information architect in saint paul

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saint paul, minnesota
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Information Technology
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IMMEDIATE OPPORTUNITY FOR AN INFORMATION ARCHITECT/Sr. UX DESIGNER. CONTACT US TODAY FOR MORE INFORMATION and IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION.........

Information Architect/Sr. UX Designer

Requirements

  • 5+ years relevant experience in user experience design
  • Degree in information sciences, information design, human-computer interaction, anthropology, cognitive psychology, or related field
  • Comprehensive portfolio of work that demonstrates ability to create understandable, well-thought designs
  • Solid understanding of principles of design, information architecture, layout, and patterns
  • Understand complex systems with large sets of always changing data
  • Document and communicate complex designs with attention to detail and justify design decisions and rationale
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong understanding of accessibility standards and considerations

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Create prototypes for rapid user testing
  • Experience conducting user research
  • Familiarity with the basic principles of design (Visibility, Match, Control, Consistency, Prevention, Recognition, Flexibility, Aestetic, Recover, Documentation)
  • Plan and design responsive and mobile web applications
  • Familiarity with Material Design best practices
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Create and maintain component libraries

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Design interface mockups, wireframes, flowcharts, prototypes, and/or style guides
  • Present and defend concepts to stakeholders and other UX team members
  • Provide and receiving design feedback to/from peers
  • Facilitate brainstorming and sketching sessions with cross functional teams
  • Collaborate with UX team members & stakeholders to design based on user and business needs as well as technical considerations
  • Promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards
  • Ensure designs are executed as specified in final product
  • Create and maintain style guides, vision maps, timelines, and other communicative visuals
  • Work with quick turnarounds and demanding timelines
 
location: Eagan, Minnesota
job type: Contract
work hours: 8 to 5
education: Bachelors
 
responsibilities:

functionality and content

wire frames

flow charts

break down components

determine "how do I use the product"?

***

Day-to-Day Responsibilities

  • Design interface mockups, wireframes, flowcharts, prototypes, and/or style guides
  • Present and defend concepts to stakeholders and other UX team members
  • Provide and receiving design feedback to/from peers
  • Facilitate brainstorming and sketching sessions with cross functional teams
  • Collaborate with UX team members & stakeholders to design based on user and business needs as well as technical considerations
  • Promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards
  • Ensure designs are executed as specified in final product
  • Create and maintain style guides, vision maps, timelines, and other communicative visuals
  • Work with quick turnarounds and demanding timelines
 
qualifications:

5+ years as an Information Architect. "Hands-on", Sr. production role. Must have personal ambition - important! Be self-motivated, strong communication skills, initiatives, independent and experience working with teams that have a lot of people.

***

Additional Desired Qualifications

  • Create prototypes for rapid user testing
  • Experience conducting user research
  • Familiarity with the basic principles of design (Visibility, Match, Control, Consistency, Prevention, Recognition, Flexibility, Aestetic, Recover, Documentation)
  • Plan and design responsive and mobile web applications
  • Familiarity with Material Design best practices
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Create and maintain component libraries
 
skills: HTML, CSS hard code. From scratch. No javascript. No libraries.

prototyping

Front-end web development, a plus

Requirements

  • 5+ years relevant experience in user experience design
  • Degree in information sciences, information design, human-computer interaction, anthropology, cognitive psychology, or related field
  • Comprehensive portfolio of work that demonstrates ability to create understandable, well-thought designs
  • Solid understanding of principles of design, information architecture, layout, and patterns
  • Understand complex systems with large sets of always changing data
  • Document and communicate complex designs with attention to detail and justify design decisions and rationale
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong understanding of accessibility standards and considerations

Equal Opportunity Employer: Race, Color, Religion, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, National Origin, Age, Genetic Information, Disability, Protected Veteran Status, or any other legally protected group status.

skills

HTML, CSS hard code. From scratch.  No javascript. No libraries.

prototyping

Front-end web development, a plus

Requirements 

  • 5+ years relevant experience in user experience design 
  • Degree in information sciences, information design, human-computer interaction, anthropology, cognitive psychology, or related field 
  • Comprehensive portfolio of work that demonstrates ability to create understandable, well-thought designs 
  • Solid understanding of principles of design, information architecture, layout, and patterns 
  • Understand complex systems with large sets of always changing data 
  • Document and communicate complex designs with attention to detail and justify design decisions and rationale 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills 
  • Strong understanding of accessibility standards and considerations 

qualification

5+ years as an Information Architect. "Hands-on", Sr. production role. Must have personal ambition - important!  Be self-motivated, strong communication skills, initiatives, independent and experience working with teams that have a lot of people.  

***

Additional Desired Qualifications 

  • Create prototypes for rapid user testing 
  • Experience conducting user research 
  • Familiarity with the basic principles of design (Visibility, Match, Control, Consistency, Prevention, Recognition, Flexibility, Aestetic, Recover, Documentation) 
  • Plan and design responsive and mobile web applications 
  • Familiarity with Material Design best practices 
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process 
  • Create and maintain component libraries

responsibilities

functionality and content

wire frames

flow charts

break down components

determine "how do I use the product"?

***

Day-to-Day Responsibilities 

  • Design interface mockups, wireframes, flowcharts, prototypes, and/or style guides 
  • Present and defend concepts to stakeholders and other UX team members 
  • Provide and receiving design feedback to/from peers 
  • Facilitate brainstorming and sketching sessions with cross functional teams 
  • Collaborate with UX team members & stakeholders to design based on user and business needs as well as technical considerations 
  • Promote design guidelines, best practices, and standards 
  • Ensure designs are executed as specified in final product 
  • Create and maintain style guides, vision maps, timelines, and other communicative visuals 
  • Work with quick turnarounds and demanding timelines 

educational requirements

Bachelors