JOB: Senior Interaction Designer, San Francisco, Recruiter, Full-Time

22 Sep 2008 - 1:26pm
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Brook Wyant
2007

Title: Senior Interaction Designer
Location: San Francisco
Compensation: $100K - $120K base DOE + bonus + excellent benefits +
regular telecommuting opportunities

A large, well known, leading consumer site is seeking a talented Senior
Interaction Designer to construct and lead the team in user-centered
design processes: ensure that Web-based products, applications and
marketing pages are easy to use, help its customers to meet their needs
and business partners to fulfill their goals. This non-profit company
has worked to foster and improve relations between its members and
various related groups, law enforcement and fire officials, the
insurance industry, equipment suppliers and government/regulatory agencies.

The Senior Interaction Designer will deal primarily in an extreme
redesign of browser-based enterprise software, including employee-facing
sales and service interfaces across a wide variety of products, and must
be passionate about his/her work. This is an amazing opportunity for
someone seeking a stable yet intense creative environment. The
successful candidate will have exceptional interaction design skills and
extensive experience with the tools and techniques of user interface
design and prototyping. Your professional background should include
high-level experience design, persona and scenario development,
storyboarding, information architecture, user task flows, site maps,
navigation structures, wireframes, and interface design specifications;
graphical user interface design is a plus. Some travel may be required.

Responsibilities:
* Assist business partners in turning high-level business requirements
into more specific project requirements
* Conduct user and task analysis to define user needs (user scenarios,
persona/profile building and interpretation)
* Develop high-level information flows and navigation systems (concept
diagrams, flow charts, site maps, etc.)
* Drive implementation of functionality through research and usability
testing
* Develop detailed user experience specifications (wireframes,
schematics, storyboards)
* Work with visual designers to ensure the look and feel of given
initiatives meets intended user interaction
* Participate in the development of product prototypes for usability
testing and proof-of-concept purposes
* Participate in usability tests by helping to define methodology,
conducting walk-throughs and developing reports
* Represent proposed solutions to business partners

Qualifications:
* More than three years of Web-application interaction design and/or
information architecture experience
* Undergraduate or graduate degree in fields such as HCI, HumanFactors,
Information Architecture preferred
* Demonstrated knowledge of the software application design and creation
process, particularly how it pertains to Web development
* Ability to understand and interpret existing site design and style
guides and create effective solutions within those guidelines
* Demonstrated ability to communicate effectively through oral, written
and graphic-design formats with staff as well as business and technology
partners
* Conceptual understanding of a range of Web-related technologies,
including HTML, DHTML, CSS, XML and JavaScript
* Working knowledge of interaction-design tools including Visio,
InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar software
* Strong organizational skills
* A deadline and detail-oriented approach

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
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.

Jessie Stehle
Creative Recruiter
Email: jessie at cm-recruiting.com
Site: http://www.cm-recruiting.com
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/jstehle

*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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