Senior Information Architect / User Experience Designer - Milwaukee
7Summits, LLC - Milwaukee, WI

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Here's an exciting opportunity for senior information architects and/or user experience designers. You’ll be part of an elite team architecting and solutioning interactive and social business solutions for some of the biggest brands in the world.

7Summits has a reputation for driving innovation and transformation with our work. We’re taking on some massive mountains, and we want you to be sipping hot cocoa with us when we reach the summit.

Job Description

Work with project teams to understand and define project requirements, business goals, and audience needs. Then translate those into effective and highly usable interactive solutions

Meet with users/audiences, conduct interviews, and gain an understanding of needs and their goals

Develop insightful user / audience profiles or personas.

Design and create conceptual models, flows, sitemaps, and navigation schemes

Perform heuristic and competitive analyses

Collaboratively develop user interface designs and interactive prototypes

Conduct usability testing to validate and enhance architectures and designs

Create, maintain, and promote usability standards, procedures, best practices, and knowledge across the organization encompassing screen design and workflow

Follow industry research, trends, and evolving platforms and technologies related to user experience

Job Qualifications

Strong portfolio of UX deliverables for both new interactive experiences as well as iteratively enhanced existing ones

Minimum 5 years direct IA/UX experience developing information architectures and highly usable interface specifications and prototypes

Some agency and/or social media experience is strongly preferred

Knowledge and experience with User-Centered Design practices; contextual inquiry and user research, persona development, heuristic evaluation, competitive analysis, interface design, rapid prototyping and participatory design, usability testing

Experience with user research techniques and interface prototyping tools (e.g. Axure, Visio, iRise, Photoshop)

Strong analytical skills and attention to detail

Excellent communication, presentation, and interpersonal skills including the ability to communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively to diverse audiences

Excellent prioritization, organization, and time management skills and ability to work with minimal supervision

Ability to consistently deliver projects and focus on create value for our clients

Ability to work independently and handle change and shifting work priorities in a dynamic environment

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience required

Master’s degree in Human Factors, Human Computer Interaction, Usability Engineering, Cognitive Psychology or related field is a plus

Web analytics experience a plus

Compensation & Benefits
7Summits offers medical, dental and vision insurance, a 401k plan, paid holidays, vacation and flex time. Ascend with the best—come see what we’re all about!

About 7Summits
Do you have what it takes to scale the 7Summits? Getting to the top takes an exceptional person. You consistently deliver great work and believe collaboration is key. You check your gear every step of the way and have a backup plan when things go wrong. Yeti stole your supplies and suffering from oxygen deprivation? No problem! You’re live tweeting the entire experience and still make it to the summit in time.
7Summits is a rapidly growing social business agency that is transforming business with award-winning work. Our portfolio of clients includes Fortune 100 companies that operate on a global scale. We are a passionate team of social media sherpas — strategists, designers and developers — that believe in unleashing people’s potential to create, innovate, and compete in entirely new ways. We’re changing the way business gets done – and it's exciting.

About this company
Do you have what it takes to scale the 7Summits? Getting to the top takes an exceptional person. You consistently deliver great work and...