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Our client has asked us to identify two Sr. Interaction Designers for a 5 month on-site contract engagement in NYC.
Start Date- ASAP (after face to face interview, background check and drug screen)
End Date- April, 2013
Online Publishing client is looking for an Interaction Designer to provide project support within the online Product Design and User Experience team. In this position you will be collaborating with and working alongside business stakeholders, product owners, and front-end developers to define the user experience of website team.
Work within the house Design and User Experience team to define interactive experiences within our Digital Network and it's network of online properties
Information Architecture - Strong understanding of best-practices as it applies to online content-creation and -delivery at industrial size and proportion
Work closely with design technologist to build prototypes that represent both the visual identity and interaction model required to test and evolve products for user and internal testing
Work with Information Architects to design, observe, and analyze usability studies
Work closely with IAs, Design Technologists, and back-end engineers to implement and deliver final products
Facilitate design communication across a multidisciplinary team throughout each phase of a project
Experience designing user-interfaces for online news and information or other content-rich website
Familiar with interaction design concepts, practices, and procedures
Familiar with Information Architecture best practices
Possess a solid working understanding of user-experience design principles
Demonstrable understanding of user-experience design, information hierarchy, user-flow, and typography
Ability to prioritize and manage work, adhering to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
Be a self-starter; able to interact with and influence senior level management
Ability to develop new approaches to complex design problems and convey these designs in the form of presentations, prototypes, and design specifications
A self-starter that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team
Expertise in working with mobile optimized and responsive websites
Expertise in creating features related to customization and personalization