ux designer - intermediate in waterloo

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job type
temporary
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job details

posted
location
waterloo, ontario
job category
Technologies
job type
temporary
reference number
2092091PROEN
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job description

Are you an UX Designer looking for contract opportunities? Do you have experience working with Axure RP? Would you like to work for a major financial institution?

If yes, then we might have an opportunity for you!

One of our clients is looking for a UX Designer for 6 months contract!

Responsibilities (but not limited to):
• Consume and understand business, functional and technical requirements
• Design user interfaces by applying the fundamental principles of user experience design, research experience, industry best practices and balancing those against system constraints and business objectives
• Create and revise user flows, sitemaps and wireframes based on specifications, goals, needs and limitations
• Develop rapid interactional UX prototypes; verify design assumptions through concept and usability testing
• Participate in design review sessions with project teams, acquiring consensus and approval on designs and documentation
• Document detailed user experience specifications and provide to the development team; liaise to ensure final output matches UX specifications and visual design


Experience & Skills Required
• Minimum 4 years’ experience as a user experience designer or similar role
• 1+ years of experience working on complex web projects with medium to large-sized teams
• Strong portfolio demonstrating expertise in UX
• Bachelor's degree in design or a related field (communication arts, computer science, human-computer interaction (HCI), etc.)
• User-focussed and analytical; the ideal person for this role will have a deep understanding and appreciation of the process of identifying users’ needs, coupled with the ability to balance the pros and cons of different designs, backed by research and analytics
• Excellent skills in creating flows, low and medium fidelity wireframes and prototypes for different screen breakpoints (responsive design)
• Well versed in fundamental visual and interactive design disciplines & principles and user behavioural psychology
• Highly comfortable presenting and substantiating design decisions (in both formal and informal settings), based on industry best-practice guidelines, personal experience and research findings • Excellent proficiency in Axure RP
• Experience in related UX/UI design software desirable (e.g. Sketch, InVision)
• Previous experience with Agile design/development methodology
• Fastidious attention to detail
• Strong communication skills and the ability to effectively articulate experiential principles
• Experience in user research techniques (e.g. usability tests, focus groups)
• Certification from an industry-recognized user experience design institution preferred
• Solid understanding of web and mobile technologies

Apply today!

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