OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY
As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management.
User Experience Designers at Open Text research, design, prototype and test software products that solve critical business needs of our customers. Through a sound understanding of the underlying architecture, product vision and requirements, we create compelling, usable user interfaces for complex enterprise software applications across desktop, web, tablet and mobile platforms. We work as essential development team members in a highly collaborative, agile environment to create industry leading Enterprise Information Management software solutions.
Must be self-motivated with ability to work both independently and in conjunction with other UX team members and product groups. Enthusiasm and flexibility to work on a variety of projects are necessary, as well as the ability to rapidly acquire new domain knowledge. Must have the ability to balance business needs and usability / design ideals within a fast-paced, agile software development environment.
You are great at: Conceptualize, design and deliver intuitive and compelling designs for a complex, multiplatform (windows desktop, mac desktop, iOS mobile, iOS tablet, Android mobile, Android tablet, web/browsers, etc.) product suite that clearly support customer needs and business objectives. Work with R&D leadership, Product Management and Architecture teams to create a shared understanding of the impact of technical, architectural, and platform decisions on the user experience. Create interactive prototypes as proof of concept of the software product solution, serving as the starting point for requirements validation, conceptual design validation and basis for iterative development activities. Work within product development teams to guide and support day to day technical decision making that impacts the user experience. Support Program and Product Management by performing user research, developing ongoing relationships with customers to build a shared understanding of their problems and needs. Work with Product Management in helping to define requirements that create the product backlog and define the user experience vision for the product. Act as subject matter expert on the user experience capabilities, limitations, and tradeoffs presented by various platforms, technologies, and frameworks.
What it takes: Degree in HCI, Human Factors Engineering, Cognitive Science, Interaction Design, Computer Science, Graphic Design or related experience. Master's degree preferred. Minimum of 7+ years of strong software interaction design experience reflected through portfolio / work samples demonstrating the following skills: 5+ years working with an experienced design team… applicants with eclectic backgrounds welcome Prototyping (paper and click-through interactive) Usability test creation, including scripts, metrics and standard testing protocol. Creation of user personas Excellent listener, facilitator, communicator, and team player
At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of race, creed, color, national origin, ancestry, disability, marital status, sex, age, veteran status or sexual orientation. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants have rights under Federal Employment Laws including but not limited to: Family and Medical Leave Act (FLMA) , Equal Employment Opportunity and Employee Polygraph Protection Act