Visual Interaction Designer

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This group seeks an experienced designer and innovator with high-level hands-on design skills. The ideal candidate is strongest in visual design skills, brand implementation, high-touch execution and succeeds through creativity, collaboration, and prompt delivery. In addition, experience with early concepts and ideas, data visualization, and interaction design a plus. Must be able to work independently as well as with strong direction and collaboration with designers and PMs within and outside business groups.

5 plus years work related experience required. Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a lead role. Strong knowledge of user interface and functionality design required. Strong creative skills and ability to generate design ideas required. Advanced experience in creating and implementing usability studies, personas, user flows, wireframes, style guides, navigational structures, and affinity diagrams is required. Advanced knowledge of web technologies (i.e. HTML and CSS). Fluency with standard design software tools (Photoshop, Illustrator, etc) required. Advanced interaction design and web technology skills (i.e. Flash) may be required. Experience working with rich client or web applications preferred. Must have the ability to understand and integrate customer needs and motivations into specific areas of product design to contribute to user features and functionality. Must be familiar with industry standards and trends. Strong communication skills as well as the ability to work independently and as part of a team required. Must have ability to own and drive projects.

Office/Excel experience preferred.
BA or BFA preferred.
Strong ability in all Adobe CS tools preferred. Prototyping and HTML a plus.
Strong portfolio required