Senior UX Designer

  • Date Posted May 14, 2021
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 12422

Can your influence make an impact? Do you believe that relationships and networks are essential to success? Do you inspire outcomes by making yourself heard? Can you bring your real self to work and live company values – trust, teamwork, and accountability? Then, here is an opportunity for you!

Working with one of our top financial clients, this role calls for a Senior UX Designer who will lead design sprints, mentor junior designers, and guide design efforts from concept through user research, development, and iterative feedback loops. The ideal candidate will work with Agile, in a vibrant space, and embrace the latest methods, tools, and technologies to drive innovation and change. The successful candidate will contribute to planning, conducting, and analyzing usability testing and other user research   

Responsibilities:

  • Support our growing Digitization portfolio
  • Create holistic design solutions for online banking experiences across multiple platforms   
  • Shape experiences through hands-on contribution, while ensuring consistency and coordination across design teams     
  • Work side by side with customers, product managers, developers, and fellow designers
  • Balance business goals, customer needs, and technological capabilities to create solutions that are scalable and future-proofed
  • Rapidly sketch and prototype ideas in order to share concepts and learn from users 
  • Translate customer data and insights into design decisions, improvements, and opportunities   
  • Drive creation of customer journeys, UX strategy, and future state visions 
  • Produce UX deliverables such as user flows, site maps, and wireframes
  • Communicate design rationale and evangelize user-centered design practices
  • Ensure use of existing design patterns, style guides, and accessibility guidelines, while contributing to their continuous improvement
  • Experience working with front-end developments teams as well as the skill to communicate your ideas clearly

Desired Skill Set:

  • 5-7 years of experience designing digital products
  • Experience with interaction design and information architecture 
  • In-depth knowledge of UX best practices, user-centered design, and design thinking 
  • Experience with Sketch and InVision
  • Conceptual thinking, ability to establish direction and creative concepts and work to evolve designs under the guidance of UX team and Product owner
  • Understanding of responsive web and mobile app design
  • Collaborative, team player with strong communication and presentation skills 
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities 
  • Degree in Computer Science, Interaction Design, Graphic Design, or other relevant education

Nice to Have:

  • Experience with design software such as Axure, Adobe Creative Suite, Sigma, etc. 
  • Experience with capabilities of front end technologies (HTML, CSS, JavaScript)
  • Experience in a financial institution
  • Familiarity with web analytics tools

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