Information Architect position - Washington DC

18 Oct 2004 - 12:29pm
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Michael Rabjohns
2004

We're hiring an Information Architect for an intranet redesign project at a
government agency. If you're interested in applying, please email resume and
any portfolio samples to: jobs at aquilent.com, and put "Information Architect"
as the subject.

Look forward to hearing from you!

Responsibilities:
• Design and deliver high-level content organization and navigation, and
page-level information design
• Analyze business requirements and user data to develop task models and
user personas
• Perform user and best practices research as required
• Work closely and iteratively with client and Aquilent teams (project
mangers, designers, copywriters, developers)

Requirements:
• Fluency in the principles of information architecture, usability, and user
experience design
• Produce deliverables including: personas, site maps, user flows,
navigation schemes and labeling, wireframes, and user interfaces for new and
existing websites and applications

• 1-2 years experience in information architecture or user experience design
• Experience with Visio (preferred), FreeHand, Illustrator or OmniGraffle,
• Experience in organizing large websites (5000+ pages)

• A BA/BS degree in Technical Communications, Interaction Design, Library or
Information Sciences, Information Architecture, Psychology, or related
discipline
• Familiarity with best practices on the web
• Ability to translate usability test findings into actionable
recommendations

• Ability to work productively with limited supervision
• Ability to work in a dynamic and fast-paced team environment
• Strong time management, communication (verbal and written), and
interpersonal skills
• Please provide links to your portfolio or send us samples of your work

Valuable but not required:
• Good writing skills
• Experience with content management system
• Experience with designing for Section 508 compliance
• Experience working for public sector organization
• Experience with Microsoft Project
• Involvement with industry standards or professional organizations related
to web/UI design

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