HUGE, a design and marketing agency in NYC, has openings for Interaction
Desginers obsessed with building great websites and software.
Interaction designers at HUGE handle several key stages of product
development. You'll start with developing the correct conceptual model --
understanding exactly who the users are and describing and ranking their
goals and behaviors -- and end with the development of polished design
blueprints and specifications.
Specific responsibilities include:
Determine a product's mandate, feature set, and business requirements
Participate in user testing or fieldwork
Develop user personas, scenarios of use, interaction models
Create wireframes and functional prototypes
Document feature behavior in loving, painstaking detail
Collaborate with HUGE teammates, HUGE clients, and third parties to ensure
that your solutions survive the development process.
Proven, hands-on ability to apply the methodologies of interaction design to
software development, and to generate designs that deliver power and
pleasure to customers
2+ years experience designing and documenting windows applications or
large-scale web-based applications, involving detailed design schematics and
Tendency to lose sleep over how to remove the need for "Cancel" button
Proven ability to multi-task
Solid writing and visual communication skills
Familiarity with usability heuristics and relevant HCI literature
Knowledge of Visio or other tool for generating wireframes and behavior
NOTE: this position is not suitable for people who are primarily Graphic
Designers, Implementation Specialists, Usability Analysts, or Information
Architects without experience developing large-scale websites or software
products. We value those people, and you'll meet many of them at HUGE, but
that's not how we define Interaction Designer.