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Aquent

NC, United States

Phone: 404-732-0501
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Company Description:

We're looking for a Information Architect / Senior Information Designer for on-going contract role in Charlotte. 

This is a W2 position through a staffing agency. Must be able to work on-site. 


This thought leader will collaborate with clients and UX team members to develop compelling interaction designs for our brand across touch devices, websites, user interfaces, application and digital marketing. Successful Senior Information Designers are innovative, have a bold vision for excellence, and enjoy working with a team that inspires commitment. 


You should be well versed in all topics related to user experience strategy, interface design, user-centered design, information architecture, interaction design and usability.

Primary Responsibilities 
• Collaborate with project teams to define strategy, as well as site architecture and navigation 
• Iterate in creative sketch sessions with UX and clients--taking wires from low fidelity to high fidelity 
• Develop use case scenarios, flow diagrams, site maps, wireframes, high-level functional specifications, task analyses based on personas and research, and integrating these into product design 
• Work closely with usability engineering, visual design, content, product marketing and product development to create the user experience that meets customer objectives and business goals 
• Assist with user research plan and stakeholder interviews to understand requirements, negotiating change for the sake of the ultimate user experience when necessary 
• Manage multiple projects and competing priorities 
• Ensure existing UX style guide and standards are applied or considered for all concepts 
• Provide consultation to 3rd party designers and developers and lead creative collaboration sessions for storefront, authenticated and application properties 


Requirements 
• Bachelors Degree (or equivalent work experience) plus 3-5 years experience as an Information Architect or Interaction Designer 
• Prefer background in digital agency, retail, automotive industry, financial services institution, or large ecommerce site 
• Experience managing client relationships and complex deliverables 
• Highly skilled at wireframe creation and effective documentation 
• Experience using Axure or similar interaction design tool for prototype development and requirements documentation 
• Prefer experience with tablet, hand held touch design patterns and emerging technologies 
• Strong understanding of responsive design as well as touch design best practices 
• Must be articulate and inspire commitment to a higher standard 
• Excellent written communication and presentation skills 
• Proven ability to balance business needs with customer experience 


Education level: 
• Required: Bachelor Degree, Masters preferred or equivalent experience with increasing responsibility 
• Degree: Information Architecture, Usability, Communication, or related major field of study: Information Science, Cognitive Psychology, Computer Science, Human Factors, Industrial Design, Web Design or Visual Arts. Communications and Business Psychology


Must be able to work on-site as a W2 employee ; No Staffing Agency's or third party vendors


Please forward resume for consideration


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Location:Charlotte, NC
Posted:05.07.2014
Company: Aquent
 
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