UX Specialist

Barefoot Proximity
Oct 09, 2012
Nov 08, 2012
Carla Davie
Full Time
Barefoot Proximity has an excellent opportunity for an UX Specialist. This position will be located in Cincinnati, OH. We have a great culture. We are growing. And we are a part of BBDO, the most awarded creative and effective agency network in the world. It's a really exciting time. Join the fun.

We are looking for an experienced Information Architect / User Experience Specialist to be part of our interactive team managing mid-to-large scale web properties. Experience working on IA/UX for large, complex websites is a must.

* Work with clients to understand their business and goals, in order to guide content organization, strategy and user experience on their web and mobile properties
* Design website navigation architecture and user experience
* Create wireframes, sitemaps, feature lists, mockups, workflows, functional requirements and other documentation to serve as the blueprints for site design and development
* Evaluate existing websites to identify potential usability issues and opportunities for improvements *Conduct user testing and generate recommendations based on test results
* Develop taxonomy, vocabulary and design standards to ensure consistency throughout user experience of web and mobile sites
* Track emerging technologies and trends that may influence UX design
* Educate colleagues and clients on IA/UX principles
* Foster a creative and productive work environment Patrick Collister, the author of The Directory Big Won, noted, 'To say that BBDO 'gets it' would be an understatement. BBDO agencies are consistent, relying on work across a spread of clients and platforms, rather than on one or two runaway successes. The agency is clearly delivering the best work for its clients above the line, below the line, offline and online.'

At Barefoot Proximity, you will receive excellent benefits and a salary commensurate with your experience.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Required Education and Experience:

* At least five years experience in information architecture and/or user experience design
* Experience translating user research into design decisions
* BA or BS in: Information Sciences, Library Science, Graphic Arts, Computer Science, Marketing or a related area Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities:

* Strong knowledge of website design, including working knowledge of front- and back-end development technologies
* Strong knowledge of designing mobile experiences, including adaptive and responsive design approaches
* Strong knowledge of user interface design processes and methodologies
* Strong knowledge of user testing processes
* Working knowledge of database design
* Adept with IA-related software (e.g. Visio, OmniGraffle, Illustrator)
* Detail-oriented
* Comfortable working in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines
* Excellent communication and presentation skills Preferred but not required:
Experience with Web analytics tools such as Google Analytics
* Experience with SEO/SEM
*  Experience with Content Management Systems

Application Deadline: 11/09/2012

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