JOB - Chicago- IA/IXD - Orbitz Worldwide

23 Jun 2008 - 2:04pm
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frank gruger

Come join us and help define the future of travel worldwide! The
Information Architecture group at Orbitz is a small, but diverse,
tight knit, group of talented individuals who have a unique role in
driving innovation at Orbitz. We partner with technology, visual
design, product management, and the business to deliver user centered
and business driving results. If you are interested in designing for
one of the largest public facing software products this side of
Silicon Valley, give us a call!

Full time IA / ID / UXD position in Chicago

Job title: Information Architect
Location: Chicago, IL
Company: Orbitz Worldwide
Job type: Full time

Orbitz Worldwide is looking for experienced Information Architects,
Interaction Designers, Interface Designers or related User Experience
Design professionals who are interested in staff or contract
employment opportunities.

An Information Architect at Orbitz Worldwide will work closely with
multi-disciplinary teams in planning, designing, defining, testing and
advancing the user experience for a wide range of web-based travel
booking, management and marketing products. Information Architects at
Orbitz Worldwide will work in a highly collaborative environment to
ensure that Orbitz Worldwide's user experience reflects industry best
practices, is highly usable, adheres to internal standards, utilizes
advanced interface concepts, and is in alignment with Orbitz
Worldwide's business goals.

An Information Architect at Orbitz Worldwide will have excellent
communication, presentation, interpersonal, project management and
teamwork skills. They must also be organized, detail oriented,
self-motivated and adaptable.

All qualified candidates:

1) Will be able to demonstrate direct involvement in the definition
and design of complex, dynamic, Web sites or applications.
2) Must have samples of common artifacts such as wireframes, site
maps, process flows, schematics, functional specifications, etc.
Samples can be digital or paper-based.
3) Direct experience in usability processes a plus.
4) Must have excellent communication, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
5) Must be highly proficient with Visio, Word, Excel and Windows.

Qualified contractor candidates:

1) Must be based in Chicago area. Relocation is not an option for
contract work.
2) Will work and attend meetings on site at downtown location. Amount
of time spent on site is negotiable.

Qualified candidates interested in being considered for full time
staff or contract employment should forward their resumes to:
frank.gruger at

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