Sr. Information Architect

Company: AccruePartners ( Learn More )

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US-MA-Boston
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Job Description

AccruePartners values our contract and consulting employees. We strive to provide comprehensive, quality and an affordable suite benefits. Our employees are eligible for Medical, Vision, Dental, Short Term Disability and 401K and other benefits. 

WHO OUR CLIENT IS:

  • Fortune 100 Financial Services Company
  • 100-year history of dedication to customer satisfaction, success and growth
  • Tremendous growth and new business strategy leading to the need for new talent
  • Significant investments in cutting-edge technology
  • WHY YOU SHOULD CONSIDER THIS OPPORTUNITY:

  • Culture: Excellent work environment that fosters collaboration
  • Growth: Ability to make an impact on the direction of the organization
  • Opportunity: Gain hands-on experience working with cutting-edge technology
  • Stability: Recent financial performance of the company has reported record profits
  • WHERE THE POSITION IS LOCATED:

  • Boston, MA; Charlotte, NC
  • WHAT YOU WILL DO:

  • Develop UX/IA documentation such as site outlines, process flows, sketches, scenarios, personas, wireframes and navigation models for web, desktop, and mobile applications to define functionality and user behavior
  • Brainstorm and collaborate with Business Owners, Product Managers, UX Visual Designers, Developers, UX Content and other stakeholders to determine user interface needs
  • Maintain working knowledge about emerging user interface / interaction design standards and best practices
  • Use a data-driven approach and analysis for design experiences
  • Evaluate the competitive landscape and research UI trends in financial services
  • Partner with our Prototyping and Development Team to ensure technical feasibility and flawless implementation
  • Review applications throughout the development lifecycle to ensure integrity of information architecture and usability guidelines
  • Bring strong creative, conceptual and problem-solving skills to translate conceptual ideas (business needs and user goals) into interaction design solutions
  • Assess data from multiple sources (product requirements, tech constraints, UX research, web analytics and industry trends) and synthesize it in order to develop efficient user scenarios, taxonomies, classification schemes, navigation systems and design patterns
  • Create and effectively present UX deliverables (wireframes, workflows, prototypes, etc.) to explain and negotiate design solutions to key stakeholders
  • HOW YOU ARE QUALIFIED:

  • 5+ years of experience as a senior information architect, interaction designer, user experience designer, or similar role
  • Hands-on experience building wireframes and mock-ups
  • Ability to develop user interfaces for complex transactional applications
  • Experience producing detailed wireframes, site outlines, process flows, and navigation models in a thorough, clean, and concise way using industry standard tools (Axure, Visio, OmniGraffle, InDesign, or a similar program)
  • Ability to cut through ambiguity and use good organizational skills
  • A passion for being the voice of the user and a proven track-record building user-centric solutions
  • Leader using best practices for web and mobile information architecture and design.
  • Strong verbal and visual communication, written communication, interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Financial industry experience required
  • Bachelor's Degree in Human Factors, Interaction, Graphic or Interface Design.
  • Experience working with teams in multiple software project methods such as Waterfall SDLC and Agile.
  • Online portfolio displaying a firm understanding of user-centered design processes and information architecture principles is a must
  • Job Requirements