, and architects to bring vision concepts of product owners to market. 

    POSITION SUCCESS FACTORS:
    • Delivering design concepts to help showcase product vision and ideas
    • Delivering visual designs for a quality user experience measured by input collected through usability testing
    • Gain a basic working knowledge of HORIZON LIMS within the first two months, understanding general concepts and challenges of its user base
    • Become familiar with existing design concepts of the product suite to the extent that you are able to effectively design new features that implement your own ideas while continuing to present a cohesive product line within the first three months. 

    ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
    • Work closely with product management coworkers to conceptualize product vision, goals, and features
    • Collaborate with software development teammates to balance quality designs with feasible implementation approaches that result in a cohesive product suite with unbeatable user experience
    • Create UX design concepts such as wireframes and prototypes to showcase product vision and get input from stakeholders 
    • Deliver UI design artifacts to ensure designs and interactions are appropriately implemented in software products to meet user expectations
    • Apply final styling to product web pages to ensure a consistently implemented design
    • Conduct user interviews to gain insight and feedback towards influencing UX and usability decisions
    • Participate in design reviews and openly provide feedback and guidance to peers

    JOB REQUIREMENTS:
    The requirements listed below are representative of the experience, education, knowledge, skill and/or abilities required. 
    • 2+ years of experience in UX, UI, and visual design for software products
    • Proficient understanding of UX tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Balsamiq, InVision, or similar creative design tools
    • Expertise in HTML and CSS
    • Experience working with Kendo UI libraries, Font Awesome, Bootstrap, or similar frameworks is strongly preferred 
    • Experience with usability testing and gathering input through user interviews is preferred
    • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Design, Development, Engineering, or a related field is preferred
    • Any experience in a scientific or laboratory background is a plus

    ESSENTIAL SKILLS:
    • Ability to digest, comprehend, organize, and explain complex concepts
    • Self-motivated and able to work independently, as well as collaboratively
    • Positive attitude and energy
    • Strong attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Flexible and comfortable working in a dynamic environment
    • Innovative and creative, with the willingness and ability to advocate for new ideas

  • 14 Aug 2018 10:03 AM | Audrey Bryson (Administrator)

    Company: Globant (Formerly PointSource)
    Location: Raleigh, NC
    Learn Morehttps://careers.jobscore.com/careers/globant/jobs/sr-ux-designer-bOT-3uMAmr6lFVeMg-44q7?name=CareerJet&sid=69

    JOB DESCRIPTION
    We are a digitally native company where innovation, design and engineering meet scale. We use the latest technologies in the digital and cognitive field to empower organizations in every aspect. We want you to join us to work for the biggest clients in tech, retail, travel, banking, ecommerce and media, revolutionizing and growing their core businesses while helping them (and you!) stay ahead of the curve. Be part of a company with the most cutting-edge practices and technologies plus a unique team.

    WHAT ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

    Globant is seeking an experienced UX designer who is fluent in design strategy, user research, interaction design, and user testing. Client-facing facilitation skills, a collaborative nature, passion for human-centered design, and critical thinking skills will be crucial to your success.

    YOU WILL GET THE CHANCE TO

    • Lead workshops and participatory design activities that surface opportunities, unite teams, and translate vision into action
    • Construct and execute user research plans using an assortment of qualitative methods
    • Distill research findings into UX artifacts such as personas and journeys
    • Use lean design techniques to rapidly ideate and validate designs with users, early and often
    • Through collaboration with cross-functional agile teams, design digital solutions that marry business goals with user needs

    WHAT WILL HELP YOU SUCCEED

    • Client-facing confidence to lead; humility to learn from others
    • Clearly communicate design decisions and build consensus through persuasive artifacts and conversation
    • Focus on possibilities rather than limitations
    • Prefer an open, highly participatory and collaborative team
    • Facilitation skills, including the ability lead activities, read a room, build consensus, keep people on task, and quickly process information
    • Understanding of user research methodologies and when to apply them
    • Experience thriving on Agile teams
    • Success working with geographically dispersed teams
    • Ability to frequently travel to visit out-of-state clients, end-users, and teammates. Travel will vary, but may be up to 60% at times
    • 8+ years of relevant professional experience
    • Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design, Information Science, Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Psychology, Behavioral Science, a similar emphasis, or equivalent professional experience
    • Native-level English fluency

    Impressive portfolio* that shows :
    • An understanding of the end-to-end design process and evidence of using appropriate methods to inform solutions
    • Samples of user-centered digital projects such as applications, responsive websites, online tools and mobile apps 
    • Clearly stated objectives and outcomes
    • Include user-centered digital solutions, UX outputs such as personas, journeys, research and test plans, user flows, wireframes and clearly stated project outcomes


    * Must submit an online portfolio of work in order to be considered.

