Information Architect

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Población:
Anywhere (España)
Compañía:
SweetRush
Recibido:

If you are passionate about the world of information environments and have a deep understanding of the art and science of conceptualizing websites, web applications, and the systems running underneath, then we have an exciting opportunity for you.

We are a creative team dedicated to serving our clients well and making the world a better place through e-learning. We are looking for an experienced information architect to join us. You would work with our solution architects and creative directors to produce positive and effective user experiences by determining information structures and flows for digital courses, websites and web applications, gamified solutions, and much more!

Join a great team of super-talented people! SweetRush is a great place for you to contribute your skills and grow in to the future.

Responsibilities:

  • Conceptualizing and defining the structural and navigational elements of large corporate intranets, web pages, e-learning courses, mobile applications, and other digital products
  • Conducting user research to inform the content and structure of information deliverables (and approach research depending on budgetary constraints)
  • Organizing information by translating user needs into workflow diagrams, user scenarios, flowcharts, sitemaps, and storyboards
  • Ideating and brainstorming solutions by analyzing available content and developing taxonomies, labeling systems, categories, structures, data flows, and metadata schemes
  • Creating structures that promote finding and reusing content in multiple contexts
  • Creating robust search systems to support browsing through large datasets
  • Translating product requirements into wireframes and prototypes
  • Documenting the structure, components, and processes of digital solutions
  • Planning the migration of large sets of content
  • Facilitating information and data governance activities, including development efforts
  • Validating proposed solutions via reverse card sorting, usability testing, traffic analysis, user feedback, etc.
  • Sharing your knowledge and skills with your fellow teammates as a way to improve the team’s results

Required skills:

  • 2+ years of verifiable experience as a client-facing information architect (experience redesigning corporate intranets is a plus)
  • Experience working with software engineers to develop and implement information architecture specifications
  • Solid portfolio featuring examples of interaction work
  • Expertise in wireframing and prototyping tools (Axure, InVision, OmniGraffle, Balsamiq, Flinto, and others)

Bonus skills:

  • Flexible, creative, and inventive attitude toward finding design solutions
  • Obsession with crafting simple, intuitive, and delightful user experiences
  • Conceptual and visual problem-solving skills
  • Experience working in projects that involve large datasets and different types of users
  • Proficiency with design tools (mainly Photoshop and Illustrator)
  • Proficiency with content management systems and corporate intranet tools (mainly SharePoint)
  • Experience with user research tools and techniques (user and stakeholder interviews, card sorting, persona creation, usability testing, etc.)
  • Deep understanding of content strategy methods, tools, and best practices
  • Experience with learning management systems (LMS) highly desirable

Soft skills:

  • Ability to think and conceptualize problems and solutions in systems
  • Ability to analytically defend your design decisions
  • Deep empathy for your users
  • “Roll up your sleeves” attitude to get things done
  • Self-motivated and passionate about learning
  • Neither scared of giving, nor receiving, constructive and honest feedback
  • Excellent time-management and planning skills
  • Ability to document your work process and create ad hoc reports as needed
  • Impeccable communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to juggle various projects and meet tight deadlines
  • Perfect written and spoken English

Type of employment:
This is a contract position that could turn into a long-term commitment for the right person.

Location:
Ideally Costa Rica, or countries with a similar time zone (UTC/GMT -6 hours). This is a remote position, meaning you will not be commuting to an office, and so you must have your own office setup.

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