JOB: Interaction Designer - Sunnyvale, CA - Yahoo! Groups - Full Time

5 Oct 2007 - 6:51pm
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Philippe Piernot

Position: Interaction Designer, Yahoo! Groups
Location: Sunnyvale, CA

How Big Can You Think?

Yahoo! User Experience Design is looking for a bright, motivated interaction
designer to join the Yahoo! Groups team. Yahoo! Groups empowers group
leaders to grow, customize, and participate in global online communities. As
an interaction designer you will collaborate with product management,
engineering, marketing, user research and visual design to produce
innovative designs that best meet customer needs.

Responsibilities Include:

* Setting product direction and UI requirements based on business, user and
brand needs
* Collaborating with product managers, engineers and research specialists to
define the user experience
* Designing user interaction models, workflows and user interfaces
* Working hand in hand with visual designers, web developers and engineers
to deliver the final product
* Pushing the boundaries of what's possible to create better experiences for
our users

Minimum Job Qualifications:

* 5+ years of experience as a key member of a UI team through the product
development cycle of several successfully launched web, mobile and/or
software applications
* Bachelor's or Master's degree in HCI, product design, human
factors/ergonomics or related field
* Although a business degree is not required, the candidate must have a
strong affinity with business and user metrics

Preferred Job Qualifications:

* Experience building pages using HTML, DHTML, CSS, Javascript etc.
* Ability to prototype in Flash, Director or other dynamic prototyping tools
* Past experience working in an Agile/SCRUM environment

Please respond to piernot at with a resume and portfolio links if

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