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Senior Interaction/ Visual Design Engineer
Location - San Jose, California
About Cisco Quad:
Cisco Systems, Inc. (NASDQ: CSCO) is the worldwide leader in networking. Cisco Quad is the next-generation enterprise collaboration platform that enables you to be more productive, engaged, and knowledgeable by seamlessly connecting with people, communities, and information. With an interoperable and scalable architecture, Cisco Quad is a natural extension of Cisco’s rich collaboration product portfolio.
Cisco is looking for a Senior Interaction Designer to join the Cisco Quad User Experience Team. You will be part of a newly forming team that is developing usable, useful, and compelling social networking and collaboration products. In this position you will be working within an agile software development environment with user researchers, visual designers, product managers, and engineers.
Innovate compelling new experiences that make collaborative work fun and productive
Work with user researchers to design, observe, and analyze field studies
Generate user personas and scenarios to document user needs and behavior
Conduct heuristic evaluations on existing products
Create and communicate conceptual designs to drive product direction
Define the user interaction model and workflows for key tasks
Work with visual designers to refine the interactive experience and produce designs consistent with Cisco’s brand
Develop prototypes ranging from paper-and-pencil concepts to wireframes or interactive prototypes
Work with usability engineers to design, observe, and analyze usability studies
Develop User Interface Specifications and Guidelines
Work closely with engineers to implement and deliver the final product
Facilitate project communication across a multidisciplinary team throughout all phases of the project
5+ years of experience designing user interfaces for web, desktop, mobile, or gaming
Bachelor’s degree (Master's preferred) in Human Computer Interaction, Computer Science, Human Factors, Industrial Design, or related field.
Excellent time-management, multi-tasking, strong communication skills; and the ability to quickly prioritize tasks
Ability to develop new approaches to complex design problems and convey these designs in the form of presentations, prototypes, and design specifications
Must communicate clearly and effectively; strong analytical and oral communication skills; excellent interpersonal skills; a self-starter that is able to collaborate actively with others in a cross-functional team
Experience designing social networking or mobile communications applications is highly desirable
Experience doing user-centered design in an Agile software development environment is preferred