Senior Interaction Designer

Lead interaction design for projects, including gathering requirements and mapping the requirements into online product solutions, including page flows and page designs. Create logical and easy-to-use navigation, page layout, and interaction design across multiple applications. Create design concepts and interactive high-fidelity wireframes. Create content inventories and blueprints. Document user experience requirements. Perform competitive analyses. Contribute to ongoing process improvement, including best practices and standards.
Key Responsibilities

  • For individual projects, lead information architecture and interaction design work, including gathering requirements and mapping the requirements into page flows and wireframes
  • Create and update page layout, page flow, site architecture, interaction design, and logic for application pages
  • Work with User Experience, Product, and business stakeholders on project requirements, along with the overall strategic direction and vision of the applications
  • Create design solutions that integrate business, product, and User Experience requirements
  • For some projects, act as the User Experience Project Lead, manage the project schedule and approvals for the User Experience team deliverables
  • Prepare all interaction design documents and write guidelines
  • Provide input and support for user research and usability test plans
  • Assist with summarizing and presenting user research findings
  • Apply results of research to designs
  • Work with members of the User Experience and Technology groups to develop leading-edge interactivity and functionality that can also be efficiently implemented
  • Ensure that user requirements are carefully balanced relative to the technical constraints and business requirements
  • Create solutions designed to scale and grow over time, as the functionality and content matures and as user requirements evolve
  • Provide input and support for User Experience team members pertaining to architecture, navigation, and interaction design
  • Write guidelines and document design decisions
  • Create page templates, IDs, and names
  • Contribute to the development of style and user interface guides
  • Contribute to the development of best practice standards, deliverable templates, and process improvements

Required Qualifications

  • A minimum of 5 years performing interaction design and information architecture for large-scale, corporate web sites and web applications, with an emphasis on functional design and content integration (navigational elements, images, and text)
  • A minimum of 2 years of B-to-B experience desired
  • Evidence of successful interaction design, including navigation, templates, and design patterns for complex applications
  • Proficiency in Axure and other tools for creating page flows and wireframes
  • Proficiency in Sketch, Photoshop and other graphic design tools
  • Strong working knowledge of Internet technologies
  • Excellent interaction design and visual composition skills
  • Familiarity with the limits and constraints of design for the web and across different browsers
  • Ability to integrate the requirements of different teams and business units and ability to negotiate to create a unified user experience
  • Experience with project management, including setting schedules and delivering to those schedules
  • BA/BS in Human-Computer Interaction, Design, Human Factors, or equivalent experience
  • Ability to provide direction, leadership and collaboration in the creative process from conception to final production
  • Extreme attention to detail and commitment to high-quality production standards
  • Must be proactive and innovative
  • Must be able to work in a team environment with an iterative design process
  • Must also provide links to portfolio or sample work history

Desired Characteristics 

  • Work experience in the online advertising tech industry
  • Experience in graphic design, interactive design, and/or video tutorials
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Ability to rapidly learn and understand new systems
  • Self-starter with the ability to independently identify and act on areas of improvement

Company at a Glance

OpenX exists to help publishers grow their businesses by monetizing great content. We do this by creating highly efficient, high quality programmatic advertising marketplaces that deliver optimal value to all buyers and sellers of digital advertising.

Today, OpenX operates one of the largest, most efficient and highest quality programmatic markets in the world. Our unified system also encompasses a complete supply side platform that optimizes revenue across network and real-time bidding (RTB) demand, and a comprehensive ad server.

At OpenX we have built a team that is uniquely experienced in designing and operating high-scale programmatic ad marketplaces. We are constantly looking for thoughtful, creative executors who are as fascinated as we are about finding new ways to apply a blend of market design, technical innovation, operational excellence, and empathetic partner service to the frontiers of digital advertising.

OpenX Values

We are one

Our customers define us

OpenX is mine

We are an open book

We evolve fast

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