Job : Snr IA Position at Fry NYC

26 Jun 2006 - 1:02pm
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2006

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Fry, Inc., an e-commerce focused web services firm located in mid-town
Manhattan, is seeking a full-time Senior Information Architect. This
individual should have experience with transactional websites and possess
excellent communication skills.

Please take a look at the job requirements and if this position matches
your skill set, send your resume to mschneider at fry.com.
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Position Title: Senior Information Architect

Department: User Experience Group

Reports to: Managing Director / Director of User Experience Group

DESCRIPTION

Senior Information Architects help create innovative, usable Web solutions
for our clients. Our Senior Information Architects work together with our
clients to understand their business models, channel efforts, and goals as
well as to define strategies and approaches for reaching them. They then
work with the design and technical teams to create Web sites that will
communicate effectively with and be usable for their target customers.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

• Participates in sales efforts

• Works with clients to understand their business models and goals and
leads defining business requirements, content, and features • Participates
in and/or leads consulting engagements • Conducts multiple methods of
primary and secondary research including interviews with key stakeholders,
observation, surveys, market research, etc.

• Analyzes customer segments and their information and functional needs in
order to create personas • Researches and analyzes industry trends and
competitive information • Collaborates with project teams to: define
strategy as well as site architecture and navigation, map out user flow
and experience and define high-level interaction • Authors pieces of
various strategy documents, analyses, and user guides • Participates in
client training • Conducts ongoing usability testing and assessment •
Defines metrics for assessing success • Acts as customer advocate •
Participate in ongoing special projects such as white paper development,
up-to-speeds, etc.

• Acts as mentor for Information Architects

REQUIREMENTS

• Minimum 3 years directly related information design and strategy
experience • Degree work in human factors, HCI, information design,
industrial design, or related area strongly preferred • Strong knowledge
of site design and usability principles, issues, and techniques • Previous
experience designing complex web sites • Ability to analyze customer needs
and define strategies for meeting them • Ability to organize large bodies
of information • Ability to work with design team in a collaborative,
dynamic environment • Professional customer-relation skills and commitment
to customer service • Excellent written (i.e., writing, editing, and
proofing) and oral communication skills • Proficiency with VISIO and MS
Office suite • Strong client education skills • Team-building skills

ATTRIBUTES

• Collaborative

• Commitment to learning

• Accountable for your actions

• Strong problem solving skills and detail-oriented to the core • Positive
and constructive • Sense of humor

The preceding job description documents the general nature and level of
work but is not intended to be a comprehensive list of all activities,
duties, and responsibilities required of employees in the position.
Consequently, employees may be asked to perform other job duties as
required.

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