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Senior UI Mobile Application Designer

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Seeking a UI-Mobile Application Designer for our Boston area client’s User Experience Group. Our client has been designing compelling and award-winning product experiences ranging from the elegant and simple Music Systems to powerful Home Theater systems. Our work includes screen-based remote controls, onscreen TV UI’s, interactive voice-recognition systems, mobile applications and integration with the latest Apple products.

The User Experience Group is looking for world-class interaction designers to help us create our next generation of easy to use, elegant, high-performance personal and home entertainment products. Your job will be to create desirable and practical design solutions through a process of user research, user modeling, concept synthesis, and detail refinement.

You will work closely with engineering, program management, marketing, industrial design, graphic design, usability to ensure a superior user experience.


Responsibilities:
Collaborate with product managers, designers and other engineers to define, design and create the next generation mobile and web application experiences.

Serve as a strong advocate for UX, and best practice, mobile application UI design standards on the product development team.

Develop detailed interaction architecture in support of new and continuing mobile and web application development efforts.

Design UI workflow and layouts for the interaction design of mobile and web applications for consumer and professional media products.

Collaborate with UI designers to develop and implement a design language for mobile and web applications.

Collaborate with software engineering to ensure the successful execution of user interface designs and the preservation of design intent in the final product.

Work closely with product marketing and product development to understand business and technical concerns and constraints.


Develop detailed prototypes for evaluation of product design concepts.

Collaborate with user research to support user-based evaluation of mobile applications.

Collaborate with product development teams to ensure mobile and web applications are closely integrated with product development efforts.

Work with technical writers to produce detailed design documentation.


Professional Experience / Skills:
3-5+ years of user interface design for iOS and Android mobile applications and websites preferred.

Demonstrated web design experience, using CSS, Javascript or other tools.

Excellent visual (sketches, storyboards, wire frames, screen mockups,
flow diagrams, etc.), verbal, and written communication and presentation
skills.

Demonstrated knowledge of best practice, UI and interaction design standards for iOS and Android mobile, and web applications.

Ability to function successfully in a fast-paced, collaborative, cross-functional team environment.

Solid understanding of the product development process, including meeting the needs of business, software, and quality assurance.

Proficiency with drawing and image manipulation (e.g; Illustrator, Photoshop, Visio, PowerPoint, etc.).

Proficiency with a user interface prototyping tool (e.g., Flash) preferred.

Strong analytical and process-oriented problem-solving skills.

World-class creative, aesthetic and concept development skills.

A solid portfolio of past work required.

Experience using version control software platforms (e.g., Subversion).

Educational Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Human Factors/Ergonomics, Computer Science, User
Interface/Interaction Design, Graphic or Information Design, Behavioral Sciences, or
related field is required; Master's degree preferred.

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