[JOB] Information Architect in NYC for 6 mo at 50/hour (W2)

24 Sep 2009 - 5:04pm
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Beau Gould

Information Architect in NYC for 6 mo at 50/hour (W2)

This is a contract position paying $50/hour for 6 months or longer in
New York City. No telecommuting allowed. US Citizens, Green Card
holders or EAD only please. Local candidates only please. Full company
details provided on request to qualified candidates.

The IA must then iterate their design with the client to ensure approval
and produce page-level schematics (black and white Visio diagrams)
detailing the information design of every unique page on the site. The
Architect and dev team uses these schematics to guide the graphic design
and the build out of the clients functionality.

The IA ensures that all deliverables are consistent in look and feel and
flow, cross-validated and complete by the end of the requirements stage.

The IA also plays an advisory role across the lifespan of the project,
ensuring in the graphic design stage that visual treatments are
consistent with the information architecture and page schematics, and
testing the presentation layer of the site during the build and test

Finally the IA is the usability advocate or expert on the team. He she
may conduct usability testing at any stage of the project.

Skills Required

During the course of the project, the information architect will:
* Conduct discovery interviews with the client for site organization,
content and functionality
* Create oage schematics and any BRD or Functional Spec
* Inventory existing back-end processes and needed functionality and
design UI flow for that functionality
* Create and manage the information architecture and page schematics
* Establish usability guidelines and usability plan. Ensure that they
are adhered to consistently over the life of the project. This may
include usability testing of the site, but some level of usability
testing should always be conducted
* Produce click-through (optional) with development lead
* Validate visual design treatments against the information architecture
and page schematics for concept and content
* Assist the quality assurance team with testing the site presentation
layer, including validating the build against the information
architecture and page schematics and, on occasion, final site copy
* Identify areas of potential risk and/or issues communicate these to
the project lead
* Attend the weekly team status meetings and/or daily stand-ups

To be considered, please submit your resume and a portfolio if you have
one to beau-AT-open-source-staffing.com

Thank you,

Beau J. Gould
Open Source Staffing


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