186803 - Information Architect
Industry
IT
Region
MD-Maryland
City
Remote
State
Rate
Up to $60.00 DOE
Duration
12 Months
Description


Chipton-Ross is seeking an Information Architect for a remote position.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
The Information Architect is a full-time contractor who will drive the structural design of the Corporate Infrastructure & Security (CIS) organization’s information and content environment(s) to support the digitally enabled colleague. This role reports to the Senior Manager of Secure Culture & Communications (SCC) and is accountable for designing and building a centralized information structure to streamline user experience, provide easy access to information and content, promote self-service, and enable colleagues to take accountability for their behaviors. The Information Architect will work closely with the broader SCC team to ensure the information and content is presented in an easy and manageable way to optimize the search experience and support organizational and business goals and objectives.

Assess existing information and content structure and repositories to evaluate usability, accessibility, and usefulness to the end-user
Evaluate current user experience and identify opportunities for improvement
Conduct stakeholder and end-user interviews and research to determine requirements and inform design
Support the development of key organizational personas to further refine interaction with the information and content
Develop wireframes, user flows, site maps, etc. to communicate design and architecture recommendations to stakeholders
Collaborate with SCC team to implement architecture strategy into sites/applications
Monitor end-user interactions and behavior with information and content to continuously improve and refine design

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Proven work experience in information architecture, user experience, web design, or other related field.
Demonstrated experience in developing interfaces, large-scale websites, applications, etc. with a strong portfolio.
Working knowledge of core tools including Axure, Visio, OmniGraffle, Photoshop, as well as coding experience in HTML, CSS, etc.
Strong understanding of development processes, methods, and principles.
Strong visualization skills with the ability to clearly communicate, in writing and orally.
Self-starter; organized; detail-oriented; motivated to set personal and program goals and proactively track performance against goals and initiatives.
Strong project and relationship management skills to manage multiple priorities – projects, deliverables, and stakeholders.
Ability to work with both technical and non-technical audiences across the business.
Aware of current trends and new technologies in information architecture and design.

EDUCATION:
Accredited High School Diploma/GED

WORK HOURS:
9-5
Full-Time

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Zachary Fasano
zfasano@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x252 or (800) 927-9318 x252

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.