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Interaction Designer

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This UX team at this top tech company is responsible for the core experience of everything users interact with that's not an app on a phone and/or tablets. This includes home screens, notifications, global navigation, device onboarding and settings, and much more.

Working with the Accessibility team, you will help us make to make a world-class platform for people with accessibility needs. You will develop accessibility tools like Talkback spoken feedback and Brailleback support for Braille devices that will serve users with special needs. Going beyond just enabling people to use things like apps and services, we want to find new ways to become a companion in people’s lives. Your projects will have crucial impact on these users as you tackle hard technical problems and coordinate with many teams to find solutions that make this an amazing platform for everyone.

Without the things we build, some users wouldn’t be able to use a device at all. We’re focused on opening new possibilities for these users and making new experiences possible for them.
We’re looking to temporarily augment our team with a talented, accessibility-minded Interaction Designer who can join us for a period of one year.

Responsibilities:
Help define the user model and user interface for new and existing accessibility products and features
Develop mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
Rapidly iterate on designs based on feedback from users and stakeholders
Define an overall design direction for projects and collaborate with Product Managers on how that vision can be implemented across a series of releases
Work with Engineering teams to ensure designs are implemented to spec and collaborate with them to come up with creative design solutions when technical challenges arise
Create developer and design documentation on inclusive design practices

Minimum Requirements:
BS degree in Graphic Design, similar field, or work experience equivalent
5+ years experience as an Interaction Designer
Demonstrated experience in designing usable mobile interfaces
Strong interaction design skills
Excellent leadership, communication and teamwork skills
Strong interest in designing for accessibility

Preferred Qualifications:
Experience in designing for Android with Material Design
Experience in designing for an operating system
Experience in designing accessibility features
Evidence of strong visual design skills

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