Tuesday, February 26, 2008

Information Architect

Department: Creative Services
Position reports to: Creative Director
The primary responsibility of the IA is to assure that a web site or application satisfies the expectations for utility and ease of use, while supporting associated business requirements and goals.
The candidate for this position has the ability to assist in selling, planning and leading the IA component of large complex client engagements. The candidate must have prior lead experience, and experience interfacing with the clients. The ideal candidate will be able and willing to do “hands on” IA tasks as well as functioning as an IA team lead.
• Assist in new business development
• Participate in planning and scoping projects
• Lead or participate in key activities in the Discovery Phase of a project (Requirements Gathering)
• Participate in workshops with business owners and users
• Conduct competitive assessments
• Plan and complete usability evaluations and/or field studies
• Generate a full reports indicating key findings and recommendations
• Develop personas and scenarios of user interaction
• Participate in populating a content matrix showing all content elements, relationships and dependencies
• Determine the organization and structure of the information and functionality in a website from the user's perspective and how the information and functionality are accessed through navigation.
• Develop site map indicating navigation and content relationships from the user perspective.
• Develop schematics, which indicate elements of each page as black and white wire frames
• Develop and deliver client presentations
Typical Education
Bachelors Degree
Discipline Specific Skills
• At least 4 -5 years experience in interactive marketing/web design required
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Ability to articulate ideas and direction in writing
Contact: Katie Corrigan at Profile Staffing, katie@profilestaffing.com, phone: 781-647-0559 x130

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