JOB: Sr Interaction Designer, Chicago IL, Motorola, Full Time

25 Jul 2007 - 1:50pm
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Company: Motorola Inc - Consumer Experience Design Team

Location: Chicago, IL

Position Title: Sr Interaction Designer

Basic Qualifications:

A 4-year bachelor degree in Industrial/ Interaction Design,
Human-Computer Interaction, Human Factors, Anthropology and/or Cognitive
Science or other job related degrees from an accredited college or

3+ years of design experience

Department Description

Consumer Experience Design (CXD) is an organization within Motorola's
Mobile Devices (MD) business unit. We employ a user-centered design
approach in order to optimize business strategies, build our brand,
ensure usability and develop rich experiences. Our group is responsible
for defining the physical and digital experience of Motorola's mobile
devices. Our activities include industrial design, interaction design,
screen and information design, design research, color, material and
finish specifications, product graphic design, task flow specifications,
lighting and visual media design, sound design and animation. In
addition to our offices in Libertyville and Chicago Illinois, we
maintain specialist and regional teams in or near Beijing, Ft.
Lauderdale, London, San Francisco, Sao Paulo, Seoul and Singapore.

The Interaction Design Team collaborates closely with global telecom
service providers and internal work partners to create compelling,
usable and innovative mobile experiences for over 100 million worldwide
users. We create seamless solutions that include multimedia (music and
video streaming, mp3, TV, video telephony), calling (IM, VoIP,
push-to-talk), connectivity (Bluetooth, voice recognition, WiFi),
messaging (SMS, MMS, email), and productivity (calendar, phonebook)

Scope of Responsibilities/Expectations

* Senior Interaction Designer: The User Interface Designer is
responsible for leading and actively participating in the planning,
design, documentation and development of the user interfaces and user
experience concepts. In addition, the user interface designer will
champion the end-user and promote user-centered design methodologies
throughout Mobile Devices. In addition to fulfilling the
responsibilities of a UI Designer, the Senior UI Designer is responsible
for designing large-scale features, mentoring designers, and leading

*Familiarity with concept development, design and process methodology,
scenario planning, user interface modeling, and information design

Specific Knowledge/Skills

*Ability to resolve and document detailed design and implementation
*Creative problem solving skills
*Ability to work independently as well as with a team
*Self-motivated with a high level of responsibility and professionalism
*Exceptional communication skills (writing, listening, presenting)
*English proficiency required; Other languages a plus (particularly
*Attention to detail (What's wrong with the sentence above?)
*A Bachelor's or Master's degree in a related field
*Experience with usability testing or ethnographic research
*Experience developing and documenting use cases, task flows, screen and
interaction design
*Familiarity with information architecture and cognitive psychology
*Practical knowledge of Visio, Illustrator, Photoshop, Microsoft Office
applications and Microsoft Project
*Sustained attention to detail from concept to implementation
*Experience working directly with implementation teams as peer partners

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Motorola is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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