Are you interested in crafting the framework for a complex CMS? Does
taxonomy and navigational structure design thrill you? Do you have a
passion for being the user advocate for an online experience that has
been and can so easily be frustrating? Not intimidated by designing for
massive amounts of content?
These questions reveal pretty
obviously what is important to be successful for this long-term contract
role. If you can answer yes to most of these then chances are you'd be
fairly qualified to be the influencer for this rather large scale
project. Keep reading the duties and skills needed and then apply!
Duties: Designs the organization of content and flow of the web user
experience for large and complex content domains, strong background in
Information Architecture, Interaction Design, User Interface Design,
User Research, and Usability and knows how to align business strategies
and requirements with established industry standards and methodologies.
The User Experience Designer will be responsible for information
architecture, wireframe design, applying patterns to new content domains
and features, and involvement in user research and testing efforts.
Develop effective content organization structures and taxonomies that
meet business, project, and design goals, based on research, standards,
and guidelines. Collaborate with colleagues in other functional groups
(e.g., Content Strategy, Creative, Technology, Product Management) to
deliver user experience design for an intranet portal. Create IA and
user experience documentation and contribute to the development of
processes and best practices.
Must be able to work with minimal
supervision on multiple concurrent projects. Must be able to work with
clients in a participatory manner and explain and advocate for user
Basic Qualifications: • 3+ years experience
in Information Architecture (IA), Interaction Design, User Experience
Design, or related fields. • Knowledge of information design, user
interface design principles, and web design. • Proficient using
Microsoft Visio for wireframing.
Preferred qualitifications: •
Knowledge of, as well as hands-on experience with, user interface
evaluation techniques including usability testing desirable. •
Intranet and/or portal experience preferred. • Experience with iRise
desirable. • Statistical analysis skills desirable.