Job- Information Architect - Recruiter- Full Time

24 Oct 2007 - 7:44am
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Holly
2007

Information Architect (NY)

Bestica is searching for zealous design professionals for the following
positions.

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your resume and work samples.

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As an Information Architect, you will be responsible for translating user
behaviors into information structures that best services the consumer in
next generation video applications. This involves producing user scenarios,
sitemap diagrams, schematics/wireframes, and written specifications. You
will act as subject matter expert in information architecture & user
experience, and are responsible for conducting cognitive walkthroughs &
heuristic evaluations as well as coordinating usability tests.

As an IA you will actively engage, and build a dialogue, with our end-users
to gather insights that drive design from the earliest stages of product
development, right through launch, and continuing through product version
releases.

Responsibilities:

* Working closely with the Product Development, Technology and Visual
Design teams to transform requirements into clear and compelling wireframes.

* Design content organization and navigation structure to support both
browsing and searching within media-focused and multi-platform projects.
* Research new products and explore technologies around the visual
display of information.
* Analyze quantitative reporting data & qualitative research data to
inform future product iterations

Requirements:

* At least five years of experience designing information architecture
for a high traffic, media-focused multi-platform firm.
* Background in cognitive psychology, information science, or graphic
design
* A solid understanding of User Centered Design philosophies and the
Agile development process
* Knowledge of relevant industry tools including OmniGraffle,
Illustrator, and Photoshop.
* Understanding of programming technologies, specifically capabilities
and limitations.
* Understanding of content management systems.
* Experience working with technical and design teams and an
understanding of their workflow and processes.
* Deep understanding of user behavior and information retrieval
* Ability to manage multiple projects under tight deadlines with
complex requirements.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Precise organization skills.
* Meticulous attention to detail and excellent problem-solving skills.

* Strong interpersonal skills and ability to collaborate with
inter-disciplinary teams in deadline situations

Thank You,

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