(Job) Senior Interaction Designer; New York, NY; Full Time; The Cementbloc

16 Jul 2009 - 12:26pm
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Kristina Denis

Buzz. Most agencies want it. A few try to fake it. Even fewer maintain
it. Since 2000, the cementbloc has been generating what most people
would call buzz. But we are not most people. We are a unique community
of 4 independent healthcare agencies known collectively as the
cementbloc. Our ethos is cemented in generating something far more
important than just buzz.

So what then is that sound you hear when you step off our elevators?
It's actually the sound we live for: the sound of good ideas at work.

The cementbloc is currently seeking a Senior Interaction Designer to
join their team. The Senior Interaction Designer is responsible for
developing digital user centered design for this fast-paced independent
consumer healthcare agency. In addition to helping to integrate the
digital competency into the agency's core service model, the Senior
Interaction Designer serves as a partner for the Account and Creative
team, assuming responsibility for digital solutions for integrated
client programs.


* Developing wireframes, prototypes and writing interface design
specifications (annotated wireframes and business rules)
* Developing customer profiles, personas, scenarios and use cases
* Developing sitemaps, content models, and modular information
* Planning and facilitating customer insight activities to
understand user needs, goals and tasks
* Planning, coordinating, and executing formal and informal user
* Conducting stakeholder interviews, card sort exercises, and
synthesizing results in a meaningful and actionable way
* Conducting heuristic analysis and making recommendations for
* Providing input to project quotes or proposals for existing and
prospective clients
* Working closely with creative teams to ensure that the
interaction design is seamlessly brought to life
* Participating in business development activities

Required Skills

* Experience working directly with clients in an agency or
consultative setting
* Ability to analyze client challenges and develop creative
* Effective communication skills, both orally and written as well
as diagrammatic forms
* Expert knowledge in programs including (but not limited to); MS
Office, Visio and Internet browsers
* Detail oriented and a demonstrated commitment to the accuracy
and completeness of information with ability to see the big picture
* Proven interpersonal skills, client relation skills and ability
to work in a team environment
* Creative thinker
* Positive attitude with a genuine desire to further the business
objectives of The CementBond's existing and prospective clients
* Desire to join a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment

Definite Assets and Differentiators

* Experience designing user pathways for registration, purchasing,
and customer service
* Experience working on integrated marketing campaigns
* Experience architecting and documenting web applications
* Strong understanding of Flash, CMS systems, PHP, AJAX, etc.
* Good understanding of internationalization and localization

Application instructions

Please send cover letter, resume, and salary history to
info at thecementbloc.com

NO Recruiters PLEASE

NO Phone calls PLEASE

The cementbloc is a full-service healthcare advertising agency; we offer
competitive salary and benefits, medical, dental, 401k, short term and
long term disability, life insurance and AD&D. In addition to our
cutting-edge vacation policy, you will receive special holidays and
Summer Fridays.

The cementbloc is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

The cementbloc is a community of 4 creative healthcare advertising
agencies: the cementworks, ironworks, stoneworks and the cementbond.
This creative community, based in NYC, offers a full range of services
for healthcare professional (HCP), Managed Care, Direct to Consumer
(DTC), and Direct to Patient (DTP) audiences. Since our inception in
2000, the agency has been sited as the fasted growing medical
communications agency by AdAge (2003) and named winner of the Agency on
the Rise Award (2005) as well as Agency of the Year Award (2006) by Med
Ad News . We are recognized as a strong creative force in the industry,
garnering multiple awards for our work over the years and a finalist
position for Most Creative Agency by Med Ad News in 2007. Our continued
expansion and success has won us a nomination for agency of the year
again in 2009 by Med Ad News; we were the finalists for Agency of the
Year II, Heart and Vision awards and we were the winner of Best
Self-Promotion Campaign.

The cementbloc is also credited for establishing Indigenus, the first
global network of independent healthcare communications agencies which
expanded the cementbloc's global capabilities.

kristina denis | human resources coordinator | the cementbloc
162 fifth avenue . ny, ny 10010 . t.917.305.5593

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