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" buttons.
.Proven ability to multi-task
.Solid writing and visual communication skills
.Familiarity with usability heuristics and relevant HCI literature
.Knowledge of Viso 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.