Senior Interaction/UX Designer
Causata, Inc. is looking for a London-based Senior Interaction/UX Designer to join our venture-backed startup. You will help shape the direction of our web-based product that visualizes massive amounts of rich user data.
We know that a great user experience is at the heart of any successful product. As a Senior Interaction Designer we want you to be a driving force in gathering insight into our users’ needs, behaviors and intentions.
You’ll be translating this into innovative interface designs for state-of-the-art software that enables our users to explore and interact with huge amounts of data.
You’ll be part of a growing design team that works closely with a world-class team of software developers on our state-of-the-art web-based analytics software.
- Take part in requirements gathering and user research
- Define the user and interaction model
- Create a detailed user interface design for all our products
- Develop high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
- Create detailed specifications as needed
- Champion user needs and the overall user experience
- Define and run customer research, including ethnographic and usability activities
- Develop and curate pattern libraries for the product
- Solid academic background, Masters degree or equivalent experience, specializing in design, human-computer interaction, ergonomics, or cognitive psychology
- At least 5 years experience in application design, online interaction design or information architecture
- Outstanding conceptual design skills and familiarity with high-level deliverables (scenarios, personas, flow diagrams, etc.) as well as low-level interaction design best practice
- Experience with ethnographic and usability practices
- Knowledge of web-based technologies and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions
- Enthusiasm for IxD, UX, and IA with a broad knowledge of current practice
- Excellent leadership, communication and teamwork skills with the ability to work independently
- Contribute to the creation of our product roadmap
- Experience or interest in data visualization and statistical analysis tools would be highly beneficial
- Experience in data visualization and statistical analysis tools would be highly beneficial
- Experience designing mobile applications
- Visual design expertise