Blink: Senior Interaction Designer

Posted by | November 23, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: Seattle, WA (great view of Puget Sound!)

URL: blinkux.com

Senior Interaction
Designer
Blink is
currently seeking to hire a senior Interaction Designer to lead complex,
workflow-driven interaction design projects. Candidates must have previous
client consulting experience with a track record of delivering evidence-driven
design solutions on-time and on-budget. Our work is focused on mobile, desktop
and web applications and the position requires deep interaction design
experience for all areas of software design.  Your portfolio must
reflect extensive experience and examples of requirements analysis, wireframes,
screen flow diagrams and documentation of screen-level interactions.
Job
Responsibilities
  • Evaluating
    client’s functional and business requirements.
  • Conducting
    primary and secondary user research to evaluate user needs.
  • Usability
    evaluations of existing systems and competitive research.
  • Interaction
    design, information architecture, system vocabulary, task flows,
    workflows, navigation systems, and detailed wireframe prototypes.
  • Documenting
    screen-level interactions.
  • Presenting
    and justifying designs to clients on a regular basis.
  • Developing
    paper prototypes for usability testing.
  • Creating
    project-specific user experience guidelines that assist clients in making
    future design decisions.
  • Working with
    content writers, visual designers, and software developers to ensure a
    smooth transition of design into development.
About
Blink
Blink is an eleven year old, Seattle-based
user experience research and design firm. 
We are dedicated to helping clients achieve their business goals through
a flexible user-centered design approach. We thrive on making complex
interactions simple, compelling, and meaningful. Our evidence-driven design?
services help companies who depend on technology take the guesswork out of delivering great user experiences.
Blink’s Seattle offices boast stunning Puget
Sound views, a bright and open collaborative work environment and a cup of
coffee some say rivals that of neighboring baristas.  Our team is comprised of the industries’ best
talent.   Our team is highly
collaborative, highly motivated and results oriented.
Job
Qualifications
  • 8 years’
    experience in complex software application interaction design.
  • Education in
    user-centered design or ability to display a formal understanding of UCD
    theory and practice.
  • Ability to
    combine user goals and business goals to create a viable user experience.
  • Working
    knowledge of various technology constraints/capabilities.
  • Experience
    with a range of software development practices, including agile and
    use-case based methods.
  • Superlative
    presentation and written communication skills.
  • Experience
    working directly with clients in a consulting role, including leading
    client meetings.
  • In-depth
    knowledge of Visio and other design tools.
  • Ability to
    drive to client meetings on a regular basis.
Attributes
  • Enjoy
    working independently and take ownership of work.
  • Ability to
    focus in time-sensitive environment.
  • Enjoy small
    office culture.
If you are
interested in joining our team, please send a resume to: careers@blinkux.com. Resumes must include URLs to your portfolio
as described above.

To apply: Please send resume and URL portfolio link to careers@blinkux.com.

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