WORKBRAIN: Information Architect (Toronto, Canada)

4 Oct 2005 - 3:43pm
988 reads
Mark Rovinsky
2005

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Workbrain is seeking talented Information Architects who will lead the
design of best-in-class user interfaces for Workbrain's next-generation
of applications. Successful candidates will become key members of a
rapidly-expanding product usability team that is focused on deploying
innovative products that maximize ease-of-use for a wide range of
end-users.

The Information Architect works on various project teams to develop
user-centered designs for enterprise web applications. Responsibilities
include end-user requirements gathering, information architecture and
interaction design, heuristic evaluations, and usability testing. You
will work to actively improve the usability, usefulness, and
desirability of Workbrain's applications in collaboration with
Workbrain's Product Managers, Developers, end-users and clients.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

* Work closely with clients and end-users to understand their tasks,
activities, needs and behaviors for the purposes of designing and
usability testing new concepts and features.

* Work closely with product managers, developers and other internal
stakeholders throughout the product design process, applying
user-centered design practices.

* Assist in defining usability and user interface design standards
across all Workbrain applications, to optimize ease-of-use and a
consistent look and feel.

* Conduct ongoing research of usability and user interface design best
practices.

* Be an evangelist for product usability throughout the organization.

REQUIREMENTS:

* 3 years of experience and/or Bachelor degree in Human Factors,
Human-Computer Interaction, Usability, Information Architecture,
Interaction Design, or related area (Masters degree preferred)

* Excellent understanding and experience with user-centered design tools
and methods, including:

- competitive analysis and heuristic reviews;

- persona creation and scenario analysis;

- site mapping and documenting process flows;

- wireframing and storyboarding; and

o usability testing (ad hoc and formal)

* Creative approach to problem solving, innovation and issue resolution

* Superior interpersonal skills and the ability to collaborate actively
and proactively with others in a cross-functional team

* Ability to communicate effectively in writing, verbally and as a
presenter

* Self-motivated and self-managed with a high degree of analytical
ability and intellectual curiosity

* Understanding of web standard technologies, including CSS, HTML and
JavaScript

Please send your resumes to mrovinsky at workbrain.com with IXDG in the
subject line.

Syndicate content Get the feed