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Sr. Interaction Designer
Maplewood, Minnesota
Contract Position
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Applied on September 20, 2020
Job Id #42861 Posted August 12, 2020


 

The person hired for the position of Contract Senior Interaction Designer will work with cross-functional teams to create user-centered designs and workflows in support of programs of major importance across the organization.  Responsible for design direction, improvement initiatives, design-research, and operating plans for design creation. Independently contributes to multiple major new design programs, redesign programs or continuous improvement projects within the assigned business or function.

Major Duties & Responsibilities Contract Senior Interaction Designer primary responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Plans and supports UX design workshops with stakeholders, builds design artifacts necessary to conduct concept testing/usability testing and produces reports.
  • Accountable for defining key user interface behaviors through the use of experience models, personas, storyboards, site maps, flow diagrams, wireframes, mockups, interactive prototypes, simulations, etc.
  • Translate customer insights into tangible design deliverables. Thinks beyond boundaries to create design direction.
  • Develops and maintains user interaction design guidelines as part of the larger UX design system initiative.
  • Develops and/or uses appropriate UX design and evaluation processes and/or efficiency and cost measurements to ensure the any design solution meets or exceeds defined needs and strategies.
  • Willingness to be fearless about driving new ideas, and finding beautiful and powerful ways to communicate them.

Basic Qualifications:

  • A Bachelors degree or higher from an accredited university in Human Computer Interaction (HCI), interaction design, user experience design, digital media design, graphic design, visual design, communication design or industrial design.
  • Minimum of 5 combined years of working experience in user experience design or interaction design with experiences in designing solutions for desktop, web and mobile applications on a variety of platforms.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • M.S. in Design Strategy, Interaction Design, Human Computer Interaction or a related field or equivalent practical experience.
  • 5-7 years of experience as an interaction designer.
  • Ability to visualize data and complex concepts.
  • Experience designing complex and/or task-based applications.
  • Experience designing native applications for iOS and Android.
  • Experience with design research techniques to understand the customer (e.g., interviews, contextual inquiry, usability testing, card sorting).
  • Ability to create interactive design prototypes in Axure, Sketch, Adobe XD, HTML/JS/CSS, or other tools.
  • Experience working collaboratively with product managers and engineers in an agile software development process.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate positions and advocate designs.

 

 

Horizontal is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We seek to provide employment opportunities to talented, qualified candidates regardless of race, color, sex/gender including gender identity and/or expression, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, citizen status, veteran status, or any other protected classification under federal, state or local law.

In addition, Horizontal will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. If you need to request a reasonable accommodation in order to complete the application or interview process, please contact hr@horizontal.com.

All applicants applying must be legally authorized to work in the country of employment.

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