Mobile User Experience Designer in Durham/RTP, NC, Motricity

19 Jul 2005 - 12:59pm
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Wendy Fischer

I am really excited to announce that we are opening a User Experience Design position at Motricity. I've attached a job description below:

Motricity is looking for a User Experience Designer to join its Product Management Group to provide interaction and visual design for software and systems that are used by some of the world’s largest wireless carriers and brands to deliver content and applications to hundreds of millions of phones and other mobile devices. This individual must have the ability to work with carrier customers, product managers, client services and Engineering to understand and address their requirements while meeting and exceeding expectations.
Primary Responsibilities
The User Interface Designer will be responsible for providing interaction design and visual design for consumer portals and storefronts on mobile devices, Web Devices and Enterprise CMS interfaces. The individual must deliver a best in class user experience with the ability to think out of the box with new creative ideas while working in conjunction with our product management/engineering/client services groups.

Work closely with product managers to design and architect user experiences for consumer based mobile device storefronts, consumer web-based storefronts and enterprise CMS web-based interfaces.
Design and create user experience architecture diagrams (site maps, task flows) and wireframes
Visual design of look and feel for mobile devices and web interfaces.
Write user interface specifications detailing user interface designs; style guides detailing visual design, etc.
Create low/high fidelity prototypes in xHTML/CSS/Flash.
Work with development during implementation.
Assist in user research and usability testing of user interfaces
Contribute ideas for improving processes and deliverables
Knowledge and experience designing for a wide variety of interfaces including mobile interfaces, web interfaces and client software interfaces.
Required Qualifications
4+ year college degree in Human Computer Interaction or related degree
Solid visual design and interaction design skills.
A portfolio demonstrating experience in designing usable interfaces, this may be an online or printed portfolio.
Prepare a story with your examples that explains what design goals you had to achieve, the obstacles in your way and some of the thought process that got you to your final design
Minimum of 4+ years of experience in GUI design, interaction design and visual design in a professional environment
Minimum 2+ years designing web interfaces for enterprise/consumer applications
Minimum 1+ years experience designing applications for mobile devices
Experience with User Centered Design (UCD) process and working collaboratively on teams.
Strong oral, written, presentation and organizational skills
Ability to assess customer needs and design solutions.
Must be a self-starter with strong problem solving skills and switch rapidly between various projects in a fast-paced environment.
Experience with Visio, Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, xHTML and CSS.
Desired Experience
MS in Human Computer Interaction or MFA in Interactive Design
Strong production skills with xHTML, Javascript, CSS, Flash, DHTML
2+ years mobile device interaction design experience
Strong project management skills
Domain expertise in one or more relevant technology areas, including:
Mobile client development (J2ME, Symbian, Microsoft Smartphone)
Mobile content technologies (WAP/WML, WAP 2.0/XHTML, SMS, EMS, MMS)
Content Management & Delivery
e-Commerce, Business Intelligence, and CRM Technologies

This position is located in Durham, NC. Motricity is the premier provider of mobile content solutions and services to the wireless industry, uniquely powering over 120 million mobile subscribers with its market-leading Fuel mobile content delivery platform through global partners such as Cingular Wireless, Verizon Wireless, mmO2, and palmOne. Motricity recently received an additional $30 million in venture capital funding:

Please send any resumes to wendy.fischer at

Wendy Fischer
Senior User Experience Designer
Motricity Mobile Carrier Solutions Group - Product Management

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