Interaction Designer

Temporary Assignment | 18 Months | San Francisco, CA | Onsite

San Francisco corporation looking to add a candidate to their team for a 18 month engagement, 40 hours per week onsite. The ideal candidate will be passionate about User Centered Design and have a deep knowledge of user-centered design activities including: site strategy, wireframes or visual mockups, site layouts, task flows, templates and prototypes using iRise.

Responsibilities

The hired candidate will work closely with Designers, Content Strategists, Producers and Researchers for online and mobile banking, financial education, product information, tools and applications. They will be working on large projects and ongoing maintenance and be able to lead a series of projects. Other responsibilities include:
- Develop site structures, navigation structures, sitemaps, user flows, and work on the creation of the visual design
- Design, develop, test and refine prototypes
- Analyze internal and external sites
- Be a key player in the strategic design process of projects

Requirements

- Bachelors degree in HCI or equivalent experience with information architecture as well as interaction design and information design
- 5+ years of experience with interactive product design, design planning and/or strategic consulting on large e-commerce sites (specifically for Fortune 500 companies)
- Must have experience and samples to share for Responsive Design, mobile work, etc.
- Knowledge of applying user research to inform design decisions
- Experience doing wireframing and prototypes
- Understand HTML, XML, CSS, JavaScript, Webkit and CMS systems
- Expertise in iRise (or other simulation packages), Visio/OmniGraffle and Photoshop/ Fireworks

Additional Information

Preferred qualifications include:
- Background in the financial industry
- Certification using iRise
- Knowledge of Accessibility methods and standards, WCAG, or section 508 compliance guidelines
- Advance degree in HCI, human factors, interaction design, communications, information sciences in visual / graphic arts or comparable experience

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Job Details

Job Type: Interactive Designer

Industry: Financial

COC Office: San Francisco

Job Number: SAN010577

For More Information

Contact:

Pamela Franklin
(314) 863-7223
pamela@creativesoncall.com

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Desired Skills

Graphic Design & Production:
– Omnigraffle
– Photoshop
Programming & Web Development:
– HTML5
– Javascript
– XHTML
– XML