Burning Glass

UX / UI Architect

US-MA-Boston
6 months ago
Job ID
2017-1021
# of Openings
1
Category
Engineering

Overview

About Us:

Burning Glass Technologies is an analytics software company that has cracked the genetic code of an ever-changing job market. Powered by the world’s largest and most sophisticated database of jobs and talent, we deliver real-time data and breakthrough planning tools that inform careers, define academic programs, and shape workforces.

 

 

Objective:

We are looking for a creative, self-starter with expertise in problem solving and collaboration. You will be designing the interactive experience that customers will have when engaging with a new product. Your task will be to iterate new designs quickly to effectively garner internal and external market feedback.


Success looks like crystallization of that feedback into a consistent, sleek, modern, user experience differentiated by its ability to deliver insight. Your ability to brainstorm, research, present and meet deadlines will be key.


You will also be working in a data centric environment; an innate curiosity will be important to understand, interpret, and contextualize that data into meaningful insights.

 


Team:

You will be working with an experienced Product Manager, a local Development Team, Solution Architects, and Sr. Data Analyst. The team operates according to the tenants of Agile and is motivated by the opportunity to change the way employees and employers establish mutually beneficial career and business outcomes. You will report into the Dir. of Product Marketing and will be measured by your ability to produce and iterate on material that informs, guides, and generates consensus and intuitive understanding.

 

 

Responsibilities

Key Responsibilities:

  • Product Improvement
  • Prototyping
  • A/B Testing
  • Data Visualization
  • Storyboarding
  • Rapid Prototyping
  • Usability Testing
  • Concept Testing

UX Skills:

  • Persona Development
  • Iteration 
  • Usability
  • Infographics

Prototype Skills:

  • Whiteboarding
  • Mockups (Balsamiq, Mockingbird, Omnigraffle, Axure, Flinto, Invision, etc)
  • Creative Direction
  • Sketching/Illustration
  • UX Wireframes
  • Flow Diagrams
  • Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Illustrator, Aftereffects, Imageready)

Design Skills:

  • Interactive Content
  • Web Standards
  • Visual Design
  • Interaction Design
  • Digital Design
  • Mobile Application Design
  • Brand Design

 

 

Qualifications

Education and Experience:

BA/BS or Masters in-Graphic Design, Design and Applied Arts, Product Design, Cognitive Psychology/Psycholinguistics and 3-5 years of experience in user experience design.

 

Preferred Certifications:

Adobe Certified Expert, Certified Usability Analyst, Certificate in UX and Customer Centered Design (CSU Fullerton), UX Certificate Program (Bentley), UX Design (UC San Diego), Mobile UX / UI Design Intensive (SFU), UX Design (Univ. of Baltimore), User-Centered Design (Univ. of Washington).

 

 

 


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