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Senior User Interaction Designer

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Job ID:

1810

Location:

Marina del Rey, CA 

Employer Type:

Company

Category:

User Experience Designer, Interaction Designer
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Job Views:

1102

Zip Code:

90292

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

05.03.2014
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Job Description:

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
6+ years
 
EDUCATION REQUIRED
Bachelor's Degree in Interaction Design, Informatics, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field
 
RATE OF PAY
TBD
 
ABOUT OUR SENIOR USER INTERACTION DESIGNER
Karten Design, Southern California’s leading product innovation consultancy, seeks a talented Senior User Interaction Designer to lead our UX and UI design team. Reporting directly to the Director of Design, our Senior User Interaction Designer will carry significant weight as part of a team responsible for executing product design strategy from concept through completion. This senior role requires a strong blend of leadership skills, creativity, and keen business sense. The right candidate will be self-motivated and flexible, able to work well in a team-based culture, and will excel in a high-pressured, tight-deadline environment. He or she will have demonstrated experience and a proven track record of UX / UI and, preferably, front-end application development work. Our ideal Senior User Interaction Designer should also have functional knowledge of medical device design development, as well as Human Factors design, evaluation, and industry standards (IEC 60601, HE75, etc.). We’re looking for a skilled hybrid “thinker” and “doer” to join our vibrant and cohesive team—someone with strategic design experience and who can quickly execute design production at the highest level of quality.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
The Senior User Interaction Designer’s primary responsibility will be to drive user experience architecture and design from end-to-end, and to be co-responsible with the Project Manager to deliver the desired UI design on time and within budget. UX Design responsibilities will also require the Senior User Interaction Designer to:
  • Define and develop UI style guides, standards, and design practices, as well as remain knowledgeable about emerging UI standards and trends
  • Establish and promote internal user interaction design guidelines, best practices, and standards, and maintain ability to execute all design stages, from concept to final hand-off to basic programming, when needed
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and friendliness to complex designs
  • Produce wireframes, storyboards, and interactive mockups that effectively communicate intended design and can be used for user evaluation and testing
  • Create user interface designs for a diverse product range, including embedded software, stand alone applications, physical user interfaces, and web-based designs
  • Author user interface implementation specifications that will guide diverse team members in product execution
  • Present user interface concepts and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers, management and clients
  • Act as a primary decision maker regarding user interface designs
The Senior User Interaction Designer will work directly with a variety of team members and will be responsible for productive collaboration with:
  • Product design, software development, and engineering teams to meet technical requirements for projects that satisfy user and clients’ business needs
  • Design Research, Industrial Design, and Business Strategy to define and implement innovative solutions for products’ direction, visuals, and experience
In addition to UI design, the Senior User Interaction Designer will perform user research, evaluate user feedback, and help define product requirements.
 
TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter, resume, work samples, salary requirements, the dates you are available to work, and any questions you may have to: user.interaction@kartendesign.com. Please use the subject line, “Senior User Interaction Designer.” Please do not call! 

 

Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree in Interaction Design, Informatics, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field
  • 6+ years experience designing user interface solutions for interactive media, software, or the web, with demonstrable design skills and a strong portfolio. A portfolio should include samples that demonstrate:
    • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, interactive mockups, visual designs, and other in-process content
    • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to simplicity and clarity within complex designs=
    • Excellent written, oral, and diagrammatic communication skills
    • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, OmniGraffle, Axure, Visio, or other mockup and visual design tools
    • Solid understanding of mobile platforms and front-end development experience, including HTML/HTML 5, JavaScript/jQuery/JSF, CSS, and AJAX, for rapid prototyping
  • Experience with UI development of embedded software in medical products, as well as understanding of regulatory requirements for medical software
  • Experience conducting exploratory user requirements research and formative/summative testing with medical products or applications
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and efficiently
  • Knowledgeable of the latest trends, techniques, and technologies, including interaction design, visual design, gaming, new areas of research, and medical technologies
  • Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment

  • Ability to travel, when required
Company Info
Karten Design 4204 Glencoe Ave
Marina del Rey, CA, United States

Phone: 310-827-8722
Web Site: http://www.kartendesign.com

Company Profile



Company Info


Karten Design
4204 Glencoe Ave
Marina del Rey, CA, United States
Phone: 310-827-8722
Web Site: http://www.kartendesign.com

