[UGAF-jobs] WPF Rock Star

Galen Earl Murdock galen at veracitysolutions.com
Fri Jun 1 17:44:23 MDT 2007


Were you inspired by Mix 07?  Can you build WPF apps like Family.Show, the
Times Reader and Woodgrove?  Is there anything more professionally
fulfilling than building great software with great people?

Simply put, Veracity is ready to hire two WPF rock stars to add to our
already great WPF team. If you've got what it takes, we'd like to talk about
a few great consulting gigs and a long-term relationship.

We've been working with WPF directly with Microsoft since August 2005, so we
know what we're doing and we've got our customers' trust. We're working on
some of the most visible .NET projects in the healthcare industry --
responsible for changing the way doctors and nurses interact with software.
We're looking for a designer that knows how to code or a coder that knows
how to design. We have openings in Salt Lake City, UT and Raleigh, NC.

Founded in 1998 in Salt Lake City, Veracity Solutions is a steadily growing
software consulting firm that knows how to build great software. Our clients
include Microsoft and other software companies nationwide that are
re-architecting their products to .NET 3.0 and 3.5. We have over 20
consultants nationwide and are on track to grow to 30 by year's end. Our
sweet projects can propel your career to the next level while creating
usable and memorable solutions for thousands of users.


Responsibilities:

* Define the user experience for new products and features in WPF
* Direct the creation of WPF innovations such as reusable controls,
templates and styles
* Combine proven practices and innovative designs to create UIs that are
both simple and powerful
* Collaborate with product owners and end users to identify and prioritize
functional requirements 
* Collaborate in well-rounded, agile teams of product owners, developers,
human factors specialists, designers, testers and coaches

Qualifications:

* Minimum of 5 years' experience in developing user-centered software
applications and a longer history of innovative development or design.
* Firm understanding of best (and worst) practices in Windows UI design
* Demonstrated capacity to create intuitive, information-rich UIs to replace
complex legacy screens
* Superior skills in Expression Blend
* Solid C# skills
* Thirst for learning new skills and best practices
* Excellent communication and personal skills -- ability to effectively
listen to, persuade, explain, and negotiate with team members and with
project leaders
* Ability to prioritize, assess, and recommend trade-offs between business,
user and technical requirements and constraints 
* Experience in agile development throughout the entire product lifecycle
* Desire and ability to thrive in a growing, fast-paced, dynamic environment

Huge Pluses:

* BS or MS degree in design, computer science, HCI or human factors
* Smart Client / Composite UI design experience
* Medical domain knowledge

We Offer:

* Competitive rates
* Highly challenging and rewarding projects
* Ability to improve patient care nationwide
* Opportunities to work with the best companies in the industry
 
Date opened: 6-1-2007 
Location:  Salt Lake City, UT and Raleigh, NC
Pay rate:  $75-100 per hour 
Length:  10+ months 
Position ID:  473

Please submit your portfolio with your resume to jobs at veracitysolutions.com.
Apply today! 




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