Senior Interaction Designer

  • Red Hat
  • Boston, MA, USA
  • Jul 18, 2018
Full time Design

Job Description

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

The Red Hat User Experience (UX) Design team is looking for a Senior Interaction Designer to join our growing team in Boston, MA. 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. We’re looking for someone ambitious enough to lead user experience through every step of the process for our product lines. You will collaborate across teams and should feel comfortable explaining your ideas and process to other people. You should know when and how to use data to inform design decisions. You’ll work out of our brand new office in Boston's Fort Point neighborhood, walking distance to great restaurants, coffee shops, and breweries.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Manage the end-to-end user experience for a solution or a line
  • Understand and communicate the IA, workflows, and processes surrounding the UX
  • Create mockups, wireframes, and prototypes
  • Perform user testing to inform or validate design decisions
  • Identify product usability issues and make solid recommendations for improvement
  • Work directly with development to deliver strategies, specifics, and assets

Required skills

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in interaction design, visual design, human computer interaction, human factors, computer science, or a closely related area
  • 5+ years of experience with user interface 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
  • Portfolio that clearly demonstrates all of the above (include links to your work in your resume)