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Location: Boston, MA

URL: www.fidelity.com

Job Description
Do you want to improve the universal usability of web sites and applications for all Fidelity customers? Fidelity’s User Experience Research Team seeks a User Experience professional with demonstrated expertise in Web Accessibility. 
 
The ideal candidate will have in-depth knowledge of Web Accessibility standards and guidelines, usability heuristics, HTML, javascript, and CSS, and experience with working with teams to make Web sites and applications accessible. 
 
Primary Job Responsibilities:
  • Take visual designs for projects and document accessibility requirements – including markup, alternative content, and keyboard interactions.
  • Test that the requirements you defined were implemented according to spec using various accessibility testing tools and/or assistive technologies. 
  • Consult with web designers, developers, and quality assurance engineers on general questions around accessibility.
  • Participate in strategic projects to forward Accessibility at Fidelity.
Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years experience in Web Design or Development field
  • Expertise in Section 508, WCAG 2.0, WAI-ARIA, HTML5 and Web Standards
  • Expertise in making Ajax, video, PDF, Flex and Silverlight accessible.
  • Basic fluency with assistive technologies including JAWS, NVDA, ZoomText, Dragon Naturally Speaking – and understanding of the user experience for those using assistive technologies – or other accessibility features.
  • Passion in advocating for, and creating, great user experiences.
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects and adapt to changing project needs.
  • Strong design and analytical skills.
  • Attention to detail when documenting requirements.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
 
Additional Desired Skills and Experience:
  • Knowledge of iOS and/or Android accessibility
  • Understanding of cross browser differences when making accessibility recommendations.

To apply: Send resume and cover letter to marcy.fischer@fmr.com

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Location: 2020 Calamos Ct., Naperville, IL

URL: http://www.calamos.com/

The Senior Developer works in a fast paced environment as a part of a highly skilled team to regularly deliver high quality, innovative software solutions.  This position will utilize creativity, intelligence and a passion for continuous improvement.
 
Principal Accountabilities:
• Focuses on delivering value to our customers.
• Consistently and iteratively delivers critical applications and updates to our customers.
• Collaborates openly and effectively with other agile team members.
• Utilizes test-driven development to guide the design quality and accuracy of software solutions.
• Maintains ownership of delivered solutions seeking to make each release an incremental improvement in quality.
• Assists the team in keeping up to date with innovation in software tooling and development practices, and implementing these ideas into day-to-day use.
• Designs framework, core and common components for a service-oriented application architecture.
• Defines and implements strategies for the integration of 3rd party systems into the business and technical architectures.
• Establishes and builds relationships with individuals across a variety of departments; seeks to build trust through a professional attitude, confidence and a strong work ethic.
 
Qualifications:
 
• Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, related field, or equivalent work experience required.
• A good understanding of the .NET Framework and object oriented concepts.
• 3 – 7 years of experience with object oriented development on distributed systems.
• Demonstrable experience with C#, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and SQL.
• Experience with ASP.NET MVC, nServiceBus, Castle Windsor, NHibernate, or similar alternatives to these, preferred.
• Experience with test-driven development, continuous integration and deployment, domain-driven design, CQRS, and agile teams desired.
• Active participation in the community is preferred, such as attendance of industry/technical events, frequent blog reader and/or blog contributor.
• Good attention to detail, excellent organization skills and the ability to work with a high sense of urgency.
• Enjoys working on team with a culture based on collaboration, teamwork, and innovation.
• Seeking an opportunity to work across the stack and provide strategic input.
 
Calamos Investments is a trusted global investment firm with an unwavering commitment to value-added performance and exceptional client service. A leading institutional money manager, the firm has specialized in security research and money management since 1977. The firm manages assets for institutions, pension funds, endowments, foundations and individuals through separately managed portfolios and a family of mutual funds.
 
Throughout the years, many of our investment strategies have received accolades from third parties, such as Morningstar and Lipper. We are honored to have been featured in many leading financial industry publications, including Forbes, where we were selected among “The Most Trustworthy Companies In America” (November 8, 2010).  We provide our associates a challenging environment with the opportunity for personal and professional growth.  We offer comprehensive training through Calamos Academy and an excellent compensation and benefits program that includes medical, dental, vision, profit sharing, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more.
 

To apply: Please apply directly at http://tbe.taleo.net/NA2/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CALAMOS&cws=1&rid=227

Or email your resume and cover letter to Kelly Przybylski at kprzybylski@calamos.com

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Location: Boston, MA

URL: www.fidelitycareers.com

Fidelity Investments is seeking a Director / Senior Designer to join our User Experience Design team.  This role will lead design teams focused on scoping, wire-framing, designing, prototyping and launching world-class user experiences for Fidelity’s Active Traders.  As a Design Director you’ll work closely with the internal business clients and Fidelity’s investors to translate their needs into experiences our customers love.
 
Primary Responsibilities
  • Partner with clients to clarify and refine goals, target users and metrics, serving as the client’s primary contact point
  • Direct a creative team of information architects, visual designers, editors, and prototypers to tackle complex projects of varying size
  • Drive innovative application designs to address our Active Investors’ needs
  • Work with our usability team to test and refine designs and prototypes
  • Partner with our development team to ensure technical feasibility and flawless implementation
  • Collaborate with senior management on the long-term user experience vision for the Active Trader experience, with the goal being a consistent, world-class, reusable user experience across many products and platforms
  • Ensure that design team efforts are in sync with the client’s business goals, expectations, and budget
 
Education and Experience
·         5+ years experience leading creative direction for a design team
·         Degree in a related field, such as Interactive Design, Architecture, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, or Human Factors
·         Familiarity with trading and basic finance and investing is a must
·         Familiarity with large, transaction-oriented websites strongly desired
·         Proven success in articulating new concepts and ideas
Skills and Knowledge
·         Creativity, imagination, and a sense of humor
·         Ability to understand customers needs, motivations, and behaviors and translate them into deliverable tasks
·         Strong knowledge of interaction design and methodology
·         Demonstrated experience using web analytics to inform design decisions
·         Detail-oriented and highly developed organizational skills including the ability to prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
·         Experience with rich internet application design a plus
·         Experience in rapid, iterative software development, such as Agile is a plus
 
Corporate Overview
Fidelity Investments is one of the world’s largest providers of financial services.  Fidelity offers investment management, retirement planning, brokerage, and human resources and benefits outsourcing services to over 20 million individuals and institutions as well as thousands of financial intermediary firms. The firm is the largest mutual fund company in the United States, the No. 1 provider of workplace retirement savings plans, the largest mutual fund supermarket, a leading online brokerage firm and one of the largest providers of custody and clearing services to financial professionals. For more information about Fidelity Investments, visit www.fidelity.com.

To apply: please apply online at www.fidelitycareers.com and select job # 1003633

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