Red Hat Interaction Designer in Boston, Massachusetts

Company description

At Red Hat, we connect an innovative community of customers, partners, and contributors to deliver an open source stack of trusted, high-performing solutions. We offer cloud, Linux, middleware, storage, and virtualization technologies, together with award-winning global customer support, consulting, and implementation services. Red Hat is a rapidly growing company supporting more than 90% of Fortune 500 companies.

Job summary

Work from our brand new office in the Fort Point neighborhood in Boston, MA, which is located in a walking distance to great restaurants, coffee shops, and breweries. Red Hat’s User Experience Design team is looking for an Interaction Designer to join our growing team. In this role, you'll use feedback from actual customers to identify usability problems and work with a cross-functional team of designers, developers, and product managers (among others) to deliver real solutions for Red Hat. You’ll need to be ambitious enough to guide user experience through every step of the process for our offerings. As an Interaction Designer, you will collaborate across teams and explain your ideas and process to other people. You’ll also need to know when and how to use data to inform design decisions.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Manage the end-to-end user experience for our offerings

  • Understand and communicate the information architecture (IA), workflows, and processes surrounding the UX

  • Create mockups, wireframes, and prototypes

  • Perform user testing to inform or validate design decisions

  • Identify usability issues with our offerings and make solid recommendations for improvement

  • Work directly with development to deliver strategies, specifications, and assets

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in interaction design, visual design, human computerinteraction, human factors, computer science, or a closely related area

  • 5+ years of experience with UI design and experience designing web apps

  • Ability to manage projects and work across teams with minimal supervision

  • Experience with agile development and open source projects is a plus

Provide portfolio that clearly demonstrates all of the above (include links to your work in your resume).

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Job ID 61765

Category User Experience