JOB: Mid-to-Senior Information Architect/Interaction Designer - Punchcut (San Francisco, CA)

20 Jun 2006 - 2:52pm
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Nancy Broden
2005

Punchcut (http://www.punchcut.com) has an immediate need for a mid-to-
senior information architect/interaction designer to join our User
Experience team on a permanent, full-time basis. The IA/ID should
have a strong understanding of the user-centered design process and
be equally comfortable working independently and alongside other
design team members. The ideal candidate should have 3+ years of
experience designing interfaces for the web and feel comfortable
working in a fast-paced, creative agency environment.

Responsibilities
- Perform heuristic audits
- Develop conceptual UI models
- Define site structure, process flows and taxonomies
- Develop personas, scenarios and storyboards
- Define user task and interaction flows
- Create schematics describing page-level templates and components
- Write user interface specifications that capture proposed designs
in detail
- Work with a multi-disciplinary team to evaluate the feasibility of
proposed solutions

Required Qualifications
- 3+ years of industry experience designing usable interfaces for web
sites and web-based applications and software products
- Strong understanding of the user-centered design process
- Ability to communicate conceptual ideas and design rationale to
other members of the design, development and client teams
- Working experience with appropriate design tools including Visio,
OmniGraffle, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc. as they relate to
documenting site architecture, navigation, interaction flows, page-
level feature and functionality
- Focused attention to detail
- Sense of humor and positive, flexible attitude
- Ability to multi-task and work on several small-to-mid sized
projects in parallel
- Strong interpersonal, communication and problem-solving skills

Desired Qualifications
- Advanced degree in relevant field
- Experience designing for web-based, client software, product
interfaces (such as set-top boxes) and/or mobile applications
- Prior experience in a consulting firm
- Experience conducting forms of user research (contextual inquiry,
focus groups, usability testing, etc.)

Please submit your resume with a portfolio web site to
work at punchcut.com. Candidates are strongly encouraged to have an
online portfolio for best consideration.

This position is located in San Francisco, CA. Only candidates with
proper permits to work in the United States can be considered.
Punchcut is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

ABOUT PUNCHCUT
Punchcut is an interface design company. With a deep understanding of
digital technology and human behavior, we design and develop
intelligent user interfaces that engage customers, streamline
transactions, and enhance user experiences across channels – mobile,
web, and software.

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Nancy Broden
nancy.broden at gmail.com

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