Sr Interaction Designer - 25068BR - EN in Redmond, WA at Stryker Corporation

Date Posted: 4/10/2018

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GENERAL SUMMARY

The Interaction Designer is responsible for the definition, design, and documentation of all user-experience related aspects of the product user interface. The interaction designer’s principal role is that of advocate for the end user of our products. The designer will work closely with the industrial design, engineering, marketing, and clinical teams to generate creative solutions that enhance the user experience with our products. This includes conducting competitive analysis of other devices, user research and interviews, creating simulations, and designing product interface features. The designer will be responsible for documenting the interaction design and working with hardware and software engineering to implement and test the design. The designer will also work with outside design resources on projects, and will be responsible for coordinating their work with the internal project team.

MAJOR DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Defining interaction design requirements based on high level product requirements
  • Developing user interface design, including screen layout and navigation, user interface functionality, user notifications and alerts, keypad layouts and symbols, etc.
  • Participating in user research and contextual interviews
  • Competitive analysis of other devices
  • Creating user interface simulations
  • Appearance of screens, printer formats, buttons, and other aspects of visual design
  • Specifying sounds, tones and voice prompts that meet product and regulatory requirements
  • Documenting the user interface
  • Supporting design implementation by the engineering development teams
  • Directing outside consultants
  • Creating plans and schedules for interaction design activities
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Job Requirements

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Design, Interaction Design, or related discipline or equivalent experience
  • 5 years of related experience

PREFERRED/DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Knowledge of leading edge interface technologies such as displays, controls, etc.
  • Experience developing high technology products
  • Experience developing medical devices
  • Strong communication skills and proven effectiveness working on project teams
  • Ability to fluently express ideas using sketches, simulations, etc.
  • Experience in design research and user testing
  • Experience with graphic design tools such as Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash, etc.
  • Passion for developing user-centric designs

WORKING CONDITIONS:
  • Normal, fast paced office environment; requires significant use of computer keyboard, monitor, and mouse

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