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UX Prototypers - CTO Office

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New York, NY

Posted Feb 4, 2011 - Requisition No. 28881

The Company

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately- is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 300,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data, news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 13,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

The Role

Bloomberg's CTO Office acts as a liaison between our R&D Software Infrastructure group and the Product group. Our primary goal is to set the user experience and technology direction for company's products, particularly the BLOOMBERG PROFESSIONAL service, through short, medium and long term projects, with an emphasis on creating better human experiences with technology.

Bloomberg is looking to expand its UX Prototyping Team. The UX Prototypers will work closely with UX Designers to increase the fidelity of conceptual designs/artifacts, such as paper sketches or wire-frames, into interactive prototypes. The successful candidates will help various cross-product teams ensure that the design concepts are technologically feasible as part of an iterative design lifecycle. In addition, the role includes a close and collaborative environment with visual designers, interaction designers, usability specialists, product managers, and frontend and backend technologists.

The ideal candidates must possess experience in designing and developing UI. You must be a team player with proven success in achieving aggressive deadlines. Demonstration of strong passion, excellent communication skills, and creative problem solving is a must. Meticulous attention to visual detail and a natural eye for design is necessary. This is a unique opportunity to influence one of the most ubiquitous and influential software products in the marketplace.


  • Proficient in UI application and framework development e.g. Flash, Blend, Xcode
  • Proficient at scripting e.g. JavaScript, ActionScript
  • Strong understanding of UI and UX principles
  • Familiar with design tools such as Visio, Omnigraffle, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • B.S. or M.S. in Computer Science, Engineering, Design or related field
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