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Senior Interaction Designer

Reports to: Victor Szilagyi

What we would like from you As Senior Interaction Designer, you will sit at the intersection of strategy, design and technology. You should be a systems-thinker, capable of understanding user needs and business goals, then, translating them into tangible, compelling touchpoints for digital products and services.

Day-to-day, depending on scope and scale of the project you will be responsible for:

Guiding Research and Strategy - Working hand-in-hand with the Product Design Lead

  • Conducting desk research to understand emerging trends in culture, technology and our client’s business sectors
  • Conducting ethnographic research and stakeholder interviews to understand user and business needs
  • Identifying insights and opportunities from customer research and market analysis

Interaction Design - Working hand-in-hand with UI or Information Designers and Engineers

  • Define the user experience from a macro to micro level, starting with user / customer journey maps and storyboards through to sketching, wireframing and documenting specific interactions at the interface level
  • Rapidly prototyping design ideas at differing levels of fidelity as needed, from paper to clickable prototypes
  • Create and maintain relevant supporting documentation as needed
  • Collaborate with engineering teams – providing guidance through the build and QA process
  • Explain, justify and defend your design decisions with both the internal team and external clients

Background / technical skills

  • 6-8 years experience, ideally having worked in a variety of contexts (in-house, startup, agency)
  • Have a relevant design degree (interaction, product, graphic, or similar) or equivalent experience
  • Having a proven track record designing digital products and services across mobile, web, desktop and beyond
  • Experience working in lean \ agile environments but agnostic to approach
  • A portfolio that clearly demonstrates clear thinking and novel solutions that address business value as well as end-user needs.

Software requirements

  • Adobe CC Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, After Effects)
  • Sketch
  • Zeplin.io

Pluses

  • Some experience with data-visualization techniques
  • Some experience prototyping in code (JS)
  • Experience creating interactive prototypes with XD, Invision, or similar
  • Experience prototyping micro interactions with Framer, Flinto or similar
  • Experience with video and animation tools (AfterEffects, Premiere)

Interested? Send us an email at careers@signal-noise.co.uk