Long Term Stable Contract for a SENIOR INTERACTION DESIGNER, Glendale, Arizona

10 Aug 2009 - 5:27pm
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Michelle Dunlea

Hello IxDA,

I am currently working on behalf of an excellent client on a long
term Senior Interaction Designer contract. If this sounds interesting
to you or you know someone that fits the bill, please get in touch!


The successful candidate will sit in Glendale Arizona and travel to
San Francisco will be required. This is the perfect opportunity to
work with a large, well known institution. We are looking for
candidates with heavy transactional experience (e.g. in banking,
insurance, travel, etc). Experience working on an employee facing
application is a big plus.

The Interaction Designer leads user-centered design processes to
ensure that web-based transactional applications are easy to use and
help employees meet their goals. This position will deal primarily
with the design of browser-based Enterprise software, including
employee-facing sales and service interfaces across a wide variety of


-Assist business partners in turning high-level business requirements
into more specific project requirements.
-Conduct user and task analyses 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 the optimum implementation of functionality through research
and usability testing.
-Develop detailed user experience specifications (wireframes,
schematics, storyboards).
-Work with visual designers to ensure look & 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 walks-through and developing reports.
-Represent proposed solutions to business partners.


-Minimum 3 years web application interaction design and/or
information architecture experience, undergraduate or graduate degree
in HCI, Human Factors, Information Architecture or the like a plus.
-Experience working with transactional web applications or software.

-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 various
formats (oral, written, graphic design) with staff as well as
business and technology partners.
-Conceptual understanding of various web-related technologies
including HTML, DHTML, CSS, XML, JavaScript.
-Working knowledge of interaction design tools including Visio,
InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, or similar. -Strong organizational
-Deadline- and detail-oriented


This client is a large well respected national company. Aquent has a
long history partnering with this client and contracts tend to be
long term and stable.

Please send resumes and if possible samples of your previous work to
mdunlea at aquent.com. Successful applicants will be contacted for an
initial phone interview. Thank you!

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