These job descriptions are examples. Looking for work?

Find JobsFind Jobs

UX Information Architect

0 people like this description

Aquent's Fortune 500 retail client is looking for an Information Architect to work a 4 month contract on-location in Richfield, MN (suburb of Minneapolis).
Local Candidates ONLY please.

The Retail User Experience team seeks a passionate, collaborative, and outgoing candidate to join our fast-paced group. As an Information Architect you will be responsible for creating user flows, static wireframes, and interactive Axure prototypes for a variety of retail applications. Our work consists of tablet, desktop, and mobile projects that exist within our retail locations across the U.S. Our end users are retail sales associates. We are a fast paced, highly collaborative, and ultimately positive group of UX Strategists, Researchers, Information Architects, and Visual Designers. 

Responsibilities:
•Produce a variety of Information Architecture documents for mobile, tablet and desktop applications. Must understand mobile first and be proficient in designing exclusively for touch devices.
•Ability to work with business product owners, IT developers, business analysts, service architects and other UX resources to drive the definition of a variety of applications.
•Ability to translate business requirements, business strategy, and UX strategy documents into simple, concise and compelling Information Architecture documents.
•Ability to present Information Architecture documents and findings to variety of audience, including business product owners, IT resources, and senior leaders in the Best Buy enterprise.
•Perform UX quality assurance against developed applications and log defects with development teams
•Collaborate with other UX resources to deliver the optimal UX solution based on requirements

Collaboration is at the center of how we develop experiences and you will be able to hold conversations with, and present to, information architects, strategists, writers, developers, business analysts, business stakeholders, and project managers. You should also be comfortable working in a fast-paced environment and have the ability to self-define tasks, deadlines, and next steps as needed.

What would a normal day for this position look like??
70% heads-down wireframe work
15% collaboration with Team Members
15% meetings

Qualifications
•Online portfolio required for submission (or PDF of IA samples)
•Axure experience required
•Axure prototyping skills preferred
•3+ years’ experience delivering digital solutions to a variety of industries
•Experience working in task/workflow oriented interfaces
•Touch and mobile first experience including multi-device responsive design
•Understanding of HTML/CSS (position does not include front-end development)
•Must be able to balance multiple projects with different stakeholders
•Strong ability to collaborate and assert a point of view positively
•Comfortable with ambiguity
•Must have good presentation skills

Preferred Qualifications
•Bachelors Degree in graphic design, marketing, human factors or similar
•Agile/Iterative experience
•Adobe Creative Suite Skills

These job descriptions are examples. Looking for work?

Find JobsFind Jobs