The Information Architect is responsible for website/user interface design and development, including layout, navigation and flow. This person will design, lead, and analyze end user needs and leverage the findings into site architectures, wireframes, and functional specification documentation for web sites and applications. The IA will collaborate closely with relationship managers, designers, and developers to create the best possible user interactions and task flows while being mindful of key branding and marketing concerns.
The Information Architect will:
•Create wireframes that illustrate site layout, navigation, controls, and content prioritization
•Design the interface and experience for a broad range of digital marketing deliverables: landing pages, web sites, mobile apps, and more
•Develop and maintain sitemap and wireframe mockups, usage scenarios, prototypes, specifications and other design documents to communicate design ideas
•Document design before handover to development teams for implementation
•Create navigational models that are aligned with the defined user experience and business requirements
•Work with development teams to make sure that the information architecture reflects the customer's needs
•Collaborate with designers on visual comps and provide input from an information architecture perspective
•Collaborate with writers, developers and fellow designers to take a project from initial idea to final output.
•Possesses a passion for interactive design with a strong understanding of online marketing and a belief that effective design is about the whole experience, not just the graphical presentation.
Essential Skills and Experience:
•5+ years of professional experience as an Information Architect, User Experience Architect, or Interaction Designer
•Bachelor’s Degree in psychology, design, or computer science
• Extensive experience in information design and user scenarios
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Please apply with a copy of your resume and portfolio link for consideration.