As a Senior Interaction Designer you will work closely with Product Managers, Visual Designers and Developers to build intuitive, simple and informative data-driven user interfaces. You will be part of a small team of high-impact players, charged with driving product design for key components of the MySpace User Experience by leading Interaction Design across multiple verticals throughout the entire product lifecycle.
·Lead Interaction Design with deliverables such as use case scenarios, task flow analysis, sitemaps, wireframes and UI element design.
·Strong background in usability patters and style guides.
·Act as the mediator between user needs, business objectives and technical feasibility.
·Translate usability and user research findings into tangible design.
·Communicate design recommendations and rationale to key stakeholders at all levels of the organization.
·Collaborate with other MySpace product teams to develop cross-product solutions across MySpace and the ability to work well in a user-centered agile design process
·Contribute to a culture of innovation and teamwork.
·At least 5 years experience as a key member of an Interaction Designer team participating in the complete product development life-cycle of successfully launched consumer and business software products
·Strong analytical skills, written and verbal communication skills, interpersonal skills
·Strong empathic skills--understands how and why an interface succeeds or fails and can spot likely problems in flow, layout, copy or presentation before they go into production
·Values strong visual design and pays fanatical attention to the details that make the difference between a mundane and a delightful user experience
·Able to quickly understand the constraints of a design problem, identify the tradeoffs and communicate them to decision makers and fellow designers
·Able to create testable paper prototypes and high-fidelity static prototypes
·Able to work independently as well as in teams that span multiple functions and/or departments and works well under pressure
·Able to adhere to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
·Able to engage in any software product design project and make a strong positive contribution
·College and/or advanced degree(s) in Interaction Design, HCI, Industrial Design, other computer-related design disciplines, Computer Science, or equivalent.