Interaction Designer

Organization
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center & Seattle Cancer Care Alliance
Job Location
Seattle, WA
Job Description

The Tobacco and Health Behavior Science Research Group (led by Dr. Jonathan Bricker) is part of the Cancer Prevention Program in the Division of Public Health Sciences at the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center. Our research includes a focus on testing innovative behavioral interventions to change unhealthy behaviors (e.g., smoking). Our group is now conducting several clinical trials to test a new form of therapy, called Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, to help people quit smoking.

We are looking for an Interaction Designer to join our team to make wireframes, create visual assets, and design for novel smartphone applications for assisting with behavior changes such as smoking cessation and weight loss. The ideal candidate will have experience in motivational and/or behavioral design.

- Design mockups of planned new features for SmartQuit and other behavior change programs
- Create/design wireframes, redlines, and visual assets.
- Create information architecture and user flows
- Incorporate user feedback and research results into redesign efforts.
- Work with both external UX/UI Researchers as well as internal collaborators on specific projects
- Remain aware of advances in the field and apply them appropriately
- Attend ongoing in-person meetings with the research team
- Bachelor's or Master's degree in Interaction Design or a relevant field;
- Strong creative and visual design skills;
- Required experience in design of smartphone app;
- A genuine passion for smoking cessation apps;
- Professional communication skills;
- Ability to collaborate with an interdisciplinary scientific team.

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