JOB: Interaction Designer / Location: Boston / Recruiter: CM Recruiting / Contract

30 Mar 2007 - 3:12pm
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Brook Wyant

Title: Interaction Designer
Location: Boston
Environment: Casual, flex time
Client: Financial
Status: Contractor

An innovative, global financial institution is seeking an Interaction
Designer with experience in Web-application interaction design,
presentation of creative concepts, product development and usability.
There is no graphic design or programming involved in this role.

This is a unique opportunity to join a small creative group with
enormous influence in shaping one of the most well-used financial
sites globally. You will be part of a team that works on banking and
savings projects. If you are interested in being at the forefront of
the future of the Web, you may be interested in this position. No
financial experience is necessary.

Responsibilities include:
* Gather and maintain business requirements, working with
line-of-business and segment representatives
* Drive the optimum implementation of functionality, with research
and usability testing
* Conduct task analyses to define user needs
* Develop high-level information flows and navigation systems
* Develop detailed page schematics
* Work with technology and operations teams to determine technology
needs for given initiatives
* Work with visual designers to ensure the look and feel of given
initiatives meets intended user interaction
* Participate in developing product prototypes for usability testing
* Participate in usability tests by helping to define methodology
* Represent solutions throughout the company
* Manage outside agencies used during the project

* More than three years of Web-application interaction design experience
* Demonstrated knowledge of the product-creation process,
particularly how it pertains to Web development
* Ability to understand and interpret existing site design and style
guides, and create effective solutions within those guidelines
* Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively orally, in writing
and by graphic design with staff and clients, individually and in
* Working knowledge of various Web-related technologies (e.g., HTML,
XML, JavaScript, AJAX)
* Working knowledge of visual-design tools, including Visio,
Photoshop and Illustrator
* Deadline- and detail-oriented, with strong organizational and
multitasking skills
* Highly motivated to continuously improve, with the ability to motivate others
* Ability to thrive under pressure and to adapt to conflict situations
If you feel that you are qualified for this position, please email me
a cover letter and Word doc or PDF version of your resume and link to
your portfolio.

Not all resumes will receive a response.

Mary King
Recruiting Consultant
Email: mary at

*If you know of someone who you would like to refer for this
position, please have him or her email me directly and mention your
name. If you would like to refer someone confidentially, please
mention this in your email. I can pay a $1,000 - 3,000 referral fee
for each hired candidate.*

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