Software Designer - Usability Studies

Employer
Location
Minnetonka, Minnesota
Posted
Jan 09, 2017
Closes
Feb 08, 2017
Job Type
Employee
Employment Status
Full Time

When MEDITECH produces software, uncompromising quality and attention to detail are our focus. We need your help to conduct usability studies to drive the future development of our products. Designers are responsible for understanding usability Best Practices, developing and leading valid usability studies, and advocating for product improvements based on usability findings. As a member of our Product Development team, your job would involve:

  • Applying usability testing Best Practice methods to ensure study quality and validity

  • Working collaboratively with Development teams throughout the usability testing process

  • Crafting valid, applicable, and representative study tasks

  • Recruiting appropriate participants for each study

  • Building effective prototypes, setting up system examples, and managing study configuration

  • Conducting engaging usability sessions with participants to gather valid quantitative and qualitative analysis of the system under TEST

  • Gathering and compiling user feedback into actionable results

  • Conducting results findings meetings to share results, and advocating and driving usability changes based on findings

  • Attending seminars and trainings to continue learning about user centered design

  • Building relationships with external stakeholders to build a cohort of reliable study participants

What You Should Have

  • Bachelor's or associate's degree preferred, and/or 2-3 years of applicable work or military experience

  • Experience and knowledge in user research, usability testing, and design

  • Strong communication skills

  • Ability to be sensitve toward the users' needs and abilities (empathy)

  • Detailed knowledge of user-centered design and usability principles

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team

This opportunity is available at our following location(s):

  • Minnetonka