Sr. User Interface Designer

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Date: Sep 13, 2004 - 09:39 PM
Location: Mountain View, CA

Position Sr. UI Designer
Req #: 52168

Duration: Full Time

Job Description:
Intuit is looking for a talented, motivated Senior User Interface
Designer to help shape the User Interface for Quicken and

This designer will work with product management and the product
development team to design and build innovative, industry-leading
interface designs. They will work with Usability specialists and other
team members to research and analyze target audience for products and
develop creative design solutions. This designer will drive the
interaction design process from product/feature conceptualization
through implementation and usability review.

The ideal candidate will be passionate about the end-user experience,
the technology behind Quicken and, and will be able to
work on both simple and challenging design problems.

* Driving interaction designs from conceptualization through
prototyping to implementation.
* Developing high level, and/or detailed storyboards, mockups and
prototypes to effectively communicate designs and validate usability
* Assist product management in authoring functional user requirements
documents for the interfaces.
* Develop product conceptual models from functional specifications,
marketing requirements, and various types of user analysis.
* Conceive, set, and implement user interface guidelines and standards.
* Help drive the user-centered design process.
* Prioritize design tasks and deliver projects on time.

Candidates should be able to:
* Apply market research, usability data, software technology and human
factors to UI design processes and solutions.
* Work comfortably in a multi-discipline team to deliver designs that
meet customer needs, product goals, and schedules.
* Participate in design review sessions with project team members.

* Strong communication skills.
* In depth knowledge of User Interface Design principals, Human
Factors, User Centered Design Processes, Interaction Design
guidelines, Usability Methodologies, industry standards and trends,
platform standards, and software development process.
* Proficiency with various design tools (Adobe PhotoShop and
Illustrator, web prototyping/design
* Bachelor's degree in Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Industrial
Design, or related field, or equivalent experience.
* 5-7 years of direct UI design experience.
* Demonstrated experience in designing usable interfaces for large,
complex systems.
* Able to work on multiple projects.
* Graphic design skills including screen layout, icon development and
other visual design elements a plus.

This designer should be an innovative, creative problem solver with an
eye for detail and accuracy. They must possess portfolio of original
user interface design work.

Contact Information:
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