Location: Buffalo, NY
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE POSITION DESCRIPTION
In-House Title: Information Architect/User Experience Specialist
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Information Architect/User Experience Specialist is a full-time staff position responsible for leveraging strategy to shape the user-focused organization of content in support of top-tier University at Buffalo websites and online content distribution. The Information Architect/User Experience Specialist will help to mold the user experience and interface for UB’s key online communications, and will collaborate with University Communications colleagues to conduct project-focused research. The creation of university-wide standards and best-practices for information architecture, and the evaluation and integration of emerging information architecture design technologies and processes will be key responsibilities of the Information Architect/User Experience Specialist. The Information Architect/User Experience Specialist will devise information architecture plans for a wide variety of new and soon-to-be-revamped websites. This work will inform university-wide infrastructure, standards and tools for a branded, message-centric, user-friendly Web environment. The incumbent will provide the UB community with shared tools, templates, standards, documentation, and information architecture that will help the university grow in a more mature, consistent, well-branded manner.
Provides expert information architecture leadership and problem solving advice for Web projects across UB. Develops research to inform strategic objectives. Collaborates on research and discovery phases of Web projects.
Develops information architecture and designs that translate strategic objectives to a conceptual framework for the user experience. Leads participatory design/user testing sessions. Creates systems to track and analyze usage and feedback.
4-year college degree in a relevant field required; Masters degree strongly preferred
Degree preferably in Informatics, Industrial Engineering/Human Factors, Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology, Library Science, or Communications
3 years of experience in an information architecture role, with 2 years working on complex, large websites
About the University at Buffalo:
The University at Buffalo is the largest campus in the State University of New York system and New York’s leading public center for graduate and professional education. Our more than 29,000 students pursue their academic interests through more than 400 undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs. Founded in 1846, UB is a member of the Association of American Universities.
To apply: https://www.ubjobs.buffalo.edu/ Posting Number: 1200311
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