Buddy Media: User Experience Designer

Posted by | January 12, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: New York, NY

URL: http://www.buddymedia.com/

The Role – User Experience Designer
The Buddy Media
Platform is a robust system that includes content management, publishing, and
performance reporting and user management.  As a key Buddy Media
initiative, it requires constant exploration of new ideas and feature
evolutions, which involves the creation of robust consumer facing web
experiences.  
 
Buddy Media is
seeking User Experience (UX) Designers to create interfaces that deliver
consistent and intuitive user flows that appeal to our clients.  Our UX
Designers work closely with User Interface Designers and Engineering teams to
ensure the integrity of the user experience is maintained through all phases of
development.
 
A successful UX
Designer has a passion for social media, is a creative and visual thinker,
enjoys solving problems, and leverages research & analytics to make
informed interface decisions that can be defended.
 
Responsibilities
·       Advocate for
simple and focused concepts that drive user engagement.
·       Advocate for
consistent design conventions.
·       Work on
multiple projects simultaneously, requiring attention to detail and working
within constrained timelines.
·       Meet with UI
Designers and the Engineering team to ensure that your solutions are feasible
and their implementations are accurate.
·       Know when to
defend design choices.
·       Ability to find
and reference other solutions you’ve seen before.
·       Monitor
post-launch performance to identify areas of success and those needing
improvement.
Qualifications
·       A portfolio
demonstrating a deeply grounded background in modern interface design.
·       Experience
delivering UX artifacts, including annotated wireframes, use-case diagrams and
copywriting.
·       Experience
working with business stakeholders and engineers.
·       Experience
working with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop.
·       Experience with
Content Management Systems and Analytics Systems, such as WordPress and Google
Analytics.
·       A working
knowledge of Semantic xHTML and CSS is a plus.
·       A degree in
Technical Communication such as Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Graphic Design,
or Industrial Design.
The User
Experience Designer is a member of the Product Development team, and reports to
the Director of Product Development.
Buddy
Media Inc. offers compensation
and a comprehensive benefits package including: health insurance, retirement
plans, paid time off and participation in the company equity plan. All benefits
listed are subject to change. Buddy Media Inc. is an equal opportunity employer.
About Our
Company – 
Buddy
Media 
The Buddy Media Platform is the Facebook
management system of choice for the world’s largest brands and agencies
including Procter & Gamble, Anheuser Busch, Starwood, Delta, Southwest
Airlines, Samsung, L’Oreal, the National Hockey League and others.  
Become a Buddy too!  Be part of the
next Annual Kickball Game, Ping Pong tournament, Karaoke craziness, and the
Buddy Media Amazing Race! Eat in our Buddy Lounge and workout in our private
gym! Join our 100+ employees, and become part of the growing and successful
Buddy Media Movement.
Based in New York, Buddy Media was one of
the first companies selected by Facebook as a preferred develop partner.
 The company is backed by Institutional Venture Partners,
Softbank Capital, and WPP, the world’s largest communications services group.?

To apply: http://tbe.taleo.net/NA7/ats/careers/searchResults.jsp?org=BUDDYMEDIA&cws=1

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