Job: Senior User Interaction Designer

26 Jun 2008 - 4:56pm
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COMPANY: Cisco Systems Inc.,
JOB TITLE: Voice User Interface Designer

Job Description:
Cisco is looking for Senior Mobile Interaction Designer to join the
User Experience Team within the Voice Technology Group (VTG). In this
position you will be working closely with visual designers, user
researchers, usability engineers, product managers and engineers to
define the user experience of Cisco's telephony, web and video
conferencing, and communications products.

You will be part of a newly forming team that will introduce a
user-centered design process into the division and develop usable,
useful, and compelling communications and collaboration applications.

* Identify user interface requirements; help define project approach
and user experience strategy
* Work with user researchers to design, observe, and analyze field
* Generate user personas and use scenarios
* Conduct heuristic evaluations on existing products
* Set conceptual design and suggest product direction based on field
research and functional requirements
* Define the user interaction model and workflows
* Work with visual designers to refine the interactive experience and
produce designs consistent with Cisco's brand
* Develop prototypes ranging from paper-and-pencil concepts to wire
frames to high-fidelity designs that represent both the visual identity
and interaction model required to ensure user success
* Work with usability engineers to design, observe, and analyze
usability studies
* Develop User Interface Specifications and Guidelines
* Work closely with (local and remote) engineers to implement and
deliver the final product
* Facilitate project communication across a multidisciplinary team
throughout all phases of the project


* In-depth understanding of mobile and telephony user interface
technologies and their applications.
* 5+ years of experience designing user interfaces for applications
with at least 2 years design of Mobile UI for commercial and/or
consumer products with emphasis in the following areas:
Email/SMS/EMS messaging communication
*Presence-based communication
* Bachelor's degree (Master's preferred) in Human Computer Interaction,
Computer Science, Human Factors, Industrial Design, or related field.
* Excellent time-management, multi-tasking, strong communication
skills; and the ability to quickly prioritize tasks
* Ability to develop new approaches to complex design problems and
convey these designs in the form of presentations, prototypes, and
design specifications
* Must communicate clearly and effectively; strong analytical and oral
communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; a self-starter
that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional
* Experience designing PC applications is required *Some traveling
required *Accepting resumes in San Jose, CA.

Send resumes to nsalla at

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