[JOB] - Senior Interaction Designer - Seattle, Wa - Zumobi - Full Time

23 Jan 2008 - 1:45pm
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Shannon Carter
2008

COMPANY: Zumobi

URL: www.zumobi.com

JOB LOCATION: Seattle, Wa

JOB TITLE: Senior Interaction Designer

JOB DURATION: Permanent, full time

JOB DESCRIPTION:

For as long as you can remember, you've had an innate talent for how
things look & feel, yet you also have an excellent sense for the way
things should work. You find yourself obsessing over the clever
interaction details of a new software application or the subtle use of
color on a beautiful video game. You are a unique design/engineer
hybrid. Desktop software and web sites were cool once, but you're ready
for the new wave... mobile phones.

Come to Zumobi and design cool lifestyle applications for mobile
devices. Applicants should have a comprehensive interactive design
portfolio, a deep sense of information architecture, and excellent
communication skills. The prototypical candidate will have had several
roles doing information architecture for complex web sites or software
applications, including all phases of ideation and usability
verification. Ideal applicants will also have their finger on the pulse
of the digital/cultural landscape, and be prepared to debate the finer
points of this week's newest mobile devices. Come join our tribe of
experienced designers as we work together to invent entirely new
experiences for tomorrow's mobile phones.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Cross-collaborate with engineering, program management, business
development and marketing as the user experience advocate to ensure the
development of simple and compelling user experiences
* Gather feature requirements and translate them into usable
design solutions
* Collaborate with graphic designers to come up with design
solutions that are visually and functionally elegant
* Producing high quality interaction specifications, information
flows, navigation systems, and wireframes for for a highly innovative
mobile user interface

QUALIFICATIONS:

* 5+ years of experience in desktop software, web, and mobile
design
* Degree in Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Multimedia Design,
Information Architecture, HCI or related field. Masters degree preferred
* Hardware/Software Interaction Design a plus
* Online portfolio required
* Strong interpersonal communication and collaboration skills
* Advanced knowledge of Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash and
Dreamweaver required
* Familiarity with Actionscript, HTML, CSS, and PHP required
* Experience with Windows and Mac required

Interested in learning more? Check out our full job description on our
website:

http://zumobi.com/careers.html#InteractionDesign

Or contact careers at zumobi.com

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