JOB: Information Architect (Contract) -- Ann Arbor, MI USA

27 Nov 2006 - 6:03pm
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Sarah Naasko

** Apologies for cross postings **

Enlighten is seeking an Information Architect for 7-8 weeks of strategic,
usability and functional specification work for a website redesign project.
This is a contract position with the possibility of transitioning to a
regular position at the end of the contract.
Contact iajobs[at]enlighten[dot]com for more details.

• Work with an award-winning, 23-year-old interactive company full of
smart, ethical people based in Ann Arbor, MI
• Competitive compensation and flexible workplace

What You'll be Doing
You'll be a part of a dedicated Information Architecture department that
shapes the IA, usability and interaction design of websites, CD-ROMs, kiosks
and whatever else our clients throw our way. That means...

• User needs analysis: Employ a variety of user research techniques to
bring new insights into how clients understand their users' interactive
• Business process analysis: Help clients integrate online processes with
offline business practices
• Structuring complex content: Create calm in the chaos of organically
growing content
• Designing Web site organization and navigation systems: Translate user
and business needs into meaningful structures
• Developing user interface functional specifications: Define the user
experience at every level of the functionality
• Developing content models and supporting the content management
engineering process: Help make sure clients are ready to maintain the
integrity of their website as their content grows and changes

• Exceptional analytical skills
• Creative problem-solving skills
• Strong written communication and presentation skills
• Ability to convey business concepts to technical folks and technical
concepts to business folks
• A practical understanding of current Web and information technologies
• Mastery of details
• Ability to closely collaborate as a part of a team comprised of
business, creative and technical types
• Experience with usability testing is required
• Experience in financial services sector desirable

Location : Ann Arbor, MI, United States
Percentage Travel : < 10% Travel
Openings Available : 1
Duration : Contract opportunities available with possibility of
transitioning to regular position

Enlighten offers a creative, hip, and ethical work environment. If you'd
like to join our team, please e-mail your cover letter and resume to

sarah naasko [director of information architecture]
voice :: 734.929.1945
fax :: 734.668.1883

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