JOB: UI Designer - Los Angeles - FILTER/TALENT [recruiter] - Contract

28 Mar 2007 - 11:59am
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Brooke Mackay
2007

UI Designer
FILTER/TALENT is a creative placement agency focused on helping talented
professionals find the perfect contract job, project, or direct hire
placement. Our expertise is selectivity. We take pride in locating the
ideal candidate to solve hiring needs at design firms, ad agencies, and
in-house corporate design/marketing departments. To learn more, please
visit http://www.filtertalent.com

We have a contract opportunity in the Los Angeles for an experienced UI
designer. The position requires a highly motivated, creative and
passionate person committed to user-centered design. Candidates will
bring strong creative, conceptual, and problem-solving skills, plus the
strong communication and presentation skills necessary to effectively
present, explain, negotiate, and monitor design solutions.

Responsibilities
* Hands-on design work to create interface and visual design solutions
from concept through final design (creating sketches, flows, wire
frames, detailed designs, and implementation checks) in both desktop and
web mediums
* Strategic design leadership, involving setting high-level design goals
and overall user experience direction
* Define, evangelize and evolve best practices in interaction design
* Act as consultant to other team leads and may manage internal or
external production and design resources
* Drive communication and brand experience design that is compelling,
efficient, effective, satisfying, and innovative

Requirements
* At least 5 years industry related experience with 2-5 years of
experience designing for client-side software or complex web
applications preferred
* Extensive experience with user interface design and prototyping in
tools such as Photoshop, Fireworks, Flash, Visio, HTML, etc.
* Strong creative skills and ability to generate design ideas and
strategic approach to solving problems
* Proven ability to understand and integrate customer needs and
motivations into specific areas of product design to contribute to user
features and functionality
* Familiar with industry standards and trends
* Strong communication skills as well as the ability to work
independently and as part of a team
* Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Interaction Design,
Human-Computer Interaction or related field preferred. MA/MFA degree a
plus.

To apply, please send resume (.pdf, .doc or .txt only) and a brief email
including contact information to: applyla at filtertalent.com
<mailto:apply at filtertalent.com>

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