Primary Skills : UX Design Researcher, Photoshop, prototyping Duration : 8 Months Contract possible extension Location : San Francisco, CA Tax Term W2 only Primary Function of Position : Client is looking for a passionate and enthusiastic design researcher -- someone who can both inspire and influence innovative, practical, and relevant experiences for our clients. We have begun a complete overhaul of our digital banking web\/mobile platform geared toward start-ups and emerging tech companies and we need you to help us maintain a continuous feedback loop with our clients via the most effective research tool\/methodology. We seek to create high standards for the visual expression of everything we do, simple, intuitive interaction design, a lexicon that helps clients understand complex banking concepts without all the bank speak. Your work would help us be constantly in the voice of the customer as we strive towards those goals. We\u2019re working in a highly iterative, collaborative, and fast moving team so the combo of thoroughness coupled with adaptability and creativity is ideal.\u00a0 Qualifications: 7-10 years\u2019 experience as a design researcher for web and software experiences. 1 years managing and\/or mentoring other researchers Degree in a design or research-related field, such as Human-Computer Interaction, Psychology, Web Design or other concentration preferred. Proficiency in some design tools such as Photoshop, prototyping tools or whatever you use to fuel the process of making smart research happen. Experience and\/or familiarity with current web technology capabilities and cross-device considerations. Ability to prioritize and manage work in a fast- paced fluid environment Experience with both consumer and business facing applications. Background in finance a plus.
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Akraya is a fast growing software-solutions provider headquartered in Bay Area, California, USA with global offshore delivery center in Mumbai, India. Akraya and its offshore delivery center have a combined experience of over 15 years supporting Fortune 500 clients with software business solutions that help them compete in the digital economy. We have vertical industry expertise that spans banking, finance, insurance and High tech manufacturing and software. Our professionals around the world deliver comprehensive services in enterprise and mission critical applications and quality assurance for software processes.