Interaction Designer

TEKsystems, Inc
Published
January 8, 2021
Location
Carmel, IN
Category
Job Type

Description

Description:

Senior Interaction Designer

Location: Remote fully (EST time zone) – Eventually onsite in Carmel, IN.

The Digital Product Design Team is seeking a Senior Interaction Designer to collaborate with a software product team and help achieve our mission of transforming users into fans. The Senior Interaction Designer is responsible for working closely with product owners and technology leads to identify & understand user and business needs, help facilitate our design & delivery process, prepare design concepts, and collaboratively drive the user experience of our desktop and mobile applications.

• About You. You have a passion for Interaction design and creating user-centric design solutions

• You’re an experienced UX/Interaction designer with a track record of delivering successful desktop and mobile applications with agile teams

• You’re eager to work with a team of designers, product owners, and developers who have a passion for excellence (and like to have fun along the way)

• You bring an upbeat, positive attitude and enjoy working within an agile team to design innovative solutions that help enable business growth and improve customer satisfaction

• You’re action-oriented and understand that delivering functional software is the best way to validate our hypotheses

• Ideal Candidate/Soft Skills? Communicative, collaborative, the team culture is the most important thing to this manager. This role spends most of the time with cross functional product team but they spend a lot of time with other designers. Good attitude.

Required Skills:

• Candidate needs to have portfolio depicting completed project work and specific examples of user flows, wireframes, site/app mapping, prototypes, and user interface designs (bonus points for telling the story of the user needs, success metrics, and what you learned along the way)

• BA/BS in a digital/interaction design, or related degree program (e.g. UX design, graphic design, computer science, human computer interaction, cognitive psychology) and/or at least 5+ years combo of experience & education

• Ability to quickly understand new business domains, and be creative & thoughtful about how to use design to improve business processes and solve user problems

• Ability to quickly prototype concepts that can be used to demonstrate design solutions internally as well as with end users

• Familiarity with Design Thinking principles

• Experience providing heuristic & usability evaluations

• Familiarity with a variety of digital design and prototyping methods & tools including but not limited to Adobe XD (Most used), Sketch, InVision, Figma, Framer-X, HTML/CSS, etc. (We primarily use Adobe XD for interface design work)

• Project management skills, e.g. organization, time management, planning, negotiation

• Ability to identify user needs, generate solutions, and work within identified constraints

• Stay current with design tools, trends, and technology

• Solid grasp of programming concepts and how technology influences design & vice versa

Education and Software Requirements:

• Must Have: As listed above- BA/BS in a digital/interaction design, or related degree program (e.g. UX design, graphic design, computer science, human computer interaction, cognitive psychology) and/or at least 5+ years combo of experience & education

• Nice to have: Graduate degree in a digital/interaction design, or related degree program (e.g. UX design, graphic design, computer science, human computer interaction, cognitive psychology)

• Familiarity with UX research methods including interviewing users and facilitating usability studies.

• Experience with workshop & meeting facilitation

Major Job Duties and Responsibilities

• Participate in the creation of documentation created during the Discover phase, e.g. Experience Briefs, Problem Statements, Personas, and Journey Maps

• Lead design efforts during the Concept phase: define user flows and information architecture, prepare low-to-mid-fidelity design concepts (sketches, wireframes, prototypes) based on solution hypothesis

o This team is split into 3 roles (interaction designers, user interface, and design research). Interaction designers primary job is on a daily bases will be regularly meeting with product team (agile product team), daily meetings, completing backlogs they are working on, collaborating with other developers and product owners on the team.

o This individual will always advocate for user so for every meeting and every interaction. They are ALWAYS thinking of value to user.

o This individual will creating userflows to show how users would walk step by step while using application.

o This individual acts as a facilitator often.

• Work with product owners to define long term product visions

• Provide estimates for design deliverables

• Actively participate in design reviews, critiquing the work of other designers, and collecting feedback on your own work

• Participate in Agile ceremonies with product teams (stand-ups, demos, retrospectives)

• Ensure product teams have any design documentation required to complete their work

• Work with teammates to prioritize product backlogs and your workload

Skills:

Interaction design, wireframes, protoype

Top Skills Details:

1. 4+ years of experience as an interaction designer

2. user flows, wireframes, site/app mapping, prototypes, and user interface designs

3. Familiarity with a variety of digital design and prototyping methods & tools including but not limited to Adobe XD (Most used), Sketch, InVision, Figma, Framer-X, HTML/CSS, etc. (We primarily use Adobe XD for interface design work)

Additional Skills & Qualifications:

Required Skills:

• Candidate needs to have portfolio depicting completed project work and specific examples of user flows, wireframes, site/app mapping, prototypes, and user interface designs (bonus points for telling the story of the user needs, success metrics, and what you learned along the way)

• BA/BS in a digital/interaction design, or related degree program (e.g. UX design, graphic design, computer science, human computer interaction, cognitive psychology) and/or at least 5+ years combo of experience & education

• Ability to quickly understand new business domains, and be creative & thoughtful about how to use design to improve business processes and solve user problems

• Ability to quickly prototype concepts that can be used to demonstrate design solutions internally as well as with end users

• Familiarity with Design Thinking principles

• Experience providing heuristic & usability evaluations

• Familiarity with a variety of digital design and prototyping methods & tools including but not limited to Adobe XD (Most used), Sketch, InVision, Figma, Framer-X, HTML/CSS, etc. (We primarily use Adobe XD for interface design work)

• Project management skills, e.g. organization, time management, planning, negotiation

• Ability to identify user needs, generate solutions, and work within identified constraints

• Stay current with design tools, trends, and technology

• Solid grasp of programming concepts and how technology influences design & vice versa

About TEKsystems:

We're partners in transformation. We help clients activate ideas and solutions to take advantage of a new world of opportunity. We are a team of 80,000 strong, working with over 6,000 clients, including 80% of the Fortune 500, across North America, Europe and Asia. As an industry leader in Full-Stack Technology Services, Talent Services, and real-world application, we work with progressive leaders to drive change. That's the power of true partnership. TEKsystems is an Allegis Group company.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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