for my collection of IXD, UX job descriptions. all found here Deep Focus is a full-service, thought-leading interactive marketing agency and consultancy. We deliver the most innovative, creative, immersive, effective, and efficient interactive marketing solutions through the creation of experiences that bring consumers closer to brands and each other via technology, goodwill, conversation, and good karma. Our creative, media planning and buying, publicity, promotional, and communications services have won the industry's top awards - and our clients' hearts. We are looking for someone that is innovative and a great leader in addition to having a great portfolio.

RESPONSIBILITIES •    Work in conjunction with the team to develop the innovative and cutting-edge creative experiences and nontraditional campaigns that have built Deep Focus's award winning portfolio. •    Assume the role of the user advocate and champion. •    Translate concepts and rough ideas into fully-considered, comprehensive user experience designs that create emotional connection with users while being useful and/or entertaining. •    Apply state-of-the-art thinking and best practices in interaction design, human-computer interaction and information architecture to their designs, while evolving and furthering the interaction design craft. •    Codify user experience designs in appropriate documentation including site maps, wireframes, user flows and functional specifications, that is clear and concise, yet thorough and detailed. •    Rapidly evolve the user experience from concept to build-ready documentation while fostering consensus and clarity around team decisions. •    Partner with creative, account, production and technical disciplines to optimize the design in order to maximize effectiveness while minimizing production and development issues. •    Help build and evolve the agency's user experience practice.

QUALIFICATIONS •    5+ years experience at an interactive or design agency. •    Proven expertise in designing cutting edge user experiences with an emphasis on innovation. •    Strong conceptual/strategic thinking and strong analytical skills. •    Ability to steward a user experience design from beginning to end with tight and changing deadlines. •    Ability to synthesize dynamic conversations including numerous voices into a clear, actionable experience design. •    Experience working on user experiences across media, sites, social media and mobile platforms. •    Experience working on major (Fortune 100) brands. •    A strong portfolio that proves all of the above. This position reports directly to the Group Creative Director

from Deep Focus found 01.12.2010

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for my collection of IXD, UX job descriptions. all found hereThis one I love because they are looking for an individule and seem to understand you could come with any number of skills and experiences.  This would be a "Show'em what you got" description.

I do think they are looking for a graphic designer not a IXD but worth including.

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Hi there, we're Cru Digital. We're looking for a new senior interactive designer - we're hoping you may be it.

So how do you know if we're going to be a right match? Let's face it - it aint always easy to find the perfect job - and it certainly aint easy finding an awesome interactive designer.

For starters - you quietly know that you're awesome (or not so quietly). Admit it, you look at most other web design work and scoff. You can't believe how totally predictable, unintuitive and templated it is. You have thefwa.com bookmarked and if it's not already your default homepage you've at least definitely considered it a number of times... maybe Google has pipped it out... just.

You'll also love the sun. Brisbane's a sunny place - it's pretty much summer for 11 months of the year. You're excited about the idea of moving to a new city, with lots of sun, exciting projects and a young & social team. And we're excited that you're excited.

You're continuously looking for new trends and innovative ways to engage people online. You frequent design portals and are secretly jealous when other designers do something cool for another client... it really should have been your client after all.

OK - if you've made it this far along we might be on to something good. Rather than make a hefty list of demands can we just ask you to send through your online folio? That's right - we aint looking for print designers. Just the sweetest damn interactive designers on the planet. To make the most engaging digital work on the planet. Word.

ABOUT CRU

Most of it's on the website (http://www.crudigital.com.au) - but here's the Exec Summary:

We're a digital agency We're based in Brisbane, Australia We LOVE digital We live to make the most engaging digital work on the planet We work hard, we play harder We've won loads of International digital awards We love Friday afternoons Did I mention we also LOOOOOVE digital ABOUT BRISBANE / AUSTRALIA

Most of you have probably heard of Australians - sun loving, beach dwelling, beer loving descendants of convicts with Kangaroos in our backyard yada, yada, yada.

