principal (staff) visual + interaction designerr, mobile products

nancy ann falkenburg
principal (staff) visual + interaction designerr, mobile products
August 24, 2010 - 11:15am
Mountain View, CA
United States
From a recruiter: 
Full time
How to apply: 
please email portfolio + resume (or linkedin profile) to nancy falkenburg ( - intuit):

Intuit’s Central Experience Design team is in search of a Staff Visual and Interaction Designer.  We are looking for creative problem solvers with a passion for innovation to join our team and revolutionize the way the world does business.

• Apply strategic thinking to design and deliver innovative end-to-end  user experiences that optimize among user needs, business goals, and technological realities for multiple platforms  and channels including mobile, web, and desktop.
• Take ideas and concepts, and visualize them in such that they are communicated effectively and compellingly for internal leaders, external partners and customers.
• Turn visions into concepts and translate those concepts into designs that illustrate simplicity, despite complexity of the system.
• Directly responsible for delivering all aspects of design, from concepts and prototypes to visual design to UI specifications .
• Stay up to date with new technologies, industry trends, and the ever changing and complex mobile environment. Bring that knowledge to other XD practitioners across the company.
• Collaborate effectively with researchers, product management, development, marketing, and other team members.
• Use facilitative leadership skills to drive to the best outcome for stakeholders, resulting in others learning from you, and inspiring others to want to work with you.
• Participate in and foster the Intuit Experience Design Community.

• Four-year degree in HCI, graphic design, or other relevant field. Graduate degree a plus.
• 3+ years interface and visual design experience with Web applications and sites, mobile, and desktop
• Passion for what you do.  Superior creativity and ability to inspire others.
• Excellent command of: user experience methods, visual design, design principles, problem-framing skills, verbal and written communication skills.
• Ability to successfully drive and apply user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with cross-functional teams, and to build positive, collaborative relationships across teams/groups/functions.
• Organized, self-directed, efficient and able to manage multiple and complex projects in a timely manner.
• Expertise in design software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, but skilled in creating ‘lo-fi’ prototypes to share with users in a fast, iterative manner.
• Flash, DHTML, scripting, and various other technologies always a plus.