Kforce

Interaction Designer 1

3+ months agoSan Diego, CA

Responsibilities

Kforce has a client in search of an Interaction Designer 1 in San Diego, CA.Key objective:

  • Provide creative oxygen by empowering the design team to maximize its productivity; Manage its design requirements/initiatives and operational needs
Responsibilities:
  • Lead the Experience Design team in process and prioritization to align the delivery of high-quality design work to the most important product areas
  • Collaborate with and support Design team in delivering high quality designs; Act as a bridge between the Design team and the Development and Product Management teams, connecting all groups and making sure inter-dependencies are understood and planned for effectively
  • Identify team needs with regards to process, tools, documentation, asset management, etc.
  • Implement or drive required changes to make sure designers are working at optimum efficiency
  • Lead or collaborate with Design team leadership in key project decision-making, including: requirements gathering, scheduling, resource allocation, and coordination of teams and approval processes
  • Bring all the critical pieces together - strategy, business goals, design, execution, technology, and customer needs - to produce amazing experiences for multiple platforms
  • Establish project timelines and tasks and manage large offline projects through all phases of implementation
  • Own the product lifecycle from requirements gathering through production and release
  • Interface with internal business partners throughout various departments
  • Field incoming project requests and define projects for the Experience Design team


Skills

  • 5+ years of production/project management
  • Strong organizational and prioritization skills with the ability to analyze alternative solutions and prioritize quickly within tight deadlines
  • Exceptional attention to detail and ability to maintain information
  • Ability to multi-task under tight deadlines
  • Has strong sense of urgency
  • Can work independently and takes initiative to resolve questions
  • Experience with developing schedules and timelines for multiple projects
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to interact with all levels
  • Calm and even-tempered demeanor in all professional circumstances
  • Has ability to see the bigger picture
  • Team player who collaborates well with others
  • Energetic individual who strives to be a positive influence on peer group and cross-capability team
  • Experience with Smartsheet or similar project management tools, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook
  • Deep experience working with creative/design teams, understanding how to integrate process with creative minds
  • Experience with Agile development and methodologies
  • Thorough understanding of the creative development processes
  • Ability to understand complex programs, scope and prioritize projects, define schedules, and work independently
  • Know online and mobile technologies and their impact on the feasibility of design solutions
  • CSM/PMP a plus
Kforce is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Kforce is a professional staffing services firm offering Technology and Finance & Accounting jobs with top employers nationwide. We specialize in providing contract, contract-to-hire and direct placement opportunities, with over 50 years of experience in the staffing industry. Kforce offers many consultants comprehensive benefits depending on employment status, including medical, dental, 401(K), life insurance and disability. Our vision is to be "the firm most respected by those we serve."