SolutionSet: Senior User Experience Designer

Posted by | December 7, 2010 | Web Professional Jobs Blog

Location: San Francisco, CA

About SolutionSet

With offices in four cities across the US, we drive the convergence of brand and technology which allows us to view each client challenge with a bigger picture in mind and offer strategic solutions based on that visibility. We have a proven track record of delivering for clients like Chevron, eBay, TiVo, VeriSign, Autodesk, CA Lottery, TXUe, Cisco and LucasFilm. SolutionSet is a Webby Award recipient and was number 23 on the Inc Magazine Top 500 Fastest Growing Companies overall list and number 2 in the IT Services category.

Overall Purpose:

SolutionSet is looking for a top-notch Senior User Experience Designer to join our team. You are a user interface and information architecture expert. You will lead and be involved in the design and implementation of Internet solutions for our clients, delivering premier, creative, entertaining, high-volume, high-visibility, enterprise-scale websites. You will drive the usability of all interactive and website applications, by producing and testing the visual tools that serve as blue prints for the overall information architecture and user experience. You will interact with clients to solicit business requirements and translate these into coherent and usable solutions. You will ensure the usability of all interactive and website applications designed by the team by creating effective screen designs that communicate client information and interaction goals to users. You will audit client websites, research best practices, and suggest UE strategies to help clients meet their goals.

Wed like to meet you if you:

* Inherently know what makes users tick, and understand the methodological reasons to explain this behavior
* Appreciate how to balance business, marketing and creative goals to drive user-interaction
* Understand how design and technology can co-operate to create more than a sum of parts
* Collaborate and communicate professionally with clients and internal teams
* Have the ability to lead and mentor other UI Designers
* Respect deadlines and the value of achieved commitments


The candidate must have proven ability and qualifications in the following areas:

* 3+ years web knowledge/experience
* 3+ years experience designing interfaces and Information Architecture for websites
* Degree in a related field such as UI Design, Human Factors, Product Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design or Interaction Design preferred; or equivalent combination of education and experience
* Masters in related degree considered a plus
* Experience in Creative Agencies or Professional Services preferred
* Excellent UI design skills and a demonstrable track record of designing interfaces and writing detailed specifications for products
* Experience in the development of typical UI deliverables; Personas, Use Cases, Task Flows, Site Architecture, Wireframes, and Best Practices Research&Heuristics
* Fluency in UI deliverable creation tools; Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign and Visio
* Experience in leading and/or mentoring other UI Designers
* Experience with creation of complex interactional or transactional interfaces and Prototypes (Paper or Interactive)
* Familiar with rich media, web 2.0, and mobile interface design best practices
* Experience in planning and conducting Usability Research
* High-level proficiency in Microsoft Office 2003+
* Big picture design ideas
* Excellent writing, communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills
* Maturity and experience necessary to work with clients at various levels of the organization, especially Clients, Development and Creative Teams
* Proven ability to juggle multiple projects and priorities
* Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment and deliver on time results; grace under pressure

Please have good examples of your previous work to show while explaining the details involved in their production. Send resume in Text-only or PDF and URLs of work you have done via our online application at

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