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UX Information Architect w/Research experience

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We are looking for a Senior Information Architect to address the Information architecture and navigation of a responsive website as part of a major re-platform.

Day Rate: £390 - £478 per day (LTD/Umbrella) - The higher end of the bracket will be considered for ideal candidate


THE ROLE

The Information Architect will be responsible for redesigning the overall taxonomy and navigation experience across the responsive website.

The challenge will be to work with large quantities of information to categorise, group and prioritise inline with the business and user goals within a mobile first platform.

The IA will work work with the Head of Product and Head of Design to determine the business and user requirements driving the order of content across the site.

The IA will have experience managing stakeholder relationships and will work closely with key personnel across business units to develop an understanding of specific goals and requirements.

The IA will be required to develop tools such as site maps, user flows, and task models to support upcoming site redesign. They will also be expected to conduct user research and interviews.

We anticipate this work to last 6 weeks.


MUST HAVES:

A strong understanding of design and hierarchy principles to appropriately structure sites and journeys and will work directly with a team of UI designers to to conceptualise and wireframe solutions for prototyping and user testing.

Understanding of how technologies impact the experience.

Ability to develop an understanding of the content, tone and the audience to convey the intention of headlines, buttons, and other content areas.

A keen interest and understanding of financial products within the UK market would be seen as a bonus.

Experience of working within a publishing environment would be preferable.

Culturally you will be a people person with an ability to work collaboratively within a team environment.

You will be passionate about delivering meaningful experiences, be naturally curious and will have the ability to balance their own opinions with those of others within the business.

Will need to demonstrate extensive experience working on complex IA projects within a UX framework and confidently communicate their decision making process.

Must be able to demonstrate logical process thinking to organise experiences.

Must have experience of various research methodologies and be able to coordinate and execute user research.


INTERESTED?

If you feel you match the criteria above, please can you email through your:

- CV and Case studies documenting your process

- Summary of 2-3 key projects that you feel demonstrate your skills to meet the above criteria

- Day rate

- Availability to start


*Please note that due to the volume of applicants, only shortlisted candidate may be contacted*

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