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Information Architect

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The Information Architect will be responsible for providing thought and design leadership by employing user-centered design principles to solve business related problems. On a day-to-day basis, the IA / UXD will participate in cross-functional teams made up of other designers and developers, as well as business analysts, product owners and technical leads to provide an innovative and intuitive experience for internal and external clients. This role is ultimately responsible for developing and communicating detailed design specifications throughout all stages of the product design and development process.

Here’s what you will be doing

Define product information architecture and navigation rules that serve as a blueprint upon which all other aspects are built
Create and deliver right-fidelity workflows, site maps, process maps, feature lists, mockups, and other artifacts to describe the intended user experience
Present and defend design decisions with cross-functional team members in order to gain buy-in
Turn complex interactions into simple user interfaces with an understanding of the implications of design decisions on overall site systems and experiences
Help design and implement site standards and interaction frameworks
Determine the business functions and how they apply to the customers
Work on multiple project deliverables and deadlines simultaneously
The tools that you need to know

Experience with the following tools and applications:

Adobe CS5 (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver)
HTML (able to code a lo-fi prototype)
CSS Frameworks (, Foundation, Blueprint)
JavaScript Frameworks (jQuery, Prototype, MooTools)
Cross browser functionality and compatibility
VerifyApp, NotableApp, InvisionApp
Site path analysis tools (Omniture, Tealeaf, Google Analytics)

Your overall Experience

6+ years as an Information Architect and/or Interaction Designer with additional related experience preferred
Clean visual design sense with a strong understanding of typography and color and its relationship to usability
Significant experience working on complex web and/or mobile design and development projects
Proven experience in a leadership role
Experience utilizing user research and translating it into design decisions
Ability to express optimal experiences measured in terms of usability, intuitiveness, consistency, business metrics, and time to market


Undergraduate degree from an accredited college or university, preferably with a concentration in industrial design, information design, human computer interaction, psychology, library sciences, etc.

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