JOB: NYC: freelance *Sr Information Architect* asap for 2-3+ months, agency exp, famous historical client: UX geared agency

9 Jun 2009 - 9:19pm
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Joanne Weaver

Hi IxDAers---Hot one off the griddle for ya---Please forward thru your
trusted networks of killer IA folks; thank you!

perhaps longterm/temp-to-perm for the right candidate. Client is a
fun-loving, dynamic, and *very* busy boutique agency in Manhattan, working
on a a high-profile project; a entertainment/community site with complex
transactional elements, applications, and video/community boards.

Ideally 5x/week onsite; some potential flexibility here
40 hours/week

Local NYC candidates only

1-2 short trips to Arlington, VA


. Must be able to present high-fidelity, complex and beautifully
constructed wireframes + sitemaps that exhibit near obsessive amounts of
attention to detail. Visio + Omnigraffle skills are preferred, but if you're
strictly a Mac person, it's still workable.

. Must be able to run project independently from start to finish and
be extremely client-facing and tactical.

. Mentoring ability is appreciated, but major management experience
is not necessary.

. Possess proven ability to run a project start to finish,
independently, and work collaboratively with team + client directly.

. Have experience working on the strategic planning stages of a
project, help conduct/assess stakeholder interviews, conduct whiteboarding
sessions, sketch out ideas + participate in planning meetings

. Exhibit a problem-solving, in-the-trenches mentality who can solve
problems + go with the flow in a very fast-paced environment and be able to
juggle multiple projects or part of projects simultaneously.


For very high-profile, internationally recognized + historical client.

You will be involved in the initial planning stages of the project,
sketching, creating structural site concepts, and serving as a major
contributor to ideation + strategy meetings. Must also be extremely fast +
thorough in hands on wireframing + project planning skills.

Site will include community message boards/chatrooms, donation +
transactional functionality, entertainment + video players, etc. Will
require UX heavy lifting and thorough knowledge of UX best practices.

May also be asked to juggle other projects that need attention, too.


Please email resume, URL/deliverables, hourly rate + availability to start
work to:

joanne (at) joanneweavergroup (dot) com

joanne at



Joanne Weaver


The Joanne Weaver Group

UX + Creative Talent Acquisition

+1 917 623 9369

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