User Interface Design Engineer requisition #581056

User Interface Design Engineer requisition #581056
August 31, 2010 - 11:49am
Hillsboro, OR
United States
Intel Corporation
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Direct employer
Full time
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The PC Client Group is looking for a talented UI designer to help create end user facing software applications that will be used by of millions of customers. In this position, you will be responsible for creating the visual experience for a wide range of products. You will collaborate with architects, Human Factors engineers, developers, marketing and management to define the product experience by composing user flows and wireframes, as well as create concept designs and help develop cutting edge prototypes. You will be responsible for the actual screen layouts, the visual language, and the graphical elements that go into the user interface. Your designs will be documented in a number of formats using a wide range of tools to support the UI development teams and provides graphical assets for implementation. (raster images, procedural elements or actual code as applicable). Other deliverables will include product icons, interfacing with Intel legal and branding teams, creating online help and working with the localization team to ensure worldwide success criteria are met. PCCG is tasked with unlocking the magic of the consumer and small business platform including PC's, phones and tablet devices. Come join us in creating magic.

In this position you would be required to
� Create standard information architecture documentation including wireframes, process maps, user flows, user scenarios, functional specifications, navigation schema's, documentation and prototypes
� Demonstrate good analytical thinking and problem solving skills
� Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills to work in a team environment, facilitate creation, maintenance, and adoption of UI standards and design principles, influence development teams to adopt best usability practices, and create and deliver to audiences with varying levels of sophistication
� Be willing to understand both product technology and functionality in order to support highly complex software solutions, while helping make the software easy enough for family and friends to use
� Present the user interface proposals to technical and functional audiences to successfully facilitate adoption and evolution of the application user interfaces
� Work in a collaborative environment


 Minimum Requirements
- Bachelors or Masters degree in Computer Science, Human/Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Information Science, or related design field
- Human-Computer Interaction background with 2-5 years of interactive design experience. (desktop user interfaces, mobile UIs, research UIs)
- Excellent creative skills for coming up with visual metaphors and concepts that are exciting and appropriate for consumer segment usages
- Advanced graphical design skills to produce maintainable artwork files using Adobe Photoshop required. Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Expression Designer and/or Corel Draw Suite a plus

Desired Skills

- Ability to create designs that are conformant to platform user experience standards on Windows 7, Android and iPhone platforms
- Expert knowledge of 2D design principles, typography and color theory
- Experience in authoring help content, familiarity with Adobe RoboHelp
- Knowledge of and experience with digital illustration, particularly for icons
- Understanding of the software development lifecycle preferred
- Demoable coding skills, preferably in C# and WPF
- Working knowledge of UI toolkits, APIs and platform-specific IDEs