Senior UX Architect

Company Name:
Digital Intelligence Systems, LLC (DISYS)
DISYS is currently searching for an experienced Senior User Experience Architect for our client currently located in the Alpharetta area. This is a long-term contracting opportunity.
The Senior User Experience/Information Architect is responsible for gathering and understanding requirements and translating/developing IA documentation (site maps, user flow diagrams, transaction flows, sketches, use case scenarios, wireframes, navigation models) for both digital experiences across multiple channels (web, mobile, tablet, social, DOOH). This is not a back-seat support role. In addition to collaborating with the Experience Lead, this candidate will also work closely with other team members including other Information Architects, Content Strategists, Business Analysts, User Researchers, as well as others from Creative, Technology and Strategy groups. We utilize industry best practices and IA standards to define and implement user interfaces that effectively communicate to sales and support teams. A firm understanding of user-centered design processes and interaction design principles will be crucial to success in this role. A level of comfort working collaboratively and iteratively will also drive success.
Key Roles and Responsibilities:

Design usable and desirable user experiences
Work closely with web design and development teams regarding user experience and information architecture for web sales and support functions.
Provide technical advice to other departments concerning oversight for the digital entities not delivered by the web team.
Determine business requirement feasibility
Design and document the user experience in support of specific business initiatives, technology roadmap for aiowireless.com and supporting applications, vendor evaluations, standards, and new technology opportunities
Work collaboratively with the other business groups (i.e. development, marketing, product) to solution the integration points and downstream solution pieces to support the business initiative
Resolve critical issues and contribute to the business area development
Works under general supervision with the discretion to exercise independent judgment regarding the appropriate approach to the project at hand
May consult senior peers on certain projects
Highly skilled with extensive proficiency with website and application architecture
Contribute to the overall online strategy
Not a supervisory role

Typically requires 8-10 years experience
Ability to execute on IA of complex transactional interfaces, taxonomies and metadata frameworks, and templates for content management systems
Experience creating innovative experience across web, mobile, tablet, social and DOOH channels
Experience conducting user research and translating user research into design decisions
Experience using web analytics data to inform design decisions
Ability to develop big ideas, and execute flawlessly against them in a highly collaborative environment
Excellent oral and written communication and presentation skills
Experience in client services and negotiating business decisions
High tolerance for ambiguity matched only by your desire to organize it
Willingness to travel (10% or less)
Advanced proficiency in a variety of design tools including Visio and/or Omnigraffle, InDesign, Axure as well as the other prototyping tools
Proficiency in the MS Office Suite
Degree in a related field, such as Library Science, Industrial Design, Graphic Design, Human-Computer Interaction, Technical Communications, English, History, Anthropology, Economics, Computer Science

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