jbeck on Tue, 30 Oct 2001 00:10:25 +0100

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[PLUG] Possible Employement Opportunity

Hi All,

Sorry to hear about the layoffs. I work for The Vanguard Group (very large mutual fund / financial services company) in Malvern, PA. They currently have 1 posted position for a web interface designer, for which I will post the details below. Vanguard does ALOT of hiring based on employee recommendations, and it is entirely possible that some positions could get filled before they ever reach the employment web site (www.vanguardcareers.com). That being the case, if anyone is interested in getting their resume in the door, email me directly and I would be happy to submit it in person, and put the word out for you. Obviously, we have been impacted by the current market / world conditions, but Vanguard is a GREAT company to work for, and they are sure to rebound stronger than ever!

Here is the web interface designer information - I hope this helps someone:

Primary Role Title:
Web Design

Work Location:
Valley Forge-PA


Our Online Services group is seeking an experienced interface designer who can contribute strong analysis and design skills to a staff of Web design specialists. The candidate must have an extensive background in user interface design and related analysis. The position requires an ability to understand business objectives and integrate them into highly usable and effective designs.

Our User Interface Designer must be able to develop navigation diagrams and to coordinate projects with other groups in I/T and elsewhere. He or she must possess excellent communication skills to work effectively with business staff, graphic designers, writers, editors, and developers, as well as with usability engineers

The Designer must be able to recommend, coordinate, and communicate functional page descriptions to ensure that designs achieve top business objectives.

Position Requirements:

A bachelor's degree or equivalent experience in computer engineering, software engineering, or related technologies is required.
Five or more years of experience in information systems, software design, and user interface design, with a focus on Web technologies. This must include at least three years of design experience.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
Financial experience is a plus.

The Vanguard Group offers a comprehensive and generous compensation package. Among our benefits are medical and dental plans; tuition reimbursement; and profit-sharing, 401(k), and pension plans. The Vanguard Group values diversity; we are an equal opportunity employer. We are a drug-screening employer, and we have a drug-free, smoke-free work environment. Minorities and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply.

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