UI/UX Designer 2 (11480)

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Date Posted: 16-02-2018
Client is looking for an experienced UX+UI Designer who gets excited creating world-class web experiences which work equally well across mobile and desktop. You’ll be working in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment with an awesome team. You have a passion for creating engaging, intuitive user interactions and great design. 

You will be successful in this role at client, if: 

- You see things from the perspective of a customer 
- You are an independent thinker and self-starter 
- You welcome feedback 

- Generate sketches, wireframes and prototypes for user interactions, ensuring that business, brand, and user goals are met 
- Ensure work is compliant with WCAG 2.0 web accessibility standards 
- Validate your ideas through formal and informal user testing 
- Interpret and review research findings for presentations to the design team and to Koodo leadership 
- Develop and maintain brand/design specifications, user scenarios, personas, user flows, navigation maps, UX/UI patterns, and other design documents 
- Work closely with an Agile team of designers, developers and QAs 
- Maintain an awareness of current trends in technology, design, customer experience and marketing to identify opportunities to enhance the Koodo web site experience 
- Occasionally support releases on evenings or weekends, if required 

Required Knowledge & Skills 
- Minimum 1 year experience designing responsive web interfaces for mobile and desktop 
- Comprehensive understanding of colour theory, typography and iconography 
- Ability to network and build relationships within a large organization 
- Self-motivated to prioritize and manage workload and meet critical project milestones and deadlines 
- Excellent verbal and written presentation skills 

Required Professional Designation/Certification: 
- University degree or certification in User Experience related field or equivalent work experience 
- Portfolio demonstrating prior work, including experience developing digital products from initial concept through to implementation

Must to have skills:
1. Minimum 1 year experience designing for web/digital and/or for mobile apps
2. University degree or certification in User Experience, graphic design, user interaction or similar field
3. Portfolio demonstrating their work

Nice to have skills:
1. Previous experience working at an agency
2. Previous experience with Sketch
3. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience working on customer-facing web sites (ie. not internal corporate sites)  
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