UX Designer


Posted 2 years ago

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


Type of Employment: Contract
Title: UX Designer
Term: 6-month contract – 37.5 hours/month
Location: Toronto
Job ID number: C1169


Brief description of duties:


  • Conduct stakeholder and user interviews
  • Collect and document business and design requirements
  • Plan, conduct, and/or participate in user research
  • Freely ideate and conceptualize via sketches, concept models, etc.
  • Create annotated wireframes and functional/interaction specifications
  • Identify and communicate design tradeoffs and alternatives, as needed
  • Present findings, design concepts, and rationale internally and to clients
  • Plan and facilitate client workshops and team meetings
  • Interact and collaborate across internal disciplines
  • Work within internal processes for design, development, and review
  • Contribute to defining and improving quality standards and processes


MUST haves:


  • Commitment to the full user-centered design project lifecycle, including user research, requirements gathering, ideation/concepting and design
  • At least one (1) year of mobile design work with suitable portfolio of samples (be prepared to present these)
  • Experience with Agile Development Methodology
  • Expertise with tools of the trade, (e.g¬† Visio, Adobe XD, Figma, Invision)
  • Problem solving, resourcefulness¬† and forward thinking in IA and Web design
  • Versatility and perseverance in pursuit of the most effective design solutions
  • Passion for creating comprehensive and effective design deliverables
  • Good presentation skills in varied settings with the ability to express ideas and gain consensus
  • Consultative nature with strong client relationship building focus
  • Experience with lab-based and/or guerilla usability testing
  • Proficiency with simulation and prototyping tools (e.g., Axure, Adobe XD, Figma, Invision)
  • Content strategy and/or content development for the Web
  • Taxonomy development
  • Web application design experience
  • Multi-platform/multi-channel design
  • Experience in enterprise-class applications is an asset
  • Technical depth and understanding of the software development process is an asset
  • Proactive, self-motivated nature and working style
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment;
  • Ability to complete tasks and work items with a limited amount of supervision.

Job Features

Job CategoryUX Designer
Interaction Design, or User Experience (UX) role4-6
Mobile design work with suitable portfolio of samples1

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