Interaction Designer

  • location: Bothell, WA
  • type: Contract
  • salary: $35 - $40 per hour
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Interaction Designer

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Your Challenge

Help us to advance healthcare by creating innovative solutions for healthcare providers as well as their patients. In healthcare, there are many opportunities and challenges to improve the lives of patients by designing solutions for patients and the healthcare organizations that provide care to them.

We are looking for a passionate interaction/UX designer who can help explore and propose solutions to complex system design problems and design the best way to visualize data to make it meaningful and useful.

location: Bothell, Washington
job type: Contract
salary: $35 - 40 per hour
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Associates
As an interaction/UX designer you will be responsible for driving the development of product and service design ideas from early concepts to detailed design solutions. You will work as part of a global multidisciplinary team, following a user-centered design process to understand requirements, explore ideas, build and test prototypes and create detailed design specifications.

Specifically, you will collaborate with product leads and the senior leadership team to provide consultative guidance to a wide range of software solutions. You will also provide hands-on support to produce wireframes, workflows, prototypes and visual assets.

Experience: 3-5 years professional experience.

Your Skills

  • We are looking for an interaction designer with experience in both enterprise and consumer software with experience working within an agile development approach.
  • Through this experience, you've cracked the code on how to present and defend your design recommendations within a fast paced, technically-minded environment.
Communicating & influencing skills

You are open minded, believing that designers are not the only source of creativity as you embrace a multi-disciplinary process that is sensitive to user needs and human factors.

You are also happy to dive into the challenges that come with a company in transformation and want to help accelerate that positive change. You are transparent and collaborative and believe that teaming up is the best way to solve complex problems.

You use appropriate and effective communicating & influencing skills to build relationships with teams and key decision makers and achieve the best solutions.

o Communicate ideas clearly and persuasively at an individual and group level.

o Build relationships and appropriately influence relevant internal teams and direct business contacts to achieve short- and long-term goals.

o Excited to work with colleagues from a variety of backgrounds

o Ability to integrate within the development team and come up to speed quickly

Other "nice to haves"

o Experience designing responsive web apps

o Ability to "remodel the kitchen without needing to rebuild the entire house"

o Experience with or knowledge of Philips Focus Point and/or PIIC iX

skills: Functional design skills

You use appropriate and effective functional design skills to articulate simplicity through function, interaction and development - supporting business needs and increasing user satisfaction.

o Be a hands-on interaction design expert, shaping the concept and seeing it through to detailed design and implementation across a variety of devices and platforms.

o Effectively visualize complex data sets allowing users to identify meaningful, clinically-relevant, data-driven insights

o Create information architectures, application flows (flowcharts), functional designs for application screens (wireframes) as well as the design specifications.

o Apply and define (general) interface and interaction principles. Define and develop general usability principles.

o Act as a big picture thinker that has the perspective to see how your designs operate within a larger software ecosystem

Visual design skills

You use appropriate and effective visual design skills to articulate our brand values across products and through interaction & interface, supporting the business needs. And you are able to direct the team with clarity and accuracy in the use of visual language.

o Develop and use appropriate visualization skills (sketching, prototyping and specification) to define and communicate data design and interaction concepts.

o Create/implement effective and appropriate visual languages by understanding the meaning and effect of these on the brand, audience, market and culture.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

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