[JOB] Information Architect, NYC, Alexander Interactive, Full Time

9 Jun 2009 - 12:30pm
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Anthony Armendariz
2006

Alexander Interactive is a premier interactive strategy, design, and
development agency. Our clients include Citi, Pepperidge Farm,
Steiner Sports, Kaplan, Virgin Mobile and DonorsChoose.org.

We are looking for an information architect to research, define and
craft the usability of our dynamic interactive projects. Working in
the user experience team, this person will work closely with our
strategy and creative groups develop the architecture of web sites
and other digital projects.

This is a full–time, on–site position at an award–winning company
with a passion for smart design and fulfilling user experiences. Ai
is located in the Flatiron district of Manhattan, in a bright,
cheerful office complete with game room and dog.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for finding optimal solutions
to design challenges. IAs participate in usability research,
stakeholder interviews, and competitive reviews; define personas and
use cases; and create site maps, annotated wireframes and functional
specifications.

Key responsibilities:
* Discover and prioritize client business requirements and functional
needs
* Generate structural deliverables including sitemaps, workflows and
UI sketches
* Generate written deliverables including user stories, personas, and
content inventories
* Design, iterate and finalize detailed, annotated wireframes
* Collaborate with clients and internal teams to produce
user-centric, technically feasible deliverables

Skills/qualifications:
* 3+ years’ experience architecting a range of projects
* Proficiency in Visio or OmniGraffle; ability to prototype concepts
in HTML a plus
* Understanding of UI patterns, user-centric design, and UX best
practices
* Ability to devise solutions to interface problems and to articulate
differences in usage, complexity, and philosophy
* Experience designing ecommerce and content-based interfaces
* Comfortable presenting work and justifying strategic decisions

To apply, send a resume and cover letter indicating relevant
experience, notable projects, and salary requirements to
ia_0509 at jobs.aieml.com.

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