ThoughtForm Job description: Senior Interaction Designer

1 Feb 2011 - 10:50am
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Raelynn OLeary

ThoughtForm is a team of people who work together to research, plan, write, design, and produce solutions to visual communication problems. We’re known nationally for effective solutions to complex, information-rich problems for many different types of clients. We're looking for a Senior Interaction Designer who lives and breathes interaction design and who can help move forward this component of our practice. We'd like someone who has broad experience, who creates beautiful and effective work, who communicates well, and who can be an evangelist and mentor. Like us, you should love design, value curiosity and learning, embrace collaboration, and be fun to spend time with.

Things you'll do include:

• Plan and organize projects from concept to implementation

• Help translate business objectives and end-user needs into design strategies

• Lead and/or work collaboratively with project teams

• Plan and execute research to cultivate design insight

• Organize and structure project content

• Direct and execute visual design

• Present process work and solutions, verbally and in writing

• Work to meet budgets and schedules

• Communicate and coordinate with clients and suppliers

• Spread knowledge throughout the organization

• Implement methods and tools in the organization Some knowledge it’s important to have:

• User interface design patterns and best practices

• Typography, color, images, and layout

• Business writing

• Concept sketching

• Wireframing and site architecture

• Tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and Fireworks / Dreamweaver

• Best practices in interactive development

• Ongoing familiarity with prevalent standards, including: HTML, CSS, Flash, • JavaScript, JSP, AJAX Some knowledge that's valuable:

• Front-end coding in HTML and CSS • Open source CMS systems such as Magnolia, Joomla, Drupal

• Motion graphics and video a a ThoughtForm People Services 00006 January 12, 2011 ThoughtForm Job description: Senior Interaction Designer 2 2 Key benefits: • Beautiful riverfront office with access to trail system

• Flexible working hours

• Competitive compensation and benefits package

• Fun, collaborative work environment

• Lovable office dog

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