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Agile Experience Design Message Board › Gartner is hiring! Sr. Manager, Interaction Design, Stamford, CT

Gartner is hiring! Sr. Manager, Interaction Design, Stamford, CT

victoria g.
user 3118967
New York, NY
Post #: 1
To apply, please email your resume to:
victoria.griffith@gartner.com

Company Description
Gartner, Inc. (NYSE: IT) is the world’s leading information technology research and advisory company. We deliver the technology-related insight necessary for our clients to make the right decisions, every day. From CIOs and senior IT leaders in corporations and government agencies, to business leaders in high-tech and telecom enterprises and professional services firms, to technology investors, we are the valuable partner to 60,000 clients in 10,800 distinct organizations. Through the resources of Gartner Research, Gartner Executive Programs, Gartner Consulting and Gartner Events, we work with every client to research, analyze and interpret the business of IT within the context of their individual role. Founded in 1979, Gartner is headquartered in Stamford, Connecticut, U.S.A., and has 4,300 associates, including 1,200 research analysts and consultants, and clients in 80 countries.


Job Description

The Sr. Manager, Interaction Design is responsible for managing a team of Interaction Designers. Will design and develop easy-to-use, consumer-friendly web interfaces. He or she will have a strong leadership presence and the ability to manage day-to-day production activities along with projects. Key responsibilities include:


  • Manage a team of Interaction Designers to complete incoming daily requests and projects on time
  • Ownership for overall delivery of the project team
  • Partner with production on delivering projects as needed
  • Ensure the creation of exceptional external user experience; will also update internal interfaces
  • Ensure interactions take place correctly & site is easy to navigate
  • Will work with Gartner’s business units to gain customer feedback on prototypes prior to actual launch
  • With the crossover of design and front end development work for this role, designs will reflect development components and development will keep in mind design standards


Job Requirements

  • 4+ years experience working as a senior-level interaction designer for web applications
  • 2+ years experience designing, documenting or coding large-scale web-based interfaces
  • BA/BS in Computer Science, Human-Computer Interaction (HCI), or related field or equivalent work experience, Masters or other advanced degree a plus
  • Experience managing project teams
  • Experience with resource and workload management
  • Experience working through an entire product life cycle, and be familiar with user-centered design methods
  • Awareness of best practices in world-class web-based interfaces
  • Logical, analytical thinking along with the proven ability to multi-task
  • Familiarity with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, DHTML, Flash, Illustrator and Photoshop and web 2.0 interactions and technologies
  • Clear, organized writing, communication, and presentation skills
  • Hands-on ability to apply the methodologies of interaction design to software development
  • Knowledge of Visio or other tool for generating wireframes and behavior specification


Additional Details
Gartner is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer committed to the value of workforce diversity.
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