Interaction Designer - Philadelphia, PA

Reference: JOB21
Location: King of Prussia, PA

Interaction Designer
Exceptional direct hire opportunity for a growing global brand.
This role provides interaction design services for our clients digital products for consumers, merchants, and internal users.     We’re looking for a creative leader with a strong desire to make a difference in the design, functionality, and desirability of our products.
Primary Responsibilities

  • Work closely with UX manager and product managers on new product/project scoping, concept visualizations, and project initiation activities
  • Collaborate with visual designers, information architects, user researchers, and engineers to develop a compelling overall vision of the user experience for each project
  • Understand and work within project parameters: client goals and requirements, internal goals, usability, technical constraints, as well as budget and schedule while maintaining a focus on innovation and quality
  • Provide guidance and assistance in interaction flows and individual features
  • Wireframe and create interactive prototypes at various levels of fidelity

Secondary Responsibilities

  • Assist with user research activities
  • Monitor project team execution of designs
  • Provide design support during development and user acceptance testing

Requirements

  • Degree in Industrial Design, Architecture, HCI, Interaction Design, Service Design, or Computer Science
  • 2+ years designing web-based interfaces and mass market consumer products,
  • Consulting or agency experience preferred
  • Strong communication, persuasion, and analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of site design using HTML & CSS
  • Proficiency with a major design software package, prototyping method, and diagramming software tool and willingness to learn new tools
  • Advanced knowledge of user interface design practices and concepts
  • Working knowledge of user research and user testing methods
  • Working knowledge of web standards, accessibility principles, and SEO.
  • E-commerce experience a plus
  • Knowledge of best practices in designing for mobile and touch-screen interfaces a plus
  • Experience working with XML feeds, APIs, and Jquery or similar JavaScript library a plus.