Interaction Designer & Facilitator

Austin, Texas 78758
Job Terms:
$45-65/hour W2 + benefits (DOE)
Start date:
Posted By:
Chelsea Caudill

Job Description:

We are seeking an Interaction Designer & Facilitator to become an integral part of our team! You will deliver design tool-kit frameworks, dabble in some user testing, and facilitate further growth, learning and adoption of design principles, design best-practices and how- to- best-use-design tools. As the Interaction Designer & Facilitator on a daily basis you will collaborate with a highly creative and collaborative team to design and deliver engaging and effective instructional and communication materials in support of learning and doing human-centered design thinking.

Interaction Designer & Facilitator Responsibilities:

  • Create functional and appealing product designs
  • Combine artistic talent with product and marketing research
  • Work with clients to refine designs and secure final approval for production
  • Tasked with delivering and designing a tool-kit framework for ALL designers to use within the organization for best practices on how to use design systems and tools such as Mural, Sketch, Zoom, etc. 
  • Teach other designers on best practices, educate on process 
  • Educate various lines of business on the value of choosing internal designers and what design is 
  • Deliver presentations to various lines of business, as well as other design teams 
  • Collaborate with fellow designers and managers
  • Designing, implementing and maintaining a Design Language System for the HCD Practice Team, including digital, print and video guidelines and templates
  • Facilitate HCD sessions and workshops with strategic business partners, design teams and employees new to Design Thinking methodologies
  • Direct and edit "Stories from the Field" that help tell the impact of HCD inside a large enterprise
  • Collaborate with the team to create and deliver programs and services to scale the learning, practice and adoption of human centered design and design thinking within the enterprise
  • Mentor early career designers through daily critique and guidance as well as long-term definition of personal and professional goals
  • participate in ongoing improvements to the design system as well as creative guidance, feedback and critique for a team of visual designers
  • Conduct qualitative research and usability testing

Interaction Designer & Facilitator Qualifications:

  • 5-10+ years of professional experience in UX Design, Interaction Design, Product Design 
  • SUPERB presentation skills; the ability to walk-in and present, teach and engage 
  • A willingness and desire to mentor and coach other designers on design process best practices and design tool best practices 
  • A desire to educate non-designers on what design is and HOW design can help solve their problem 
  • Professional experience from an ad-agency or in-house corporate team as a professional Interaction or UX Designer 
  • Well-versed and up to speed on the latest design tools (and the older ones)
  • Previous experience in design, research, or other related field
  • Familiarity with design processes and tools
  • Deadline and detail-oriented