[JOB] Career Opportunity with Cerner Corporation: Interaction Designer

16 Oct 2009 - 11:41am
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Laura Dailey
2009

Cerner Overview
Cerner is the leading U.S. supplier of healthcare information
technology solutions that optimize clinical and financial outcomes.
Around the world, health organizations ranging from single-doctor
practices to entire countries turn to Cerner (NASDAQ: CERN) for our
powerful yet intuitive solutions. Cerner offers clients a dedicated
focus on healthcare, an end-to-end solution and service portfolio,
and proven market leadership.
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Group Overview
The Interaction Design & Usability Group is part of the Software
Design Organization and is responsible for providing solutions that
optimize and enable processes across the health care continuum for
patients, providers and the health care organization. This group
creates the strategy for existing and new Cerner solutions to
remain/achieve Best of Class status. The Interaction Design &
Usability Group works to ensure that solutions across all platforms
(Web, Mobile, Java, Win32) are consistent, easy to use and match the
user's needs and requirements.
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Responsibilities
The Interaction Designer is responsible for understanding the vision
of Cerner Domains and using this knowledge to communicate design
specifications to engineering associates. The Interaction Designer
interprets guidelines and existing requirements with solution
managers, facilitates design sessions to help define vision,
functional requirements, specifications, wire frames, and visual
prototypes. The Interaction Designer is responsible for solving
complex design challenges and presenting ideas across Cerner and our
clients. Additional responsibilities include presenting, developing,
and implementing the visual style of the Cerner solution by
determining illustration style, color palettes, typography, screen
layout, and interface design. The Interaction Designer will manage a
common visual style across all Intellectual Property domains,
updating the corporate style guide according to the latest research
in user-centered design and fully understand a user-centered design
methodology. This will be accomplished by evaluating designs against
common heuristics; creating demonstrations to support usability
testing with clients, as well as coordinating those usability tests.

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Minimum Qualifications:
-Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Interaction
Design, or related field or equivalent work experience with
appropriate licensure/accreditation
-Demonstrated ability to translate client and target market needs and
interests into visual styles that are responsive to those needs
-Excellent written and oral communication skills
-Demonstrated knowledge of information architecture, task-flow
models, storyboarding, wire framing, visual design specifications,
and guidelines.
-Excellent problem solving skills
-Ability to travel (10-20%)
-Must be living in or willing to relocate to the Kansas City area
-Ability to thrive in a team atmosphere
-Strong ability to manage multiple projects in the same timeframe
-Expert level experience in Adobe Indesign and Photoshop

Preferred Qualifications:

-2-5 years of experience designing interfaces and screen layouts
-Experience in the following: Adobe, Macromedia, Illustrator,
DreamWeaver, Fireworks, Freehand, Flash
-Deep knowledge of digital tools and processes, specifically in the
area of application design

Cerner Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

If you're interested in being considered for this opportunity,
please visit www.cernercareers.com to create a profile and apply to
Job ID 22088.

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