Design Job: Information Architect at Peter Mayer

Looking for an information architecture job in Louisiana? Peter Mayer, an advertising agency in New Orleans, is seeking an information architect to align creative approaches with usability design. Click through to learn more and apply:

Using a customer-focused approach, the Information Architect will define content structure, navigational systems, user/process flows and page interactions for a variety of interactive properties. The Information Architect will create detailed documentation to be used by multiple teams (designers, copywriters, developers and QA) that will ensure a consistent product throughout the life cycle of the project.

Responsibilities

  • Understand and translate client’s business goals, user/customer needs and technical requirements into detailed recommendations for enhanced performance
  • Create detailed and accurate user flows and wireframes of various processes on e-commerce, mobile and community web properties
  • Develop sitemaps and content taxonomies to support usability and find-ability of information
  • Focus on creating and delivering a consistent and compelling user experience across all verticals
  • Evaluate the competitive landscape and research trends in e-commerce, social networks, new technologies, and interaction design
  • Contribute to the creation and implementation of design standards and best practices, and to the promotion of user-centered design throughout the agency

Requirements

  • Degree or study in information architecture, information design, graphic design, human-computer interaction, marketing or related field
  • 1-2 years experience in information architecture or related design field, agency experience preferred
  • Strong portfolio showing ability to design intuitive site functionality, cross-tactic interactions, user interfaces, and navigation
  • Excellent written, oral, and visual communication skills with the ability to write clear, concise, detailed requirements
  • Expertise with Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, InDesign and Fireworks
  • Solid understanding of principles of information organization, user interface design and user-centered design
  • Experience with wireframing/prototyping software
  • Familiarity with HTML, JavaScript, and CSS design capabilities

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