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Job :: Interactive Architect :: Seattle, WA, USA

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  • Challis Hodge
    Position: Interactive Architect Experience: 3+ years Location: Seattle, WA, USA Status: Permanent Full Time Salary: Competitive Relocation: Not Available
    Message 1 of 1 , Jun 14, 2005
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      Position: Interactive Architect

      Experience: 3+ years
      Location: Seattle, WA, USA
      Status: Permanent Full Time
      Salary: Competitive
      Relocation: Not Available

      Description:

      Seattle-based User Experience consulting firm is looking for a full time
      Interactive Architect to join their User-Centered Design team. This is a
      classic interaction design/user experience position requiring skills in user
      research, interaction design, information architecture, prototyping, and
      usability testing. The environment is growth-oriented with a wide range of
      clients from Fortune 500 companies to start-ups. The work spans a range of
      technologies including desktop, Internet and mobile applications, as well as
      information appliances.

      Responsibilities:

      * Evaluating client functional and business requirements.
      * Conducting primary and secondary research to evaluate user needs.
      * Performing usability inspections of existing systems and conducting
      competitive research.
      * Developing information architecture, system vocabulary, task flows,
      navigation systems, and detailed wireframe layouts.
      * Documenting screen-level interactions.
      * Presenting and justifying designs to clients.
      * Developing paper prototypes for early user testing.
      * Creating project-specific user experience guidelines that assist clients
      in making future design decisions.
      * Working with content writers, visual designers, and software developers to
      ensure a smooth transition of the interactive design into development.

      Requirements:

      * At least 3 years experience in complex web application interaction design.

      * Education in user-centered design (UCD) or ability to display a formal
      understanding of UCD theory and practice.
      * Ability to blend both user goals and business goals to create an effective
      interactive experience.
      * Working knowledge of browser-based technology constraints/capabilities
      (e.g. HTML, JavaScript, Flash).
      * Experience with a range of software development practices, including agile
      and use-case based methods.
      * Superlative oral and written communication skills.
      * Experience working directly with clients in a consulting role, including
      leading client meetings.
      * Working knowledge of visual design tools (e.g. OmniGraffle, Visio).
      * Experience designing and conducting usability studies is an asset.

      Application instructions can be found here:
      http://www.experiencepeople.com/job_wa1872.html

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