Interaction Designer

Mountain View, CA
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Jordyn Hively

Job Description:

Overall Responsibilities: 
- Help develop product for our Projects, a small and scrappy startup within the company. Our mission is to inspire the maker community to influence a new generation of intelligent devices that utilize artificial intelligence. 
- Create new designs, including user flows, wireframes, mocks, and/or prototypes in partnership with design leads 
- Willingness to move beyond a digital medium: develop physical brand materials such as packaging, leaflets, on-product communication, and retail displays 
- Demonstrate understanding of user-centered design considerations 
- Use findings from UX research to inform design output 
- Communicate design intent to design leads and engineering partners. Clearly rationalize and justify design work and advocate for all types of users’ needs 

Top 3 Daily Responsibilities: 
- Produce polished interaction design flows 
- Clearly demonstrate design intent to engineers and assist in translation 
- Demonstrate understanding of user-centered design considerations 

Required Skills: 
- Minimum 3 years experience working as a professional Interaction Designer 
- BA or BS in human-computer interaction, design or a related field (in lieu of degree, 4 years relevant work experience) 
- Portfolio that highlights a high level of craft and a proven track record of designing software or services in the real world 
- Demonstrated understanding of principles and practices for creating intuitive products 
- Tactical hands on design capabilities 
- Excellent communication and collaboration skills 
- Advanced use of Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, and similar design tools 
- Familiarity with visual design concepts of typography, layout and illustration 
- Experience working in hardware, exploring a physical / digital product relationship