Information Architect

Location: McLean, Virginia, United States

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Requisition Number: RR-0002712

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The health and safety of our employees is our top priority. Due to the pandemic, all our employees are working remotely and we will be conducting candidate interviews by video. This position will remain as a remote position once the COVID-19 crisis has abated.


Here’s what you’ll do in this role:

Celerity’s Customer Experience team is expanding and on the hunt for the savvy, creative, and analytically sound individuals that are motivated by solving complex problems.

  • Collaborate with Business Managers, Product Owners, UX Researchers, UX Designers, Developers, Content Strategists and other stakeholders to determine user and business needs
  • Plan, facilitate, and excecute UX research such as stakeholder interviews, tree tests, and usability testing
  • Analyze data and synthesize research findings into actionable recommendations
  • Organize information and design interactions within large complex systems so people can complete tasks quickly and easily
  • Develop visual representations that demonstrate information architecture, task flows, navigation models and wireframes
  • Sketch layouts, scenarios, and interactions for the responsive web and customer applications to define functionality and user behavior
  • Create interactive prototypes for both internal use and testing needs
  • Work closely with project managers, strategists, developers, and fellow designers to develop project roadmaps and ensure shared understanding of work
  • Clearly express the rationale behind your design decisions to internal teams and clients in meetings and presentations
  • Present work to client and Celerity teams in meetings and formal presentations
  • Facilitate group sessions and workshops for ideation and alignment as needed


Your qualifications:

  • You're a business professional with an innate curiosity that thrives in a dynamic and Agile environment.
  • You are an Information Architect, Content Strategist or Content Designer expert with 5+ years of professional experience, and a keen understanding of working under business and technical constraints
  • You are comfortable diplomatically advocating for the right solution for users
  • You understand the technical possibilities and limitations of designing complex software applications
  • You have experience designing interactions for enterprise software applications
  • You have experience with the following concepts beyond the buzzword: responsive design; modular design; frameworks and design systems; adaptive content; user-centered design; and design thinking
  • You are obsessed with solving complex problems when you find them (which is often)
  • You strive to develop yourself professionally, and help your team exceed their potential
  • You can lead and be led, give and take feedback effectively, and are open to learn and teach at each opportunity
  • You are conscientious and diligent with an eye for detail
  • You have excellent people skills and have a history of developing/maintaining positive working relationships with clients, coworkers, and users Bonus
  • You have technical chops and an understanding of content strategy/taxonomy
  • You have diverse platform experience
  • You have consulting/agency experience
  • Impeccable integrity. We are team-first at Celerity
  • A positive attitude. We can have fun while we work hard to solve business challenges
  • A heart for people. Excellent relationship-building skills across teams, peers, clients, vendors
  • A head for business. Nothing falls through the cracks on your watch
  • A passion for results. You strive to work complex issues with a strong sense of ownership and urgency.

Remote: 1

City: McLean

State: Virginia

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Find your home at Celerity

At Celerity, authenticity isn’t just a buzz word. It’s a promise to each other and to our clients that we will bring our true, best selves to every interaction, to every solution. We hire for the person -- not for the role. And we believe in surrounding ourselves with not only the best and brightest innovative thinkers, but with those of highest integrity who are purpose-driven in all that they do. That's how we've come to be known by our clients as the consultancy that delivers impact, not ego.

Our culture attracts people who crave something greater than a job: meaningful opportunities in an environment of mutual respect. Every kind of talent is celebrated here. We look for people who share our values to be bold, innovative, and a transformative force for our clients. Through opportunities to shape skill sets and work with industry-leading consultants and exciting clients, including access to professional trainings and certifications that best align with your career goals, Celerity provides the freedom to grow both personally and professionally.

We offer a comprehensive, total rewards package that includes competitive compensation and a flexible benefits package that reflects our commitment to creating a diverse and supportive workplace. Find out more at

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