SecondMarket: Interaction Designer

Posted by | April 26, 2011 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

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Location: New York, NY

URL: www.secondmarket.com

Founded
in 2004 and with offices in New York, Palo Alto and Hong Kong, SecondMarket is
a registered broker-dealer and THE secondary market for alternative assets
including private company stock, limited partnership interests and asset backed
securities. Over 40,000 participants have signed up to transact through our
online platform and market specialists. SecondMarket has completed thousands of
transactions, representing billions of dollars in assets. For more information,
please visit www.secondmarket.com.
 
SecondMarket
is looking for an Interaction Designer that has proven success with shipped
consumer web products to join our product team.
 
This
is an exciting opportunity for anyone passionate about interaction design and
building innovative products. You will be a key member in a small, very
talented group of software product development professionals. You will be
responsible for defining and validating the complete customer experience and ensuring
that the product that gets built will meet the needs of the target users. You
will work very closely with the product manager and the lead developer to come
up with the detailed product specification.
 
Responsibilities include:
•   
Responsible for design through the entire product lifecycle, from      initial explorations to final design deliverables
•   
Work closely with product managers to determine features and priorities
•   
Working with engineers to deliver polished final product
•   
Translating usability and field research findings into design
improvements
•   
Help coordinate usability labs and other forms of user research and use
feedback to create improvements
 
Requirements
•   
Degree in Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), Interaction Design or
related field or equivalent work experience
•   
3+ years’ working as an UX/UI designer in a software product and/or web
development environment required
•   
Fluent with wireframing and design tools such as InDesign, Illustrator,
Omnigraffle, etc
•   
Experience with usability testing and interpreting results to improve
product iteratively
•   
Able to understand complex products and generate an efficient and
elegant UI for the user
•   
Interest in making the entire product better, not just the UI
•   
Experience working closely with product managers and engineering teams
•   
Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills
 
Desired
•   
Demonstrated experience designing and shipping live sites
•   
Proven ability to create effective user interfaces for large-scale
consumer internet products
•   
Experience with ethnographic user research methods such
as Contextual Inquiry
•   
Understanding of Agile/SCRUM methodologies
•   
Knowledge of Service Design
•   
Proficiency in related skills (e.g., DHTML, Usability Testing, Graphic
Design, Prototyping)
 
 
Compensation
•   
Competitive Base Salary
•   
Company Equity
•   
Annual Bonus Structure
•   
Comprehensive Benefits
 
Please include your salary history.

To apply: https://hire.jobvite.com/j/?aj=odbIVfwL&s=37_Signals

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