Senior Interaction Designer - Munich

frogdesign
2010
Senior Interaction Designer - Munich
April 8, 2010 - 2:35pm
Munich
Germany
Employer: 
frog design
From a recruiter: 
Direct employer
Term: 
Full time
How to apply: 
http://www.frogdesign.com/
Description: 

Senior Interaction Designers lead product research, strategy, information architecture development, and interaction design to create products that bring a smile to the lips and a flutter to the heart; regardless of whether it's a corporate Website, software application, or consumer electronics device. Senior Interaction Designers are able to discover, understand, and communicate the business requirements of our clients, the emotional desires of their customers, and the context in which these two come together.

Responsibilities:

  • Plan, prioritize, coordinate, and conduct user requirements analysis, task analysis, conceptual modeling, information architecture design, interaction design, and usability testing.
  • Design and specify user interfaces and information architecture using participatory and iterative design techniques, including observational studies, customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of requirements discovery.
  • Develop conceptual ideas for innovation and solutions, iterate and refine towards detailed designs, produce user requirements specifications, personas, storyboards, scenarios, flowcharts, design prototypes, and design specifications.
  • Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually.
  • Manage the design process, drive decisions, track issues, and assist in estimating resource needs and schedules.
  • Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented.
  • Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes other designers, project management, business and brand strategists, and hardware and software developers.

 

Requirements:

  • At least five years of user interface design experience.
  • Strong knowledge of user interface design processes and methodology, particularly as applied to Web-based applications, pc applications and consumer electronics.
  • Strong project and people management skills. Must be able to function as a project leader as well as an individual contributor.
  • Proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as PhotoShop, Illustrator, Visio, and Dreamweaver.
  • Knowledge of capabilities and limitations of Web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript, Flash, Silverlight, and CSS.
  • Excellent communication and organization skills.
  • Masters degree in Interaction Design or an equivalent in a related design or behavioral science discipline.
  • A passion for creating products that resonate emotionally
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