Junior Interaction Designer Needed in NYC

Posted in Open Requirements by LNplus2 on February 7, 2010

Title: Junior Interaction Designer
Job Description
The Interaction Designer is responsible for developing digital user experience for this rapidly expanding, independent consumer healthcare agency. The ideal candidate will likely have a background as an information architect, content strategist, and/or business analyst responsible for functional specifications. In addition to helping to integrate the digital competency into the agency’s core service model, the 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 architecture
• Conducting formal and informal user research
• Conducting stakeholder interviews, card sort exercises, and synthesizing results in a meaningful and actionable way
• Conducting heuristic analysis and making recommendations for improvement
• Working closely with creative teams to ensure that the interaction design is seamlessly brought to life
Required Skills
• Experience working directly with clients in an agency or consultative setting
• Ability to analyze client challenges and develop creative solutions
• Effective communication skills, both orally and written as well as diagrammatic forms
• Knowledge in programs including (but not limited to); MS Office, Indesign 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 client’s existing and prospective clients
• Desire to join a fast-paced, entrepreneurial environment
Definite Assets and Differentiators
• Experience architecting and documenting web applications
• Strong understanding of Flash, CMS systems, Java, HTML
• Good understanding of internationalization and localization

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