Lead User Experience / Interaction Designer (NYC area)

Whiting Consulting is searching for a Lead User Experience / Interaction Designer for our client in the New York City area.

Responsibilities

  • Drive product designs from ideation to implementation
  • Plan and Conduct user tests and turn observations into insights for product design/improvement
  • Set strategic design direction and communicate a vision for houseparty.com products
  • Communicate designs through mockups and interactive prototypes
  • Collaborate with other designers, usability analysts and researchers to inform and validate your designs
  • Evangelize new interface guidelines and design patterns
  • Enjoy working in a collaborative, fast-paced, environment
  • Required Skills / Experience

  • Expert understanding of user-centered design methods and best practices
  • Expert knowledge of rapid prototyping and design tools such as OmniGraffle, Axure, InDesign, PhotoShop, Fireworks, or Illustrator
  • Generate rapid, iterative interactive prototypes
  • Ability to communicate your ideas to multiple audiences and tailor deliverables accordingly
  • Ability to lead and manage large design initiatives
  • Desired Skills

  • At least 6 years experience in user interface and interaction design with significant experience designing rich interactive Web applications for the consumer or enterprise
  • Bachelor’s or higher degree in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design or related field or equivalent experience required, Master’s preferred
  • Unhealthy obsession with InDesign for creating deliverables (think Eight Shapes “Unify” system)
  • Apply by sending your resume to resumes@whitingconsulting.com.

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