JOB-Correction: Information Architect, SF area, IGN Entertainment, Full Time
29 Nov 2007 - 6:50pm
Sorry, but I wanted to correct this posting to reflect that it's only available for Brisbane, CA (San Francisco area). Thanks!
>From: v6 <v6 at mindspring.com> >Sent: Nov 27, 2007 7:28 PM >To: discuss at lists.interactiondesigners.com >Subject: JOB: Information Architect, LA/SF area, IGN Entertainment, Full Time > >Hi folks, please email me directly at ekim[at]ign[dot]com if you're interested in this position--thanks! - Eugene > >Information Architect >IGN Entertainment, a unit of Fox Interactive Media, Inc. >Location: Greater San Francisco or Los Angeles area > >IGN has an immediate need for a highly motivated, full-time Information Architect. This person will be responsible for identifying and documenting the functional aspects, behaviors and standards of IGN's websites. > >Responsibilities: >------------------------ >• Create clean and concise wireframes, use cases, site maps, flow diagrams, screen prototypes and other artifacts to describe the intended user experience >• Participate in project definition and review activities with program managers and business stakeholders >• Visualize concepts quickly and cleanly through sketching and other rapid prototyping methods >• Define site architecture and navigation that serves as a blueprint of the site upon which all other aspects are built >• Moderate and prepare documents for usability tests, including test plans, scenarios and questionnaires >• Participate in user studies to understand user behaviors/preferences and build, from this understanding, informed user interface solutions >• Participate in formal and informal design critiques >• Work collaboratively with designers to develop interface functionality >• Scope, develop and understand development / engineering leads to determine efficacy of a given solution >• Participate in quality assurance checks during production > >Qualifications >------------------------ >• Bachelor's, Masters degree or equivalent work experience in HCI, Information Science, design disciplines (industrial, graphic, instructional, architecture), or other relevant field >• 2+ years of experience as either a Junior Information Architect, or a member of an interactive design team. >• Highly demonstrable skills creating user flows, sitemaps, wireframes, screen prototypes and functional specifications >• Working knowledge of User Centered design principles and practices >• Ability to research, understand and organize specialized content >• Experience working on large, complex sites >• Experience and/or interest in mentoring others >• Excellent writing, speaking, presentation and interpersonal skills >• Proficiency in Visio, Word, and Photoshop >• Solid understanding of HTML & CSS >