Human Factors Engineer

Recruiter
Iconma, L.L.C.
Location
Tarrytown
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Aug 13, 2017
Closes
Sep 09, 2017
Industry
Computer
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Human Factors Engineer

Location: Tarrytown, NY

Duration: 12 months

Description:

Looking for a candidate who has mobile App design experience preferably iOS and Android platforms.

Candidates with a lot of HF experience might be acceptable if they also possess design and development of digital solutions as part of their experience.

Short of pure mobile app experience, if they have a web design background and extended that to mobile platforms this would also be acceptable.

The candidate should be versed in as many of the following:

Wire framing

User interface design

User interaction design

User experience design

Rapid digital prototyping

Digital simulation creation

User testing and iterative design

Persona creation

Requirements creation

Duties:

* Conduct assigned R&D activities according to objectives. Follow directions and design procedures as assigned by supervisor.

* Interprets usability testing results in acceptable written, oral, and visual manner, presents to supervisor results and recommendations for review.

* Reports to supervisor potential areas of use error and makes recommendations for alternative solutions in conceptual design.

* Suggest new methods, procedures and techniques for solving specific defined research or project problems.

* Serve on team or staff group pertinent to areas of assignment as directed by supervisor.

* Maintain currency of user experience design literature concerning project assignments to be informed and knowledgeable in areas of product development involvement.

* Cooperate with other designers and engineers in group, department and throughout the corporation to be aware of other product development projects and possible relationship to areas of assigned work.

Requirements:

The candidate should be versed in as many of the following:

Wire framing

User interface design

User interaction design

User experience design

Rapid digital prototyping

Digital simulation creation

User testing and iterative design

Persona creation

Requirements creation

BS or BA Degree in Human Factors (Psychology or Engineering), Human Computer Interaction, Industrial Design, Interaction Design, Mobile / Web Application Design or related field.

Familiarity with user-centered design processes and techniques; knowledge of user experience and human computer interaction theories and methodologies.

Evaluate existing and new software / hardware designs for accessibility, ergonomic and safety concerns.

Understand customer needs by developing use cases/personas and conducting user research efforts.

Familiarity with user data collection methodologies (e.g., contextual inquiry, usability testing, think aloud walk-throughs).

* Collaborate with colleagues in other functional groups such as Product Marketing, Program Management to deliver winning products.

Demonstrate good written verbal communication skills including presentation skills.

* Promoting the user-centered design process and methodologies in the organization.

Must be organized and capable of operating under general supervision. The incumbent has technical scientific knowledge which is directed to provide valid data and analysis of significance on assigned projects.

These projects may range from routine usability testing to more complex applied research and development leading to new products or improvements on existing products.

Required Education: Bachelor (BA, BS...)Posted by StartWire