Sr. IA Wanted at Great West Los Angeles Agency

13 Aug 2008 - 9:23am
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laura laser

Sr. Information Architect

My client, a great independent interactive agency in Los Angeles, is looking
for a Sr. Information Architect who is passionate about building great user
experiences and committed to client success. The candidate we seek will hit
the ground running and possess a strong interpersonal dynamic and energy
level to match. As a member of the User Experience community, the
Information Architect will: Work with multidisciplinary teams to create
smart, innovative online solutions for our clients; Provide data driven
insights into customer behavior and an actionable plan for meeting user
needs online; Champion process and methodology as well as research and
evangelize the latest tools, best practices and trends that relate to the
field. Reporting to the Director of User Experience, day-to-day
responsibilities include: Generate project requirements definition by
leading client working sessions, reviewing the competitive landscape, and
participating in creative brainstorming sessions with the project team;
Producing site- and competitive-analysis documentation; Lead user personae
research and documentation; Define functionality, content, navigation, and
interaction models through page level wireframes, site-maps, process
flowcharts, use cases, and content matrices; Present deliverables and
recommendations to clients and lead related meetings; Contribute to the
development of content/data models, nomenclature and taxonomies; Design,
develop and conduct usability tests to validate information architecture and
design; Contribute to the overall strategic direction and vision of
projects, making positive contributions in a tightly-knit, multidisciplinary
team environment. Requirements; Bachelor's degree preferred in
design-related discipline: Interaction, Information or Interface design;
Human-Computer Interaction; Communications; 3+ years of industry experience;
Candidates must be well-versed in user-centered design methods and
techniques; Proficient to expert in: Adobe Illustrator, PowerPoint,
Photoshop, and IA tools such as OmniGraffle, etc; Must have been in a
client-facing role and have project experience working with teams on large
scale, long-term projects; Excellent analytical and process-oriented skills;
Excellent verbal and written skills; Experience in working on multiple
projects simultaneously; Prior experience in a software or game design
environment or interactive agency preferred.

If you are interested, please contact me at:

Laura Laser

<mailto:Francesca at> laura at
aim: thelaser 310 567 2183

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