Give and solicit feedback from other designers in order to continually raise our bar for quality Partner with PMs, engineers, researchers and content strategists to oversee the user experience of a product from conception until launch (and then some). Requirements Strong portfolio featuring examples of interaction design work Ability to think at a high level about product strategy and vision (not just how it should look but what we should build) Proven ability to execute on visual and interaction details Excellent verbal and written communication skills - you should be able to clearly articulate your design decisions Some experience with front-end programming (you should be able to code up a simple web site and/or an application.) Bachelors degree or equivalent Share What Cooper interaction designers do For either interaction design role, you must be quick-witted and passionate about designing products the right way for the people who use them. This means you’re also good at: + Understanding the complex systems, processes, and relationships of people and products. + Creatively solving problems at all levels of detail: from the big picture to the nuts and bolts + Presenting your work before a room of curious and sometimes skeptical developers, interested and sometimes demanding marketers, and time-challenged and sometimes impatient executives. + Learning new things. You’re as interested in what worries
stakeholders as you are in understanding what delightssurgeons, commodities traders, teenagers, andpurchasing agents.+ Being decisive. You value feedback but don’t require it tomake a judgment call.+ Working collaboratively. We believe the exchange of ideasamong the members of small, nimble teams is the fastestroute to the best solutions.+ Empathizing. Our design method is built around satisfying theneeds and motivations of people. If you want to make thingsbetter, we want you.What Cooper visual designers doCooper visual designers are responsible for balancing usability withdesirability—using color, style, type, icons, information design, and visualhierarchy to clarify data, indicate relationships, hint at behavior, andcommunicate about brand. In collaboration with interaction designers, designcommunicators and other team members, they:+ Conduct research that gives clients insight into their brand.+ Create a visual language strategy that achieves brand and user goals.+ Iteratively reﬁ ne a visual system that supports the interaction that makespeople want to spend time with the product, and that engineers can build.+ Present visual design work and rationale, helping clients assess the workbased on the brand and persona goals rather than personal opinion.
Frog Visual DesignerResponsibilities:Participation in project ideation; graphics development; ability to take art direction andconstructive criticism; ability to manage and estimate personal time outlays for each project;working with producers and technologists to implement designs into technology frameworks.Visual Designers will work with the creative lead to integrate technology and clients businessrequirements into design strategies, balancing UI, marketing, and aesthetic interests.Qualifications:* Requires strong and flexible skills in visual design, interactive design, and awareness of client-side technologies.* Substantial understanding of user interface issues and information architecture is alsoimportant.* 2-4 years of professional design/new media experience.* Strong interpersonal skills* Solid understanding of practical benefits and limitations of Internet technologies (Shockwave,Flash, Java, DHTML, CGI, etc.).* Please include your online portfolio URL link. Job RequirementsInterested candidates should present a body of work that:* Demonstrates a passion for interactive content development* Exhibits stylistic breadth, attention to detail, and balances beauty, innovation and usability* Shows experience with diverse content* Proves their facility with page-based design (HTML) and screen-based interface design (Flash,etc.)* Special consideration will be given to candidates who have created projects that are software orapplication design related.* Fluent in EnglishInteraction Designer IInteraction Designers conduct product research, strategy, information architecture development,and interaction design to create products that bring a smile to the lips and a flutter to the heart;regardless of whether it’s a corporate website, software application, or consumer electronicsdevice. These design analysts are able to discover, understand, and communicate the businessrequirements of our clients, the emotional desires of their customers, and the context in whichthese two come together.Responsibilities:• Conduct user requirements analysis, task analysis, conceptual modeling, informationarchitecture design, interaction design, and usability testing
