Tuesday, March 10, 2009

Sr. Information Architect - One to One Interactive Boston, MA (Fulltime)

OTOi, One to One Interactive's professional services arm (www.otoi.com), has an immediate opening for a Sr. Information Architect (IA). 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.

Essential Responsibilities:
. Analyze business requirements, technical constraints, research findings, and the audience's processes, tasks and goals. Lead the interaction design process by translating these into compelling, coherent interactive interfaces that are easy and useful for the target audience to use. . Collaborate with cross-functional teams consisting of account and business teams, technology, and creative designers to ensure the development of the best client solutions that balance form, function, and feasibility. Apply problem-solving and creative skills to solving business problems. . Participate in Discovery research activities including current state assessments, competitive reviews, and user/stakeholder interviews. Generate full reports indicating key findings and recommendations and participate in workshops with business owners and users to determine scope and priorities. Develop and deliver client presentations.
. Document design intent clearly by developing site maps, interactive prototypes, wireframes, interaction flow diagrams, with appropriate functional and behavioral annotations for both business and technical audiences.
. Champion end users throughout the development process, utilizing personas and scenarios as aids in prioritization of issues and functionality. Partner with usability team on research and assessment, and on devising improvements based on usability findings.
. Provide input on plans and schedules for design activities to ensure efficient completion and on-time delivery. Assist in new business development when required.
. Thrive in a fast-paced environment. Be a key team member and participate in the continued evolution and improvement of the interaction design process.

Discipline Specific Skills:
. At least 4 -5 years experience in interactive marketing/web design required
. Prototyping skills with tools such as Axure, I-Rise, or Flash are very helpful.
. Strong oral and written communication skills; good analytic and problem solving skills; an understanding of user-centered design principles; knowledge of industry best practices and standards; and a professional communicator inside and outside the design team
. Can work effectively as a member of a project team.

Please forward resumes to: Dan Ormes, Sr. Information Architect - dormes at otoi.com

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