Interaction Designer - WFH during Covid-19

Starts Mid April
Duration 40 hours/week, 3 months
Status Freelance to full-time
Rate DOE, starting at $39/hour
Our client, a global financial services company, is looking to hire a methodical Interaction Designer for 3 months of freelance with the intent to convert to full-time, remote to start but ideally eventually onsite in NY/NJ.

The hiring manager and their Design Leads need to see portfolios with real world examples that show experience taking large amounts of data and converting it into a better customer facing experience. What was the problem? How was it reconfigured? They are mainly concerned with the story of it and the process vs. just the final screen.

The role is a bit of an Information Architect / Interaction Designer hybrid - a collaborative, librarian mind is ideal.

Sometimes working in design/UX in a financial environment can feel like death by 1,000 cuts but this work won't be that way! The digital projects this Interaction Designer will work on are all internal facing and have significant spotlights on them within the company and buy-in from leadership so it's a healthy challenge with alluring complexity.

Interaction Designer Details:
• Help define the goals, business requirements and constraints for projects
• Collaborate to convert research insights into actionable concepts
• Work with complex systems and large volumes of data/content from Excel, convert to simplified models
• Refine concepts into meaningful narratives that speak to business opportunities, technical feasibility
• Identify interaction patterns
• Collaborate with content strategists, visual designers and developers
• Help translate business requirements into user stories
• Conduct secondary research, including trend benchmarking and competitor analysis
• Create frameworks such as customer journeys, ecosystem maps based on inputs from research
• Design wireframes, user flow diagrams and application maps
• Help create and test interactive prototypes
• Document interaction guidelines
• Support the definition of roadmaps in collaboration with strategy and technology teams

A few years of Interaction Design experience is required.

This is freelance to full-time Interaction Designer opportunity that will start out remote but eventually be onsite in NY/NJ (easily commutable by public transportation).

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: cc195@jobalert.creativecircle.com


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