Senior Interaction Designer

New York, United States Full-time

We are looking for a Senior Interaction Designer to join Barbarian.

Here, our Senior Interaction Designers are responsible for defining and documenting the user experience for web sites and applications across all digital platforms. They 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.

They work in a highly collaborative environment with other Interaction Designers, as well as Strategy, Creative and Technology.  Our Interaction Designers are passionate about user-centered design and optimize design solutions from project strategy through execution!

Required skills and attributes:

  • Knowledge: Understanding of user motivations and behavior, design, digital culture and trends. Should eat, live, and breathe digital and new technologies
  • Craft: Experience creating interaction design deliverables including but not limited to wireframes, site maps, interaction prototypes, personas, competitive audits and user journeys. Have the ability to ideate through sketching. Must serve as the user’s advocate and push for simple, innovative and usable design solutions
  • Collaboration: Thrives working with a multi-disciplinary team from concept to fruition to promote an exchange of ideas and develop world-class executions
  • Communication: Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design solutions to both internal teams and clients

What you need:

  • 5+ years of UX, UI, or IxD design experience
  • 1+ years of agency experience
  • Strong knowledge and demonstration of user interface design principles, processes and methodology
  • Excellent project and people management skills. Must be able to function as a project leader as well as an individual contributor
  • Proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as AdobeCC, Sketch, InVision, Pixate, and Framer
  • Knowledge of capabilities and limitations of Web technologies such as HTML, JavaScript and CSS
  • Ability to develop simple and elegant design approaches to complex design problems
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication skills, and analytical skills
  • Must be organized and able to switch between different projects in a fast-paced environment
  • A passion for technology and making
  • Strong presentation and client-facing skills
  • Confident in vocalizing point of view
  • Content Strategy experience, a plus