JOB: Information Architect / Austin / T3 / Freelance
2 Sep 2009 - 2:55pm
Erin Lynn Young
Freelance Information Architect opening in Austin, Texas.
Position #: 62578
We are looking for a team-oriented freelance Information Architect.
Our Information Architects work with creative teams and developers to
craft and chart innovative strategies rooted in fundamentals of
usability, standards, and plain old common sense. From a projects
infancy through beyond the launch, the Information Architect helps
lay the structural foundations for online and offline experiences
and those that crossover.
This individual must understand and refine client strategy and
develop content and functionality that meets both client objectives
and user goals. They must collaborate with visual designers and
programmers to develop information architecture and user interfaces,
and create proposals, functional specification, flowcharts, and
schematics. IA's act as the 'user's advocate' and are responsible
for conceptual development.
This is not a waterfall software design role -- Flexibility to
changing requirements, tight timelines, and Earth-shattering creative
is a must.
- 2-3 years of relevant experience in information design, information
architecture, or similar disciplines is required
- Strong background in web standards, information
design/architecture, and usability is a must.
- Proficiency with Visio, Omnigraffle or other flow-based
presentation tools required.
Contract work will be 20-40 hours per week based on project needs.