Senior Interaction Designer

We are looking for a passionate, collaborative and creative practitioner with a desire to grow as a Senior Interaction Designer and work within our team to create world-class experiences that improve business performance, maximise technology advances, respond to changing user trends and enhance the customer experience.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead projects and pieces of work for DNA across a range of private and public sector clients
  • Participate in user research, conceptual modeling and user requirements analysis
  • Lead the interaction design of complex, transformative digital solutions in collaboration with other senior designers and developers
  • Communicate research findings, conceptual ideas and detailed design rationale
  • Undertake tasks and challenges of varying scales and levels of complexity
  • Design and specify service and user interactions using collaborative and iterative design techniques
  • Participate, as a key contributor, within a cross disciplinary team to create exceptional experiences
  • Contribute to the scoping, planning and execution of projects
  • Work closely with clients to determine ‘the problem’ and design innovative solutions
  • Contribute to the growth of less experienced team members

Requirements/Qualifications:

  • 7+ years experience delivering high quality interaction design solutions across a range of contexts
  • A solid portfolio of work demonstrating strong human-centred design capabilities across a diverse range of projects, and writing samples and presentations that provide confidence to decision-makers
  • Strong ability to analyse, problem solve and articulate your rationale
  • Capacity to think holistically about a client's business and customers’/users’ needs
  • Have a desire to connect and empathise with others
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • Highly motivated and accountable for delivering great outcomes
  • Positive, curious, enthusiastic and collaborative attitude
  • Strong interpersonal and teaming skills, empathy and willingness to work in interdisciplinary teams
  • Proficient with design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Sketch, Omnigraffle
  • Desire to work in a fast paced environment
  • Strong communication skills with engaging presentation style and strong writing skills
  • A high attention for detail and quality
  • A degree in graphic design, industrial design, interactive design, user interface design or similar would be beneficial

What DNA will provide:

  • A team where creativity, innovation and collaboration are fostered
  • A smart, dedicated and awarded team where everyone around you wants to achieve and create great work
  • Exposure to the leading processes and approach to CXD (Customer Experience Design)
  • Interesting and varied work across a diverse group of clients where the focus is firmly on the quality of thinking to drive real effect
  • Flexible working hours
  • A close team environment grounded in a culture, which is open, supportive and fun.

Applications for this position should have NZ residency or a valid NZ Work Visa.

Please email your portfolio and submissions to josh.burt@dna.co.nz