Triangle User Experience Professionals Association (TriUXPA)

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  • 01 Oct 2019 9:29 AM | Katrina Powell (Administrator)

    Company: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Libraries
    Location: Chapel Hill, NC
    Learn More: https://unc.peopleadmin.com/postings/168741

    The entryway to the information & knowledge housed in the University Libraries is no longer a physical doorway. Today, users connect to collections &amp; expertise though our website. We believe our online presence should be accessible by everyone, relevant to our diverse users, and will continue to move scholarship forward on campus. The Content Strategy Librarian makes this happen.

    The University Libraries seeks an enterprising, creative and collaborative individual for the position of Content Strategy Librarian in the User Experience and Assessment Department. Under the direction of the Head of User Experience and Assessment, this position connects students, staff, faculty, and the Libraries’ community to our collections and services by coordinating and managing the Libraries’ online platforms including LibGuides, LibCal, and WordPress.

    The Content Strategy Librarian is responsible for organizing, administering, and improving the Libraries’ web content. They work with subject librarians to evaluate the needs, usage and effectiveness of the Libraries’ content. To ensure library content is available and accurate, they conduct accessibility audits, manage WordPress’ configuration and content structure, train staff, and create guidelines &amp; best practices. This position uses analytics to steer improvements and inform projects, and partners with the User Research Librarian to better understand our diverse users’ needs. The Content Strategy Librarian also serves as an advocate for accessibility in the Libraries’ digital projects.

    The Content Strategy Librarian represents the Libraries on campus-wide initiatives. They work with campus support services including ITS Teaching and Learning and the Center for Faculty Excellence.

    Principal Responsibilities

    • Using a deep understanding of the Libraries’ collections, services, user needs, and stakeholder objectives, develops and oversees an overall content strategy for the University Libraries’ web presence
    • Develops and implements best practices and style guides for creating high-quality and accessible library content
    • Develops detailed plans for creating meaningful, cohesive, engaging and sustainable library content, and writes effective examples of this content to guide librarians and staff
    • Conducts content inventories, audits, analyses, and other research required to offer recommendations on content strategy and related workflows
    • Oversees and curates web content, identifies new content needs, and uses scalable content development processes to enable the creation of compelling content that will support users as they explore the Libraries’ collections and services
    • Mentors other librarians and library staff content owners through the process of creating and improving content, empowering independent upkeep
    • Trains other librarians and staff and provides related documentation on library content standards and best practices, with a particular emphasis on accessibility and usability
    • Develops project timelines, coordinates with project teams, tracks project tasks, and creates and maintains project documentation as related to current User Experience and Assessment projects
    • Communicates project priorities and goals clearly with project stakeholders, developers, and library-wide staff
    • Provides advice and consultation for additional websites and tools in the Libraries to achieve a consistent voice and design
    • Participates in UNC Libraries’ initiatives, serve on Library committees and engages with professional associations related to library web development

    Required Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • ALA-accredited master’s degree in library or information science or equivalent relevant degree.
    • Demonstrated knowledge of content strategy methods as they relate to libraries or other mission-driven entities; this may include a variety of channels, including Web site, e-mail communications, and social media.
    • Demonstrated experience connecting faculty and students with information to advance their scholarly and educational goals, preferably in an academic research environment
    • Understanding of the information-finding needs of students, staff, faculty, and community of a large academic research environment
    • Knowledge of current web accessibility standards and their implementation
    • A passion for assessing audience &amp; user needs
    • Knowledge of the principles of user experience design
    • Familiarity with the principles of library website design and related best practices. Demonstrated ability to work effectively on complex projects involving numerous stakeholders, including experience with facilitation, consensus building, and conflict resolution
    • Excellent interpersonal skills; ability to communicate clearly, knowledgeably, and personably, orally and in writing
    • A commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and accessibility


    Preferred Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    • Experience working with WordPress, LibGuides, and/or LibCal
    • Experience working with html, css, javascript, or other web development standards
    • Writing and editorial experience
    • Experience conducting large-scale web content audits and/or related user research
    • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite or comparable software


    The University and the Libraries

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is the country’s oldest state university. UNC Chapel Hill has an enrollment of approximately 29,000 students, employs more than 3,500 members of the faculty, and offers 69 doctoral degrees as well as professional degrees in medicine, nursing, dentistry, pharmacy and law. The UNC Health Sciences Library is part of the University Libraries and is a recognized leader within the Association of Academic Health Science Libraries. The University Libraries’ collections include over 7.5 million volumes. The UNC Libraries also include the Research Hub, which provides spaces, technology, and expertise to assist with all phases of research. The Library is a member of the Association of Research Libraries and the Center for Research Libraries. Together with the libraries at Duke UniversityNorth Carolina Central University, and North Carolina State University, the members of the Triangle Research Libraries Network (TRLN) provide services and collections to their students, faculty, and staff in support of the education, research, and service missions of the universities.

    The University Libraries are committed to increasing the diversity of its staff, and therefore welcomes applications from candidates who bring additional dimensions to our mission and work. The University Libraries invest proudly in our employees, strive to create a diverse environment of respect and collaboration, and encourage vision and innovation


    The Region

    The Triangle region is one of the most desirable places to live and work in North America and offers its residents a wide array of recreational, cultural, and intellectual activities. The mountains and the seashore are less than half day's drive from Chapel Hill.


    Salary and Benefits

    This is a twelve-month academic librarian appointment; salary is commensurate with qualifications and experience. Standard state benefits of annual leave, sick leave, and State or optional retirement plan. At the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, librarians enjoy the benefit of academic status and are members of the faculty council.


    Deadline for Application

    Review of applications will begin upon receipt   Applications will be accepted until the position is filled.


