Fwd: JOB: Interaction Architect, Blast Radius Vancouiver BC

29 Apr 2005 - 10:37am
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Dave Malouf

Forwarding this b/c it happens to be relevant to the person who asked
a question about US hiring ... obviously this isn't the US, but they
do say they hire international, so it may fit your needs.

Good luck!!!!

-- dave

---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Anthony Hempell <anthony.hempell at blastradius.com>
Date: Apr 28, 2005 4:42 PM
Subject: [Sigia-l] JOB: Interaction Architect, Blast Radius Vancouiver BC
To: sigia-l at asis.org

Many of the world's most innovative companies work with Blast Radius
(http://www.blastradius.com) to develop superior experiences for their
customers. Building on our core values of Excellence, Innovation,
People, Fun, and Passion, Blast Radius has established itself as an
innovative industry leader that attracts the world's top talent. We're
strategic thinkers with a passion for technology and a serious creative

We take great pride in the work we do and the talented people who work
with us. We're always looking for highly skilled, driven people who
value a collaborative, open environment and a flexible, professional

We are currently seeking applicants for the position of full-time
Interaction Architect for our offices in Vancouver, BC, Canada.

The Interaction Architect maps the entire structure of a site and
organizes the positioning of pages within sections, developing a
functional and intuitive plan to get users from Point A to Point B using
the path of least resistance. This role requires strong analytical
skills to manifest thoughtful and intuitive design and find the balance
between beauty and functionality.

* Participate in strategic planning meetings with clients and
multi-disciplinary teams to help define a project's scope and gain an
understanding of the audience, client's business goals, key usability
principals, technical constraints and future needs
* Ask appropriate questions in planning sessions to extract required
information from clients and teams
* Develop a comprehensive site map that anticipates user's paths,
logical process flows and demonstrates an understanding of the balance
between efficiency and ease of use and the client's business goals
* Work closely with the content strategist to ensure content is
scaleable, customizable and / or dynamic and fits into the overall
information architecture
* Demonstrate a knowledge and consideration for usability testing and
issues when creating site architecture
* When necessary, work with Creative Directors to storyboard functional
prototypes or outlines

* At least one year experience in Internet and/or software UI design
and/or architecture combined with project management experience
* A related degree such as Communication Planning and Design,
Architecture and/or Library Science
* An understanding of software such as Visio and/or Illustrator for
creating site maps and flow charts
* A strong attention to detail and exceptional organization, logic and
analytical skills
* The ability to ask appropriate questions and communicate effectively
to a broad range of people: designers, executives, business development
and technical staff
* The ability to conceptualize the abstract and manufacture the concrete
to explain it

As an organization that prides itself on the diversity of our work
force, Blast Radius actively encourages international applicants. We
have offices in Canada, the U.S. and Europe, with more to come.

For more information on the role, please visit
www.blastradius.com/careers and apply for the Interaction Architect
role, submitting a resume highlighting your fit

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