Job: Senior Visual Designer : San Jose, CA : Cisco Systems : Full-time

3 Jul 2008 - 12:44pm
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COMPANY: Cisco Systems Inc.,
JOB TITLE: Senior Visual Designer

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

You will be part of a new team that is introducing a user-centered
design process into the division to develop usable, useful, and visually
compelling communications and collaboration applications.

Responsibilities include:
* Define visual design principles and language for voice, video, and
PC-based communications and collaboration products
* Identify visual user interface requirements and define design approach
* Create conceptual design and suggest product direction based on field
research and visual requirements
* Create guidelines and design language for communications products that
express the Cisco brand
* Develop visual design prototypes ranging from comps to interactive
* Develop visual interface specifications
* Work with user researchers to design and observe field studies
* Work with usability engineers to design and observe usability studies
* Work with interaction designers to integrate visual and interaction
* Work closely with engineers to deliver the final product
* Facilitate project communication across a multidisciplinary team
through all phases of projects

* 7+ years of experience designing user interfaces for applications
* Bachelors or Master's degree in Graphics Design, Industrial Design,
Communication Arts, Fine Art or related field
* Excellent time-management and prioritization skills, meticulous
attention to detail, and the ability to multi-task across projects
* Self-starter that is able to work both independently as well as
collaboratively with cross-functional teams
* Ability to develop new approaches to complex design problems and to
convey these designs in the form of comps and design specifications
* Must communicate clearly and effectively
* Experience designing for desktop computers is required
* Experience designing for mobile and desktop communications devices is
* Command of leading design software applications, e.g., Photoshop,
Illustrator, Fireworks, and InDesign among others.
* Working knowledge of Flash, HTML, and motion graphics software a plus

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