JOB: Information Architect/UX Designer, Contract opportunity in Portland, OR, FILTER (recruiter)

22 Jun 2009 - 6:06pm
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Dana Landry
2009

FILTER is seeking an Information Architect who also has an edge when it
comes to User Experience design. We're looking for someone who can
tackle deliverables including full interaction design and documentation,
wireframes and content organization, site maps/screen flow maps, design
recommendations/proposals, and working prototypes.

To be considered, you must be familiar with implementing and creating
usability studies, have experience writing functional specifications,
and have extensive knowledge of web technologies. The ability to balance
business and user requirements-all the while staying true to brand style
and best practices-is also key to this gig.

If you have a knack for solving complicated user-needs with elegant
simplicity (and you love a good challenge), then get in touch with
FILTER.

SKILLS YOU'LL NEED
* Strong knowledge of user interface and functionality design required
* Strong creative skills and ability to generate design ideas
* Must have the ability to understand and integrate customer needs and
motivations into specific areas of design to contribute to user features
and functionality
* Strong visual/graphical interface design skills
* Must be familiar with industry standards and trends
* Ability to work collaboratively with other designers and team members,
cross-functional domain experts and other stakeholders
* Receptive to feedback and direction from others
* Strong detail orientation and an obsession for accuracy and
consistency
* Clear, organized written and verbal communication and presentation
skills
* Excellent analytical skills
* Understanding of underlying technical concepts
* Strong working knowledge of Visio, Photoshop and Illustrator
* Ability to provide portfolio examples of relevant IA and UX design
work
* 5-7 years experience in interactive field, with at least 2-3 years
focused on IA and UX
* Bachelor's degree in related field preferred

A BIT ABOUT FILTER
FILTER is a full-service creative resources company that connects
industry-leading companies with the very best creative talent throughout
the West Coast. Offering both creative staffing services and interactive
media design and production, FILTER helps clients to make their ideas a
reality and complete their projects with more speed, flexibility and
cost efficiency. The company is headquartered in Seattle and has branch
offices in Portland, San Francisco and Los Angeles. FILTER has been
serving the creative community, including top consumer brands and
technology companies as well as leading design, advertising and
interactive agencies, for the past two decades.

To apply, please register at http://www.filtertalent.com and complete a
personal profile in order to express interest in this position:
http://www.filtertalent.com/Professionals/Search_Jobs.aspx?r=PDX&m=j&id=
188

We will review your resume and portfolio and contact you if your skills
and experience appear to be a good fit.

FILTER is an equal opportunity employer.

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T 206.682.6005
F 206.682.5830

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