General Description Samsung is looking for a UI/Interaction design professional with strong project management skills to initiate / coordinate advanced UX projects, and to manage the resolution of UX issues raised during the development process of the mobile application on our product lineup spanning low tiered feature phones, Android OS smart phones, tablets and wearables for Verizon Wireless and Sprint.
Our qualified candidate should understand customer interaction, user needs, workflows and research based design. They will contribute in the development of the mobile user experience design for Samsung mobile devices and conduct insightful, independent research and analysis on mobile usability. Utilization of advanced techniques and principles will be necessary for delivering intuitive customer user experience design improvement suggestions. The qualified candidate will conduct research on usage patterns and trends, as well as develop information architecture and wireframes of workflows for applications. They will ensure user interface development results meet market (consumer) demand as well as technical specifications and requirements. The candidate will create new application wireframes and/or improve existing applications with reasonable design alternatives. They will conduct small group usability studies and prepare analysis reports. Apply advanced knowledge of User Interface (UI) related software, architecture and usability engineering. Strong ability to communicate and collaborate with other related parties, including product design team, Research, Engineers, Marketing, and other business functions is critical for success. Should be able to plan/propose/conduct a project and derive analytic results and successfully present the findings in effective ways.
Necessary Skills / Attributes
• 2-4 years of industry experience on the design of the interface/interaction of mobile phone or equivalent mobile media devices. • Bachelor’s Degree or higher in Human Factors, Human Computer Interactions, Interaction Design, Usability Engineering, CS, Psychology, IT a plus. • Graphic design, Visual Communication design, Interaction Design, Multimedia design • Strong analysis skills for reviewing system or UI requirements • Proven experience creating flow wireframes UI of each step in the process to create logical, user friendly applications • Able to effectively communicate design concepts and provide rationale for design decisions • Management of issues and ability to resolve incongruities • Highly motivated in mobile application design and heavy user of mobile applications. • Experienced in preparing professional presentation materials. • Understanding of UI related software architecture. • Working knowledge and skills in Usability Engineering. • Must be highly skilled in using office wares – MS PowerPoint, Excel, Word • Must demonstrate creative innovative approach to design. • Knowledge in using relevant design tools: Photoshop, Illustrator, Visio preferred. • Strong time management skills with ability to meet tight deadlines. • Effective verbal communication and listening skills. • Demonstration or portfolio of wireframes/workflows of user interface/interaction design required.