Job Opening: Interaction Designer - SNOCAP (San Francisco)

9 Aug 2006 - 4:12pm
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stefanie kraus

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About This Opportunity SNOCAP is looking for an analytical and creative Interaction Designer who will help drive the user-centered design process at SNOCAP and the interaction design of SNOCAP's products. One of your primary goals in this position will be to support and enhance our efforts to continuously improve the functionality and usability of our products. This position reports directly to the Design Director (an she is soooooooooo cool!).

If you have a passion for designing desirable and usable consumer-friendly experiences, you need to give us a call (or send us an email)!
Some of things you'll do
Collaborate as a member of a truly dynamic cross-functional team on the creation of innovative user experiences for new and existing products.
Own the creation of the user interface of key customer experiences
Take on a range of projects, from vague to well-defined, simple to complex, boring to innovative. (We'll do our best to keep the simple, boring stuff to a minimum but no promises on the vague)
Conduct user research, task analysis, low & high fidelity prototype development, and usability testing
Deliver storyboards, wire-frames, flow charts, design guidelines, and usability evaluations to members of the management and product development teams
Proactively participate in our collaborative production process, contributing to original concept creation, user interface design, visual design, and direction
Some of things we believe the ideal person will have
A minimum of three years of experience in software and Web design within a consumer-facing product development organization
Bachelors degree or equivalent talent in study of Human Computer Interaction or a related field
Experience conducting and analyzing quantitative & qualitative studies of Internet consumer behavior
A strong understanding of user interface design patterns, current trends in web and rich client development, and tools used to build web interfaces.
The ability to translate product requirements into concrete UX strategies and deliverables
A fundamental belief that the user experience is critical to product success
Background in various interaction design methods including user and task analysis, wire-frame development, and formative usability testing
The ability to learn and apply design process, project and schedule management
A good understanding of software development environments and product development cycles, and a genuine belief that one is from Mars and the other from Venus
Excellent teaming skills - enjoy working closely with others

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