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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Paid Internship, Associate Interaction Designer

 Title: Associate Interaction Designer at R/G, The Agency for the Digital Age™
Department: Interaction Design                                     
Mentorship: Senior Interaction Designer                         
FLSA Status:  Intern
Location: Chicago                                                        

Summary of Position:             
The Associate Interaction Designer defines the structure and behavior of digital eco systems with the needs of the customer at the center of the system. Interaction Designers strive to create meaningful relationships between people and the products and services that they use, which is often expressed through true, interesting, legible and relevant interfaces.

Design 70%
·      Creates true, interesting, legible, and relevant interfaces
·      Able to apply key principles and building blocks of systematic design
·      Pays attention to details
·      Able to connect components of multi-channel digital eco-systems
·      Consistently delivers high quality artifacts (site map, wireframes, sketches, competitive analysis, specifications, ecosystems, diagrams, flows,etc)
·      Able to make the complex simple
·      Proficient in user centered design principles
·      Has the ability to look at problem solving in different ways and offers unexpected solutions

Concepting 20%
·      Consistently provides unconventional ideas and fresh thinking
·      Translates concepts into effective designs  
·      Effectively communicates the thinking behind designs
·      Applies interesting insights to telling of stories or creation of systems

Project Management
·      Works efficiently to deliver work in a timely manner
·      Able to juggle multiple (small) projects at a time
·      Embraces project responsibilities with dedication
·      Is accountable and dependable
·      Takes direction well

Communication skills
·      Able to collaborate actively as part of a multi-disciplinary team
·      Excels in communication skills, written, verbal and visual (to express ideas, rationales, and to promote team work)
·      Fosters and supports teamwork and collaboration
·      Can work with grace under pressure
·      Presents work with clarity
·      Contributes productively to team meetings and respects the contributions of others
·      Accepts constructive criticism, and is willing to act on it
·      Listens

Pre-Requisites / Qualifications
Process of a BA in related field, such as Human Computer Interaction, Product Design, Graphic Design
Email Resume and link to website (or work samples) to:
Camille Camporeale Human Resources Business Partner

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