  • 08 Aug 2018 8:19 AM | Audrey Bryson (Administrator)

    Company: Kaleido
    Location: Raleigh, NC
    Learn Morehttps://new.consensys.net/careers/?gh_jid=1185032

    Kaleido (a ConsenSys company) is the Blockchain Business Cloud, the first SaaS platform built for Enterprise Blockchain.   Kaleido’s mission is to make blockchain radically simple for organizations to adopt so that our societies will fully benefit from decentralized models and technologies.  We are a fun, passionate and growing team based in an urban startup hub in Raleigh, NC. If you are someone that thrives in a fast-paced environment where being self-directed, determined, and resilient are a requirement, we would love for you to join us.  Find out more at https://kaleido.io

    ConsenSys is a venture production studio focused on building and scaling tools and enterprise blockchain software products powered by Ethereum. 

    The excitement surrounding the possibilities of blockchain technology are at an all time high—and rightly so. The design team must balance passion for the technology while knowing when and how to focus the conversation on our users.

    The Kaleido team is currently seeking a Lead Product Designer with a passion for enterprise blockchain software. You have an interest and/or SaaS based experience in cloud services, devops, and the developer experience—you are passionate about the needs of users in relation to these areas.

    You will work with a team building products to empower businesses to reimagine their business relationships on decentralized systems and accelerate business evolution through radical simplification of cutting edge technologies delivered securely and reliably.

    As a Sr/Lead Product Designer Lead, you will take products from ideation and rough prototypes to high fidelity designs, relentlessly validating and pushing for accessible, delightful design solutions.

     

    As a Lead Product Designer, you will:

    • Lead a collaborative design process from conception to launch: partner with small, global teams of engineers, product managers, and researchers to identify user needs, define product strategy, and create roadmaps
    • Develop storyboards, prototypes, and high-fidelity visual design to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
    • Actively give and solicit feedback from other designers in order to continually raise the bar for quality
    • Mentor junior designers or interns, growing and iterating on our design culture by  participating in design-team-wide initiatives such as recruiting, developing design principles, and improving design tools and process
    • Evangelize design and product thinking methodology
    • Fearlessly take on highly complex problem areas and publish what you learn
    • Grow a design team as products mature
    What we ask for:
    • You have 5+ years of experience working as a product designer on agile teams
    • You have solved complex problems with elegant, shipped product—evidenced in an online portfolio featuring end-to-end product design
    • You demonstrate product vision and use data and experimentation to provide product direction.
    • While you may not have a branding or marketing background, you understand customer experience and the relationship between brand and product design
    • You’re excellent at articulating design decisions, presenting to clients or stakeholders
    • You’re effective at prototyping at varying levels of fidelity
    • You demonstrate solid leadership skills and an ability to develop strong face to face partnerships with product managers and engineers
    Even better if:
    • You’re interested in or have experience with decentralized applications and blockchain
    • You’re interested in or have experience designing cloud-based services for use by IT developers and administrators
    • You have experience at both large organizations and start-ups
    • You are able to facilitate design thinking workshops
    • You enjoy some amount of ambiguity and freedom to experiment
    • You’ve built or worked with design systems
    • You have front-end development experience
     

  • 03 Aug 2018 12:31 AM | Audrey Bryson (Administrator)

    Company: Oracle + Bronto

    Location: Durham, NC

    Learn More: https://oracle.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=18000V79&tz=GMT-04%3A00

    At Oracle + Bronto, we are a small team of passionate and upbeat UX designers focused on transforming the platform into a best-in-class experience. We are looking for a passionate Senior UX Designer to join our team and help us shape that future.


    As a Senior UX Designer, you will be involved in every part of the design process: defining the problem, ideation, interaction design, and visual design. You possess the ability to clearly communicate your vision, you have a sense for clean, intuitive design, and you continuously advocate for the Bronto user.


