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HCI Position in St. Louis

Started by Jerry, 2010-08-25T20:41:36-05:00 (Wednesday)

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4ORCE Digital is seeking an Associate User Experience Specialist (AUXS) for a contract-to-hire position in downtown St. Louis, Missouri.  The associate's goal will be to support 4ORCE's clients' user experience needs through end-user research and application of best practices.  The Associate User Experience Specialist will report to the User Experience Director and will interact with creatives, executives, copywriters, account specialists, developers, and clients.  The ideal candidate will have an appropriate background and experience and, more importantly, a sincere curiosity and passion for user research and user-centered design. 

The Associate User Experience Specialist will be tasked with the following:
* Technical and client support of 4ORCE's state-of-the-art UX lab facility
* Wireframing & basic prototyping (no actual coding required)
* Plan, conduct, and report findings of usability studies.
* Assist senior UX staff with ongoing studies and
* Researching and sharing insights from new research in the UX field
* Evangelizing the merits of User Experience both within and outside of the company

* BA/BS/BE in human-computer interaction or related field.  Unusual degrees also considered.
* 1-3 years work experience in usability, user research, information design, interaction design, user experience, or related field.
* Proficiency in basic office software (MS Office) and industry-specific prototyping and card sorting tools (Omnigraffle, Visio, Mockingbird, Axure, Websort, etc.)
* Ability to take direction and meet deadlines
* Comfortable with collaborating with multiple stakeholders across many disciplines
* Basic understanding of design aesthetic and technical issues.
* Ability to work well in a fast-changing environment
* Self-motivated and detail oriented
* Excellent organization and time management skills
* Outstanding verbal and written communication skills
* Strong passion for creating user-focused, content-driven products.
* Desire to bring in donuts on the daily (optional)

About 4ORCE Digital:
4ORCE is advancing digital engagement and user experience. 4ORCE was founded in 2006. The St. Louis-based agency bridges the space between today's digital technology and tomorrow's brand engagement. The team uses bold creative solutions and a user-centered design to better connect people, media and branding. Serving a diverse client-base that includes Scottrade, Hanes and Hardee's, the agency has an impressive portfolio that includes successful creative campaigns and executions through the following media and strategies: event marketing, social media and networking, print, radio, mobile, digital strategy, online video, PR, websites, intelligent user experience (UX), interactive and viral campaigns to name a few. Find 4ORCE online at www.4ORCEdigital.com.


Danielle Gobert Cooley
User Experience Director

4ORCE   >   Advancing User Experience

411 North Tenth Street
Saint Louis, MO  63101


Office    >   314.881.1903
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