JOB: Interaction Designer @ Lextant, Columbus, OH - Full-Time

17 Sep 2008 - 1:17pm
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Lauren Serota
2007

Are you seriously curious? Apply your information architecture,
human-computer interaction, and interaction design skills on a wide variety
of projects from consumer appliances to web-based applications.

Who we are.
Lextant is a design research and user experience firm that helps companies
bring the best possible products and services to market. Our innovative
techniques dig deep into customer emotions - the frustrations, expectations,
needs, and aspirations that frame every brand experience. These insights
give our clients design clarity, a key to aligning efforts, reducing risk,
and building customer loyalty.

Our User Experience team designs experiences that reflect peoples¹ natural
behaviors. We organize information and simplify interactions to create the
perfect balance of beauty, usability, and performance.

Who we¹re looking for.
Lextant is currently reviewing portfolios of qualified interactive &
interaction designers who can humanize complex interactive experiences.
Interaction designers lead concept development, creation of original art and
wire-frame
interaction models, prototype designs, and project coordination. At Lextant,
you will provide customer insight for design and strategy challenges, join
and contribute to a growing team, and work on exciting programs for
interactive, retail, consumer product, and brand design.

What you should have:
* experience managing and executing a wide scope of interactive projects
* an ability to produce descriptive design requirements, storyboards,
scenarios, and wireframe prototypes
* excellent information design, information architecture, and problem
solving skills
* visual communication skills and the ability to articulate and
demonstrate verbal and visual design artifacts
* understanding of applied user-centered design practices
* understanding of user behavior and human factors techniques and how
they relate to design
* familiarity with both generative and evaluative user research and
usability testing approaches

You should present a body of work that:
* Demonstrates a passion for designing interactive experiences
* Demonstrates user-centered design approach
* Exhibits stylistic breadth, attention to detail, and balances beauty,
innovation and usability
* Communicates visual design sensibility supported by an intimate
understanding of human computer interaction
* Conveys user experience and emotion relevant to the product, the
context and their goals
* Shows experience with diverse content

Please send your résumé, cover letter and some of your work to
careers at lextant.com with the words ³Interaction Designer² in the subject
line.

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