[JOB] Information Architect / Interaction Designer / User Experience Consultant

26 Sep 2006 - 4:58pm
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Christian Crumlish

Extractable has an immediate opening for a mid- to senior-level
Information Architect or Interaction Designer. We offer work on websites
and web applications for top brands in a dynamic environment with savvy,
creative professional colleagues.
As a member of our Strategy group, you will work in multidisciplinary
teams to create smart, innovative solutions for our clients. Our small
firm environment will require you to be a jack-of-all-trades when it
comes to web strategy, from information architecture to interaction

Your responsibilities will include:
* Contributing to prospective client pitch efforts
* Participating in discovery interviews and documenting client
* Conducting competitive audits and market research
* Developing user personas and scenarios to clarify results of
user research and focus the team's design efforts on the needs of key
* Building navigation models, sitemaps, process flows, wireframes,
and prototypes that account for multiple users and varying
circumstances, and that help communicate and demonstrate strategies to
* Collaborating with design, development, production and project
management team members to ensure the execution of documented strategies

* Detailed knowledge of user experience best practices
* A strong attention to detail and exceptional organization, logic
and analytical skills
* The ability to ask appropriate questions and communicate
effectively to a broad range of people: designers, executives, business
development and technical staff
* Experience in developing interactive products with an
interactive agency (3+ years or equivalent for consideration, 6+ years
for senior roles)
* Proficiency in a variety of design tools such as Visio,
InDesign, Illustrator, or Photoshop, as well as the MS Office suite (of
* Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills

Attributes we seek
* Intellectual curiosity and a passion for lifelong learning
* Enthusiasm for the web as a medium of communication and
* The ability to take pleasure in solving complex problems
* Flexibility: the ability to function as a generalist and learn
new skills as needed, and the ability to solve strategic problems and
nail down tactical details
* A sense of humor
* Grace under pressure
To apply or find out more, submit your resume or email us at
jobs at extractable.com. Please indicate IA/UX in the subject line.
Qualified candidates will be asked to submit sample documentation. Links
to online portfolios live sites are encouraged.
Extractable does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for
employment on the basis of race, religion, creed, color, national
origin, citizenship, marital status, sex, age, sexual orientation,
veteran status, political ideology, ancestry, the presence of any
physical, sensory, or mental disabilities, or other legally protected

Christian Crumlish
Director of Strategic Services
(650) 212-3900 x 215

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