JOB-Interaction Designer, FOX Interactive Media, Santa Monica, CA - Full Time

13 Nov 2008 - 12:44pm
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Thuy Vuong
2008

Job Description:

The Interaction Designer will design, develop and refine all aspects
of the user interface including work flows, wireframes, site map, and
interactive behavior on B2B and B2C websites. The Candidate is
expected to be familiar with interaction design, usability studies,
and prototypic and graphic techniques.

Reporting to the User Experience Lead, the Interaction Designer will:

Responsibilities:

-Design and create mockups, low and high fidelity prototypes, page
schematics, site map, function specifications and flow documentation
to translate business goals to visual designs
-Develop narrative storytelling or clickable prototypes as proof of
concept delivery
-Analyze and optimize flows, user interface and page functionality and
develop best practices, rules, and UI guidelines in a product portal
framework
-Identify end-users and assess site traffic, market trends and best
practices to build a better user experience
-Work across different product teams and be active in the entire
interface development process, from ideation to implementation
-Work collaboratively with front-end developers and other production
teams to support a creative environment and foster innovative designs
-Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
-Ability to work in a fast-paced development environment under tight
resources and schedules
-Must be able to perform a variety of tasks, which often includes
working on multiple projects simultaneously

Experience & Skills
-5 years Interaction Design work experience
-Experience in the design of User Interfaces for web-delivered applications
-An understanding of design patterns and best practices
-Strong written and oral communication skills.
-Strong analytical ability to evaluate and prioritize opportunities
-Demonstrated critical-thinking, problem-solving, and goal-setting skills
-Fluent in Photoshop, Fireworks and Visio, knowledge of HTML/CSS and
familiar with Flash, JavaScript and Ajax technologies
-Understanding of Web 2.0 and social network
-Background in Graphic or Industrial Design, Computer Science, HI,
Fine Arts, or equivalent

Personality traits:
-Straightforward approach, with meticulous attention to detail
-Willingness to roll up the sleeves and tackle what needs to be done,
with an entrepreneurial spirit
-Excellent interpersonal skills, a sense of humor and humility
-Passionate in learning online emerging technologies
-An honest, creative, out-of-the-box thinker and problem-solver, with
a test-and-learn mentality

About FAN
The Fox Audience Network (FAN) provides customized solutions to
complex challenges in support of major advertising technology
initiatives. FAN is an independent business unit of Fox Interactive
Media (FIM), which is a division of News Corporation.

Current products include:
-Ad serving and optimization
-Ad workflow management and operations
-User segmentation and ad targeting
-Enterprise-class data warehouse
-Global user segmentation system
-Ad inventory forecasting
-Social networking/community building tools (blogs, comments, ratings,
user-generated video)
-Internal integration of tools such as bug tracking, enterprise wiki,
code review, build management, and document repository
-Exploration of future monetization technologies

If you feel that you are qualified for this position, please go to
www.fimcareers.com/careers.php and apply to job requisition FIM14351

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