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[JOB] Jr. Information Architect, SapientNitro

Welcome to SapientNitro. We’re an agency changing the game — redefining the way that brands engage consumers by creating compelling stories and experiences that attract and resonate across an ever-evolving landscape. Our work pushes past boundaries and channels. It wins awards. But most importantly, it makes an impact for our clients and their customers. And makes us excited to step through the door each morning. We help one another climb, we don’t climb over one another. Integrity and a team-driven environment connect entrepreneurial minds. Getting goose bumps?

Good. If you’re ready to be an Idea Engineer with the brightest minds in the industry and do things that haven’t yet been imagined, let’s see where you can put your talents to work.

Job Title:  Jr. Information Architect


Job Summary:

Information Architects at SapientNitro are responsible for the navigation, organization, interaction design, and business/user process engineering for leading-edge Web solutions, software, and mobile devices/applications. You will apply user-centered design methods to translate user needs, business objectives, and technology capabilities into world-class user experiences for leading companies. We look for people who are passionate about what they do, and thrive working with other smart people to solve the toughest design challenges.


Primary Responsibilities:

• Assess existing sites/properties for usefulness, usability, visual design, content, and branding (with guidance and oversight).

• Lead participatory design/user testing sessions (with oversight and direction).

• Identify and document meaningful patterns from the findings; provide recommendations to the client/internal team based on findings.

• Utilize low-fidelity, medium-fidelity, and high-fidelity prototypes across the different stages of the design.

• Prepare, conduct, and analyze behavioral in-context research events (with guidance and oversight).

• Analyze, synthesize, and organize research data into meaningful themes, categories, and visually compelling frameworks and behavioral models.

• Identify opportunities to create business value and improve the user experience, based on user research; organize opportunities into visually compelling matrices or maps.

• Execute participatory requirements gathering sessions and participate in debrief sessions (with guidance and oversight); create feature lists from sessions.

• Develop personas/segmentations based on research findings (with guidance and oversight).

• Create engaging scenarios and develop frameworks describing key aspects of a proposed experience, and how it reconciles business and user needs.

• Create visually compelling representations of the solution’s high-level interaction, navigation, and organization design (i.e., concept models).

• Develop visual representations of the organizational structure, hierarchy, and relationships of screens in a site (i.e., site maps) as well as the interactions between the user and the functional modules in the solution (with guidance and oversight).

• Develop screen details (i.e., wireframes) depicting all elements on a unique screen type, including the content, functional, and navigation specifications (with guidance and oversight).

Experience Guidelines:

• Less than 1 year of work experience excluding internship experience

• Internship experience in a consulting firm or agency a plus

• Candidates must be versed in user-centered design methods and techniques.

• Proficient to expert in: InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Visio, Microsoft Office.

• Excellent analytical and process-oriented skills.

• Excellent verbal and written skills.

• Experience in working on multiple projects simultaneously.

• Ability to work collaboratively on multi-disciplinary teams.

• Prior experience in UI design for mobile devices a plus.

• Authorized to work in the US.


• Bachelor’s degree preferred in design-related discipline: Interaction, Information or Interface design; Human-Computer Interaction; Design Planning; Graphic Design; Communications or equivalent military experience


SapientNitro is invested in the success of their employees. Every employee attends a Sapient Start in the first few weeks of employment. Additional skills and career growth training will be provided.


The bottom line: Working at SapientNitro means collaborating with the best in the industry to solve business’ most challenging problems. If you want to make an impact at a variety of exciting companies, apply here.


About SapientNitro

SapientNitro, part of Sapient®, is a new breed of agency redefining storytelling for an always-on world. We’re changing the way our clients engage today’s connected consumers by uniquely creating never-ending stories across brand communications, digital engagement, and omni-channel commerce. We call it Storyscaping, where art and imagination meet the power and scale of systems thinking. SapientNitro’s Idea Engineers represent a connected powerhouse of creative, brand and technology expertise – one global team collaborating across disciplines, perspectives and continents to create game-changing success for our Global 1000 clients. We partner with industry-leading clients such as Chrysler, Citi, The Coca-Cola Company, Lufthansa, Target, and Vodafone, in 31 cities across The Americas, Europe and Asia-Pacific.

For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @SapientNitro.


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Sarah Syfu