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User Interactive Designer

Location: 

Long Beach, CA, US

Requisition ID:  2913
Company:  Epson America, Inc

As our internal Interaction Designer (IxD) you will be filling the role of a behavioral scientist in a design environment. Your primary mission will be to understand our business needs and product requirements and transform that understanding into user-focused and intuitive products, device interfaces, and platforms for mobile, desktop and web. 

Responsibilities

Since you will be working closely with our product managers, marketers, designers, strategists, analysts and other key stakeholders, you must be a team player. Your tasks will include the creation of experience maps, user scenarios, mockups and flows.

Other tasks will include:

  • Gathering and evaluating user requirements, in collaboration with product managers and engineers
  • Illustrating design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Designing graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets
  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields
  • Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables)
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images
  • Creating rapid prototypes to validate design concepts with stakeholders and customers.
  • Validating ideas and designs using qualitative testing, split A/B tests and product performance.
  • Collaborating and communicating professionally with clients and internal teams.
  • Designing user-experiences from low-fidelity sketches to clickable web based prototypes and hi-fidelity pixel perfect mockups.
  • Measuring recently released product features to establish benchmarks and to identify potential areas of improvement.
  • Staying abreast of UX trends and looking for creative ideas and inspiration in parallel analogous worlds.
  • Developing interactive reporting dashboards and different types of visualizations.
  • Highly detailed communication of design principles + direction, as well as design specifications to engineers

 

 

Requirements

  • A minimum of five years of UX or interaction design experience
  • Experience with products that include both hardware device and accompanying software
  • Experience with innovation processes, including product discovery, Agile iteration during development, product/process measurement and optimization in production
  • Experience with mobile apps, desktop software, web applications, voice UI, device screen and physical interfaces
  • Experience with responsive Webdesign and frameworks that incorporate strong grid principles, such as Bootstrap.
  • Proven well-designed examples of responsive grid-based layouts. Strong work portfolio that demonstrates systematic and creative design thinking as well as a deep understanding of UI/UX best practices.
  • Strong ability to recognize and predict use cases and user interaction, including happy path as well as edge and corner cases, and incorporate them into designs.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (the ability to effectively sell an idea).
  • Deep understanding of information design / architecture, gestalt principles, and user psychology.
  • Ability to manage time wisely across projects and competing priorities, meet agreed upon deadlines, and be accountable for work.
  • Proficiency in graphic design, motion graphics, digital art, a sensitivity to typography, color, layout, and a general awareness of materials/textures.
  • Experience in working with a cross-functional team or large-scale software development lifecycle, including waterfall and agile methodologies.
  • Portfolio of design projects
  • Knowledge of wireframe tools (e.g. Wireframe.cc and InVision)
  • Up-to-date knowledge of design software like Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Team spirit; strong communication skills to collaborate with various stakeholders
  • Good time-management skills
  • BSc in Interaction Design, User Experience Design, or similar field

Epson America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/ Affirmative Action Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability and protected veteran status, as well as any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.


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