Overview: Sage is working on a number of new and exciting projects for small businesses involving development of a cloud service/SAAS Solution! If you have a passion for user-centered design, this position is for you! We are seeking an experienced Interaction Designer to work on a fun, collaborative team on a web-based application. The designer will work with a small User-Centered Design team in an agile development team to create and refine designs based on user research. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a startup environment with the benefits of an established, mid-sized company.
Create interaction designs from start to finish, including high-level conceptual designs, wireframes, and final visual designs.
Create sketches, mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate designs.
Work with Usability Analysts to conduct customer research, and iterate on designs based on customer feedback.
Work with Usability Analysts to ensure that designs meet usability goals.
Assist feature teams in developing functional requirements when necessary.
Proactively improve design processes to ensure that deliverables are of high quality and users are kept at the center of decisions.
Provide accurate estimating information and deliver work on time.
Bachelor’s degree, Human Factors certificate is a plus, or equivalent work-related experience.
1 to 5 years experience designing software in a user-centered design process. Experience designing web-based applications is strongly preferred.
Ability to provide rationale for designs based on heuristics, best practices, and research data.
Ability to work collaboratively and quickly in an agile development process.
Ability to prioritize work, create and adhere to project schedules, and work under minimal supervision.
Ability to communicate design fundamentals to the agile team, including information design, visual design, and UI standards.
Experience with prototyping and design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Axure, Microsoft Expression Blend or similar products.
Bonus Skills and Experience
Experience promoting user-centered thinking within a development team.
Experience setting up and managing timelines for design projects.
Preference will be given to individuals with graphic design experience who can create final visual comps.
Interested individuals may send their resume directly to email@example.com, but they need to also apply online to be considered.