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Product Designer - UI/UX, FE development - Toronto/Remote

Rate TBD
Location Toronto, ON Canada (On-site)
Type of project IT & Software Front end development, User Interface / UIX
Duration contract ongoing
Education required Some college/University
Years of experience 2 - 5 years
Type of employment N/A
Area of Specialization Computer Sciences
Languages required N/A
Workhoppers Toronto ON
Description
Job Description

Join one of the world's fastest-growing IT research and advisory companies, proudly serving over 30,000 IT professionals.

We are a growth focused, entrepreneurially spirited company who has consistently achieved YoY growth in our 23 years of operation and are especially proud of our double digit growth during the last year of a global pandemic.

We're hiring for a Product Designer for our team!

Responsibilities:

- Successfully gather and understand requirements from stakeholders in order to identify gaps and deliver on those objectives
- Manage the iteration design process for new and existing products; assist in estimating resource needs and timelines
- Develop effective user interfaces (UI) and user experience (UX); develop small iterative improvements to user interactions
- Conduct requirement gathering meetings/research with stakeholders; clarifying requirements and making necessary changes to meet business needs
- Conduct design exercises, and develop wireframes and interactive prototypes; creating high fidelity concepts/deliverables
- Participate in peer reviews, and provide feedback to other designers
- Complete video editing, animation, and compositing (nice to have)
- Work on an interdisciplinary team that includes designers and developers to build prototypes and conduct user testing
- The desire to attempt best-in-class execution in every project

Education and Experience:

- Post-secondary education or equivalent experience
- Minimum 2 years of UI/UX design (or related) experience
- Experience in front end development and/or experience working closely with front-end developers is a must
- Proficiency with contemporary design and prototyping software
- A strong design/UX portfolio

Skills:

- Creative - applying design thinking to build unconventional designs that exceed stakeholder expectations; seeking out experts and research, constructively challenging existing strategies and synthesizing ideas and insights well
- Software skills; ability to use/learn a variety of software i.e. Adobe CC, Figma, Sketch etc.
- Design Layout Skills - utilizing iconography, typography, colour, and interaction together, to assist users in navigating products
- Collaboration Skills - ability to brainstorm creative design concepts using wireframes/sketches/whiteboarding while leveraging solid design principles on a diverse team in a dynamic, rapid growth environment
- The role requires a results-oriented and efficient planner focusing on user needs
- Committed to continuous professional development and training
- Ability to author HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is valued
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2021-07-16

-July 16, 2021
 

 

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