Interaction Designer – Red Hat

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Job summary

The Red Hat Products and Technologies (P’n’T) Portal team is looking for an Interaction Designer to join us in Brno, Czech Republic. In this role, you will lead a successful and fast-paced Agile development team focused on helping manage documents inside Red Hat. You will work with developers, librarians, business analysts, and end users to develop web sites, mobile applications, and desktop software. We’ll need you to have the ability to create a vision, build consensus around that vision, and enable the team to carry it out.

Primary job responsibilities

  • Develop new user-facing features
  • Clearly understand and articulate the information architecture, workflows, and processes surrounding the user experience
  • Design targeted usability tests to validate design choices
  • Ensure the technical feasibility of user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) designs
  • Ensure that user input is validated before submitting to back-end
  • Attend and present code reviews, and review patches from the team and the greater community
  • Educate the team on new features through sprint reviews and small team presentations
  • Publicize the work the team is doing through blogs, the project mailing list, and conference talks

Required skills

  • Ability to adjust leadership style to a variety of situations; ability to influence, encourage, and challenge others
  • Adaptable to changing conditions and unexpected obstacles, modifying work methods in response to new information to accomplish organizational goals
  • Experience with native and web-based applications and Agile development methodologies
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher in interaction design, visual design, human computer interaction, human factors, computer science, or a closely related area
  • Effective written and verbal communication skills in English
  • Candidates must present a portfolio of user experience work (include links to work within your resume)
  • Experience with open source projects is a plus

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Informace o pozici

Lokalita: Brno
Typ pracovního poměru: Hlavní pracovní poměr
Úvazek: Plný úvazek
Délka pracovního poměru: Na dobu neurčitou
Požadované vzdělání: Nerozhoduje