JOB: Senior Interaction Designer, San Francisco, Recruiter, Contract

21 Jun 2007 - 2:02pm
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Brook Wyant

Title: Senior Interaction Designer
Location: San Francisco
Environment: Casual, flex time, telecommute options
Client: Financial
Status: Contractor 3 or 6 months or Contract-to-Hire
Rate: $75-90 hourly DOE

An innovative, global financial institution is seeking a Senior
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 standard business
projects. If you are interested in being at the forefront of the future
of the Web, you may be interested in this position.

* 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 five 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 groups
* 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
* 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.

Sorry - not all resumes will receive a response.

Arela Rosenthal
Senior Recruiter
Email: arela 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 $1,500 - 3,000 referral fee for each hired candidate.*

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