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Interaction Designer Messenger
Yahoo! Inc.
Sunnyvale, CA, USA

Help design the future of real-time communication used by millions and millions of people worldwide. Yahoo! Inc. is looking for a designer to join the Messenger User Experience and Design team. You will work closely with product & marketing managers, engineers, interaction & visual designers and user experience researchers to develop new product offerings and improve existing ones.

As a designer for Yahoo! Messenger your primary responsibilities include:

  • Applying user-centered design process to create high quality user experiences
  • Setting product direction and UI requirements based on business, user and brand needs
  • Designing user interaction models, workflows and user interfaces
  • Translating usability and field research findings into design improvements
  • Successfully communicating conceptual ideas, design rationale and the specifics of user centered design process
  • Collaborating with other Yahoo! product teams to develop cross-product standards both inside of Messenger and across the Yahoo! network.

As a candidate for Yahoo! Messenger designer you must meet the following requirements:

  • You must have a Bachelor's or Master's degree in Human Factors, HCI, Cognitive Science, Graphic Design or related field or equivalent experience.
  • At least 3 years experience as a key member of a UI team through the product development cycle of several successfully launched web and/or software applications.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience with user-centered design process and interaction design skills
  • Familiarity with field and lab-based usability research methodologies
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Ability to prioritize and manage work to critical project timelines in a fast-paced environment
  • The ability to develop new approaches to complex design problems
  • Proven ability to clearly document design solutions.
  • Familiarity with the Windows and/or Macintosh Human Interface Guidelines is a plus

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Received: 18-Sep-04



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