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Information architect - User Experience designer - Avanade

Brussel/Merelbeke

Company

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital and cloud services, business solutions and design-led experiences delivered through the power of people and the Microsoft ecosystem. Our professionals combine technology, business and industry expertise to build and deploy solutions to realize results for our clients and their customers. Avanade has 29,000 digitally connected people across 23 countries, bringing clients the best thinking through a collaborative culture that honors diversity and reflects the communities in which we operate. Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at www.avanade.com.
 

Job description

As an Information Architect it’s your responsability to design, lead and analyze end user and business needs. You’ll have a big impact on the structure and interface of applications, so you’ll need to collaborate closely with the client, managers, designers and developers. You’re pro-active with eye for detail and are able to transform high level questions into actual needs and requirements.

The position involves operating within a consultancy-based environment, typically working independently within a team of developers with business analysis support. The applicant will be required to interact directly with clients. They will need a strong level of analysis and communication skills, including strong comprehension and communications capabilities, and the ability to quickly grasp a customer's UI and design requirements and communicate them clearly to stakeholders.
 

Qualifications

  • Translate concepts into requirements
  • Transform your research into user and customer experience maps, wireframes, persona’s…
  • Design the interface and experience for a broad variation of products: landing pages, websites, mobile apps, portals…
  • Document design before handover to design and development team
  • Create navigation models and sitemaps
  • Collaborate with all stakeholders from idea to delivery
  • Reviewing architecture and content of existing websites (audits)
  • Create a content strategy and organise large volumes of content
  • Good notices of visual design and front-end
  • Good presentation skills
  • Understand the importance of content versus design
  • Strong Adobe Create Suite and Axure skills
  • Ability to manage time effectively, work to tight deadlines and report accurately to leadership
  • Graphic design skills are a plus
  • A portfolio is more important than a CV!