UX Designer – Montreal
04/03/19
Creative Niche is seeking an outstanding UX Designer to join our client's growing UX team in downtown Montreal.

 

As a subject matter expert in UX Design, you create highly engaging, accessible and usable web/mobile experiences; you are accustomed to working with a cross-functional team to deliver ongoing improvements and enhancements. You take business objectives, research, and design principles and create elegant digital solutions.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work within a high-performing Agile team
  • Liaise with Marketing, Business and Product teams to obtain and understand business, functional and technical requirements
  • Apply fundamental principles of UX design, research experience, and industry best practices
  • Create user flows, sitemaps and low and high fidelity wireframes based on specifications, goals, needs and limitations
  • Develop rapid UX prototypes; verify design assumptions through concept and usability testing
  • Lead design review sessions with project teams, acquiring consensus and approval
  • Work with UI designers/content publishers to execute the final product, in keeping with brand standards, UX guidelines and accessibility legislation (AODA/WCAG)
  • Lead and support more junior staff

 

Requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years experience as a UX/UI designer, user interaction designer or product designer
  • 4+ years of experience working on complex web projects with medium to large-sized teams
  • Impressive portfolio demonstrating a strong proficiency in usability coupled with creative flair
  • High proficiency with Axure, Sketch, InVision, Zeplin, Principle, Framer and/or other software
  • Understanding of HTML5, CSS3, responsive frameworks, JavaScript, AJAX, React, JQuery (this is not a development position: hands-on coding skills are not required)
  • Previous involvement working with and contributing to large design systems
  • Experience in mobile web, including responsive design
  • Excellent understanding of accessibility standards, specifically AODA/WCAG 2.0
  • Exposure or involvement in user research techniques (e.g. user interviews, usability tests, focus groups, conducting quantitative studies) and heuristic/qualitative evaluations
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Certification from an industry-recognized UX design institution

 

Apply now for immediate consideration!

 

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