Information Architect


We're looking for an individual who is passionate about digital storytelling, knowledge sharing, interactive multimedia and web communications, is self-motivated, and thrives in a very fast-paced, dynamic environment. First and foremost, the right candidate should have the following characteristics:
  • Obsessive attention to detail
  • Even-tempered and comfortable in an environment with many options
  • Love for their work
  • Develop, evaluate, iterate and implement high quality detailed UI specifications and visual designs for complex projects, including use cases, flow diagrams, architectures and final documentation
  • Collaborate with visual designers and engineers to implement iterative UI designs
  • Design usability test plans, conduct or oversee usability testing, and iterate designs throughout user testing
  • Translate usability research findings into design improvements
  • 3+ years information architecture experience with strong interaction design expertise in a company focused on interactive multimedia and/or web communications
  • Some experience with rich internet application development and on multimedia-centric projects, including video or audio user interface development
  • Academic background in Human-Computer Interaction, interactive design, human factors or related discipline preferred
  • Proven experience and a portfolio that includes different IA deliverables (annotated architectures, flow diagrams, sitemaps, design patterns, etc.), and the ability to adapt them to different uses, projects and constraints
  • Prior experience as a key member of a UI team contributing to product development cycles of successful website launches and software application products
  • Ability to solve complex issues as well as supply technically viable design alternatives
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Visio, Project, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint to create IA deliverables, as well as the ability to quickly learn how to use new tools and methods

Department: Technology
Type: Part Time / Full Time
Location: This position is based in Westlake Village, CA