JOB: Information Architect (Junior), Lexington, MA - VistaPrint

15 Jun 2007 - 5:55am
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Aimee FitzGerald
2007

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> *Information Architect*
> In this role, you will produce customer-centered interaction designs for a
> worldwide e-commerce web site. The selected candidate will work with the
> user experience manager and project managers to gather requirements,
> identify customer and business goals, create wireframes, and define
> functionality for web applications that support new product development.
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> *Responsibilities:*
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> - Gather requirements from key stakeholders in cross-functional
> meetings
> - Lead whiteboard JAD sessions to define customer goals and business
> goals, and map out the user experience
> - Define core interaction designs and functionality based on sound
> usability principles, research, data and technical feasibility
> - Develop complete wireframe page diagrams and functional specs
> outlining UI goals with an emphasis on simplicity and ease of use
> - Diagram interaction flows in site map or flow chart format
> - Collaborate with project managers, engineers, copywriters and UI
> designers to refine interaction design; keep team informed about information
> architecture and UI issues
> - Coordinate project schedules with marketing and engineering
> project managers
> - Collaborate with usability and analytics to optimize designs based
> on data and customer behavior
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> *Requirements:*
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> - Thorough grounding in online interaction design. Willing to learn
> our UCD methodology
> - Understanding of e-commerce usability testing practices and theory
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> - 1-2 years of experience with e-commerce and web application
> development
> - Ability to lead cross-functional definition/brainstorming meetings
> to map out the user experience of new projects
> - Experience documenting information design concepts and solutions
> including conceptual diagrams, task flows, and site maps
> - Understanding of computer platforms and browsers and their effects
> on the customer experience
> - Portfolio demonstrating effective information architecture and
> navigation design for web sites
> - Experience in a corporate or consulting environment a plus
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