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

11 Dec 2008 - 1:25pm
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Brook Wyant

Title: Senior Interaction Designer
Location: San Francisco
Compensation: To low 100's base + bonus + excellent benefits + regular
telecommuting opportunities

A large, well-known, leading consumer site is seeking a talented Senior
Interaction Designer to lead the design of new applications that will
change their way of doing business. The Designer will ensure that
Web-based applications assist customers to meet their needs and business
partners to fulfill their goals. This is an amazing opportunity for
someone who is passionate about their work and who is seeking a stable
environment that offers an opportunity to make a huge impact.

The successful candidate will have exceptional interaction design skills
and extensive experience with the tools and techniques of user-interface
research, design and prototyping in a complex transaction-based
environment. Other requirements include high-level user-centered design
experience; usability testing and research; persona and scenario
development; storyboarding; information architecture; user task flows;
site maps; navigation structures; wireframes; and interface design

* 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
* 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

* More than five years of Web-application interaction design and/or
information architecture experience
* At least three years of interaction design experience working on a
complex transaction-based site
* Usability research and testing experience
* Demonstrated knowledge of the software application design and creation
process, particularly how it pertains to Web development
* 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
* 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
* Experience with external vendors
* Strong organizational skills and deadline/detail-oriented approach
* Must have an advanced degree in HCI

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

*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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