Lead UX Designer

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CONTRACT
Canada
Posted 1 month ago

We are looking for a Lead UX Designer! Reach out if you are interested and feel free to refer friends/colleagues!

 

Type of Employment: Contract
Title: Lead UX Designer
Term: 6-month – 37.5 hours
Location: Toronto, London, and Winnipeg – 2 days per week in office
Job ID number: C1235

 

Brief description of duties:

 

  • Creating and effectively presenting UX deliverables (flows, sketches, wireframes, journey maps, prototypes, etc.) to stakeholders and teams – you have a talent for making even the most complex concepts seem simple
  • Assessing data from multiple sources (UX research, SEO, product requirements, tech constraints, analytics) and synthesizing it to develop efficient user scenarios, taxonomies, navigation systems, design patterns, etc.
  • Empathizing with our users, and become an expert in their thoughts, needs, and behaviors through direct contact in the form of user interviews and usability tests
  • Staying current on emerging trends in user-centered methodologies, accessibility, UI design patterns, usability principles and web technologies
  • Working collaboratively with User Experience, Digital Customer Experience and Strategic Customer Marketing teams and act as an advocate for the user
  • Being fully embedded in a product delivery team, embracing real-time collaboration

 

MUST haves:

 

  • This role will require the candidate to design UX standards for a new web-based application.
  • This candidate will also review UI standards and recommend new standards/adjustments going forward and develop new UI and feel i.e. Standard navigation, fonts, buttons, wireframe, etc.
  • A few years of professional experience in a UX or Interaction Design role and preferably some experience in a previous role where you have acted as the UX/UI project lead
  • A demonstrable portfolio of work that exhibits your process for solving design problems
  • Clear ability to simplify complex concepts and requirements in presentation, design and implementation
  • Experience with industry tools such as Sketch, In Vision, Axure, Adobe CC
  • Excellent communicator with the ability to effectively convey design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and stakeholders

Job Features

Job CategoryUX Designer
Design UX standards3+
Sketch, InVision, Axure, Adobe CC3+

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