    To Apply

    The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is an equal opportunity employer that welcomes all to apply, including protected veterans and individuals with disabilities.

  • 03 Sep 2019 9:56 AM | Katrina Powell (Administrator)

    Company: Fidelity Investments
    Location: Durham
    Learn more: brian.mcguinness@fmr.com

    The Expertise We’re Looking For:
    The User Researcher is a core team member, working with one of our internal startups pursuing a particular new business opportunity and conducting quantitative and qualitative User Experience Research to help product teams identify the right problems, find and validate the right solutions, and design high quality experiences.

    The Expertise You Have: 
    • BA/BS degree in Anthropology, Human Factors, Psychology, HCI/Computer Science or other related fields or equivalent practical experience
    • 5+ years experience in an industry setting conducting quantitative and qualitative research
    • Experience conducting generative, descriptive, and evaluative product research
    • Experience with various methods including remote moderated/unmoderated testing, surveying, conjoint analysis, jobs-to-be-done, interviews, user observation, usability testing, resonance testing, concept validation 
    • Demonstrated understanding of the strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during the product development process
    • Excellent interpersonal, communication and teamwork skills

    The Skills You Bring:
    • Quantitative: You can design and build quantitative study instruments, analyze data, synthesize results, and articulate findings in a way that teams understand. You can conduct experience evaluations, integrating analytics and other data to represent user perception and behavior.
    • Qualitative: You are expert moderating user research sessions, interviewing users, synthesizing large sets of qualitative feedback, conducting rapid iterative usability testing, summative usability testing, Expert Reviews (Heuristic analysis, PURE method).
    • You are resourceful and work consultatively with partners to determine if and which research methods are most appropriate for the problem at hand.
    • You have a growth mindset and enjoy learning and growing your knowledgebase and skills.
    • You like to challenge traditional assumptions about UX Design and Research – seeking out, inventing, and testing new approaches and technologies.
    The Value You Deliver 
    • Conducting strategic research and experience measurement to inform product teams
    • Collaborating with designers to measure existing and redesigned experiences
    • Synthesizing, publishing, and communicating research findings through synchronous and asynchronous mechanisms

    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

  • 12 Aug 2019 9:25 AM | Katrina Powell (Administrator)

    Company: Onna
    Location: Cary, North Carolina
    Learn More: abel@onna.com

    We are Onna: a fast-growing tech startup based in New York and with offices in Raleigh and Barcelona. We're an international team composed of fun, experienced and hard-working individuals on a mission to create a real-time search for organizations, no matter where the information is stored.

    Our work environment is fun, quirky, exciting and flexible to your needs.

    Job Description:
    Are you a passionate and enthusiastic Interaction Designer who enjoy bringing new and innovative solutions to life? Would you like to be part of a flat organisation with an amazing culture? 

    As an Interaction Designer, you will bring together UX design and user research to deliver excellent user experience. The ideal candidate is an all-around designer with both interaction and visual design skills. She/he will thrive in a fast-paced work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication. Joining us would mean you'd have a direct impact on a product used by major clients such as Facebook to solve global problems in knowledge management. Come join us to make a difference!

    What you bring to the role:

    • Full interaction design skill set: user experience, information architecture, experience flows, wireframing and prototyping
    • Experience in design systems, responsive strategies, and components
    • Experience working in an Agile environment and multidisciplinary product teams
    • A team player. Ability to give and receive constructive feedback
    • Solve customer problems by synthesizing behavioral information and imagining things as they might be, not as they are
    • Producing low-and-high fidelity mockups, detailed interaction specs, and prototypes to effectively communicate your ideas
    • Push and evolve visual frameworks and patterns based on brand guidelines and components
    • Conduct usability and accessibility testing of new and existing products and applications, while making constructive recommendations for change
    • Integrate UX research at various stages of a product life cycle and standardize design practices across the organization
    • Partner with designers and developers on devising better, simpler, smarter interactions. Whenever possible, bring your unique strength to help everyone grow and improve
    • Minimum 5 years working experience in UX, Service design or a related field.
    • A portfolio that demonstrates strong knowledge of design principles for web and/or mobile platforms
    Qualifications:
    • Experience in designing for Software-as-a-Service (SaaS)
    • Demonstrate an understanding of web and/or mobile user interfaces (UI) environments such as CSS, JavaScript, Android UI, and iOS UI to enhance the overall experience of digital products
    • Experience with GitHub and Agile methodology
    • A self-starter comfortable working independently with minimal supervision
    • Able to take ownership of projects and propose innovative solutions
    Additional information:
    We like to keep employees happy and are always looking for ways to improve our overall work culture and benefits package. Here are some of the benefits we offer at this time:
    • Comprehensive medical, vision, and dental coverage
    • 401(k) with matching contribution
    • Flexible vacation and PTO policies
    • Monthly gym membership stipend
    • Commuter perks
    • Monthly group activities
    • Dog-friendly office
    We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

    All your information will be kept confidential according to EEO guidelines.
  • 06 Aug 2019 7:32 AM | Katrina Powell (Administrator)

    Company: Lenovo
    Location: Morrisville, NC
    Learn more: ddeskiewicz@lenovo.com

    We are seeking a UX/UI Designer that will be responsible for designing mobile/web experiences and interfaces for Lenovo online. The ideal candidate has a strong design portfolio and background within UX and UI Design, a four-year Design degree and minimum 5 years of professional experience. The ideal candidate will be able to apply user-centered design thinking principles, adhere to design process guidelines and work closely with cross-functional teams in the understanding and definition user flows, mockups and prototypes for applications that are intuitive, useful and usable experiences. 

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