Taleo: Solution Design Strategist

Posted by | July 13, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: Jacksonville, FL

URL: http://www.taleo.com

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Taleo
People are the
difference. Talent is the strategy. That’s why leading organizations worldwide
? including nearly half the Fortune 100 ? use Taleo’s unique combination of on
demand talent management solutions along with the industry’s largest ecosystem
of customers, partners, and candidates. 
They attract, develop, engage, and retain their workforce with Talent
Intelligence for improved business performance. 
These organizations
improve the way they assess skills, acquire candidates, develop the workforce,
and align talent to business goals.  They
are also dramatically cutting costs, boosting productivity, and harnessing the
innovation of their workforce to gain competitive advantage and return financial
results. This is how talent management drives business performance. This is
Taleo.
The Solution Design
Strategist
is a UX professional and a member of Taleo’s Product Strategy and
Innovation Team. The team is focused on shaping Taleo’s growth strategy through
definition and refinement of a long-term roadmap for our Talent Management
suite of products. This position will work with Taleo executive leadership to
conduct research, analyze trends and patterns, and provide visual artifacts in
support of key strategic projects. Artifacts include use cases, storyboards,
and high fidelity concept designs, which are predominately focused on a 2-3
year horizon. These artifacts facilitate communication and champion strategic
direction and innovative concepts throughout the organization.
The Ideal Candidate Will:
Leverage tools from:
  • Information
    Architecture
  • Interaction Design
  • Market and
    Ethnographic Research
  • Usability Analysis
    & Testing
  • Design Thinking
Lend expertise in best practices from:
  • Emerging Creative
    Technology
  • Mobile Accessibility
    & Applications
  • Social Media and
    Networking
 
Possess exceptional
communication skills in:
  • Facilitation of
    Innovation Sessions
  • Presenting to
    executive leaders
  • Interaction with Taleo
    customers
 
The position is
responsible for:
  • Assisting in research
    efforts to understand, identify, and translate business and user needs into
    best in class software experiences for Taleo products
  • Developing
    documentation (i.e., user flows, storyboards, wireframes, prototypes) and
    presenting to senior management
  • Championing Innovative
    Design Thinking throughout the organization
  • Staying current with
    industry developments and new technologies
Qualifications include the following:
  • Be skilled in creating
    concepts, storyboards, wireframes, process flows, and high fidelity mockups
  • Be passionate about
    User Experience, and technology trends particularly as they relate to the
    consumer segment
  • Possess a strong
    understanding of the principles of usability, interface design, information
    architecture and user research
  • Be proficient in
    managing multiple projects involving a variety of key internal and external
    stakeholders, while maintaining an enthusiastic, collaborative attitude
  • Be capable of working
    independently or as a part of a larger team depending on the needs of the
    project
  • Have superior
    knowledge of vector rendering tools (e.g. Adobe Illustrator, Visio,
    Omnigraffle) and Microsoft PowerPoint
  • Have experience with
    quick prototyping tools such as Axure or iRise
  • Be self-confident and
    effective in oral and written presentation skills
  • Be comfortable
    hand-sketching ideas during group brainstorming sessions
  • Have a minimum of 3
    years of user experience design or relevant work history
  • Preferably have a
    Bachelor’s in HCI, interaction design, research or related field. May be substituted with significant industry experience
    and accomplishments.
Here at Taleo, you
will work with some of the sharpest minds in the industry building
award-winning solutions that organizations will use to know their people and
grow their business.  It is all about
teamwork and loving what you do.  Look
closely and you will feel the innovation, winning attitude, and commitment to
operational execution for our customers, shareholders, and each other.  This is Taleo.

To apply: To apply for this position please visit our website. Once there, click on the “Apply Online” button and follow the onscreen instructions. https://taleo.taleo.net/careersection/taleojobs/jobdetail.ftl?lang=en&job=11060398

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