Wednesday, March 11, 2009

User Interaction Designer; Salem, NH; SunGard - Loanet; Fulltime

Loanet, a business unit of SunGard Financial Systems, is seeking a User Interaction Designer for our Salem, NH office. Loanet provides an integrated solution for US and Canadian Domestic securities finance management, along with access to a broad community of securities finance players. Loanet technology helps broker-dealers, custodian banks, agent lenders and other participants in the securities lending industry to manage their entire business and communicate with one another. Integration with the Loanet community provides low cost of entry and integration with a wide range of market participants and market services. By using Loanet to help automate securities borrowing and lending activities, you can increase trading efficiency and handle increased transaction volumes effectively.

Position Responsibilities

• Craft highly usable web page/site layouts, templates, and content elements, in order to maximize site performance and to ensure optimal user experiences.
• Provide intuitive interface/interaction requirements and visual solutions.
• Understand user centered design processes, standards, and best practices.
• Deliver/articulate data-driven design and layout ideas through mockups, wireframes and prototypes for proof-of-concept, discussion and usability testing.
• Develop and maintain graphic/interaction comps and work closely with Web developers and analytics staff during development and Quality Assurance Testing.
• Assist Documentation personnel with the development of user manuals and other product related documents.
• Assist Marketing and Sales personnel with product related sales material

Position Requirements

• Degree or certificate in Graphic Design, Human Factors, Psychology, Human-Computer Interaction or equivalent work experience.
• Min 2-5 yrs combined experience in visual design, communications, computer interaction, marketing, or related fields required with 2+ yrs experience creating visual designs and interaction designs for Web applications desired.
• Experience in the financial service industry.
• Understanding of Web technologies and their usability implications.
• Strong interface/interaction design and graphic design skills and ability to advise/direct internal and external design resources to achieve desired outcomes.
• Expert knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite 2 or 3 for the creation of visual design deliverables.
• Familiarity with Web 2.0 and 3.0 technologies and their implications on user experience.
• Familiarity with Windows client interfaces.
• Ability to strongly advocate for the user during all phases of the design process.
• Understanding of Web usability and accessibility standards and best practices.
• Ability to advise/train others in web-related skills.
• Good understanding of user-centered web development with experience developing applications or web sites.
• Experience creating and documenting storyboards, wireframes, and page layouts.
• Solid understanding of user-centric design principles and interaction design best practices.

-Local candidate preferred; relocation not available-


Employment contingent upon successful completion of background investigation and pre-employment drug screen

To apply, click the “create a profile” button through the following link:

Tammy Callahan
Lead Senior Recruiter
SunGard – Financial Systems

Office 713.350.1825 Cell 713.304.2522

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