LINGUIST List 12.563

Wed Feb 28 2001

Jobs: Cog Sci/Psycholing/Design Usability in MA, USA

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  1. Jack Carroll, Cog Sci/Psycholing/Design Usability: at TouchPoint Consulting, MA USA

Message 1: Cog Sci/Psycholing/Design Usability: at TouchPoint Consulting, MA USA

Date: 27 Feb 2001 20:31:21 -0000
From: Jack Carroll <>
Subject: Cog Sci/Psycholing/Design Usability: at TouchPoint Consulting, MA USA

Rank of Job: 
Areas Required: Design Usability
Other Desired Areas: human factors research and development
University or Organization: TouchPoint Consulting, Inc.
State or Province: Massachusetts
Country: USA
Final Date of Application: open
Contact: Jack Carroll

Address for Applications:
800 West Cummings Park, Suite 2650
MA 01801

User Interface Design and Testing

Creative, challenging opportunity available for individual with
experience and interest in: 

- Cognitive psychology
- Psycholinguistics
- Interviewing human subjects
- Managing and executing research projects
- Writing and editing for research & presentations

TouchPoint Consulting is a small professional services firm that
provides helps clients evaluate, design and measure satisfaction with
customer interfaces. Major projects have focused on designing
automated telephone systems, web sites, PC banking applications, print
statements & documents, and facilitating workshop presentations and
joint application development (JAD) sessions.

TouchPoint is an innovative firm that uses knowledge of cognitive and
psycholinguistic processes to understand the needs and preferences of
the user in order to create effective interface applications and
processes. Our client list includes major U.S. banks, mutual fund
companies, manufacturers, and communications companies.

We are looking for someone with strong research skills (preferably
Ph.D.-level) and a real interest in developing highly effective user
interfaces. This person will be responsible for managing and
executing research projects, conducting usability interviews, and
contributing to the development of innovative service offerings. 

Independence, intuitiveness, curiosity, people skills, the ability to
think on your feet, and a commitment to producing a quality service
are important attributes. Familiarity with PCs, desktop software (for
preparing documents and graphics), and the Internet is a plus. 

As a small and growing firm, there is ample opportunity to take on
responsibility and grow with the company.

Contact: 	Jack Carroll Ph.D. , Partner
		TouchPoint Consulting
		800 West Cummings Park, Suite 2650
		Woburn, MA 01801
		Tel:	(781) 935-6153 	Fax:	(781) 935-6598
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