JOB - Interaction Designer - IndustryNext LLC, New York City - Full-time

8 Apr 2009 - 3:17pm
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IndustryNext LLC
2009

IndustryNext is looking for an Interaction Designer who is passionate
about designing intuitive and effective user experiences. The
Interaction Designer is primarily concerned with the organization,
flow, and usability of the solution and not its look and feel. The
Interaction Designer will be part of the creative team, report to the
Creative Lead and work across multiple disciplines to design
award-winning user experiences. If you are looking for an opportunity
to design for mobile, touch screen, interactive TV, web and other
cutting edge platforms, you are the person we are looking for.

IndustryNext is a technology and design firm delivering innovative
digital products and services to clients and consumers using the
latest emerging technologies. We collaborate with leading media
companies to launch compelling interactive consumer experiences that
are utilized by millions of users.

Responsibilities:

• Research, explore and understand the context of a particular user
experience, including competitive landscape of any existing
applications
• Lead research regarding the user and user experience; investigate
and understand the needs of users while balancing client and business
requirements
• Explore design concepts and approaches using tools such as
personas, task analyses, page flows, wireframes, interaction models,
etc as appropriate
• Present work-in-progress and final design deliverables to client
teams
• Document architectural and interaction designs using industry
standard tools
• Facilitate internal brainstorms and client team meetings as needed

Requirements:

• 3 – 5 years of experience designing custom web and software
solutions in a consulting or agency environment
• Demonstrated expertise in human interface guidelines, industry
standards and best practices. Web, interactive TV, mobile or touch
screen experience is preferred
• Relevant experience in the Information, Media and Entertainment
industries a plus
• Ability to work in a highly-collaborative environment while also
being able to focus on independent work
• Excellent problem solving skills
• Strong presentation and communication skills. Ability to negotiate
effectively with a client and represent particular design decisions
• B.A. in Human Factors, HCI, Cognitive Science, Computer Science, or
related field preferred
• Proficiency in: Adobe CS, Visio, Omnigraffle, HTML, CSS
• Technical skills should include a thorough understanding of HTML,
CSS, XML, AJAX along with the ability to design for presentation
platforms such as Flash, Flex and AIR

Salary is commensurate with experience and we offer a comprehensive
benefit package.

To apply for this position please send resume, cover letter and
salary requirements to candidates at industrynext.com, please be sure to
put “Interaction Designer/Information Architect” in the subject line.
We thank you for your interest but only short listed candidates will
be contacted.

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