Architecture – User Experience (UX) Designer – Advanced – 126137-1

  • Location: Toronto, ON
  • Type: Full-time
  • Job #184069
Category:
Information Technology
Industry:
Banking
Type:
Full-time
Location:
Toronto, ON
Job ID:
#184069

Our client, one of the largest financial industry clients in Canada, has an immediate need for a User Experience (UX) Designer. This is a contract position for one (1) year located in Toronto, ON (Temporary Remote).

Department: Digital Marketing and Sales

Business or Functional Unit: Fund Tax – Industry Expertise Center

What are the hours of work? Please specify break times as well. 09:00 to 13:00 and 14:00 to 17:00

Is there opportunity or strong likelihood for an extension, or conversion to full time employee? Y

Describe your department – size, structure, team culture

• 1 Creative Director

• 6 Other Designers

• Team culture is very active, free flowing requests with team collaboration. 1 on 1 work with marketing managers and business owners.

Daily Responsibilities:

Describe a typical “day in the life”. • Directs development of complex artifacts for digital media (web or native app) to exchange information, elicit emotion and facilitate interaction. Coordinates multiple artifacts for varying disciplines in complex situations.

• Creates highly complex low-fidelity sketches, hi-fidelity mock-ups and prototypes to communicate intent, or delivery specifications for development

• Creates highly complex user flows and experience for inter-related complex flows

• Manages design tasks and delivery and ensures visual displays, components, colour and type meet the specified accessibility requirements.

What program/technology/software knowledge is essential for this role? Describe in what capacity the selected candidate will be using it?

  • Figma
  • Usertesting.com
  • Sketch
  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator
  • Zeplin
  • Excel
  • Microsoft Office

Must-have Skills/Experiences and/or Education, certifications, qualifications, designations:

(please identify # of years’ experience required for each) • Solves design problems of high complexity

• Guides team members through the use of conceptual frameworks

• Discusses the latest WCAG guidelines, and advocates for the use of inclusive design practices with the goal of incorporation in the practice

Leads user research and testing discussions and provide insights and recommendations

• 7-10 year’s Experience

Nice-to-have Skills/Experience and/or Education, certifications, qualifications, designations:

• Ability to understand analyze and create or modify macros for the BAU activity

• Knowledge in tax operation and QI

• Knowledge of German and Italian

Soft Skills:

• Attention to detail

• Accepting feedback

• Design presentation skills

• Team player

• Flexibility (Open to constructive criticism)

• Effective communication

• Problem-solving and resourcefulness, Creative thinking

Additional Information

  • Client requires proof of Covid-19 vaccination to access job site. Providing proof of vaccination is a condition of employment with Ian Martin” for this opportunity.
  • The resource can work from home to start but will be required to work onsite in Edmonds at least 2 days per week once covid worksite restrictions lifted

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