Location Rockville, MD
Job Type Full Time
Department Management
Education Level Bachelor's Degree

WebFirst is seeking an Project Lead / Information Architect / UX to work with our academic customer to help lead a small team in the development of a large  Drupal website. The IA / Project lead must understand their business models and goals and helping to define strategy, content, and features for the design of their web site. The lead must also lead a small software development team as well.

Responsibilities Include:

  • Team Lead / Project Management capabilities
  • Business / Requirements Analysis skills
  • Create wireframes, site maps, and web behavior to describe the intended user experience.
  • Some UI/UX Design skills
  • Analyze audiences and their informational and functional needs.
  • Conduct user research, such as user interviews, task analysis, and card sorting
  • Define and update site architecture and navigation that serves as a blueprint of the site upon which all other aspects are built.
  • Develop prototypes to test and validate redesigned website

Qualifications:

  • Experience with the development process using Drupal or any content management system is a Plus
  • 5+ years of experience managing teams and / or performing IA
  • Strong knowledge of user interface design processes and methodology
  • Knowledge of information architecture-related software (Balsamic, mockflow, Visio, Axure, etc.)
  • Knowledge of Design
  • Working knowledge of User Centered Design Principles and Practices
  • Exceptional communication skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Working knowledge/familiarity of web technologies, such as HTML, CSS, JavaScript

Candidates must be authorized to work in the US.

For FT Salaried candidates:

WebFirst offers a competitive salary, and in-house training to all staff members. Our strong commitment to offering our staff a solid work-life balance is apparent in our offering of daily flex time. We like to have fun too – come join us at our happy hours, annual picnic and holiday party. We also offer a comprehensive benefits package (including health, dental, vision, life, LTD and STD), company-match IRA program, an annual profit sharing program and paid holiday schedule.

If interested, please send us a portfolio information (such as project artifacts, requirements docs, sitemaps, wires, etc). We look forward to hearing from you.

Position Type: Full time Salaried or 1099 Contractor Position (40 hrs/week) (strong preference for full time employee/conversion).  On Site position only (no telecommute).

US Citizenship is Not required

Project Location: Worksites will be in Berwyn, MD. Telecommute option is also a possibility depending on client requirements. Must be local to DC area.

Projected Start Date:  approximate March 1, 2015

Benefits

At WebFirst, we value our staff's input and strive to create a learning environment for our team! Moreover, we are committed to creating a solid work-life balance with daily flex time and monthly paid leave time for community service activities. We like to have fun as well - with

  • Regular happy hours
  • An annual picnic
  • Holiday party
  • Ping pong games on occasion

We offer a comprehensive benefits package (including health, dental, vision, life, LTD and STD), company-matched IRA program, an annual profit sharing program, and 3 weeks of annual leave.

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