Many haven't heard of what we lovingly call "Bris-Vegas". Brisbane is the third largest city in Australia. It's the capital of Queensland - the sunshine state.Essentially it works like this:

The sun shines 364 days a year The people are friendly and easy going We're nice and close to lots of beaches and amusement parks =) Our office is in that trendy suburb that most cities have - you know the one that used to be dingy but all of a sudden became hip and cool We're nice and close to lots of eats and drinks and bars... lots of bars

from Cru Digital found 01.13.2010

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for my collection of IXD, UX job descriptions. all found here This one is odd to me. I've not heard this particular job title and the combination of development, UX and marketing skills seems like they actually have two positions they need to fill.

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Are you looking for a challenge to use your marketing and interactive skills?

If so, we're looking for you.

Currently, we're searching for an Interactive Architect (IA) to develop and deploy various interactive initiatives (database design, UI/UX, B2C projects) for our clients.

Reporting to the Director of Interactive Services, the Interactive Architect will function within a team environment and be responsible for providing status updates to all departments and stakeholders as needed. In addition, you'll:

- Use creative methods and skills; application architecture interactive marketing knowledge to solve client problems

- Work closely with development team members through all phases of client project (UI/UX, database design, application architecture etc.)

- Serve as mentor to junior level developers, other team members

- Ensure deadlines and goals are achieved

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The Interactive Architect (IA) will play a major role with development and deployment of interactive marketing initiatives for various clients. Under the direction of the Director Interactive Services, the IA will function within a team environment and be responsible for creating project artifacts (Sitemaps, Wireframes, and User Flow diagrams), mentoring the rest of the team in modern web development practices and technologies, and working closely with a creative group to develop hard-working campaigns for our clients.

MAJOR FUNCTIONS

Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Develop and deploy various interactive initiatives (database design, UI, B2C projects) Responsible for creating wireframes, sitemaps, and user flow diagrams Use creative methods/skills, web application architecture experience, and interactive marketing knowledge to solve client problems Work closely with development and creative team members through all phases of client projects (UI/UX design, software architecture, database design, etc.) Serve as mentor to junior level developers, other team members Interact with other managers, departments as needed Ensure deadlines and goals are achieved

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS REQUIREMENTS

Specific knowledge and skills include but are not limited to the following: Expert level web development experience with .NET 3x or an open source web technology, HTML/CSS and JavaScript Experience with web application architecture, user interactive design, and database design Strong communication, organizational skills Minimum five years web development/lead experience with B2C web initiatives, at least 2 years as senior developer Familiarity and experience with SEO implementation Experience setting and implementing web marketing strategy from a tech perspective Experience with web analytics (Google Analytics, Omniture Site Catalyst, etc) Experience with source control systems and deployment methodologies Bachelors degree in Information Systems, Computer Sciences, Marketing, or related field (experience will be considered in lieu of a Bachelor's Degree)

UNIQUE REQUIREMENTS

Previous agency experience, B2C marketing, and mobile development experience a plus Demonstrated research ethic Proficiency with mentoring and strategic decision making skills Hacker Group, a high charging, high demand work culture, offers a highly competitive compensation package (including benefits, matching 401K and employee discounts).

In addition, our downtown Seattle office located near the waterfront, offers one of the best settings.

Think you have what it takes?

from Hacker Group found 01.13.2010

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for my collection of IXD, UX job descriptions. all found here Do you view the people around you as a never-ending source of design inspiration? Know how to best craft a digital interface to invite audience participation? Fantasize about the possibilities of new technologies? Believe the best work is achieved through collaboration across disciplines? Understand how to design for multiple touch points across complex digital eco-systems?  Sweat the details, while keeping in mind that simplicity and usefulness are paramount?

If so, we want to hear from you.

At R/GA, Interaction Designers are integral to the creative process and have played pivotal roles in the conception and execution of groundbreaking experiences for some of the biggest brands in the world. (Think Nike, Nokia, L'Oreal Paris, Barnes & Noble, and Goldman Sachs.) We are looking for people who value digital as a means of deeper engagement between brands and consumers, not as a buzzword or an item to check off a list of "integrated" campaign elements. We are hungry for people who are hungry to create the next Nike+, a digital platform that shifted how brands engage with their consumers.

