Qualifications for information architects
An information architect (sometimes called a “digital librarian”) organizes complex systems of information so that users can find exactly what they need.
Daily tasks in information architect jobs can include user research; determining hierarchies of information and content flow; creating PDFs and spreadsheets in Visio, Omnigraffle, and Adobe Illustrator; and delivering taxonomies and wireframes.
Information architects help craft the structure and layout of a website, often working closely with web designers, user experience designers, and others on the design team. They help create menus, hyperlinks, and other elements that make a site engaging and effective.
How can available information can be arranged in a way that allows end users to interact with it , find what they need and meet a client’s goals? The best information architects know which of many possible solutions will work best for a project.
Information architecture is a growing and evolving field, attracting some of the most creative and strategic minds in the industry.
Artisan works with some of the most accomplished and talented information architects in our field. We always have opportunities for information architects who want to stand out, work with high-profile clients, and go further in their careers. Contact us today to learn more.