[UGAF-jobs] GUI & UX Designer - WPF
Galen Earl Murdock
galen at veracitysolutions.com
Mon Jun 11 12:13:14 MDT 2007
So you don't know Windows Presentation Foundation yet? Wanna become a guru?
We've got 6 WPF developers in Salt Lake already and need additional design
talent to round out our team. We have three, long-term, billable projects
where clients are willing to help fund your career advancement.
Windows Presentation Foundation (WPF) is:
* The next generation in Microsoft UI technologies (replaces WinForms). The
XAML-based UI foundation of .NET 3.0.
* Built in tools comparable to Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop (see
* The foundation of Silverlight, which is emerging as a competitor to Flash
and will soon become a web application platform. See
* The foundation of Microsoft Surface (http://www.microsoft.com/surface/).
* See a showcase of applications being built in WPF at
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.
* 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
* Collaborate in well-rounded, agile teams of product owners, developers,
human factors specialists, designers, testers and coaches
* 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 UI design tools, such as Illustrator, Photoshop. Most
work will be performed in Microsoft Expression Blend and/or Expression
* 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
* 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
* Bachelors or Masters degree in design, computer science, HCI or human
* Coding skills (most coding will be in C#)
* Smart Client / Composite UI design experience
* Medical domain knowledge
* 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 or Raleigh, NC
Pay rate: $70-90 per hour, DOE
Length: 10+ months
Please submit your portfolio with your resume to jobs at veracitysolutions.com.
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