JOB: Information Architect - Direct-hire opportunity in Seattle, WA - FILTER (recruiter)

20 Jun 2007 - 3:45pm
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Brooke Mackay

Information Architect
FILTER is a full-service creative-resources company focused on helping
talented professionals find the perfect contract job, project, or direct
hire placement. Our expertise is selectivity. We take pride in locating
the ideal candidate to solve hiring needs at design firms, ad agencies,
and in-house corporate design/marketing departments. To learn more,
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We have a full-time, direct-hire opportunity at one of Seattle's best
agencies for an experienced information architect. The information
architect will work closely across in-house teams and play a key role in
the planning of various websites. Our ideal candidate is a team-player
who possesses a strong understanding of user-centered design processes
and can effectively translate business and user requirements into
compelling conceptual designs, structural architectures and functional
specifications for consumer and business websites.

* Review research on competitive websites, existing web initiatives,
past web projects and consumer research
* Synthesize research findings to aid the project team developing the
website architecture
* Collaborate with project team members and clients to develop
organizational/structural concepts for website projects
* Translate concepts into effective information architectures
* Develop plans that production teams can use to help guide their work
* Collaborate on the development of labeling/search systems
* Prepare documentation (site architectures, wire frames, use cases and
task flows, etc.) to be used by the production team
* Ensure IA documentation is continuously updated and distributed to the
production team
* Identify and implement opportunities to refine IA process

* Bachelor's degree in psychology, computer science, information
sciences, human/computer interface design or commerce/business preferred
* At least 2 years' related industry experience in new media,
information technology, communications, or library/information science
* At least 1 years experience in the role of information architect, user
experience lead or information design lead
* Experience applying research and analysis to site development
* Effective communication skills, both orally and in a variety of
written and diagrammatic forms
* Proven interpersonal skills, client relation skills, and ability to
work effectively in a team environment
* Proven creative thinking and problem-solving skills
* Proven understanding of and experience with: user-centered design
techniques; development of organizational/structural concepts for
website; project processes for the development of large scale website
projects; documentation requirements for web development teams;
application of content management, personalization, targeting and
searching systems
* High proficiency in the use of MS Office, Visio and Internet browsers
* Thorough, detail-oriented and highly organized, plus ability to
multi-task and meet tight deadlines

To apply, please send resume (.pdf, .doc or .txt only) and a brief email
including samples and/or URL and contact information to:
applyps at <mailto:apply at>

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