Job: Interaction Designer (Manhattan)

29 Oct 2006 - 9:41pm
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Growing software and consulting firm in Manhattan is hiring an interaction
designer to work within a tightly knit design team. The design group is
responsible for conceptualizing, iterating and specifying the GUIs of the
company¹s two financial software products. The group also engages in user
interface and information design consulting projects with external clients
internationally and in various industries.

The candidate should be a detail-oriented individual with skills at
identifying UI requirements, conceptualizing new ideas, developing
wireframes, creating mockups and writing specification documents. A strong
sense of visual design, interest in data visualization, information design
and human-centered design are desirable qualities. The position involves
independent and collaborative iterative work with other designers, subject
matter experts, users and programmers from a project¹s inception through
implementation. Financial services experience or interest is a plus, but not

Our own products are desktop applications developed in C# .Net and Java.
However we also do projects with clients working with browser-based
applications, so comfort with the limits and possibilities of both types of
front-end environments is beneficial. We use Windows and MacOS systems, and
our software tools include Fireworks, Illustrator, Photoshop, Visio, Visual
Studio, and occasionally Flash and Director along with the usual smattering
of Powerpoint, Excel and Word. Proficiency with all these is not required as
long as the candidate is willing and able to learn them.

Our work environment is relaxed, and we strive for a healthy balance of life
and work. Some travel may be necessary occasionally. We offer competitive
salary, a top health plan, commuter benefits and equity to every employee.

To apply, please email your resume, references and work samples (either in
PDF form or a URL) to careers at Please write ³Interaction
Designer² in the subject line.

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