JOB: Senior Interaction Designer: SF Bay Area: Brook Vanderford: Full Time

25 Aug 2008 - 5:56pm
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Shannon Caddigan

Title: Senior Interaction Designer
Location: SF Bay Area - 30 minutes from SF
Compensation: Low 100's DOE + stock

A progressive mobile-technology company is searching for a Senior
Interaction Designer to join its creative team and focus on user
interface design and usability. This fast-paced startup needs a designer
with a significant amount of interaction design experience with consumer
websites (preferably with mobile technologies and/or financial

The ideal candidate will have worked on consumer e-commerce sites and
will have solid experience in user interface design, interaction design,
information architecture, user research and usability testing. This
hands-on role offers an opportunity to have a real impact on a dynamic
website and its progressive, exciting mobile technology.

Responsibilities include:
* User research and usability testing
* Gathering user research and understanding user needs (HCI)
* Translating business requirements into intuitive interface solutions
* Developing application maps, process flows, wireframes and mock-ups
with accompanying interaction rules based on user needs, technical
restrictions and requirements and business needs

* Five to seven years of experience in user interface and interaction
design (Web application experience is a must)
* Significant amount of interaction design experience with consumer
websites (preferably wireless sites and applications)
* Experience translating business requirements into intuitive
application interface solutions
* Information architecture experience (strategic planning and
diagrammatic skills)
* Ability to ask appropriate questions, communicate effectively and
persuasively convey design solutions to a broad range of stakeholders
(marketing, product managers, engineers, customers and others)
* Strong attention to detail and exceptional organization, logic and
analytical skills
* Ability to multitask and prioritize tasks; comfortable with tight
* Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Visio and Fireworks
* Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
* Familiarity with Java, including J2ME interactions and patterns
* Familiarity with presentation layer code and working knowledge of
application layer design
* Able to measure and quantify design impact on user behavior

If you feel that you are qualified for this position, please email me a
Word doc or PDF version of your resume and link to your portfolio.
Candidates must provide a portfolio, including examples of interactive
and application work and must be authorized to work in the United States
on a full-time basis for any employer.

Please note:
* Resumes submitted without a portfolio will not be reviewed.
* Not all resumes will receive a response.

Brook Vanderford
Talent Scout
Email: brook at

*If you know of someone who you would like to refer for this position,
please have him or her email me directly and mention your name. If you
would like to refer someone confidentially, please mention this in your
email. I can pay a $1,000 - 3,000 referral fee for each hired candidate.*

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