1.Experienced Product Designer 2. Art Director 3. Redmond WA 4. Swati Shah, MAQ software 5. Contract, 7 months
5 Dec 2008 - 6:54pm
MAQ software is seeking a strong Art Director/Product Designer
. Designs user interfaces and writes functionality design specifications.
. Identifies and develops/validates the Personas for the product.
. Develops all the creative assets (digital assets) for the product.
. Generates design ideas presents and sells designs to product group.
. Understands customer needs and motivations and integrates them into
product design to contribute to user features and functionality.
. Creates user interface and functionality designs independently.
. Presents and sells designs to product group and partner/customer teams.
. Acts as consultant to other team leads and can manage internal or external
production and design resources.
. 8+ years work-related experience required.
. Minimum of 5 years experience in a lead role.
. Strong knowledge of user interface and functionality design required.
Strong creative skills and ability to generate design ideas required.
. Must have the ability to understand and integrate customer needs and
motivations into specific areas of product design to contribute to user
features and functionality. Must be familiar with industry standards and
. Must be familiar with Microsoft products, product interfaces, and
. Strong communication skills as well as the ability to work independently
and as part of a team required. Must have ability to own and drive projects.
. Thorough understanding of the software development lifecycle from
specification, through implementation and unit testing, to final deployment
. Experience developing User Interfaces for services is necessary.
. Strong customer empathy
. Bachelor's degree in related field preferred.
Please respond to this email with your resume and call me at 425.526.5399
ext 107 to discuss this opportunity.
MAQ Consulting is a staffing division of MAQ Software which services
staffing needs to Microsoft Corporation and other Seattle area companies.
MAQ Consulting offers great opportunities for contract positions with
Microsoft along with great benefits including medical and dental insurance
(100% of insurance premiums paid), retirement plan with company match and
. Preferred Vendor for Microsoft Corporation and a Microsoft Gold
. Leading business magazine, Inc listed MAQ Software as one of the
fastest growing companies on its prestigious Inc 5000 list for the last two
. One of the fastest growing companies in the Puget Sound region for
the last five years