JOB: Jr. IA/Info. Designer (San Francisco, CA, USA: salaried, fulltime)
13 Oct 2005 - 6:53pm
This is a cool position for anyone who's been out of school for a few
years who's eager to learn a broad range of techniques and be exposed
to a variety of disciplines. The position encompasses usability
testing, IxD, info. design, IA, UX...all sorts of good stuff. We're a
boutique design/develop firm with enterprise-class capabilities in
established and evolving technologies, producing websites, desktop
applications, kiosks, and other rich media since 1990.
Please note, however, that responses must be sent to jobs-1229 at fluid.com, not to my email address...but mention you saw it
on the IxDG list!
Fluid, Inc. (http://www.fluid.com/) is looking for a full-time,
salaried junior information designer/architect to do cutting-edge
interface work for globally-recognized brands.
Fluid designs and develops richly interactive digital retail
experiences, both online and offline. Our clients include The North
Face, Design Within Reach, JanSport, Microsoft, Timberland, and Reebok.
Our projects are varied and exciting, and our staff is truly unique
with a vibrant culture and a passion for innovation.
Your job will be to conceptualize and architect the next generation of
consumer experiences. You’ll create the “design behind the design” for
websites, applications, and other digital experiences, including
taxonomies, design research, user profiles, test personas, user flows
and use-case scenarios, site and product architectures, usability test
planning and implementation, high-level interaction design, information
design, and wireframe screen schematics, as project needs require.
Usability theory and best practices fuel your decisions, balanced with
our clients’ business needs and their user’s goals.
Fluid will support you with some of the top-flight visual designers and
some of the smartest (and most creative) technologists and engineers in
the known universe. Fluid has a boutique studio atmosphere to make your
work fun and focused; we also have access to all manner of advanced
technologies to bring your work to fruition.
If you’re our kind of information designer/architect, you’ll have been
formally schooled in design, information science, library science,
engineering, psychology, human factors, or HCI. You’ll have one to
three years of experience doing information architecture, information
design, and/or usability work on the job salary will vary based on
Of course, you have to know the tools of the trade. Expertise in
Microsoft Visio 2003 is a requirement, and knowledge of supporting
tools is a big bonus: Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, Flash and
Dreamweaver are all big plusses.
Your attention to detail will be admired by your peers. Your
communication skills will be envied by your friends and valued by those
who’ve worked with you in the past. You’ll also be into putting in the
focused hours needed to make sure every project we ship is elegantly
architected, functionally sound, and emotively on-brand. And, above
all, you’ll be able to balance that professional demeanor with a sense
We hope that’s you.
Please email your portfolio URL, a letter of interest, and resume
detailing your specific background, to jobs-1229 at fluid.com. Tell us a
little about yourself and how you approach the discipline of design.
We’ll take a look and contact you.
Fluid is located at South Park in San Francisco, California, and is
BART, CalTrain and Muni accessible.