    The user experience design team works in close coordination with product management and engineers to produce wireframes, sketches and high-fidelity mockups. You will be a champion for UX design at Bronto as you collaborate with other stakeholders in the organization.


    The ideal candidate will be able to balance design best practices, the latest UX strategies (such as lean UX) and business goals. You will translate business strategies into design opportunities and be responsible for delivering solutions based on insights from user interviews, analytics, and testing.


    Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

    Create design artifacts that are user-focused, backed by research, and consider business and technical requirements. 
    Collaborate with UX team members on defining and maintaining design standards and a shared vision for consistency across the platform. 
    Work closely with Product Management and Engineering to better understand business and customer goals, as well as technical requirements.
    Participate in developing design culture through critique, presentations, and workshops. 


    Preferred Experience

    • 5+ years of UX experience.
    • Digital portfolio demonstrating breadth and depth in UX/visual design, conceptual thinking, and creative problem solving across platforms. 
    • Proficiency with designer tools such as Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
    • Experience collaborating with engineers, designers, and product managers throughout the implementation cycle in a SAAS environment.
    • Fluency in best practices for interaction design and user-centered design process, as well as strong knowledge of user experience principles and techniques.
    • Strong eye for layout, color, iconography and typography.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate to leadership via sketches, storyboards, wireframes, and prototypes to present design concepts clearly and persuasively to varying audience.

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects. 
    • Passion for delighting customers with a beautiful and usable experience
    • Understanding of HTML/CSS a plus.
    • Knowledge of creating and maintaining user-interface specifications, guidelines, and pattern libraries.
    • Able to create process flows, wireframes, and visual design mockups to effectively communicate detailed interaction behaviors.
    • Ability to work out of our Durham, NC office. 
    • PLEASE NOTE: Please include link to examples of your work when applying.
    • Position Location: Durham, NC 27701 

    Travel Component: Minimal (0% – 20%)
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    Detailed Description and Job Requirements

    Responsible for creating, evaluating and modifying prototypes to support evolving hardware and software application development.

    As a member of the User Experience team, you will develop and apply software design/usability processes in the investigation of technical problems. May develop user profiles, with emphasis on human error control, display issues, visual interaction, physical manipulation and task and objective analyses. Provide product usability, evaluation and support to product development teams, including the analysis and investigation of applications/systems including tactile methods, visual graphics, web, multimedia, voice response and conversational user interaction. May assist in developing design concept and implementation, providing input on user design considerations. May produce specifications describing user needs and internal structures for product in development.

    Duties and tasks are varied and complex utilizing independent judgment. Fully competent in own area of expertise. May have project lead role and or supervise lower level personnel. BS or MS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Typically four years of software engineering or related experience needed.

    Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

  • 03 Aug 2018 12:28 AM | Audrey Bryson (Administrator)

    Company: Oracle + Bronto

    Location: Durham, NC

    Learn More: https://oracle.taleo.net/careersection/2/jobdetail.ftl?job=18000V7C&tz=GMT-04%3A00


    Preferred Qualifications

    At Oracle + Bronto, we are a small team of passionate and upbeat UX designers focused on transforming the platform into a best-in-class experience. We are looking for a passionate Senior UX Designer to join our team and help us shape that future.


    As a UX Designer, you will be involved in every part of the design process: defining the problem, ideation, interaction design, and visual design. You possess the ability to clearly communicate your vision, you have a sense for clean, intuitive design, and you continuously advocate for the Bronto user.


    The user experience design team works in close coordination with product management and engineers to produce wireframes, sketches and high-fidelity mockups. You will be a champion for UX design at Bronto as you collaborate with other stakeholders in the organization.


    The ideal candidate will be able to balance design best practices, the latest UX strategies (such as lean UX) and business goals. You will translate business strategies into design opportunities and be responsible for delivering solutions based on insights from user interviews, analytics, and testing.


    Responsibilities include but may not be limited to:

    Create design artifacts that are user-focused, backed by research, and consider business and technical requirements. 
    Collaborate with UX team members on defining and maintaining design standards and a shared vision for consistency across the platform. 
    Work closely with Product Management and Engineering to better understand business and customer goals, as well as technical requirements.
    Participate in developing design culture through critique, presentations, and workshops. 

