Sr. Interaction Designer

Varian Medical Systems, Inc. Palo Alto, CA
Job Description

* Design creative solutions for desktop, web, & mobile using modern design methods in a variety of product development methodologies including agile frameworks and phase-gate approaches.

* Develop high level and detailed storyboards, wireframes, mock-ups, and prototypes to effectively communicate design concepts.

* Work closely with product management and engineering to understand and incorporate business and technical requirements in design strategies.

* Collaborate with UI architects and technical leads to negotiate design requirements and play an active role in design iterations.

* Partner with user researchers on user testing activities to understand design and usability issues and propose changes to solve them.

Job Requirements

* 10 + years of experience in interaction design with emphasis on web and mobile product design.

* Masters in Human Computer Interaction, Industrial design, Human Factors or other design-related field preferred.

* Demonstrated experience with turning customer insight into interaction designs – portfolio required.

* Excellent knowledge of all aspects of user centered design process, methodology, and UI best practices.

* Excellent analytical ability, especially with regard to understanding user behavior and design theories.

* Advanced experience with design and prototyping tools such as Axure and Adobe CS.

* Ability to rapidly revise design concepts as needed.

* Good white boarding and co-design skills.

* Experience with Agile methodologies (Scrum, KanBan) is preferred.

* Knowledge of the software development process and ability to communicate well with software development teams.

* Great communication & presentation skills that speak to a broad range of audiences.

* A proven track record of working well with multi-disciplinary/multi-cultural teams.

* Experience working in healthcare domain with design control, regulatory practices and standards for medical devices or similar regulated industry is a plus.