JOB: Snr Interaction Designer (Full Time) - Premier Interactive Agency - New York - Recruiter Posting

7 Feb 2007 - 9:38am
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crispin baynes

Our client was recently named AdWeek's Interactive Agency of the Year. This
exciting new role is in their New York office.

The job description is as follows:
*Senior Interaction Designers* are responsible for creating interactive
experiences which are useful to users and promote a business's products and
brand. Interaction Designers are skilled designers, proficient in web,
mobile, and physical computing technologies and proficient in visual design,
marketing, marketing strategy, and creative/technological
collaboration. Senior
Interaction Designers are able to lead creative efforts from conception
through implementation, managing teams, clients, 3rd party service
providers. They are quick thinkers and problem solvers, able to cope with
the various challenges that inevitably occur in projects involving design
and technology.

On a day-to-day basis, Senior Interaction Designers regularly engage in all
phases of development:

• Requirement gathering – including stakeholder interviews, competitive
research, technical feasibility assessments, design explorations, strategic
analysis, and consensus building with the client

• Conception devt – coming up with the key ideas that drive a project and
supporting ideas needed to implement them in various channels (TV, print,
mobile, in-store, web, out-of-home, etc.). Senior Interaction Designer
deliverables include: prototypes, proof of concept documents, wireframes,
user flows, use cases, user scenarios.

• Experience Documents – includes, site maps, logic flows, wireframes,
functional specifications, data models parameters, prototypes, keyframes.

• Presentations – throughout the process, interaction designers must present
various aspects of the user experience to the development team, clients and

• Quality Assurance – during development, interaction designers track and
monitor progress on development and quality of the user experience. This
often involves revising experience documents.

*Experience Required:*

• Strong understanding of interactive experiences, channels, and
design principles

• Proficiency in underlying interactive technologies (web, mobile)

• Solid background in software development and databases.

• 3 – 5 years of actual design experience in an interactive shop

• strong presentation and written communication skills

• proven background as a creative thinker
• proven experience as a team leader and client contact

This is an opportunity to work on cutting edge solutions with a highly
cohesive and dynamic team of industry leaders and an "A list" client base.

A highly competitive salary package awaits.

Please forward all resumes and enquires to cb at OR
crispin.baynes at

Ripon Gardens is a New York based recuitment agency specialising in UX and
IXD people. We service an international client base and are always happy to
hear from practioners that are looking for opportunities or people within
the field.

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