Information Architecture Specialist, TEKsystems, Inc

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Information Architecture Specialist
TEKsystems, Inc

Job Overview    
Company: TEKsystems, Inc
Location: Huntsville, AL 35803
Category: Computer Software
Rate: N/A
Job Type: Information Technology
Posting ID: 2567556
Posting Date: 6/29/2012
Contact: Tunis,Demia Lynee

Why Work for TEKsystems
With 5,500 clients and over 70,000 consultants deployed annually, we offer our IT consultants a bigger network and better opportunities. Through our proprietary Consultant Placement Process, we also provide personalized career services, placing you in the positions you want and keeping you consistently employed in roles that advance your career.

Job Description
Job Classification: Direct Hire
Information Architecture Specialist (Flexible from an analyst to Consultant) Open to Junior to senior level professionals)

Specific Responsibilities for this role include:
Being an Information Architecture Specialist includes the following core responsibilities*:
– Traveling to customer sites and development offices, both in the US and in regional offices, to gather requirements, user feedback, and facilitate communication about user experience design.

Researching, analyzing project requirements, conceptualizing user experience designs, and collaborating with product owners and business analysts about functional and customer needs.

-Creating wire frames to communicate design ideas and documenting design before handover to development teams for implementation.
-Coordinating with multi-regional development centers on design issues relating to product development for user experience.
-Organizing and conducting product usability testing, analyzing data, and advising product owners on priority usability issues to be addressed.
•Of course, Scrum encourages everyone to learn and take tasks related to all user stories to help the team reach sprint goals, which means a Technical Architecture specialist will also perform tasks such as wire framing and design, as needed.

Team Responsibilities:
All members of the user experience team share the following responsibilities:
-Championing user experience and helping to implement cultural change toward user-centered design and development within our client.
-Communicating directly with others and ensuring communication between others as needed about the project with the user experience team, product owners, management, and other product scrum teams to ensure project success.
-Participating and cooperating as a scrum team member and doing your part to help ensure that all sprint backlog items are completed as planned.
-Collaborating with technical architects, graphic designers, and others on the team define interaction design and graphical elements.
-Collaborating with technical architects, graphic designers, and others on the team to offer ideas for functional wire frames and mock-ups for projects.
-Researching, performing competitive analysis, and staying abreast of the latest trends in the user experience field as a whole.
-Working to ensure design consistency across projects.
-Acting as a catalyst to ensure that the project goes as smoothly as possible.
-Working with product teams on specialized consulting products.

Join TEKsystems® and get your career on the fast track. As the leading technology staffing and services firm, we are passionate about deploying high-caliber IT and communications expertise. To satisfy our constant need for expertise, we actively seek talented Technical Professionals with all levels of information technology and communications skills. TEKsystems knows that every professional has different needs, so we’ll work together to determine a suitable benefits package. We offer options to our Technical Professionals that could include: a health plan, 401k, provisions for vacation and holiday pay, and technical and professional training. With a foundation as the nation’s largest IT staffing firm, we’ve become a billion-dollar services company by blending superior client service with an unrivaled ability to source and manage talent to precise specifications, resulting in successful technology executions. Allegis Group and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers. M/F/D/V
    * WPF, HCI, Microsoft Blend, HTML, Wireframes

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