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Job: User Experience Architect-LAX area

From: Laura
Sent on: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 7:02 PM

Hello All!


Here’s an opportunity for a User Experience Architect who understands the fundamentals of IA,  has at least one year of experience doing some contract work or FT and is ready to contribute to multiple high profile projects with the nation’s biggest satellite provider.  This is a multi channel oppoerunity across different platforms such as web, mobile, and set top box.  You will work on content, e-commerce, and interactive applications while working on a dedicated scrum team within an agile environment.  It’s a wonderful opportunity to be mentored and gain a broad spectrum of experience!


Who you are: passionate about designing and developing fantastic user experiences on the net and are ready to be mentored by a lead UXA while working with other teams to execute on projects.


What you will do:

·         Contribute to large web development projects in a fast-paced online environment interacting with business analysts, information architects, visual designers, and web developers

·         Translate business objectives and strategies into coordinated interactive design focused on our end-users

·         Craft visual specifications including wireframes, mockups, flow diagrams, mobile devices, conceptual diagrams, task flows and site maps

·         Develop and refine business and web objectives based upon target audience characteristics, goals, tasks and processes

Your experience:



1+ years of web and interactive design experience with a solid understanding of user experience planning principles and how they apply to the interactive space

·         BA degree or higher in Computer Science or Information Science strongly preferred

·         Understanding of and experience with: user-centered design techniques, on-line user behavior as it relates to interactive design and rich media, development of organizational/structural concepts for Web site and application of content management, personalization, targeting and searching systems

·         Preparation and ownership of IA documentation (site architectures, wire frames, use cases and task flows, etc.)

·         Conduct research on competitive sites, latest techniques and have a solid understanding of user testing

·         Strong creative thinking and problem-solving skills

·         Highly organized multitasking expert: manage multiple projects simultaneously and understand how to work with deliverables, requirements and limitations

·         Comfortable working in a team environment and collaborating with business analyst, visual designers, front-end integrators, producers, and developers

·         Strong verbal, written, and visual communication skills

·         Experience and interest in online content delivery and entertainment a plus

·         Strong understanding of the following software required: MS Office, MS Visio, Sharepoint, and Adobe Acrobat

·         Basic understanding of the fundamentals of JSP, Flash, HTML, DHTML, CSS, Javascript, AJAX, a plus


Interested candidates should include the link to an online portfolio or attach several examples that demonstrate:

·         Ability to work on a reasonably diverse and wide variety of web-based projects

·         Ability to concept for the ‘anything is possible’ scenarios

·         Wireframes accompanied by a comprehensive set of user specifications

·         Progress of an idea of yours from initial concept to going live (WebTrend analysis, competitive benchmarking, research, user interviews, prototype creation, user testing etc.)

Salary is commensurate with experience and bonuses are included as well as a fantastic overall comp package!  If interested, please email your resume with work samples and we can talk!



Laura Hunter

Vivid Resources




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