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UI Dev/IA

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Project Scope
Our client’s Product Design group is working to build a next-generation intranet in the white-hot cloud space. The challenge is particularly interesting because they're trying to create a site that will serve not just as a repository of files, but as a work tool - a means by which employees connect and collaborate with one another. What makes it fun is that they're taking a rapid-prototyping approach, testing the capabilities and limits of different platforms and tools, getting user feedback, and iterating to get to success quickly. Also they have both strong executive support and the opportunity to work with a wide variety of teams, and have an impact on the future of recently acquired SaaS products.

Qualifications and Requirements
Responsibilities:
- Build state-of-the-art proofs of concept
- Create new user experiences that are fun, innovative, and visually stunning
- Use your creative talents to solve tough problems and deliver groundbreaking solutions—both for the customer and the business
What you will be doing:
- You will work closely with cross-functional teams and product designers, on projects ranging from creating new and unique experiences, to improving existing products
- You will apply rapid ideation, design, and prototyping skills to deliver innovative prototype solutions
- You will help envision, articulate, design, and build end-user product experiences
You will create your own prototypes to inspire future strategy and experiences for the client’s product line
Understand company's business objectives and requirements
Understand user needs
Help define functional specifications and business requirements
Develop interface solutions that meet outlined requirements and specifications
Develop information architecture solutions and navigation systems.
Prepare information architecture deliverables (site maps, process flows, wireframes/schematics)
Present information architecture solutions internally and externally
Work closely and iteratively with project team members and stakeholders

Desired Skills & Experience

5+ years experience working in the interactive space or other relevant areas
3+ years experience designing and developing information architecture for web sites and/or applications
Have been the principal IA / User Experience Designer on at least one major enterprise-level web site, from start to finish
Experience doing iterative prototypes, based on user research findings and testing
Experience in information design, interface design, flow charting, story boarding, human factors or human computer interaction, and usability
Consistent display of interest and involvement in the industry
Firm grasp of Adobe Creative Suite, Omnigraffle, Microsoft Office applications, as well as a good understanding of HTML, CSS, and JavaScript
Good understanding of Content Management Systems
- 7+ years UI development for consumer or business applications
- Bachelor’s or Master’s in Information Systems, Computer Science, and/or Information Design or HCI
- Expertise in JavaScript, AJAX, J Query, XML, HTML, and CSS
- Proficiency with HTML5 and CSS3 a plus
- Expertise in PHP
- Experience with Objective C, Cocoa, and iOS, Android, or Blackberry development a plus
- Ability to build prototypes in a rapid, iterative manner in collaboration with designers, usability researchers, and other team members
- Ability to work with a close-knit team to meet tough deadlines and solve challenging problems
- Experience developing UIs for web and mobile (smartphone or tablet) a plus
- Working knowledge of Photoshop, Fireworks or related tools a plus
- Excellent communication skills
- Passion for quality, innovation, supportability, extensibility, simple design, and creating products that differentiate our client from its competitors. Knowledge of design trends and new technologies

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