UX DEsigner/Lead

  • Date Posted May 20, 2022
  • Location Toronto, Ontario
  • Job Type Contract
  • Job ID 14571

Do you have a passion for building, creating and designing? If you have a deep passion for user-centred design, technology and innovation. Do you envision how people experience products and bring that vision to life in your design? We have an exciting opportunity for you…

Working with one of the top financial clients this role calls for a UX Designer/Lead who will be responsible for creation of sketches, wireframes, specifications, prototypes, scenarios and storyboards. This candidate must effectively communicate conceptual ideas, detailed designs, and design approaches and rationales. The ideal candidate is someone who is formally trained in design and is passionate about customer-centric innovation.

Responsibilities:

  • Transform complex problems into elegant experiences and own the vision work for multi-channel, end-to-end experiences.
  • Ideation, concept development and experience innovation
  • Close collaboration with development teams to ensure that design intent is achieved
  • Advocate for the user throughout the project lifecycle
  • Stay abreast of current design methodologies, practices and trends as well as emerging technology
  • Participation in observational studies, usability testing and other customer research

Desired Skill Set:

  • Solid experience as a UX Designer
  • Contributes to shaping the strategic experience design approach for projects and initiatives
  • Strong prototyping skills demonstrated through various techniques: sketch, paper, wireframe, video, or interactive prototypes
  • Proficiency with design tools such as Figma, Axure and Adobe's Creative Suite
  • Understanding of web and mobile technologies
  • Meticulous attention to detail
  • Excellent organizational, logical, and analytical skills
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to ask good questions and communicate effectively both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to communicate ideas to a diverse audience and constructively integrate feedback
  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to collaborate well in a team environment
  • Creative problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Requirements gathering
  • A degree in design or a design-related discipline

Nice to have:

  • Experience in the financial industry example investing or insurance industries
  • Experience in Storyboard sketching
  • Experience with Physical prototyping

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