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To ITP Students
Re: INTUIT Recruitment Update
To clarify the previous posting, Mike Mills will be at ITP on April 3
to interview for the position described in the email only. (The one
entitled “Interaction Design Position.”) The link to the Intuit
careers section was provided only for reference — anyone interested
in other positions with this company should follow the normal
application process noted on their site.
For those interested in the position noted in the email, apply direct
to Mike as indicated — he will get back to us with a list of those
who will be interviewed on April 3 and we will contact those selected
to arrange interview times. I hope this is clear.
Please email (email@example.com) or call me at 212-998-1891 if
you have questions.
My apologies if the original posting was confusing!
March 27, 2008
To: ITP Students
Re: INTUIT Recruitment at ITP on April 3
INTUIT, based in Mountain View, CA, will hold interviews on April 3
at ITP by appointment only. (See http://www.intuit.com/careers/)
Please see the job description below — if you are interested respond
directly to Michael Mills at INTUIT — they will review the
applications and give us the names of those who will be interviewed
– we will in turn contact those selected ASAP to schedule specific
appointment times on April 3.
Begin forwarded message:
From: “Mills, Michael”
INTUIT Interaction Design Position
This position involves planning / shaping products, services,
systems, communications, and other artifacts to create a positive and
optimal end to end customer experience. The goal is to make all
as easy and intuitive as possible and the overall experience as
rewarding as possible; reinforcing the Intuit brand and creating a
emotional connection between the customer and Intuit.
The Interaction Designer will be an integral member of initiative
or she will be skilled at working collaboratively with engineering,
management, visual design, research, support, marketing and senior
leadership to ensure a great integrated shop, buy and use experience.
Initially, he or she will work closely with XD Research and PM to
offering team deeply understand the customer’s unmet needs in the
their entire experience then facilitate the creation of the end to end
customer vision, inspiring and challenging the team to think broadly
what might be. He or she will contribute to the business and technology
strategies, the ease and delight goals, and ensure a rigorous process
understanding when to interject controlled chaos into the process).
The candidate will create multiple innovative design concepts, tangible
manifestations of experiences (such as prototypes, user scenarios and
mockups) and works with XD Research and PM to gather customer
iterates on the designs until one emerges where ease and delight
met. The Interaction Designer will also work through the
execution phases to ensure the final customer journey solution still
meets/exceeds expectations and ease and delight goals, and addresses
business, schedule and technology trade-offs. Once offerings are in the
market, the Designer is involved in a continuous cycle of learning from
customers, providing the learnings back into strategy and designs for
upcoming releases and new growth ideas.
· Currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate level
program in a
relevant field (Psychology, HCI, Interaction Design, Product Design,
Information Design; working towards Masters degree is a plus)
· Knowledge of interaction design/user-centered design principles
· Highly organized, able to produce results quickly, have strong
writing & communication skills
· Knowledge of current design tools – e.g., Photoshop, DreamWeaver,
Illustrator. (Interaction role only)
· Knowledge of HTML, Flash, Flex, ActionScript DHTML, and