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Information Architect

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Excellent opportunity to join an award-winning agency with a proven track record of helping clients succeed, as their Information Architect. The agency goal is to influence people to act by combining multi-channel marketing and commerce plus the creative and technology that powers them. Their work results in profitable growth and lasting relationships between customers and our client’s brands. The ideal candidate will have five plus years in the role of User Experience Designer and/or Information Architect and possess a strong passion for their practice by researching, writing and using best practices.

SUMMARY:
The Information Architect is responsible for developing IA documentation (e.g. site maps, navigation models, content models, wireframes) for web sites and mobile applications. The role of the Information Architect is to help discover and articulate a positive user experience, by working directly with the client and across disciplines within the agency.

Responsibilities:

  • Assists in the formulation of strategy
  • Assures brand consistency and continuity across user experiences
  • Identifies user/business requirements by researching and analyzing user needs, preferences, objectives and working methods; studying how users consume content, including data categorization and labeling; meeting with focus groups
  • Uses simple pictures and complex linguistic structures to assist the team and the client in explaining and understanding the nature of the experiences that consumers will have with the client’s brand, products and collateral
  • Participates in immersive user research, concept testing, usability testing, and analytics
  • Creates wireframes, mock-ups and detailed design specifications to define interfaces for a variety of projects and platforms
  • Translates user needs and audience analysis into IA concepts and interaction recommendations
  • Brings fresh ideas and perspective to streamlining functionality
  • Collaborating with producers, strategists, creative talent and technologists to create innovative and exciting user experiences


  • Skills / Abilities:
  • Solid understanding of Information Architecture principles
  • Firm understanding of user-centered design processes
  • A strong understanding of digital development and design from prior related roles such as interactive designer and/or developer will be considered an asset
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work both independently and in a team setting
  • Ability to interact with people at all levels of the organization (internal as well as with clients), fostering strong cross-functional teamwork
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with short timelines in a fast paced dynamic environment
  • Desire and ability to thrive in a fast paced environment
  • High level of attention to detail, organization, accuracy and speed required
  • Advanced Problem Solving/Trouble Shooting skills with aggressive decision making nature
  • Strong communication skills - both written and verbal
  • Works well under pressure, while maintaining accuracy and professional demeanor


  • Requirements:
  • 5-7 years experience in Interaction Design, Information Architecture or User Experience Design
  • Demonstrated mastery of UX best practices
  • Experience producing wireframes, user flows and process flows
  • Ability to capture and document stakeholder and project requirements
  • Ability to create functional specification & project brief documentation
  • Strong graphic design and UI sensibility
  • Proficiency with Visio, Axure and MS Office
  • Familiarity with Adobe Suite or similar products, OmniGraffle
  • Database literate: Excel and database exploration
  • Conceptual and strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Ability to effectively lead team meetings and demonstrated presentation skills to deliver UX recommendations clients and project teams


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