Graphic Designer 3 / Designer graphique 3 (11788)

Location: Toronto, ON M, Canada
Date Posted: 01-05-2018
Sr. UX+UI Designer 

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. Your mission is to help our team of designers raise their game, meeting your standards, as well as satisfying both customer and business requirements In return, you’ll be working in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment with an awesome team. 

Responsibilities 
• Generate sketches, wireframes and prototypes for user interactions, ensuring that business, brand, and user goals are met 
• Maintain a strong working relationship with the client Digital design team 
• Mentor and guide the Jr. designers 
• Meet with internal stakeholders to better understand and discuss requirements 
• Develop and maintain brand/design specifications, user scenarios, personas, user flows, navigation maps, UX/UI patterns, and other design documents 
• 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 client leadership 
• Maintain an awareness of current trends in technology, design, customer experience and marketing to identify opportunities to enhance the client web site experience 
• Occasionally support releases on evenings or weekends, if required 

Required Knowledge & Skills 
• Minimum 2 years’ experience as a manager or team lead 
• Excellent relationship building and negotiation skills, required to obtain commitment from cross-functional teams to support and deliver on priorities 
• Ability to train others and ensure we have the right skillsets, culture and practices 
• 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 
• At least 5 - 7 years’ work experience

Must have skills: (please at least 3 skills/exp):
1. Minimum 2 years’ experience as a manager or team lead
2 Minimum 3 years’ experience working on a digital team (web or mobile)
3. Minimum 2 years’ experience user testing & validation

Nice to have skills: (please at least 3 skills/exp):
1. Experience with WCAG 2.0 web accessibility standards
2. Experience working at an agency (telco experience is not necessary)
3. Excellent relationship building and negotiation skills
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