Interaction Designer - Experienced Hire
New York, NY
Posted Nov 1, 2012 - Requisition No. 34933
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 is looking for a senior Interaction Design professional experienced in the design of complex software products and business systems. This is a unique opportunity to influence one of the most ubiquitous and influential software products in the marketplace. Although this is not a management role, this position will directly report into Bloomberg's CTO Office.
This is a position for the serious designer who thrives on being "in the trenches" responsible for designing and maintaining a collaborative environment across the Bloomberg Product Management and Technology groups. This role will ensure effective involvement of end users in early product definition, rapid evolution of design concepts and the formal evaluation and usability testing of proposed designs.
The ideal candidate must possess extensive experience involving transactional interfaces. Ability to meet aggressive deadlines is a must. Knowledge of the software development lifecycle and its varying methodologies is necessary for success. Experience on institutional finance projects involving transactional interfaces is a huge plus.
** Please include a link to your online portfolio in your resume. Your application will not be considered without a portfolio.
- Undergraduate or Graduate degree in Graphic Design, Interaction Design, Product Design, Interactive or Multimedia Design, or related field
- 5+ years of interaction design experience in: Transactional application design, Usability Expertise, Product development, User research, Information architecture, Aesthetic design, Data visualization, Business process and workflow modeling, Usability analysis
- 5+ years of experience in software product design and development
- 5+ years of experience in project management
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