User Interaction Designer

Written by CK-12 Foundation on August 19, 2011
Location: Palo Alto

Areas of responsibility:

  • Lead efforts to define detailed user interface requirements (business, functional, and end-user) for CK-12 next generation educational and learning tools.
  • Drive creation of conceptual models, user requirements, and usability objectives aligned with user centered design goals and tasks.
  • Produce designs to ensure user interface requirements are captured.
  • Develop UI prototypes for usability testing.
  • Conduct IA/UI/UE design reviews.
  • Work with a cross functional team on every stage of design and development from concept to completion.

Qualifications:
Education: Degree/Major: BA/MA, BS/MS
Experience: 5+ years of software UI design experience with related usability knowledge.

  • Be Creative, Innovative, and experimental
  • User-Centered Design – Create solutions from observations to sketches to wireframes to interactive prototypes.
  • Information Architecture/User Interface/Experience Design – Author conceptual models, interaction flow diagrams, navigational maps, wireframes, and mockups.
  • Usability Testing – Support testing of the interaction designs and prototypes; analyze the results to incorporate field data into iterations.
  • Proven effectiveness working within cross-functional team including user researcher and visual designer.
  • Commitment to product quality and the building an exception end-user experience.

All candidates must send an online portfolio or work samples. This is a fulltime position.

If interested, please send resume and cover letter to jobs@ck12.org with subject line “User Interaction Designer”.