Lead Interaction Designer – Global Innovation Firm

New York
Job Information

Our client is a multi-disciplinary design and innovation firm that creates brand experiences across many mediums to help businesses harness the competitive advantage of design. They are looking for a Lead Interaction Designer to join their team in New York. The ideal candidate will have communication skills that are top notch and who will have a comfort and ease in creating and selling ideas to the internal and external stakeholders. Since this is a very hands-on lead role, it is highly preferable that this candidate will have experience performing qualitative research, designing questions, conducting interviews, and presenting findings and concepts to clients as well


  • Create innovative interaction design solutions, exhibited in wireframes, annotations/specification documentation, and prototypes
  • Scope out and conduct key business stakeholder and key user interviews to understand requirements and insights that shape product strategies and design
  • Create user experience goals and conceptual frameworks; user personas, related key user journeys and relevant flowcharts; information architecture and, as necessary, content strategies
  • Scope out and conduct key business stakeholder and key user interviews to understand
  • Plan and host collaborative workshops, user research and/or usability testing and conduct comparative/competitive landscape and content audits
  • Participate in professional industry groups, conferences, speaking engagements, publications or teaching
  • Create digital sketches/prototypes from lo-fi to hi-fi, to help design thinking process as well as communicate concepts to team members and clients quickly
  • Lead and motivate team by encouraging collaboration, and helping the members achieve their goals
  • Collaborate seamlessly with Visual Designers pertaining to both interactive and style element discussions


  • 6-8 years prior work experience in User Experience Design, in an agency, firm, in-house or startup
  • Solid academic background in a related field, such as Design, Communication or Psychology, or commensurate work experience; advanced degree a plus
  • Fluency with common design software (InDesign, Illustrator, Keynote) for the creation of Interaction Design artifacts and presentations
  • Fluency with HTML5 to create prototypes across different media including tablet, mobile, TV, mobile and web requirements and insights that shape product strategies and design decisions
  • An enthusiasm for iterative prototyping as an essential part of the design process
  • Strong ability to think visually and collaborate seamlessly with Visual Designers as it pertains to both interactive & style element discussions
  • Familiarity, curiosity and knowledge of other technologies such as Arduino, Leap Motion, Processing and digital installations, preferred- not mandatory

Apply Now

Please attach your resume in a Microsoft Word document.