JOB: Boston, MA - Senior Interaction Designers - RDVO - Full-Time

29 Apr 2008 - 11:33am
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Ben Zipkin
2008

*Senior Interaction Designers*

*Salary:* Compensation is commensurate with experience

*Location:* Davis Square, Somerville, MA (steps from T)

*Terms:* Full time

*Start Date:* Immediate

RDVO, one of Boston's leading user experience design firms, is looking for
exceptional interaction designers to join our team. This position is
responsible for developing and executing design solutions for a variety of
project types, including interactive applications, product UIs, and complex
websites.

Candidates will be able to think in terms of end-to-end UI design, apply
strategic thinking and business goals to design work, focus on usability and
understand aesthetic values. Candidates will work hands-on and will be
responsible for delivering all aspects of interaction design from concept to
implementation.

You should have extensive experience working in collaborative environments,
integrating user-centered design, technology, and traditional research
methods. You should enjoy working independently, taking initiative, and
innovating.

*Job Description:*

- Produce great design work that shines with simplicity despite
complexity of the system.
- Illustrate experience in conceptual development and creative
prototypes as well as tactical UI design and implementation
- Strong communications skills and ability to build working relations
across all levels of an organization to create final interface features
- Hold direct responsibility for creating the user interface of key
customer experiences and projects, concentrating on end-to-end scenarios and
top user tasks
- Be capable of independent design process, project, and schedule
management
- Compare and contrast various design solutions, taking technical,
resource, and time constraints into account
- Prioritize among competing assignments, features, user tasks and
needs
- Be a creative problem-solver and an effective communicator,
presenter, and negotiator

*Requirements (Education/Experience):*

- Minimum of 2-5 years professional experience designing and
developing interactive media and user interfaces for product software and
web applications.
- Solid, presentable portfolio of work in interaction design across
multiple projects and product types
- Ability to interpret user research, including contextual inquiry and
usability testing and translate it into design solutions
- Writing and presentation skills
- Creative excellence and a strong desire to innovate with graphic
design, illustration, and computer graphics techniques to generate layouts,
build prototypes, and product graphics assets for software applications.
- Ability to work independently, prioritize, and solve problems
proactively
- Strong knowledge base of engineering technology balanced with
artistic sensibility.
- Demonstrated ability to work with clients, communicate persuasively,
and resolve issues
- Experience working in small collaborative teams
- Demonstrated application of user-centered design methodologies with
a focus on user interface design and defining the user experience

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*To Apply:*

Forward your resume and portfolio along with a cover letter to jobs at rdvo.com

*About RDVO:*

Founded in 2000, RDVO has grown into one of the top user experience design
agencies in the Northeast. A multidisciplinary digital consultancy that
specializes in research, design and development, of we have provided
innovative solutions for clients including Microsoft, Procter & Gamble,
Monster.com, Hewlett-Packard, Eastman Kodak, Oxfam, MBTA, and Fidelity
Investments. We offer competitive compensation and benefits, including full
medical and dental coverage, performance bonus, and a flexible time off
policy.

RDVO is located in Davis Square, Somerville.

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