Senior Information Architect – UX for eCommerce site
The Woods Group - New York, NY

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An apparel retailer is looking for a Senior Information Architect to take responsibility for the navigation, organization, interaction, and user process engineering for their ecommerce sites, both web and mobile. Utilizing user-centered design methods, the Architect will provide visitors best-in-class user experiences.
  • Help lead website design user testing sessions to identify and document significant patterns, user needs, shopping behaviors, and process/design improvements needed
  • Work with UX team members to develop customer personas/ segments based on testing and metrics and incorporate conclusions into actionable wireframes and opportunity maps
  • Advise UX team members regarding design, layout, placement, and content of design elements
  • Develop navigation model, primary and secondary navigation structure for key websites
  • Act as a subject matter expert on best practices for UI design and innovative solutions
  • Manage and mentor junior Information Architects
  • 6+ years experience as an Information Architect or User Experience Architect working with intricate, cutting-edge ecommerce design including responsive design and table UIs
  • Experience managing junior information architects
  • Solid understanding of best practices for information organization, UI design, and usability
  • Hands-on experience creating annotated wireframes, site maps, user flows, and design specifications
  • Expertise in HTML 5, JavaScript, and CSS design
  • Bachelors degree in Interaction Design, Cognitive Science, HCI, or equivalent a plus
  • Expert Adobe InDesign or equivalent

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The Woods Group is an executive search firm, focusing on positions in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, as well as nationwide. We...