Senior User Interaction Designer

col-narrow-left   

Job ID:

1810

Location:

Marina del Rey, CA 

Employer Type:

Company

Category:

User Experience Designer, Interaction Designer
col-narrow-right   

Job Views:

1102

Zip Code:

90292

Employment Type:

Full time

Posted:

05.03.2014
col-wide   

Job Description:

EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
6+ years
 
EDUCATION REQUIRED
Bachelor's Degree in Interaction Design, Informatics, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field
 
RATE OF PAY
TBD
 
ABOUT OUR SENIOR USER INTERACTION DESIGNER
Karten Design, Southern California’s leading product innovation consultancy, seeks a talented Senior User Interaction Designer to lead our UX and UI design team. Reporting directly to the Director of Design, our Senior User Interaction Designer will carry significant weight as part of a team responsible for executing product design strategy from concept through completion. This senior role requires a strong blend of leadership skills, creativity, and keen business sense. The right candidate will be self-motivated and flexible, able to work well in a team-based culture, and will excel in a high-pressured, tight-deadline environment. He or she will have demonstrated experience and a proven track record of UX / UI and, preferably, front-end application development work. Our ideal Senior User Interaction Designer should also have functional knowledge of medical device design development, as well as Human Factors design, evaluation, and industry standards (IEC 60601, HE75, etc.). We’re looking for a skilled hybrid “thinker” and “doer” to join our vibrant and cohesive team—someone with strategic design experience and who can quickly execute design production at the highest level of quality.
 
RESPONSIBILITIES
The Senior User Interaction Designer’s primary responsibility will be to drive user experience architecture and design from end-to-end, and to be co-responsible with the Project Manager to deliver the desired UI design on time and within budget. UX Design responsibilities will also require the Senior User Interaction Designer to:
  • Define and develop UI style guides, standards, and design practices, as well as remain knowledgeable about emerging UI standards and trends
  • Establish and promote internal user interaction design guidelines, best practices, and standards, and maintain ability to execute all design stages, from concept to final hand-off to basic programming, when needed
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and friendliness to complex designs
  • Produce wireframes, storyboards, and interactive mockups that effectively communicate intended design and can be used for user evaluation and testing
  • Create user interface designs for a diverse product range, including embedded software, stand alone applications, physical user interfaces, and web-based designs
  • Author user interface implementation specifications that will guide diverse team members in product execution
  • Present user interface concepts and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers, management and clients
  • Act as a primary decision maker regarding user interface designs
The Senior User Interaction Designer will work directly with a variety of team members and will be responsible for productive collaboration with:
  • Product design, software development, and engineering teams to meet technical requirements for projects that satisfy user and clients’ business needs
  • Design Research, Industrial Design, and Business Strategy to define and implement innovative solutions for products’ direction, visuals, and experience
In addition to UI design, the Senior User Interaction Designer will perform user research, evaluate user feedback, and help define product requirements.
 
TO APPLY
Please send a cover letter, resume, work samples, salary requirements, the dates you are available to work, and any questions you may have to: user.interaction@kartendesign.com. Please use the subject line, “Senior User Interaction Designer.” Please do not call! 

 

Job Requirements:

QUALIFICATIONS
  • Bachelor's Degree in Interaction Design, Informatics, Human-Computer Interaction, or related field
  • 6+ years experience designing user interface solutions for interactive media, software, or the web, with demonstrable design skills and a strong portfolio. A portfolio should include samples that demonstrate:
    • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, interactive mockups, visual designs, and other in-process content
    • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to simplicity and clarity within complex designs=
    • Excellent written, oral, and diagrammatic communication skills
    • Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Fireworks, OmniGraffle, Axure, Visio, or other mockup and visual design tools
    • Solid understanding of mobile platforms and front-end development experience, including HTML/HTML 5, JavaScript/jQuery/JSF, CSS, and AJAX, for rapid prototyping
  • Experience with UI development of embedded software in medical products, as well as understanding of regulatory requirements for medical software
  • Experience conducting exploratory user requirements research and formative/summative testing with medical products or applications
  • Ability to solve problems creatively and efficiently
  • Knowledgeable of the latest trends, techniques, and technologies, including interaction design, visual design, gaming, new areas of research, and medical technologies
  • Desire and willingness to work in a collaborative, innovative, flexible and team-oriented environment

  • Ability to travel, when required