(JOB) UX in NYC for Perm to 110K

18 Feb 2010 - 10:06pm
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Allen Ackerman

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Our Client is looking for an Information Architect who is passionate
about building great user experiences and committed to client
success. The candidate we seek will hit the ground running and
possess a strong interpersonal dynamic and energy level to match. As
a member of the User Experience community, the Information Architect

Work with multidisciplinary teams to create smart, innovative online
solutions for our clients.
Provide data driven insights into customer behavior and an actionable
plan for meeting user needs online.
Champion process and methodology as well as research and evangelize
the latest tools, best practices and trends that relate to the field.
Reporting to the Director of User Experience, day-to-day
responsibilities include:
Generate project requirements definition by leading client working
sessions, reviewing the competitive landscape, and participating in
creative brainstorming sessions with the project team.
Lead user personae research and documentation.
Define functionality, content, navigation, and interaction models
through page level wireframes, site-maps, process flowcharts, use
cases, and content matrices.
Present deliverables and recommendations to clients and lead related
Contribute to the development of content/data models, nomenclature
and taxonomies.
Design, develop and conduct usability tests to validate information
architecture and design.
Contribute to the overall strategic direction and vision of projects,
making positive contributions in a tightly-knit, multidisciplinary
team environment.

Bachelor's degree preferred in design-related discipline:
Interaction, Information or Interface design; Human-Computer
Interaction; Communications.

3+ years of industry experience
Candidates must be well-versed in user-centered design methods and
Proficient to expert in: Visio, PowerPoint, Photoshop
Must have been in a client-facing role and have project experience
working with teams on large scale, long-term projects
Excellent analytical and process-oriented skills
Excellent verbal and written skills
Experience in working on multiple projects simultaneously
Prior experience in a consulting firm or interactive agency
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