Youre not afraid to dig in and refactor other peoples code or declare that it must be destroyed for the greater good (or do so for your own). You can identify and address performance bottlenecks in a production environment. Above all, youre committed to building amazing user experiences.Bonuses: Knowledge and experience with Java or related frameworks. A GitHub, Quora or StackOverflow account that demonstrates what you love to do. Interest or experience in data collection and visualization. Interest and experience using Backbone.js.UI Designer at Success FactorsAbout the RoleAs a member of our User Experience team, you will push your creative, problem-solving andpeople skills to the fullest. You will contribute to the design of multiple products, working closelywith product managers, development leads and other designers. You will study end-users tounderstand their problems and return to them later to validate your solutions. You will explorecreative breakthrough design concepts and sculpt them into practical, real-world solutions. Youwill provide interaction specifications and support developers to make sure your work is built tospec. The position is located in San Mateo, CA.So what’s so great about designing at SuccessFactors? Ø We are committed to world-class user experience from the CEO on down Ø Our software improves the effectiveness and success of millions of people Ø We spend dedicated time on advanced innovation projects each week Ø A highly successful, fast-growing company with a "no a$$h01es" policy that really works Ø You will collaborate with a highly talented, fun and supportive team of design colleagues Ø Our standards are very high. We strive for not just pretty good design, but breakthrough solutions. Ø Whatever level you are at, we will challenge and grow your skills as a designerWhat you will do: Ø Study users to deeply understand their SSNiFs (stakeholders, situations, needs leading to the right features) Ø Create models that form the theoretical foundation for great solutions: workflow diagrams, flowcharts, storyboards, personas and other models Ø Establish a high level vision for the solution
Ø Collaborate closely with product managers, development leads and other designersØ Create low-fi sketches and wireframes to establish the rough directionØ Create interactive prototypes for user testingØ Test designs with end-usersØ Create precise, beautiful, hi-fi mock-upsØ Write thorough design specificationsØ Support engineering through the development phaseAbout your experience:Ø Exceptionally strong interaction design background. 5+ years of experience in user interface design for software applications (Web-based applications are relevant, but not Web sites)Ø Experience designing consumer or enterprise software, SaaS (on-demand), or transactional web sites (e-commerce, etc.)Ø Experience designing for mobile devices: iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, AndroidØ Experience and comfort researching users and conducting usability testingØ Technical experience including HTML/CSS coding and some programmingØ Your academic background doesnt really matter (you should have at least a bachelors of something)…Ø …but your online portfolio showing advanced interactive product design matters a lotRequired Skills:Ø Excellent conceptual and big-picture design skills including: user experience architecture, information architectureØ Natural ability to empathize with differing personasØ The ability to discern the essence of the problem, cut through complex problems and generate clean, obvious-in-retrospect solutionsØ Exceptionally strong interaction and information design skillsØ Comfort representing abstract concepts visually with workflows, wireflows, site maps, concept diagramsØ An eye for aesthetic design - including layout, typography, color, animationØ Strong familiarity with Web 2.0 design patterns and UI toolkitsØ Fluent in a range of design toolsØ Strong attention to detail. Capable of meeting the highest standards of quality in workmanship
Lead UI Designer, Kareo, Your roleTransforming concepts, wireframes and prototypes into designs for applications, websites and otherinteractive communications is the Lead UI Designer’s job to take.You’ll be working closely with a tight-knit team that includes a product team, a small marketing team, webdevelopers and software engineers. Based on your creative abilities and real-world experience, we’rebudgeting for a competitive salary, you’ll be entitled to benefits and lucrative stock options in a fastgrowing private company, and we’ll set you up with your work environment of choice whether that be Mac orPC.The Lead UI Designer will be in charge of delivering highly usable and engaging user interfaces for ourweb, desktop and mobile apps, and working closely with the product manager and interaction designer andmeasuring customer feedback.You’ll shape the overall UX of our online presence, working closely with the marketing team, reviewinganalytics, designing email newsletters and landing pages that will increase conversions, considering bestpractices for design, and administering A/B testing.This is a key hire for Kareo. We need an enthusiastic UI designer to help take our product tp the next level,so you must be able to manage the entire creative process. You’ll need strong UX design skills, expertiseinPhotoshop (or Fireworks), experience with designing interfaces not just for web, butfor desktop and mobilealso. Attention to detail and pixel perfection is a must. Experiencewith HTML and CSS is desirable.