JOB: Information Architect / User Experience - Birmingham, AL - DAXKO - Full-time

8 Nov 2006 - 9:54am
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Jason McCay
2006

*Greetings!

DAXKO is looking for a full-time Information Architect that has a passion
for creativity and the overall user experience. We are a young, energetic
and fast-growing company located in Birmingham, Alabama.

More about DAXKO
http://www.daxko.com/default.asp?id=11

Feel free to contact me or send correspondence to careers at daxko.com.

Thanks!

Jason

INFORMATION ARCHITECT / USER EXPERIENCE*

Looking for innovative information architects to help drive our software to
the next level by creating usable web solutions for clients. Candidates
should have excellent communication, research, and design skills, as well as
the confidence to work closely with clients to understand their business
model, goals, and strategies.

Primary Responsibilities:

- Lead Discovery Workshops with clients to understand their business
models and goals and help define strategy, content, and features for design
of their web sites

- Analyze information and functional needs of audiences

- Participate in consulting engagements

- Research and analyze industry trends and competitor sites

- Collaborate with project teams to define site architecture and
navigation, map user flow and experience, and define user interaction

- Project documentation including, but not limited to requirements
documents, strategic briefs, competition and market analysis, heuristic
evaluations, wire-frames, site maps, content categorization, and taxonomies

- Develop usability test plan and conduct ongoing usability testing
and assessment

- Act as user advocate

- When acting as lead on a project, delegate responsibility for
deliverables as necessary and provide feedback

Required Skills/Experiences:

- Bachelor's degree in human factors, HCI, information design,
industrial design or related area
- Strong knowledge of site design and usability principles, issues,
and techniques
- Previous experience designing complex web sites and web applications

- Ability to analyze customer needs and define strategies for meeting
them
- Ability to organize large bodies of information
- Proficiency with VISIO and MS Office suite
- Experience with usability test design and implementation preferred
- Ability to work with design team in a collaborative, dynamic
environment
- Professional customer-relation skills and commitment to customer
service
- Excellent written communication and presentation skills
- Strong client education skills
- Team-building skills
- Minimum 1-2 years directly related information design and strategy
experience

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