Interaction Designer

Seattle, WA
Job Terms:
up to $52.81/hour
posted by:
Jennie Brandon

Job Description:

As a Designer on this assignment, you will work closely with engineers and product managers throughout all stages of a product cycle. You are a critical thinker with a good design sense, a strong technical background, and an eye for making things better. Interaction Designers work on projects that have an impact on the web experience of millions of client's users.

Day to Day Responsibilities:
Help define the user experience for client's Cloud Platform services.
Collaborate with researchers, other designers, product managers and software engineers.
Develop storyboards, mockups, and prototypes to communicate interaction and design ideas.
Assess the usability of products and make constructive suggestions for improvement.
Tackle structural and architectural problems by thoughtfully organizing functionality into workflows to meet user needs and match their mental models.

Required Skills/Qualifications:
3+ years relevant work experience with a BA/BS in Graphic Design, Product Design, Human-Computer Interaction or similar; or 6 years relevant work experience.
Work samples exhibiting complex problem-solving, user focus, and ability to launch products.
Comprehensive understanding of interaction conventions and universal design principles.
Ability to produce low and high fidelity mockups using industry standard software.
Ability to prioritize and manage workload independently to meet project goals.
Strong understanding of web technologies and best practices for web design.

Nice to Haves (Preferred Skillsets):
Web standards development or prototyping skills (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript).
Experience building good, collaborative relationships across geographically distributed teams.
Familiarity with user research methods or experience working closely with researchers.
Familiarity with cloud computing or data center technologies.
Familiarity with software development processes and lifecycle..
Experience building good, collaborative relationships across geographically distributed teams.
Interest and expertise in data visualization a plus.
Familiarity with computer networking and/or Cloud a big plus.                                                                           

Client Description:

Aquent's client is an American multinational technology company specializing in Internet-related services and products.




***Background check is required for this position.***

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***Assignment could start earlier if right candidate is identified.***