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2164 Interactive Designer

Location: Beaverton, OR

Description:
Our client is one of the industry leaders in the Electronic Freight Matching Business. Your experience as an Interactive Designer will be directly helping goods and products get transported all over the nation and beyond. This company truly values its employees, and believes in strong work-life balance. Further, you would be working with a bunch of very sharp people who are empowered by management. Also, they have a beautiful new office specifically designed to be Agile/Scrum and collaboration-friendly.  If this is the kind of position and company you’d be interested in - please send your resume to careers@itmotives.com. We value diversity in the workplace and encourage women, minorities, and veterans to apply. Thank you.

Job Type: FTE

Additional Information:
The Role:
The Product Development and Technology team is responsible for delivering customer solutions on multiple platforms that are responsive, scalable, and of the highest quality. We use the Agile development process, and value employees who foster collaboration between team members.  
The lxD will work as part of a team that will translate business needs and requirements into great products and services for our customers. This is an opportunity to work across mobile and web-based products for our extensive professional offerings. This individual must have excellent communication skills and the ability to successfully interact with fellow designers, product managers, software developers and project managers on a daily basis. This position is responsible for user interaction design, wire framing, and understanding user needs and expectations in order to translate them into excellent designs for browser-based and native Android and iOS applications.

Primary Responsibilities
- Serve as an advocate for the end-user
- Promote consistency across products
- Create and design engaging, usable and effective interaction design solutions Create alternative concepts that fulfill product requirements, articulate the merits of each concept and make recommendations
- Create and communicate complex interactions via a variety of deliverables such as wireframes, user task flows, or prototypes
- Work with team members to validate their designs and suggest solutions
- Quickly and effectively communicate your design ideas and rationales
- Collaborate in an interdisciplinary team to optimize for customer needs, business constraints and technological realities
- Documenting design decisions and interaction guidelines
- Work with a diverse team to cultivate ideas and positively influence design direction

Required Skills and Qualifications
- Qualified candidates will have a demonstrable portfolio across web, Android and iOS platforms, a good understanding of principles of responsive design, and an interest in understanding end­ user needs
- Minimum BA/BS degree in Human Computer Interaction or Factors and/or an Interaction Design related field, or equivalent experience
- Demonstrate deep knowledge of state of the art user research, user workflow and task modeling, web application design, mobile interaction design, information architecture design, conceptual design, design guidelines and heuristics, and ability to evaluate design
- Familiarity with mobile technologies and interaction modes and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions
- Experience with applying user-centered design processes while working collaboratively with customers, along with cross-functional teams including engineering, product management, and user
- Effective communicator, presenter and negotiator
- Proficient in design and rapid prototyping tools like Axure, Omnigraffle, Visio, InDesign, lllustrator, Photoshop, Sketch
- Experience in leading design efforts in a team or consultancy
- Familiar with process methodologies including Agile and Scrum
- Ability to work in a highly collaborative environment
- Well organized with strong detail
- Outstanding interpersonal and written communication
- Very high productivity and effective time management
- A passion for high quality results
- Deep commitment to ongoing professional development and learning
- To be considered be sure to include a link to your online portfolio so we may view samples of your work.

Experience in the Following a Plus
- Familiarity with web technologies and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions
- Familiarity with application design for mobile platforms on iOS and Android
- General knowledge in server-side technologies, including: CSS, HTML, JSP, jQuery