User Experience / Interaction Designer

Company: Wolfram Research, Inc.


General Information
  • Job Type: Full-time
  • Location: Champaign, IL
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JOB DESCRIPTION

User Experience / Interaction Designer

The Wolfram User Experience Team is looking for talented User Experience / Interaction Designer to help create desktop, web, and mobile apps.  We are a growing User Experience Team that works on very diverse and exciting projects, learning from each other, and we are looking forward to working with you, too!


Responsibilities:

 * Design innovative and elegant interactions for Mathematica and related web and mobile products
 * Translate user needs and business requirements into clear specifications
 * Analyze user tasks and research new trends in interaction design
 * Create flows, wireframes, and interactive prototypes
 * Facilitate team brainstorming and lead design reviews
 * Collaborate with developers and visual designers
 * Conduct usability tests and analyze user feedback


DESIRED SKILLS & EXPERTISE

Requirements:

 * 4+ years of professional experience in designing software and apps interactions
 * Degree in human computer interaction, computer science, product design, psychology, or related field
 * Experience in designing interactions for desktop, web, and mobile apps
 * Strong technical background, with experience in different programming languages
 * Experience in using Mathematica is a big plus
 * Passion for simple and intuitive design
 * Team player with excellent communication and presentation skills
 * Experience with user experience research methods and usability testing
 * Experience in using OmniGraffle, Axure, or other prototyping tools
 * Attention to detail and a critical eye for visual design
 * Ability to work with multiple projects and balance multiple priorities

 

 

COMPANY DESCRIPTION

Wolfram Research is the world's leading developer of technical computing software, offering organization-wide computing solutions. Led by Mathematica, its flagship product, the company's software is relied on today by millions of users around the world and has been the recipient of many industry awards for technical excellence. Wolfram Research, a privately held company, was founded in 1987 by Stephen Wolfram and is headquartered in the United States, with offices in Europe and Japan.

How to Apply: Apply on the company careers website: http://www.wolfram.com/company/careers/index.html