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UX/ Interaction Designer

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Vitamin T client is seeking a UX/Interaction Designer for a full time contract position starting in the next few weeks. Our client is seeking someone who is a self motivator and has a firm understanding of web principles. Portfolios should focus on web or ux only and showcase your talent in the digital/interactive space.

Our client's Multimedia team is looking for a talented Senior Interaction Designer to transform rich exhibit content into engaging digital experiences for museum exhibit touch-surfaces, websites and apps.

The Senior Interaction Designer is responsible for crafting user experiences and visual designs that are consistent with exhibits and branding, reaching a wide variety of visitors, whether in the museum, on their mobile devices or online.

Candidates should have a strong portfolio of digital design that blends creativity with attention to detail. Candidates must be organized and feel comfortable splitting their responsibilities between design and project management. Candidates should also be comfortable presenting to groups and regularly collaborating with staff from Broadcasting, Exhibits, Education and Marketing departments.

Responsibilities:
· Brainstorm with the Multimedia team and stakeholders to determine the best user experience for interactive projects, whether for exhibit touch-surfaces, online, tablet-optimized websites or apps.
· Sketch interactivity, create wireframes, design mockups and develop interactive prototypes.
· Transfer/process design elements into formats needed for development (Flash, HTML, WPF).
· Manage progress of project content, whether text, images, audio or video. Help content creators (producers, exhibit curators, educators) to format and quality-check final assets before final delivery to developers and programmers.
· Work closely with developers and programmers to optimize user interface design.
· Update existing projects with new videos, graphics and XML data.
· Create a variety of static graphics for smaller projects, including promotions for display on large-scale electronic signage, studio set backdrops, websites and social media graphics.

Skills and Experience:
· 5+ years experience designing for interactivity, websites and apps.
· Proficient in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, Acrobat, Microsoft Word and Excel.
· Familiarity with Adobe Flash, Dreamweaver, WPF, Basecamp.
· Experience coding wireframes and prototypes in HTML and CSS, using browser tools for debugging.
· Experience designing for responsive websites and using style tiles.
· Familiarity with web and mobile standards, ADA standards.
· Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
· Excellent writing and editing skills are a plus.
· Clear communicator and eager collaborator.
· Open mind and positive attitude.

If this sounds like YOU, then reach out to Abbey Fortney at Afortney@vitamintalent.com

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