Job Opening: Interaction Designer, InContext Enterprises, Contract and Full-Time, SF Bay Area and Boston, MA,

14 Oct 2005 - 8:14am
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Shelley Wood
2005

Do you want to design applications and systems that really meet
the needs of users? Are you tired feeling like you are "making
it up" because you don't really know what users need?

Design from customer data by joining InContext - the company
that created Contextual Design, the full front-end, customer-
centered design process. InContext is currently looking for
interaction designers who will work on a wide variety of client
projects, ranging from applications and hardware devices to
websites and internal systems.

Good interaction design begins with understanding how people
work on a daily basis. Our interaction designers must be able
to see the design implications of existing work practice and
envision new interaction designs that will improve the life or
work of the end users and meet the business needs of our
client. Our interaction designers work in cross-functional
teams and participate fully in all phases of the Contextual
Design process: field interviews with end users, data
interpretation and work modeling, visioning, storyboarding,
system design, and paper and proof-of-concept prototyping.

Requirements:
* Bachelor's or master's degree in graphic design, fine arts,
or interaction design
* At least three years of user interface design experience,
including experience designing applications (client or
web-based.) Experience designing only web pages does not meet
this requirement.
*Experience creating paper and HTML prototypes
* Solid understanding of HTML and CSS
* Experience with the following (or similar) design software:
FreeHand, Dreamweaver, PowerPoint, Photoshop, Flash
* Skill in communicating design ideas and presenting to clients
* Ability to work quickly under short deadlines, handle
multiple tasks, willingness to follow the Contextual Design
process once trained, and work in a highly collaborative,
multi-disciplinary team environment
* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact
successfully with end users and clients
* Special consideration will be given to candidates with
writing skills and/or basic project management skills
* Willingness to travel on a regular basis, occasionally on short notice

Contract positions are available in the Greater SF Bay Area.
Positions in our Concord, MA office may be contract or full-time.

If you are interested in this position please email a text or
Microsoft Word version of your resume to us at
jobs at incontextdesign.com. Please be sure to include the job
title you are applying for in the subject line along with the
code ID-IDX. Please note: we can only reply to those resumes
that meet the requirements.

Visit our website at www.incontextdesign.com

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