Job: Senior Interaction/UI Designer at Intuit, Mountain View, CA (FTE)

20 Oct 2006 - 3:19pm
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Nancy Falkenburg



JOB LOCATION: Mountain View, CA

JOB TITLE: Senior Interaction/UI Designer (61716 SOMA)



Candidate will have worked as a hands-on UI design practitioner for
desktop and/or web software. Candidate will be responsible for
delivering exploratory design to UI implementation.

Ideal candidate will:
* Lead by example, smarts, and design principles
* Hold direct responsibility for creating the user interface of key
customer experiences and projects, concentrating on end-to-end scenarios
and top user tasks
* Illustrate drive for ease of use and simplicity despite complexity of
software/desktop applications
* Learn new technology quickly, from the core applications being
developed to new design tools
* Be capable of defining and implementing design criteria, design
guidelines, and design specs; illustrate experience with industry and
corporate design standards
* Be capable of independent design process, project, and schedule
* Compare and contrast various design solutions, taking technical,
resource, and time constraints into account
* Prioritize among competing assignments, features, user tasks and needs
* Illustrate experience in conceptual development and creative
prototypes as well as tactical UI design and implementation
* Be tolerant of range of projects, from vague to well-defined, simple
to complex, implementation to innovation
* Be a creative problem-solver and an effective communicator, presenter,
and negotiator
* Exhibit ability to collaborate with user researchers, UI text writers,
peer designers, and art directors; illustrate productive collaboration
with other corporate peers and sponsors
Qualifications :
* Four-year product/interaction design, industrial design, or graphic
design degree
* Post-graduate design degree preferred in design or cognitive
science/human factors
* Eight or more years total industry experience (corporate, software,
web, agency experience)
* Four plus years application product experience. Experience in shipping
high-volume, high-profile, or award-winning software products preferred.
* Strong portfolio available for viewing
* Strong Photoshop and prototyping and mockup skills
* Experience with all other major design, multimedia, and operating
system software: Visio/Visual Basic, Flash, Director, Windows, Office
(Word, Excel, Outlook).

Please reply to: nancy_falkenburg at

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