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Monday, October 22, 2012

Contractor - Freelance Content Strategist - Huge (NYC)

Freelance Content Strategist - NY
Huge is currently seeking a collaborative, hands-on Freelance Content Strategist for short and long-term contract opportunities, potential to full-time. Content strategists at Huge shape editorial & system content planning from initial strategy and solutions to implementation and post-launch optimization. A growing part of our Strategy department, content strategy is a linchpin to the large-scale experiences we typically design. Although wireframes are not a core deliverable for this role, appreciation for design and an aptitude for visual solutions is valued.

Typical CS deliverables include:
    Strategy: vision, editorial, SEO
    Research: audits, gap analysis, competitive assessments, user and stakeholder interviews
    Solutions: information architecture, taxonomy, metadata, content modeling
    Implementation: CMS workflows, migrations, governance planning

The ideal candidate will have familiarity with the User Experience process and come from a background in library sciences, editorial management, branding and/or content production & management.

    Closely collaborate with interaction designers, product strategists, developers and visual designers to create innovative content solutions
    Help clients interpret research findings and analytics to inform content decisions
    Audit and analyze content in order to make informed strategic recommendations
    Create workflows and oversee development of all content to be included in new product
    Work to create lasting plans for legacy content, partner and new content
    Develop site nomenclature and make recommendations for messaging and create style guides
    Document content requirements for successful mapping to new site
    Help to create taxonomies and metadata frameworks
    Produce SEO solutions custom to needs of client, product and best practices

You have:
    2+ years working with large-scale websites
    Experience working as a Content Strategist or related role
    Demonstrated ability to produce work in pain-staking detail
    Experience with content management systems and best practices for organizing and tagging content for the web environment
    Analytic skills for interpreting user research and site analytics data to inform content program
    Excellent oral and written communication skills

Local candidates available to work on-site highly preferred, remote a possibility for the right candidate.

Huge is an equal opportunity employer (EOE). We strongly support diversity in the workforce.