Information Architect/UX Strategist

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IA/UX Strategist

Vitamin T is seeking a talented, enthusiastic user experience designer to help plan, organize and design/redesign experiences for their client's site and applications.

The IA/UX Strategist will:
Act as the primary user advocate and experience lead on cross-disciplinary project/product teams.
Work closely with product, technology and the newsroom to define product features and capabilities.
Guide the definition of user behavior goals and craft elegant solutions to meet those goals.
Create wireframes and/or other artifacts necessary to communicate logical and functional design and interfaces, user flows and information architecture.
Consult to, and collaborate with, various projects and teams on usability and interaction design problems
Be an enthusiastic and empathetic user advocate and a champion of excellence in our product experiences.

Candidates will:
Be confident and capable working collaboratively with many stakeholders from across the organization
Have a keen understanding of usability and user interface – on the web and more broadly across interactive experiences and applications.
Possess experience with Web production
Be highly skilled at crafting wireframes, storyboards, and other descriptive artifacts of logical design and interactive experiences.
Be curious, sharp, and aware; steadfast in defense of both the user experience and the brand, but flexible in managing and balancing technical and business requirements.
Have experience designing and crafting sharp web and mobile sites and software applications, and possess a well-rounded portfolio that includes examples of exceptional UX work.
Experience in software application design, for desktop, mobile, or social applications is a big plus
All candidates should have a minimum of three years of professional experience in web/application/interaction design. In addition to exhibiting excellent skill and taste in design/user experience, they must be curious, thoughtful, collaborative, personable, organized, attentive to detail and possess strong verbal and presentation skills. Enthusiasm – for designing and making great products and experiences. Original, flexible, critical thinkers who communicate and collaborate well with a wide range of contributors will thrive. Design team members are expected not only to make exceptional contributions to the design of our products, but to engage with others to foster an environment of learning and constructive dialogue about our work