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[JOB] Freelancers Union – Information Architect

Information Architect

Freelancers Union is seeking a talented Information Architect to keep our website(s) fresh, interesting, and user-centered. The ideal candidate will be more than just a talented website content strategist who can present data in an effective way, but also someone with a mastery of JavaScript, CSS, and HTML and a passion for incredible user experiences. We are looking for a candidate with a voracious appetite for web communication technology, blogs, syndication methods, web media, and an interest in exploring new tools and strategies to engage users.

Responsibilities include:

  • Researching and gathering information on the latest in content, user interface, and web trends
  • Presenting strategic recommendations to senior leadership/decision-makers
  • Ensuring the site evokes a consistent tone and message
  • Providing creative solutions for member communications
  • Taking ownership of activities and seeing them through to completion
  • Managing content using CMS and HTML
  • Serving as the principal liaison between the Communications Department and the IT Department to ensure that web content and design is in line with technological considerations and back-end development

Successful candidates will have the following experience and skills:

  • Wireframing
  • JavaScript (jQuery, MooTools)
  • Speaking the language of code and design
  • Working with code revisioning
  • Working on a site serving tens of thousands of monthly users
  • Social media tools design
  • Experience with user testing and analyzing traffic
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in customer-oriented web design, web development, and user experience

The candidate will work in the Marketing and Communications Department, but will work closely with the IT Department. Freelancers Union is an open, fun, and entrepreneurial environment where staff are encouraged to explore new ideas. We are passionate about technology and the organization’s mission.

If you’re interested, email your resume and cover letter with salary requirement to Resumes sent without a cover letter and salary requirement will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

Our offices are located in DUMBO, Brooklyn – one subway stop into Brooklyn on the A, C, or F lines

Daniel Kiely

Human Resources

Working Today Inc./Freelancers Union

Tel: 718.532.1513

Fax: 718.222.4440

20 Jay Street, Suite 700, Brooklyn, NY, 11201