Contract Information Architect – DC area

Location: on site meeting in Rockville, MD 1x/week, plus 2x week meetings in Crystal City, VA. The balance of hours can be on telecommute 
Duration: 3-5 mos (may be extended)
Start Date: Roughly Aug 1st
Rate: 80-90/hour

We work for big clients with big problems, who need a wide array of help, ranging from executing pre-determined visions to building full-scale solutions from an initial set of high-level requests. The Information Architect will translate the client’s business needs into a functional approach, work in lock step with the development team to build the system on budget and on time, and ensure the overall quality of the work through delivery. You will produce sitemaps, wireframes and process flow, construct taxonomies, content matrixes and write documentation and requirements. You and be responsible for ensuring that the product delivered is the product envisioned. Candidates must have at least 4 years of applicable experience. Experience with federal agency Intranets is a HUGE plus.

* Understanding of content management systems (CMS), such as Sharepoint and Drupal
* Must be familiar with standard sitemap and wireframing tools such as iPlotz, Balsamiq, Axure, etc
* Comprehensive knowledge of the principles and concepts of web-based software development
* Skills with building taxonomies and applying this to content for search engines
* Must have UI/UX experience
* Experience with Agile development methodologies such as SCRUM, Extreme Programming (XP), or a phased iterative methodology such as the Rational Unified Process (RUP)
* Experience with federal agency Intranets is a HUGE plus

To be considered, please submit your resume to opensourcestaffing|AT|gmail.com

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