RealNetworks is seeking a Senior User Experience Designer-Seattle

17 Oct 2012 12:28 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)
Senior UX Designer – v. 1 Project

RealNetworks®, Inc. is a global Media Software and Services company headquartered in Seattle, Washington. RealNetworks creates innovative applications and services that make it easy to connect with, share, and enjoy digital media. Check us out at:
RealNetworks creates products and services that make it easier for people to access and enjoy digital media on the devices and platforms they choose to use.

As a Sr. UX Designer you will design innovated solutions for a new service RealNetworks is bringing to market enhancing consumer media experience and interaction. Work with new and prospective customers to design their solutions using this new service. Use your creativity to design new experiences across tablets, phones, PCs, connected TVs and other devices. Participate as a key member in a small start-up like team at RealNetworks.

We’re a small and brand new team looking for exceptional people with broad skill sets, and a desire to learn new technology while building great products. If you need all of your solutions completed and handed to you before you can start working, this role isn’t for you.
But this role may be for you if you:
•Thrive in a fast-paced, small-team environment and are self-directed
•Enjoy autonomy and flexibility to innovate and exercise your creativity
•Are highly creative and don’t need a blueprint for your work
•Want to be a major influencer in cutting-edge technology
•Are flexible, value teamwork and deliver rock solid solutions
•Enjoy working with partners to bring innovative solutions to market
•Enjoy working on short timelines and quick iterations
•Are an innovative designer with a creative portfolio and strong research skills
•Show a strong sense of ownership, bias for action, creativity, and ingenuity
Sound interesting?

What you will own, build and be held accountable for:
•Develop user experience including information architecture, interaction models and wireframes for new consumer facing products and widgets that are sold into production studios, content distributors and networks.
•Create visual design, graphic production and specifications for customer specific implementations, either during the pre-sales phase or during the project phase
•Perform informal and formal usability tests to ensure designs meet and exceed end user expectations; work with vendors to recruit participants, prep materials and facilitate tests in an in-house lab, then analyze and report results
•Stay current on industry design trends, attend design conferences and communicate new paradigms to the rest of the video team to ensure RealNetworks stays competitive and innovative in the space

Candidates Must Have:
BS/BA in Interaction Design, Graphic Design, Industrial Design, or related design field
• Prior experience reating consumer facing media and entertainment web or mobile applications
• Proven project leadership in UX design
• Previous Mobile User design
• A design portfolio showing strong creative skills, ability to generate outstanding design ideas, and thorough understanding of good design process
• Experience with tools such as Photoshop, Adobe creative suite or Omnigraffle

Ideal Candidates Will Offer:
Master's Degree

RealNetworks, INC. is proud to offer our full time employees and extensive benefits package, including vacation, medical, dental, vision, 401K, an employee stock purchase program and subsidized commuting options. Additional benefits include our charitable matching program, employee wellness plans and more!

RealNetworks is an equal opportunity employer (EOE)
To apply, please use the following link: <;RID=2482>
Kristen Fife | Senior Recruiter and Sourcing Specialist| RealNetworks | <>  | 206.892-6455 | <>  

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