Interaction Designer
Newcastle upon Tyne
21h ago

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Job Description

As an Interaction Designer, you will work collaboratively with other designers, product leaders, and engineers to make our vision of consumer-like ease for business applications a reality.

In your role you will create design compelling, effective user experiences throughout the planning and development life-cycle.

In this role you will partner with product management, contributing to the vision and priorities for how to revolutionize ease for Sage Intacct.

You will also support customer research and designs that will deliver on core parts of that strategy, pushing the boundaries of ease expectations for web-based productivity applications.

You will have the opportunity to be creative, try new approaches and learn quickly from regular releases to beta and live customers.

The position requires a laser-like customer focus, a data-driven approach, and the ability to thrive in a team-oriented, product-focused environment.

The ideal candidate will be driven by the challenge of solving unique UI / UX problems in a compressed time-frame while balancing the needs of the business and the constraints of the medium.

The role will require someone comfortable with some ambiguity and can thrive in rapidly evolving environments.

Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Design, Human Factors, Cognitive Psychology, Human Computer Interaction, or related fields, or equivalent combination of experience and education.
  • 3+ years’ experience as a user experience designer, interaction designer, or similar role, participating in the complete product development lifecycle of at least one successfully launched web and / or software applications.
  • Proficiency in a variety of design and prototyping tools such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, Marvel, etc.
  • Fluency in user-centered design best practices and trends across web and mobile platforms, as well as knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
  • Familiarity with the technical considerations and technologies needed when designing for web and mobile platforms.
  • Excellent communication, presentation and persuasion skills with cross-functional teams and stakeholders; experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs.
  • Strong bias for action; ability to juggle multiple priorities and deliver in a fast-paced, dynamic environment.
  • An online portfolio of sketches, wireframes, prototypes, hi-res comps, etc. that clearly expresses your ability to create successful user-centered design solutions.
  • Key Responsibilities

  • Create end-to-end user experiences for existing and new product offerings that simplify the user’s workflow.
  • Collaborate with product managers to create designs that meet the user and business requirements.
  • Effectively communicate conceptual ideas, design rationale and the specifics of user centered design process.
  • Quickly create and iterate on designs using conceptual diagrams, wireframes, and click-through prototypes. Deliver clear, detailed and pixel perfect final design specs.
  • Contribute and evolve design standards and guidelines to improve the overall user experience quality across web and mobile products.
  • Apply usability heuristics and knowledge of current design best practices to evaluate new and existing features and offer viable suggestions for improvements.
  • Work with visual design experts to drive brand and consistent, modern aesthetics across the product.
  • Apply proven and innovative customer research techniques to gain insight for solution development.
  • Work with engineers to implement designs, making detailed design decisions and trade-offs needed to deliver the final product.
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