UX Designer - Contract

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto

Status: 6 Month Contract

Job Reference No: 770

Job Category: UX Designer

Career Level: Intermediate to Senior

Number of Staff to Supervise: N/A

Work Experience: 3+ years of UX design, Sketch, InVision, Tablet, Mobile, Agile

Industry: Bank, Financial

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UX DESIGNER

 

Job Title: UX Designer

Company: Direct IT Recruiting Inc.

Location: Toronto, Ontario

Status:  6 Month Contract

Job Category: UX Designer

Career Level: Intermediate to Senior

Work Experience: 3+ years of UX design, Sketch, InVision, Tablet, Mobile, Agile

Industry: Bank

                               

DESCRIPTION:

 

-  Works closely with business analysts, business sponsors, project managers and IT teams to obtain and understand business requirements.

-  Creates the design of user interface specifications, by applying client research, design standards, industry best practices, taking into account strategic business objectives, user needs, systems constraints.

-  Participates in design review sessions with project teams, acquiring consensus and getting approvals on designs and documentation.

-  Executes business acceptance test cases and testing.

-  Works with the project managers to ensure that usability deliverables accommodate project timelines, budgets, technical and scope constraints.

-  Contributes to the development, maintenance, and continuous improvement of efficient and effective usability methodology/process, documentation, workflow, ROI, metrics and design standards.

-  Acts as a user experience advocate regarding principles of user experience and user-centered design.

 

SKILLS:

-  3+ years of UX design experience

-  Portfolio of past work

-  Proven understanding of user-centered design techniques and demonstrated ability to incorporate UCD principles into the architecture and design of user interfaces.

-  Demonstrated ability in gathering and translating requirements from business sponsors, SMEs, users, and business analysts etc.

-  Excellent communication and presentation skills and the ability to articulate ideas effectively.

- Translate business requirements into user experience design/wireframes

-  Create UX documentation

-  Experience with Sketch, and InVision

-  Experience working on designs for a variety of platforms (Role will touch upon Mobile, and Tablet designs. Candidate must be comfortable doing design for both PC and MAC computers)

- Agile Experience

- Visual Design Experience (Hybrid UX/UI)

- InVision Experience

- Position will be part of the Online Banking UX team, maintaining UX for digital channels including Online Banking on mobile, tablet.