For details on the event and participating employers, please visit http://uwseba.org/career-fair.html.
Salesforce.com is excited to be hosting a Tech Careers Cocktail Reception on Monday, October 11th from 5:30 – 8:00 PM. We hope you can join us at Mistral Kitchen downtown Seattle. Bring your business card for a chance to win an iPad!
This is an invitation-only event geared towards Technologists–Developers, Quality Engineers, UI Designers, Performance Engineers, Program Managers, Technical Writers Continue reading
Office of Research
The University of Washington’s Office of Research has an outstanding opportunity for a Usability Analyst/Visual Designer with a strong background in visual communication and design.
The University of Washington receives more federal research funding than any other American public university. Last year alone, over 5000 proposals were submitted and awards totaled over one billion dollars. The Office of Research Information Service (ORIS) provides critical guidance, compliance documents, funding information, tracking tools, online application forms, and other related information. The accurate, timely, and efficient delivery of such information ensures UW’s competitive advantage over peer institutions – making UW a great place to do research. The Usability Analyst / Visual Designer will be responsible for improving the usability, navigability and credibility of various key Office of Research websites.
The Usability Analyst/Visual Designer will:
- Identify key performance indicators for user experience, then measure/collect, analyze and report on findings in order to optimize web usage and user satisfaction.
- Create sites that are visually compelling, easy to understand, and take into account user expectations and unit goals.
- Apply human–computer interaction and user-centered design principles to graphic elements, page layout, information architecture, and keyword selection to ensure that they are optimized for user performance.
- Develop templates and design pattern libraries based on style guidelines and graphic elements provided by UW Marketing.
- Assist with production support requests
- Manage productive relationships with clients, user groups, and others
- Bachelor’s degree in Human Computer Interaction, Cognitive Psychology, Visual Communications and Design, or similar.
- 2+ years of experience in visual communications design for the web
- 1+ years of incorporating user data into design decisions
- Online portfolio of visual design and usability projects
Equivalent education/experience will substitute for all minimum qualifications except when there are legal requirements, such as a license/certification/registration.
A satisfactory outcome from a criminal background verification may be required prior to hire.
For a Complete Job Description: Req #: 64420
Part of the application process for this position includes completing an on-line cover letter assessment as well as the Employment Eligibility Assessment to obtain additional information that will be used in the evaluation process. The assessment(s) will appear on your screen for you to complete as soon as you select “Apply to this Position” on this job announcement. Once you begin the assessment, it must be completed at that time. If you select to take it later, it will appear on your “My Jobs” page to take when you are ready. Please note that your application will not be reviewed, and you will not be considered for this position until the assessment is complete.
As a UW employee, you will enjoy generous benefits and work/life programs. For detailed information on Benefits for this position, click here.
Real Change seeks a sharp reporter to learn on the beat as s/he helps us round out our award-winning, in-depth coverage of local issues.
- Previous journalism experience in a campus- or community-based media outlet
- Passionate interest in issues of social, economic and environmental justice
- Desire to learn in a fast-paced and challenging setting
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The purpose of our Innovation Roundtable Series is to learn about exciting new groups, technologies and products related to Usability and User Research. To kickoff this series, Microsoft’s Usability Central is hosting an event at their Bravern Offices in Bellevue. The event will start off with light appetizers and a social mixer. Then we will begin the roundtable. Usability Central will be introducing the launch of the Usability Participant Recruiting Association (UPRA) and YouTest…a Participant Recruiting Special Interest Group. It’s a chance to a give your opinions and contribute to the Usability community.
When: Thursday March 18th
6:30pm to 7:00pm: Social Mixer w/Light Appetizers
7:00pm to 8:00pm: Roundtable w/Microsoft’s Usability Central
Where: Bravern 2 – Microsoft Offices, Bellevue, WA
11111 Northeast 8th Street, Bellevue, WA 98004-4491
KEXP offers internships in all areas of radio broadcasting. Interns will gain real world experience in a broad array of fields including non-profit fundraising, marketing, sales, web design, sound engineering, and music programming. KEXP interns will learn skills in business communication, project management, problem solving, audio technology, database management and more. These skills and experiences offer our interns a unique ground-level glimpse of the day-to-day life of a community radio station, while offering relationship building and networking opportunities that will aid in securing future employment in the music industry.
More information about the internship positions available at http://kexp.org/support/internships.aspx.
Next week is brings a special series of workshops from the UW Career Center for people with graduate degrees interested in working in academics, from community college to higher ed.
Co-sponsored by The Career Center and The Graduate School as part of a series called Academic Careers: Diverse Job Opportunities in Higher Education, we are offering these three great opportunities. Students do not have to register for these events.
Ever thought about teaching at the community college level or wonder how working at a community college might be different than working at other types of educational institutions? Come listen to community college professors and administrators describe their positions – work environment, responsibilities, students, and more. They’ll also provide tips on how you can make yourself marketable for community college jobs. Co-sponsored by The Career Center and The Graduate School as part of a series called Academic Careers: Diverse Job Opportunities in Higher Education. No registration required.
Panelists will represent: English department at North Seattle CC and South Seattle CC; Writing program at Highline CC; Anthropology department at Edmonds CC; Political Science department at Edmonds CC; Math department at South Seattle CC; and Biology department at Edmonds CC
Mon, Feb 8, 3:30-5:00, Smith 211
The IDEA (Innovate, Design, Experience, and Animate) team at Nokia Research Center, Palo Alto is looking for interns for Summer 2010. The IDEA team is a multidisciplinary group who are exploring the future of mobile phone interfaces. We are a group of designers, computer scientists, ethnographers, and engineers and we work closely together throughout the development process. Within the group this runs from drawing insights from user studies, to building novel prototype software, to running medium and large-scale pilot studies, and evaluating new concepts and technologies. Continue reading