Portland, OR: Interaction Designer

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Portland, OR: Interaction Designer
April 21, 2010 - 1:51pm
Portland, OR
United States
Employer: 
Vertigo
From a recruiter: 
Direct employer
Term: 
Full time
How to apply: 
jobs-portland@vertigo.com
Description: 

We are looking for Interaction Designers who:

 

• Embrace emerging technologies;

• Think strategically about UX/UI for Rich Internet Applications and Line of Business applications;

• Lead Fortune 100 clients – in-person and virtually – through discovery sessions and design presentations;

• Lead and produce requirements and contextual inquiry work at the onset of a project;

• Understand complex tasks and user behaviors and translate them into engaging, intuitive interfaces;

• Produce UI flow diagrams and wireframe deliverables;

• Have an innate passion to organize and drive the entire design process;

• Are curious + open to learning new apps/tools, including Microsoft Expression Studio.

 

Qualifications:

• 3-5 years experience working with web development and software engineering teams;

• Solid knowledge of user interface design processes and methodologies;

• Excellent consulting skills - strong client relationship skills;

• Proficiency with design and prototyping tools: Photoshop, Illustrator, Visio, Omnigraffle, etc.

• Knowledge of various user-research methodologies;

• Understanding of capabilities/limitations of: HTML, JS, Flash, Silverlight, CSS;

• Degree in HCI or related design discipline.

 

Bonus Points:

• Hands-on experience with Expression Studio;

• Professional experience collaborating with .NET development teams;

• Exposure to Agile / Scrum practices;

• Master of Fine Arts, Master of Arts, or Master of Science in Computer Graphics, New Media, Interaction Design or a related area.

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