Oops, forgot to mention the job is in Sunnyvale, CA.
George Olsen said:
> Hi all, > > Yahoo! is looking for a senior interaction designer for Search, and we've > got ID openings on other properties. Below is the description for the > Search position. > > Please contact me if you're interested in this or other ID openings. > > ---- > > Description: > Unique opportunity for an experienced Interaction Designer with a passion > for creating compelling and satisfying user experiences to join the Yahoo! > Search User Experience Design team. The Interaction Designer will lead > design efforts on a variety of projects in a collaborative, fast-paced > environment. You will work closely with product managers, engineers, other > designers, web developers and usability researchers to envision and > develop next-generation web search experiences and to improve existing > ones. > > Primary responsibilities include: > > * Identifying requirements and facilitating the development of conceptual > design and product direction based on field research and functional > requirements. > * Working closely with product managers and developers to define and > design the user experience. > * Designing the user interaction model, workflow and information > architecture > * Helping create interactive prototypes for user and market research > * Working with usability researchers to design and observe usability > studies, translating usability research findings into design improvements > * Working with visual designers to improve and refine product design and > consistency > > Education and experience: > * Degree in Human Factors, HCI, industrial design, or related area and/or > 4 years experience in a product development organization or large website. > * Must have solid understanding of Web site design, and working > familiarity with HTML. > * Experience with shipping products a must. > * Must be able to demonstrate strong interaction design process and > skills. > * Familiarity with usability engineering methodologies. > * Must communicate clearly and effectively. > * Strong analytical and oral communication skills. > * Excellent interpersonal and leadership skills. > * Able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team. > * Must be organized, able to act independently, and able to switch rapidly > between different projects in a fast-paced and exciting environment. > * Must be able to develop new approaches to complex design problems and to > meet aggressive deadlines. > * Must have an eye for detail and be able to put ideas into a tangible > form. > * Knowledge of search technologies and information retrieval systems > strongly desired. > _______________________________________________ > Interaction Design Discussion List >discuss at interactiondesigners.com > -- > to change your options (unsubscribe or set digest): >http://discuss.interactiondesigners.com > -- > Questions: lists at interactiondesigners.com > -- > Announcement Online List (discussion list members get announcements > already) >http://interactiondesigners.com/announceList/ > -- >http://interactiondesigners.com/ > >