Frog - Senior Interaction Designer, Milan
Global product strategy and design firm frog is looking for a Senior Interaction Designer for their office in Milan. This is a great opportunity for those "where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point".
Frog is one of the world's leading strategic-creative consulting firms. Frog works with businesses to drive innovation, identify opportunities, and design meaningful products and experiences that grow brands and delight customers. Some of their latest works include Myris, an iris identity authenticator designed for Eyelock; Backpack PLUS, a comprehensive toolkit to empower community health workers in partnership with UNICEF, MDG Health Alliance e Save The Children; NeatConnect, a wireless scanner that allows for document-scanning flexibility, speaks to cloud services, and organizes data.
About the position
The Contribution: Senior Interaction Designers lead product research, strategy, information architecture development, and interaction design to create products that bring a smile to the lips and a flutter to the heart; regardless of whether it’s a corporate Website, software application, or consumer electronics device. Senior Interaction Designers are able to discover, understand, and communicate the business requirements of our clients, the emotional desires of their customers, and the context in which these two come together.
Responsibilities: Plan, prioritize, coordinate, and conduct user requirements analysis, task analysis, conceptual modeling, information architecture design, interaction design, and usability testing. Design and specify user interfaces and information architecture using participatory and iterative design techniques, including observational studies, customer interviews, usability testing, and other forms of requirements discovery. Produce user requirements specifications, personas, storyboards, scenarios, flowcharts, design prototypes, and design specifications. Effectively communicate research findings, conceptual ideas, detailed design, and design rationale both verbally and visually. Manage the design process, drive decisions, track issues, and assist in estimating resource needs and schedules. Work closely with development teams to ensure that design specifications are implemented. Participate as a contributor to an interdisciplinary team that includes other designers, project management, business and brand strategists, and hardware and software developers.
Success: Success in this role means success in delivering results through team work and a relentless focus on what’s best for frog. Success means continually holding oneself to the highest of professional and ethical standards and demanding the same of co-workers. Success is walking into frog every work day with an unwavering belief that you can and do influence affairs for the better and that in turn you will stand to reap the rewards both financially and professionally that your contribution merits.
You Are: Someone who wants to influence your own development. You’re looking for a company where you have the opportunity to pursue your interests across functions and geographies, and where a job title is not considered the final definition of who you are, but the starting point. You bring to the organization the following competencies; At least six years of user interface design experience, designing for products. Strong knowledge of user interface design processes and methodology, particularly as applied to Web-based applications and consumer electronics. Evidenced project and people management skills. Must be able to function as a project leader as well as an individual contributor. Previous experience in directly client-facing settings, in both pre-sales/pitch environments and throughout program execution. Proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as PhotoShop, Illustrator, Axure, Balsamiq, etc. Knowledge of capabilities and limitations of Web technologies. Excellent communication and organization skills. Masters degree in Human-Computer Interaction or a related design or behavioral science discipline. A passion for creating products that resonate emotionally with people.
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