UX Job (1 FT and 1 Contract Opportunity) at Confluecnce Commons in Boulder, CO
- Who wouldn't want to come to Boulder....to join the greatest company
right off of Pearl Street.
Confluence Commons, Inc. is a well-funded consumer internet start-up
that is looking for a Senior User Experience Lead, who has
experience with small software start-ups and the need to wear many
hats to support the cause.
Our primary investor is a veteran entrepreneur in the world of
consumer internet services. He has created and sold two previous
consumer internet companies for a combined amount of over $1
billion. Confluence Commons is working on his next hot idea.
We are developing the first and only online free tool that allows you
to easily and efficiently manage all of your email and social
networking communications in one place. The product is called Fuser,
and you can check it out by visiting www.fuser.com and use the
registration code "careers" to setup your own account.
This position has the primary responsibility of overseeing all tasks
associated with the User Experience team including strategic design,
usability testing, tactical design, and associated management efforts.
Your role combines oversight of the user experience of a consumer Web
application with hands-on contributions necessary to meet an
aggressive development schedule.
Specific duties include (in no particular order)
o Determine UI design priorities and respond to changes as they
o Manage and/or facilitate design sessions with a cross-
o Produce and/or review interaction design documents and
o Maintain efficient and effective communication with product
management, development, and QE
o Oversee usability testing
o Monitor implementation of designs
o Maintain pattern library and other design tools
o 7-10 years experience in a UX-related position
o Passionate about usable software
o Proven track record designing usable software interfaces,
preferably with consumer Web applications
o Experience with low-cost usability testing methods
o Experience implementing user-centered design in an agile
(scrum) development environment
o Ability to articulate usability and usable design principles
to developers and management
o Willingness to pitch in as needed in a "start up" environment
o Excellent written communication skills
o Full-time regular employee
o Good benefits package
o Work location is just off of Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado
If you think you meet the requirements above then we want to talk to
you. Send your resume to: careers@...
Website Application Designer
Contract with possible contract to hire.
Needed approximately up to 20 hours/week with on site collaboration.
Required skill set:
Design experience for web applications including graphical layouts
and design, specification criteria for CSS styles and specification
criteria for interaction with an understanding of AJAX usage. Ability
to work from whiteboard and/or paper prototypes to deliver a
development team a finished high-resolution composition in Photoshop
or Illustrator. Understanding of reusable patterns of design and
limitations of web application interfaces using web 2.0 design.
Implement graphical assets to be used in web application interface.
Desired skill set:
Usability and user experience design knowledge
User Centered Design methods
Agile software life cycle experience
Semantic web development principles
Adobe Creative Suite
If you think you meet the requirements above then
we want to talk to you.
Please know that while we'll look at every resume we receive, we
can't guarantee a response. If you seem to be a good fit, we'll be