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Interaction Designer

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Location:
  • Sector: Infrastructure & Support
  • Date posted: 12/04/2017
  • Job reference: J364790A
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SENIOR USER EXPERIENCE/ INTERACTION DESIGNER

Description

Our Client is seeking an Interaction Designer who possesses a passion for great design, a superb aesthetic sense, an exceptional eye for detail, and a deep appreciation for simple solutions to complex problems. In this position you will be working closely with visual designers, user researchers, product managers and engineers to define the user experience of our client's telephony, web and video conferencing, and communications products.

Overall Responsibilities

Create and be accountable for the user interaction model, workflows, information architecture, prototypes, and guidelines for user interfaces. Develops design concepts and user interface designs. Conduct user and design research including: usability studies, ethnographic field research, user surveys, prototype testing, competitive product analysis, and latest industry & design trend research. 7 years of experience are required.

  • Identify user interface requirements; help define project approach and user experience strategy
  • Work with user researchers to design, observe, and analyze field studies
  • Conduct heuristic evaluations on existing products
  • Set conceptual design and suggest product direction based on field research and functional requirements
  • Define the user interaction model and workflows
  • Work with visual designers to refine the interactive experience and produce designs consistent with their brand
  • Develop prototypes ranging from paper-and-pencil concepts to HTML wire frames to high-fidelity designs that represent both the visual identity and interaction model required to ensure user success
  • Work with usability engineers to design, observe, and analyze usability studies
  • Develop User Interface Specifications and Guidelines
  • Work closely with engineers to implement and deliver the final product
  • Facilitate project communication across a multidisciplinary team throughout all phases of the project

Qualifications:

  • 7+ years of experience designing user interfaces for applications
  • Bachelor's degree in Interaction Design, Industrial Design, Engineering / Software or related field.
  • Excellent time-management, multi-tasking, strong communication skills; and the ability to quickly prioritize tasks
  • Ability to develop new approaches to complex design problems and convey these designs in the form of presentations, prototypes, and design specifications
  • Must communicate clearly and effectively; strong analytical and oral communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; a self-starter that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team
  • Experience designing Windows and MacOS applications is required
  • Adobe Creative Suite, MS Office, Sketch3, Keynote, InVision