JOB: Senior Interaction Designer / Mobile / San Francisco

30 Apr 2008 - 2:38pm
6 years ago
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Gabriel White
2005

[We're growing our IxD team and looking for design stars to join the
fun! -Gabe]

Senior Interaction Designer / Mobile
San Francisco

Passionate about designing compelling experiences for the mobile
lifestyle? Want to work for top-tier clients in a fun, small agency in
the heart of downtown San Francisco?

Punchcut is looking for a Senior Interaction Designer to join the
Interaction Design team on a full-time basis. You should have a strong
understanding of the user-centered design process and be comfortable
working independently as well as alongside other designers. You have
at least 5 years of relevant design experience, including design for
mobile or other devices, and feel comfortable working in a fast-paced,
collaborative, creative agency environment.

ABOUT PUNCHCUT

Punchcut is a user interface design and development agency that
specializes in designing mobile user experiences. With an
understanding of the new contexts of mobile life, we design and
develop next generation user interfaces.

For us, mobile isn’t about devices, it is about a lifestyle of
mobility. We design for it and we live it ourselves. The mobile
industry is at an inflection point and there are new experiences and
opportunities to sculpt. We’re helping our clients transform; not
because mobility is coming, but because it’s here.

We hire smart, energetic people who care about design, and value a
good work-life balance. Because of our size and focus everyone shares
real impact on the decisions we make. We’re striving to create a
different kind of company; one where people are the priority and the
future is the focus.

Come help us define the future of mobile user interaction and consumer
experiences.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Elicit and analyze business requirements through interviews and
workshops
- Perform primary and secondary user research
- Develop user interface strategy and vision
- Develop conceptual UI models
- Develop personas, scenarios and storyboards
- Define user task and interaction flows
- Create screen-level interaction designs
- Write user interface specifications that capture proposed designs in
detail
- Work with a multi-disciplinary team to evaluate the feasibility of
proposed solutions

QUALIFICATIONS

- 5+ years designing effective interfaces for mobile applications
- Undergraduate degree in relevant field and/or equivalent work
experience
- Experience performing a variety of forms of user research
(contextual inquiry, focus groups, usability testing, etc.)
- Strong understanding of the user-centered design process
- Ability to clearly communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale
to other members of the design, development and client teams
- Working experience creating user interface specifications with
appropriate design tools including Visio, OmniGraffle, Illustrator,
Photoshop, etc.
- Ability to multi-task and work on a couple of small-to-mid sized
projects in parallel
- Focused attention to detail
- Sense of humor and positive, flexible attitude
- Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills

HOW TO APPLY

Interested? Please send your resume, cover letter with a portfolio web
site to work at punchcut.com. Candidates are strongly encouraged to share
an online portfolio for best consideration.

This position is located in San Francisco, CA. Only candidates with
proper permits to work in the United States can be considered.
Punchcut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

BENEFITS

We are nothing without great people and we make sure to take care of
them. In addition to a competitive benefits package we encourage you
to ask us what “Life Friendly Friday” is or inquire about our mobile
device allotment.

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20 May 2008 - 4:08pm
Gabriel White
2005

[We're growing our IxD team and looking for design stars to join the
fun! -Gabe]

Senior Interaction Designer / Mobile
San Francisco

Passionate about designing compelling experiences for the mobile
lifestyle? Want to work for top-tier clients in a fun, small agency in
the heart of downtown San Francisco?

Punchcut is looking for a Senior Interaction Designer to join the
Interaction Design team on a full-time basis. You should have a strong
understanding of the user-centered design process and be comfortable
working independently as well as alongside other designers. You have
at least 5 years of relevant design experience, including design for
mobile or other devices, and feel comfortable working in a fast-paced,
collaborative, creative agency environment.

ABOUT PUNCHCUT

Punchcut is a user interface design and development agency that
specializes in designing mobile user experiences. With an
understanding of the new contexts of mobile life, we design and
develop next generation user interfaces.

For us, mobile isn’t about devices, it is about a lifestyle of
mobility. We design for it and we live it ourselves. The mobile
industry is at an inflection point and there are new experiences and
opportunities to sculpt. We’re helping our clients transform; not
because mobility is coming, but because it’s here.

We hire smart, energetic people who care about design, and value a
good work-life balance. Because of our size and focus everyone shares
real impact on the decisions we make. We’re striving to create a
different kind of company; one where people are the priority and the
future is the focus.

Come help us define the future of mobile user interaction and consumer
experiences.

RESPONSIBILITIES

- Elicit and analyze business requirements through interviews and
workshops
- Perform primary and secondary user research
- Develop user interface strategy and vision
- Develop conceptual UI models
- Develop personas, scenarios and storyboards
- Define user task and interaction flows
- Create screen-level interaction designs
- Write user interface specifications that capture proposed designs in
detail
- Work with a multi-disciplinary team to evaluate the feasibility of
proposed solutions

QUALIFICATIONS

- 5+ years designing effective interfaces for mobile applications
- Undergraduate degree in relevant field and/or equivalent work
experience
- Experience performing a variety of forms of user research
(contextual inquiry, focus groups, usability testing, etc.)
- Strong understanding of the user-centered design process
- Ability to clearly communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale
to other members of the design, development and client teams
- Working experience creating user interface specifications with
appropriate design tools including Visio, OmniGraffle, Illustrator,
Photoshop, etc.
- Ability to multi-task and work on a couple of small-to-mid sized
projects in parallel
- Focused attention to detail
- Sense of humor and positive, flexible attitude
- Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills

HOW TO APPLY

Interested? Please send your resume, cover letter with a portfolio web
site to work at punchcut.com. Candidates are strongly encouraged to share
an online portfolio for best consideration.

This position is located in San Francisco, CA. Only candidates with
proper permits to work in the United States can be considered.
Punchcut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

BENEFITS

We are nothing without great people and we make sure to take care of
them. In addition to a competitive benefits package we encourage you
to ask us what “Life Friendly Friday” is or inquire about our mobile
device allotment.

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