Usability is a quality attribute that assesses how easy user interfaces are to use,"
Usability engineers help improve the quality of human interaction with computer applications in a work setting. Simply put, they apply computer skills and technological acumen to make computer tools more user-friendly
Collaborate with other User Interface specialists in the organization and lead the user interface and interaction design of Apteans mobile platform and other applications
Develop high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups, user flows and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
Work collaboratively with other designers, product managers, engineers, merchandisers and buyers to deliver hypothesis driven designs.
working closely with product managers to identify and clarify customer requirements developing rich and realistic user scenarios for mobile platform to support product definition and design;
designing user interaction models that contribute to a high-quality product experience;
communicating these designs to the engineering team through diagrams, drawings, detailed specifications and interactive prototypes;
evangelizing user-centered design process across products and conducts demos and presentations for customers and management
work closely with user researchers to define user research and provide support for on-going usability efforts throughout an agile product development cycle.
Rapid prototyping of experimental features supported by appealing and user-centered design concept
Creating and testing features for usability and making changes where necessary, taking an iterative, agile approach
Design well thought-out solutions for usability challenges across different web and mobile platforms
Collaborate with engineering team on concepts and designs
Business Analyst or equivalent with user interface design and interaction design experiences.
3-5 years of industry experience designing and prototyping UI for interaction for enterprise applications on mobile devices or mobile web site.
Ability to take user-centered approach to user interface and usability design with deep understanding of information architecture, interaction and usability best practices, especially related to mobile user interface design.
Strong conceptual and analytical skills and demonstrated ability to prototype and design elegant UI solutions to user problems
Relevant experience in Human Computer Interaction, Cognitive Psychology, Interaction Design, or Graphic Design preferred.
Must be prepared to show prior projects related to mobility design and online portfolio available for review preferred
Experience in designing for mobile form factors (tablet and smart phone) is a plus
Experience in designing enterprise as well as consumer software is a plus
Excellent communication skills
Impeccable attention to detail
Ability to prototype in both low and hi fidelity
Ability to collaborate with other designers, engineers and product managers
Ability to empathize with a variety of different types of users
Deep understanding of information architecture, interaction and usability best practices
Must be self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines
Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite
Experience with user testing
Experience working in an agile environment
Written By Ajit Kumar on Tuesday, July 1, 2014 | 6:49 AM