San Francisco, CA 12-18 month contract W2 only (we are open to transfer visas)
TWO (2) OPENINGS!!!!
1) INTERACTION DESIGNER with WebApplication experience 2) INTERACTION DESIGNER with WebApplication and iRise experience
About iRise: iRise is an enterprise visualization software company. iRise is used by teams of business analysts, user experience professionals, product managers and business people to create and review high fidelity prototypes of applications before any expensive coding in a highly collaborative environment. iRise visualizations give all stakeholders the ability to "test drive" software in a fully immersive experience early in the design process to get the requirements right the first time.
POSITION DESCRIPTION: We are looking for an experienced Interaction Designer to work as part of team focused on creating web-based interface solutions for complex financial applications. You will work with internal business proponents, technical stakeholders and other members of our front-end production team as you develop IA diagrams, wireframes, mockups and prototypes of web application designs. We prefer a person with a significant amount of interaction design experience for web-based applications (intranet apps are a plus!). You will participate in requirements development and planning and must have experience translating business requirements into intuitive application interface solutions. You will attend meetings with project teams, provide feedback on business requirements and use cases, present information architecture and interface design deliverables, communicate best practices to project stakeholders, and work very quickly.
6+ years experience - user interface/interaction design (***web application experience a must***) Information architecture experience (strategic planning and diagrammatic skills) Detailed knowledge of user experience best practices Ability to ask appropriate questions, communicate effectively and persuasively convey design solutions to a broad range of stakeholders: product managers, engineers, customers, etc. Strong attention to detail and exceptional organization, logic and analytical skills Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Visio, Fireworks
Familiarity with AJAX interactions/patterns Familiarity with presentation layer code and application layer design Familiarity with user research/usability testing Graphic design experience
Gather and understand user needs Translate business requirements into intuitive interface solutions Maintain a thorough understanding of backend systems and capabilities Develop application maps, process flows, wire frames and mockups with accompanying interaction rules (think UI specification) based on a synthesis of user needs, technical restrictions and requirements and business goals/needs Participate in user research/usability testing (as needed or appropriate)