JOB:Senior Visual User Interface Designer, TX, Recruiter, Full time

10 Jul 2007 - 10:53am
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Lim, Nam Ee

Title: Senior User Interface Designer

Salary: $90-120K base, depending on experience

Location: Texas

Hewlett-Packard (HP) is making the computer personal again!

HP works to understand the world and make ideas happen. Its innovative
and exciting Corporate Design organization is responsible for the
conceptualization and development of customer-focused new products. HP's
Personal Systems Group (PSG) is a fast-growing business unit, with 200%
revenue growth year over year for Notebooks alone. Design is recognized
within and respected by the business for leading the business and
changing them financially. As there are limitations to how much they can
differentiate via hardware, they are looking at greater differentiation
through experience and interaction and are seeking a passionate Senior
Visual User Interface Designer (SUID) to join its growing, award-winning
Notebook design team.

The SUID will report to the Director of Design for PSG. He/she will
discover and design new user experiences, create interactive design
mockups, establish and produce visual assets, and write behavioral
documentation needed for proper design implementation. This person will
also work closely with Industrial Designers, Human Factor Engineers, and
Software Engineers on the team to develop and execute interfaces and
experiences that invoke Hewlett-Packard's "Invent" spirit and that
contribute to driving HP design attitude and design language across the
ecosystem of the Personal Systems Group.

As the UI expert on the team, the SUID will be/have the following:

Superior Hands-On Visual User Interface/Design Skills

* Able to create visually stunning user experiences for digital
media that also integrate seamlessly with hardware

* An outstanding body of work demonstrating the successful
delivery of innovative interface design solutions, including developing
standards and guidelines

* Strong conceptual ability

* Ideally, the ability to integrate 2D and 3D to create
compelling user experiences

Technology Skills

* Able to work with programmers to make the highly conceptual real
* Proven skills in developing and deploying software solutions in
a Windows specific environment
* Expert-level knowledge of graphic design tools such as Adobe
Photoshop and Illustrator
* Advanced knowledge using tools such as Flash, Director and/or
AfterEffects for developing visual prototypes
* Knowledge of sound design and production, motion graphics,
photography and non-linear video editing is a plus.

Team Leadership and Cross-function Influence

* Able to effectively drive or support the efforts of
multi-disciplinary teams in generating optimum design solutions
* Able to synthesize customer insights, insights from design and
other colleagues, and management objectives and to translate them into
actionable design requirements
* Able to quickly grasp and distill highly complex situations in a
very fast-paced environment and balance between conceptual design and
technical execution
* Able to contribute to developing the HP brand by executing user
interface design consistently and driving customer experience through
product experience
* Able to provide direction to/guide outside firms or other
external resources, as necessary, in the use of standards and guidelines

Winning Personality Attributes

* A passion for elegant design, a relentless attention to detail,
an entrepreneurial spirit
* A natural diplomat with strong communication and organizational


* A degree in visual or interaction design, plus strong graphic
design skills
* Minimum 6 years experience in digital media, with at least 2
years as a design lead

Email resume (Word or PDF preferred. No JPEGs.) to and 5-10 relevant
work samples (PDF or PowerPoint less than 3MB) to nlim at
<mailto:psiouffi at> , with job #IXDA 4067 in the subject


Nicky Lim

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