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Apr 21, 2008

Interactive Architect - London

Deadine: 18 May 2008
Glass Partnership is looking to appoint a permanent experienced Interactive Architect. You’ll have the opportunity to work across a range of leading edge projects for our client base of brands including American Express, Virgin, San Miguel, Nokia and the NHS.

Glass is one of the new kids on the ‘digital’ block. With 24 full time employees, they have been trading for a couple of years and have been named as the NMA ‘one to watch’. They have a growth plan in place for 2008 and are looking for a Studio Manager to join the team, managing the resources and workflow in their busy studio.

We are looking to appoint an experienced Interactive Architect on a permanent basis. You’ll have the opportunity to work across a range of leading edge projects for our client base of brands including American Express, Virgin, San Miguel and Nokia, as well as institutions such as the NHS and charities such asYouthnet.

Do you know digital media, production and interaction design inside out? Brimming with energy, creativity and enthusiasm? Passionate about user experience and information theory? Capable and confident enough to get the best in information architecture and user experience from any brief across a range of large brand clients and sectors? An aptitude for getting stuck in, stacks of initiative, emphasis on quality, delivery and client satisfaction whilst keeping innovation and the user journey at the fore are all part of the deal. Sound like you? Get in touch…

- Evaluating clients' functional and business requirements.
- Conducting primary and secondary research to evaluate user needs.
- Performing usability inspections of existing systems and conducting competitive research.
- Developing information architecture, system vocabulary, task flows, navigation systems, and producing detailed wireframe layouts.
- Documenting screen-level interactions.
- Presenting and justifying interaction designs to clients.
- Developing paper or digital prototypes for early user testing.
- Creating project-specific user experience guidelines that assist clients in making future design decisions.
- Working with content writers, visual designers, and developers to ensure a smooth transition of the interactive design into development.

- At least 3 years experience in complex web application interaction design.
- Education in user-centered design (UCD) or ability to display a formal understanding of UCD theory and practice.
- Ability to blend both user goals and business goals to create an effective interactive experience.
- Working knowledge of browser-based technology constraints/capabilities (e.g. HTML, JavaScript, Flash, AJAX).
- Experience with a range of software development practices, including agile and use-case based methods.
- Superlative oral and written communication skills.
- Experience working directly with clients in a consulting role, including leading client meetings.
- Working knowledge of visual design tools (e.g.Visio or alternative).
- Experience designing and conducting usability studies is an asset.

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