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  • Bo Cheng
    Excuse the cross post My client is a leading European mobile telecommunications firm with an office in London and they are looking to recruit a usability
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      My client is a leading European mobile telecommunications firm with an
      office in London and they are looking to recruit a usability specialist to
      improve the user experience of millions of mobile users across the continent
      and beyond.



      Role



      Your role will be to champion the user within a user centred design process.
      The goal is to help specify user interfaces which support underlying user
      needs so as to optimize the usability of the mass market mobile phone and
      web applications and services for the future. This will involve devising
      appropriate usability studies to support iterative prototyping-design
      cycles. You will be working closely with colleagues in market research,
      marketing, design and engineering to make sure your findings end up
      improving user experiences for millions of end users. You will work closely
      with all of other R&D labs within the business units which cover fixed
      land-lines, mobile networks and the internet.



      Experience



      Essential:



      Experience in designing, conducting and reporting usability studies

      Worked closely with designers as part of a iterative prototyping user
      centred design process

      Degree in HCI, Human factors, Interaction Design or equivalent experience

      Experience with a broad range of qualitative and quantitative user research
      techniques to understand user needs and assess usability including - one to
      one interviews, contextual enquiry, iterative prototyping, observations,
      card sorting, task analysis, focus groups, expert reviews, benchmarking,
      workflow analysis, participatory design



      Desirable:



      Understanding of statistical methods

      Worked on web, phone and voice applications

      European languages



      Some travel, mainly in Europe is required.





      The successful applicant will also have a competitive salary, holiday
      allowance with the ability to sell or buy additional days, company pension
      scheme, comprehensive health insurance, life assurance, discretionary bonus
      paid twice per year linked to company and personal performance and a share
      save scheme.



      To register your interest please send your CV to me at
      bo@..., along with a short covering email detailing your
      current situation, notice periods and requirements.



      Please feel free to forward this to any friends colleagues you think this
      may interest!



      Bo



      Bo Cheng

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