Qualifications: 5+ years professional experience:

*   Detailed knowledge of user experience Best Practices *    Ability to ask appropriate questions, communicate effectively, and persuasively convey design solutions to a broad range of stakeholders, product managers, engineers, customers, etc. *    Strong attention to detail and exceptional organization, logic, and analytical skills *    Ability to multi-task and prioritize tasks *    Comfortable working with tight deadlines *   Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills Ideally, you also have experience designing digital experiences that focus on one or more of the following areas:

*   E-commerce *   Social Media *   Mobile *   Retail Design

from R/GA found 12.062009

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for my collection of IXD, UX job descriptions. all found here Senior Interactive Designer - Contract XPLANE, The visual thinking company, is looking for you. In fact, we're always looking for talented contractors to join our extended team. Here's what we expect from you… You're a senior designer who has client-dazzling prowess and a jaw-dropping online portfolio full of big brands. You are masterful in working directly with clients; a great on-the-phone interviewer, an experienced live presenter, live drawer and a stellar brainstormer.* You have strong business acumen, think strategically and act instinctively, and you are adept at creating uniquely appropriate concepts then bringing them home on-budget and on-time. You are a nimble creative ninja experienced in designing for any medium and budget then leading teams to on-time delivery of client-elating results, and, you know the tools - Creative Suite, Office, iWork - for motion, interactive, audio, video and print. In return, XPLANE can offer you a chance to collaborate with the biggest and brightest of clients and to work shoulder-to-shoulder with XPLANE's world-class in-house talent to reveal boundless opportunities for success. But you shouldn't even consider calling us if you don't know some AS2, how to use CSS to do your bidding and can animate on all three axes, k?

This is an ongoing, regular contract position with the potential to turn into a permanent position down the road. You need to be flexible for now, but have a desire to turn this into a longer-term gig if all the wheels align. WE WILL CONSIDER ONLY CANDIDATES WHO PROVIDE SAMPLES OF PAST WORK - PDFs and/or web links preferred. Please email resumes to opportunities@xplane.com

Think you're the one? Check yourself against the qualifications: Great portfolio Strategic mind 3+ years interactive design experience Ability to manage multiple projects at a time Self-motivated Ready to define/lead the interactive design industry Strong communication skills

from  XPLANE found 09.17.2009

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for my collection of IXD, UX job descriptions. all found here

Experience Leads play a critical role at HUGE. They are the nerve center of our design process and take a hefty share of responsibility for the success of large-scale projects.  Experience Leads oversee an interdisciplinary team through research, strategy development, concepting, product definition, and design.

A successful Experience Lead at HUGE is an innovative designer, a decisive product owner, a confident manager, a helpful mentor, a team player, and a skilled client partner all rolled into one. In addition to project work, Experience Leads manage and mentor a small group of Interaction Designers who may or may not be assigned to their project.

Responsibilities: Collaborate with Project Managers and Engagement Directors to create project scopes, schedules, and road maps Plan for, delegate, oversee, and polish all UX project deliverables (such as strategic vision briefs, concepts, wireframes, site maps, content inventories, etc.) Create and present aforementioned deliverables when necessary Partner with other disciplines to ensure a stellar final product Champion principles of usability and user-centered design and know when it’s ok to violate those principles Work with research team to define correct research processes, and participate in user testing or fieldwork as needed Partner with Senior Clients to keep project momentum moving forward and to maintain a positive working relationship Collaborate with HUGE teammates and clients to ensure that the integrity of the experience is maintained through launch Contribute to our process and shared knowledge, and help to evolve the HUGE way of working over time. Represent User Experience in pitch work and business development

Requirements/Qualifications: 5+ years experience creating interfaces, large scale websites, or applications Desire to produce the best experiences in the industry hands-down Full understanding of how to apply the methodologies of interaction design and research to website and product development Successful track record leading interdisciplinary teams in creating killer products Tendency to lose sleep over how to remove the need for annoying "Cancel" buttons Experience managing, growing, and mentoring junior colleagues Proven client management skills Capacity to think holistically about a client’s business Engaging presentation style Solid writing and visual communication skills Familiarity with usability heuristics and relevant HCI literature Knowledge of InDesign or other tools for generating wireframes and behavior specifications Ability to play nicely with other intelligent and talented types The curiosity of a scientist and the passion of an artist Ability to inspire passion, dedication, and killer work from others Open to feedback and knows when to how and when to defend design choices Takes risks in design that lead to a perfect balance of innovation and usability Proactive, hands-on person who loves a challenge

from HUGE found 01.12.2010

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