JOB, Sr. Interaction Designer, Palm, Inc., Sunnyvale, CA, Fulltime

23 Nov 2009 - 1:30pm
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dustin picasso
2009

Description

Palm is seeking a world-class interaction designer with a proven
track record of shipping game-changing products. In this role you
will develop groundbreaking mobile products, working with a
cross-functional team from product conception to ship date to define
the interfaces that millions will use every day.

The ideal candidate for this position has:
- A seasoned understanding of the theories and practices of
interaction design
- An intuition for finding the opportunities inherent in design
problems
- The ability to communicate design ideas persuasively and concisely
- An intrinsic empathic connection to users of mobile devices
- A craftsman’s obsession with getting every detail right
- A passion for elegant simplicity

Responsibilities:
- Lead a cross-functional team through the design process from
research to delivery
- Draw user flows, wire frames and sample screens
- Write specifications to guide delivery of the UI
- Work closely with a tight-knit design team to support a consistent
product vision
- Drive intuitively simple, emotionally appealing, and functionally
impressive interaction design
Specific Skills

Qualifications:
- 5+ years practical experience delivering exceptional software
interaction designs
- Be able to express your ideas concisely and completely in words and
pictures
- Practical knowledge of design tools, including Photoshop and Flash
or equivalent
- Experience with software applications for phones or handheld
devices a plus
- Visual design experience a plus

Skills/Experience:
- Ability to create simple, intuitive, functional and appealing
interfaces
- Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
- Ability to clearly, succinctly and persuasively articulate design
decisions and influence cross-functional teams
- Strong interpersonal skills
- Can successfully juggle multiple projects and competing priorities
- Good sense of humor

Education:
- BA/BS or above in a design related field

Travel:
- Light travel may be required

Submission Details
Please apply at http://www.palm.com/jobs and reference the Req#4832

About Us:
At Palm, we’re focused on creating instinctive yet powerful mobile
products that enable people to better manage extraordinary lives on
the go. Our goal is to deliver products that implement technology in
a truly useful way. We innovate. We create and define categories.

Are you searching for a fulfilling career that will revolutionize the
way our customers do business? Are you ready to affect change in the
next generation of mobile computing and telephony? If so, apply for
one of our exciting positions by visiting http://www.palm.com/jobs
and entering the job title in the Keyword Search field. Applications
received in any other format may not be reviewed.

We offer competitive salaries and an excellent benefits package. For
more information on Palm, go to http://www.palm.com.

Palm, Inc. is committed to diversity. We are an Equal Opportunity
Employer.

NOTE:
Candidates who are not US citizens or permanent residents need to
have authorization to work in the US in order to apply.

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