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Interaction Designer, Senior Associate-Various Locations

Location:  Atlanta
Other locations:  Anywhere in Region
Salary: Competitive
Date:  Sep 21, 2022

Job description

Requisition ID:  1138161

At EY, you’ll have the chance to build a career as unique as you are, with the global scale, support, inclusive culture and technology to become the best version of you. And we’re counting on your unique voice and perspective to help EY become even better, too. Join us and build an exceptional experience for yourself, and a better working world for all.

 

Interaction Designer, Senior Associate-Various Locations (Philadelphia, Atlanta, Austin, Dallas, Houston, Detroit, Portland, Phoenix, New York)             

As a member of our US EY Creative Services team you’ll be joining a high performing in-house creative agency with a digital-first focus and a culture that is agile and inspires you to be your best self every day. This is a place where you’ll be part of a highly collaborative team combining your energy, vision, creative ideas and passion for continuous learning in a flexible, virtual, diverse work environment. You’ll be working across multiple industries developing innovative solutions that help drive our clients’ business in a world that never stands still.

 

The opportunity

As an interaction designer, you’ll be a strong communicator and conceptual thinker with a proven ability to visually and verbally present digital interactive solutions necessary for the enhancement of the end-user experience. You’ll focus on user experience, digital content representation and visual aesthetic while designing interactive digital products, environments, systems and services. You’ll consult with internal clients and collaborate with designers and developers to transform complex ideas to user-friendly and easy-to-use interactive products. You’ll apply information architecture that focuses on the organization and flow of information within digital interactive products.

 

You’ll be part of an expansive and talented team working independently and collaboratively. You’ll be empowered to learn and grow together with other creative minds. Your contributions and ideas will be valued and heard, and you’ll have opportunities to innovate and take part in efforts that advance our creative team.

 

Your key responsibilities

You can expect to conduct design consultations to determine client goals and define product interactions. You’ll create pitch decks, wireframes and storyboards that illustrate key product interactions, rapid prototypes to validate design concepts, GUI (graphic user interface) and simplify designs while integrating a mix of interaction and visual experience into the digital product.

 

You’ll design user experiences from low-fidelity sketches to high-fidelity pixel-perfect mockups and develop user experience concepts including usage scenarios, journey maps and personas analysis. You’ll compile end-user, business and technical requirements to create product information architecture and conduct product testing to identify problems and areas for improvement within the customer experience.

 

Skills and attributes for success

  • Ability to understand the internal client’s vision through active listening, advanced communication and diplomacy with business partners, project owners, managers and internal team members
  • Sound business acumen to adapt while working alongside client-serving professionals
  • Ability to initiate and successfully engage in creative ideation sessions and design sprints
  • Excel at managing multiple projects, prioritizing milestones and influencing clients and design colleagues to deliver desirable solutions within time frame and budget
  • Ability to leverage brand guidelines to develop a range of creative initiatives while utilizing various procedures and processes

 

To qualify for the role, you must have

  • Bachelor's degree in Interactive Media Design, Web Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, User Experience, Interaction Design or related discipline
  • Five-plus years of related design and technical experience
  • Proven work experience in interaction design including UX/UI
  • Creative digital portfolio demonstrating strong conceptual thinking and design skills
  • Proven ability in graphic design inclusive of drawing and sketching, color theory, use of texture, typography, visual presentation development and layout
  • Strong ability to design with accessibility in mind (ADA and Section 508 compliance)
  • Strong ability to recognize and predict use cases and user interaction, including MVPs (minimal viable products) or happy path, and incorporate them into designs
  • Proficiency in graphic design, motion graphics, digital art with a sensitivity to typography, color, layout, and a general awareness of materials/textures
  • Experience with responsive web design and frameworks that incorporate strong grid principles such as Bootstrap
  • Proficient in troubleshooting, debugging and testing for quality and reliability of deliverables
  • Proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (including Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator, Animate, Dreamweaver) and prototyping software (such as Adobe XD, InVision or Sketch)
  • Knowledge of Modern SharePoint Framework and integration of O365
  • Proficient in content management systems (such as AEM, Four Winds Interactive, WordPress) and how to apply live data streams or content from different sources to applications
  • Proficient in the creation and application of interactive designs into the user experience (such as AR/VR, 3D asset creation, animation, data visualization)
  • Proficient in HTML5, CSS3 with understanding of ASP.NET, JavaScript, XML
  • Knowledge of JavaScript frameworks such as Angular, React or Vue


Ideally, you’ll also have

  • Experience successfully mentoring peers in developing technical and creative skills including critiquing projects and providing constructive feedback in a virtual environment
  • Versatile and flexible communication skills, active listening and diplomacy with business partners, project owners, managers and team members
  • Excellent customer service, communication, interpersonal and teaming skills
  • Experience working in a fast-paced matrixed agency or in-house team environment developing a range of creative initiatives

 

What we look for

Engaging communicators with executive presence and the ability to influence clients and colleagues to bring their creative vision to life. We welcome creative minds who thrive on continuous learning and have a passion for innovation.

What we offer

 

We offer a competitive compensation package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to our business. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

 

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.
  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.
  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.
  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

 

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

 

The exceptional EY experience. It’s yours to build.

 

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Nearest Major Market: Atlanta

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