Interaction Designer - Entry Level

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Posted Jun 5, 2012 - Requisition No. 33581

The Company

Bloomberg, the global business and financial information and news leader, gives influential decision makers a critical edge by connecting them to a dynamic network of information, people and ideas. The company's strength - delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology, quickly and accurately - is at the core of the Bloomberg Professional service, which provides real time financial information to more than 300,000 subscribers globally. Bloomberg's enterprise solutions build on the company's core strength, leveraging technology to allow customers to access, integrate, distribute and manage data and information across organizations more efficiently and effectively. Through Bloomberg Law, Bloomberg Government and Bloomberg New Energy Finance, the company provides data news and analytics to decision makers in industries beyond finance. And Bloomberg News, delivered through television, radio, mobile, the Internet and two magazines, Bloomberg Businessweek and Bloomberg Markets, covers the world with more than 2,300 news and multimedia professionals at 146 bureaus in 72 countries. Headquartered in New York, Bloomberg employs more than 13,000 people in 185 locations around the world.

The Role

Bloomberg's product and technology teams are committed to creating better human experiences with technology by transforming complex data, workflow processes, and end user requirements into functional and unique software product design concepts.

Bloomberg's User Experience Team is expanding and looking for a self-motivated Interaction Designer for our Dublin, Ireland office. Our Interaction Designers are multi-skilled innovators with extremely strong interaction design skills, user research and usability testing expertise, and an eye for aesthetics. We are looking for a multi-disciplinary team player who can quickly learn our organization's needs and culture and take responsibility for critical design decisions regarding complex interactive applications.

Interaction Designers at Bloomberg collaborate closely with product and technical managers, graphic designers, technical writers, programmers, and end users. The person in this role will plan, visualize, and deliver new products and major enhancements for business application and platform projects. This is a tremendous opportunity for a passionate self-starter looking to make a big impact!

The candidate should demonstrate creativity and a good design sense. They should embrace User-Centered Design (UCD) principles and be familiar with common UCD practices. We are looking for analytical thinkers with an aptitude for solving complex design problems. The ideal candidate should be an excellent design communicator.


  • Bachelors/Masters in a design-related domain, including Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design, Human Factors, or related field
  • Professional experience, including internships, in designing and prototyping for desktop and web-based applications.
  • Experience in designing platform-level tools would be a major plus
  • In-depth understanding of User-Centered Design principles and tools
  • Demonstrated fluency with wire framing and/or low-fi prototyping tool (e.g. Visio, OmniGraffle, etc.) and design tools (e.g. Photoshop, Illustrator, etc.)
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