User Interaction Designer – Mobile (Contract)

Unique Opportunity in San Francisco, CA:  Weal Life is recruiting a talented, user-centered designer in SF to champion our interaction design.  Weal Life is in the business of making it easier for people to take care of one another.  Our technology inspires connectedness and streamlines life logistics for people who are experiencing challenges related to a health crisis, chronic illness or aging.   We are a public benefit corporation with a deep belief in the ability of our business to intrinsically improve lives through our product, change systems with our approach and be commercially sustainable with a foundation of ethical practices.  As the UX Designer, you'll work with us to create designs that facilitate rapid prototyping and testing.  Along with developing wire frames and navigation you will help us create the ideal product interaction.  We seek an individual who can partner with the product team and values being part of a very small, diverse, fun and dedicated group.  This project is initially expected to take 2-4 weeks depending on availability, and agreed upon scope and timing.  

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop basic interaction design framework by understanding user goals and motivation

    • Validate functional elements

    • Define basic navigation/information architecture

    • Refine and validate key path scenarios

    • Group functional elements

  • Design the interaction for 1-2 critical user flows (minimum of 10 wireframes, w/2 states each)

    • Design primarily for smartphones ( iOS, Android) without intentionally limiting interaction on other platforms (tablets, desktop) 

Qualifications

  • Minimum 2-3 years experience in human-computer interaction, usability, or user interface design best practices. Visual design knowledge a plus but not required

  • Bachelor of Arts degree (or equivalent) in interaction, design or user experience

  • Working knowledge of mobile application design using HTML, CSS, Javascript. Software application design experience a real plus

  • Proficiency in design tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Omnigraffle, Flash, Balsamiq, etc.

  • Ability to meet deadlines, multitask, and work under pressure

  • Portfolio of past projects that showcase talent

If you would like to be considered, please send an email to smile (at) theweallife.com and attach your resume with a paragraph describing how your background and interests fit the Weal Life mission.    

 

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