    Preferred Experience

    • 3+ years of UX experience.
    • Digital portfolio demonstrating breadth and depth in UX/visual design, conceptual thinking, and creative problem solving across platforms. 
    • Proficiency with designer tools such as Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.
    • Experience collaborating with engineers, designers, and product managers throughout the implementation cycle in a SAAS environment.
    • Fluency in best practices for interaction design and user-centered design process, as well as strong knowledge of user experience principles and techniques.
    • Strong eye for layout, color, iconography and typography.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to effectively communicate to leadership via sketches, storyboards, wireframes, and prototypes to present design concepts clearly and persuasively to varying audience.
    Preferred Qualifications
    • Attention to detail with the ability to manage multiple projects. 
    • Passion for delighting customers with a beautiful and usable experience
    • Understanding of HTML/CSS a plus.
    • Knowledge of creating and maintaining user-interface specifications, guidelines, and pattern libraries.
    • Able to create process flows, wireframes, and visual design mockups to effectively communicate detailed interaction behaviors.
    • Ability to work out of our Durham, NC office. 
    • PLEASE NOTE: Please include link to examples of your work when applying.
    • Position Location: Durham, NC 27701 
    Travel Component: Minimal (0% – 20%)
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    Detailed Description and Job Requirements

    Responsible for creating, evaluating and modifying prototypes to support evolving hardware and software application development.

    As a member of the User Experience team, you will develop and apply software design/usability processes in the investigation of technical problems. May develop user profiles, with emphasis on human error control, display issues, visual interaction, physical manipulation and task and objective analyses. Provide product usability, evaluation and support to product development teams, including the analysis and investigation of applications/systems including tactile methods, visual graphics, web, multimedia, voice response and conversational user interaction. May assist in developing design concept and implementation, providing input on user design considerations. May produce specifications describing user needs and internal structures for product in development.

    Duties and tasks are standard with some variation; displays understanding of roles, processes and procedures. Performs moderately complex problem solving with assistance and guidance in understanding and applying company policies and processes. BS degree or equivalent experience relevant to functional area. Typically one year of software engineering or related experience needed.

    Oracle is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and protected veterans status or any other characteristic protected by law.

  • 02 Aug 2018 11:11 AM | Audrey Bryson (Administrator)
    Company: Caktus Group
    Location: Durham, NC
    Caktus has grown sharp web and SMS applications for business, higher education, and social good since 2007. Our award-winning, Agile teams focus on developing for impact and scalability. We specialize in custom Django apps, but also offer discovery workshops, best practices consulting, and team augmentation. As a full-service shop, Caktus commits to maintaining each project with managed hosting and ongoing Django upgrades. Past and current clients include Mozilla, UChicago, PBS, Discovery Communications and others in media, travel, education, finance, and health research

    We are looking for a Product Strategist Contractor to work with us on a project basis for a wide variety of clients. We would like to develop a relationship with someone who has between 10 to 30 hours per week available. The Product Strategist role requires on-site time in our Durham, NC office to collaborate with our team and clients.

    As a Product Strategist at Caktus you will:
    • Consult with the sales team to determine which incoming leads would benefit from UX activities and research, such as discovery workshops, and incorporate your findings into project proposals
    • Assist with reviewing and updating previous Caktus user and stakeholder research to ensure the use of cutting-edge methodologies and processes in our discovery workshops and research projects
    • Conduct quantitative and qualitative audience research in partnership with project and sales teams to identify user and stakeholder needs
    • Facilitate workshops that bring definition to loosely defined projects by establishing a shared understanding of project goals, unifying competing stakeholder goals, identifying a user base, and determining success criteria
    • Direct research for discovery and planning workshops, including administering user project research, interviews, completing a competitive landscape review
    • Create planning and strategy documents for project stakeholders that are clear and easy to understand.
    • Develop workshop activities to guide stakeholders and participants towards shared understanding (e.g., journey mapping, proto-personas, stakeholder mapping, user story mapping, dot voting, etc).
    • Plan and conduct UX research for client projects to inform user-centered product strategy
    • Develop strategies for measuring user experience during product development and beyond launch

    Caktus is looking for a Product Strategist who has:

    • Experience creating web-based digital solutions as a business analyst, UX researcher, or strategist 
    • Experience working with multiple projects and deadlines
    • A passion for user-centered research and technology
    • A familiarity with product and content strategy

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