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INTERACTION DESIGNER

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Interaction Designers are responsible for creating systems and frameworks to organize information and help users understand how an application will work. To achieve this designers will need to be able to come up with creative solutions to problems that evaluate and assess the user, business, and technical goals and needs. They must be able to clearly communicate their solutions, usually in the form of models, wireframes, documentation, or prototypes. Interaction designers should be comfortable understanding and communicating complex services and designing for a variety of platforms like mobile, web, and TV.

Key Responsibilities:
• Apply conceptual thinking to create world-class digital services across multiple platforms, smartly bringing together user needs, business goals and technical realities.
• Develop sound UX concepts.
• Define the User Interface Design through information architecture, wireframes and user flows and validate it through usability testing.
• Work directly with customers and prospects to design end-to-end experiences using participatory and iterative design techniques.
• Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually.

Requirements/Skills:
• 2+ years in-depth knowledge and experience of user interface design with consumer applications, preferably mobile devices, rich web apps/site, interactive TV within the media, telecommunications, and broadband industries.
• Extensive knowledge and experience with driving and applying user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with customers, along with cross-functional teams including engineering, product management, and user research.
• Working knowledge of design and prototyping tools, such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, Fireworks, Flex, Visio.
• Proficient in a variety of methods to convey ideas and concepts (e.g. storyboards, wireframes, prototypes, etc.)
• Be a strategic thinker.
• Creative problem-solver with the ability to work with a blank slate and inspire others.
• Knowledge of web-based technologies and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions, including the capabilities and limitations of Web technologies Flex, Ajax, Flash, DHTML, CSS, scripting, and various other technologies a plus
• Strong knowledge of design process and project management
• Ability to cope with stress.
• Strong influencing, negotiation and communication skills (written, verbal, presentation).
• Bachelor degree in a design-related discipline.
• Strong online portfolio available for viewing.

Additional Requirements:
• Works collaboratively.
• Responds professionally to feedback and is able to admit mistakes quickly.
• A self-starter who identifies opportunities and potential problems – addressing them effectively and efficiently.
• Professional, flexible, and able to succeed in a rapidly changing environment.
• Strong organizational, time management skills.
• Able to communicate in a clear, consistent, and transparent manner.
• Passionate and enthusiastic about excellence and attention to detail.
• Fluent in English
• A willingness to travel overseas.

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