User Interface/Interaction Design positions at Bose Corporation ( Framingham, MA)

19 Dec 2003 - 1:59pm
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Robert Reimann

Bose Corporation ( <> ) currently has
several openings for experienced user interface/interaction designers.

Job description:

Bose is looking for world-class user interface/interaction designers
to help Bose create its next generation
of easy to use, elegant, high-performance personal and home
entertainment products. Your job will
be to create desirable and practical design solutions through a
process of user research, user
modeling, concept synthesis, and detail refinement. You will work
closely with engineering, program
management, marketing, industrial design, graphic design, and
usability professionals to ensure
superior usability of new products.

In addition, you will help generate innovative interaction concepts
in support of advanced
development projects; explore design solutions in support of new
product programs; develop
advanced product concepts and realize them in formats (prototypes,
storyboards, documents)
suitable for use in usability testing, team meetings, user home
evaluations, and proposals to
senior management.

We are looking for designers who believe that human goals and
desires should be the driving
force behind technological and design innovation, but who can at the
same time work pragmatically
within real-world constraints and solve detail-level interface
problems within a cross-functional,
collaborative work environment.

Potential candidates should have or be able to demonstrate:

- At least 1 year professional experience as a user interface or
interaction designer
- Education in user interface design, interaction design, industrial
design, HCI, or
human factors; or comparable industry experience.
- Experience working collaboratively with both designers and other
team members.
- Superior interaction design judgment
- Basic visual communication skills (sketching, storyboarding,
wireframes, mockups, flow diagrams, etc.)
- Basic skill with visual communication tools (e.g.; Photoshop,
Illustrator, Visio, PowerPoint)
- Good oral and written communication skills
- Ability to communicate clear and comprehensive design
specifications that
meet the needs of documentation, software engineering, and
software test
- Ability to think both analytically and creatively
- Humor, empathy, and a passion for designing to meet user goals
- A solid portfolio of past work

Other desirable candidate characteristics include:

- Experience creating UI/interaction design solutions for any of the
- consumer electronics products
- home theater/home entertainment/AV systems
- personal entertainment systems
- automotive entertainment/telematics systems
- non-web products or services
- Experience assembling interactive prototypes (director/flash)
- Experience with ethnography or other generative research
- Experience developing personas
- Experience with usability testing

Send resume, cover letter, and portfolio link/summary to Richard
Moon (richard_moon at


Robert Reimann
Bose Design Center
Framingham, MA 01701

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