UX Web Designer

Edmonton
2024-06-07
Job Type
Permanent
Emp Type
Full Time
Industry
Information Technology
Skills
3+ years as a UX/UI Designer, Deep Understanding of mobile-first design, Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD
Functional Expertise
Any
Salary Type
Annual
Salary
Negotiable
Job ID
70009

Job Description

Our client is seeking an enthusiastic and innovative Digital UX Web Design specialist to contribute to the creation of exceptional user experiences across various online platforms.

In this position, the ideal candidate should possess an analytical mindset and demonstrate a passion for nurturing creative concepts while emphasizing design systems and user-centric design principles. A comprehensive understanding of both business and user requirements is crucial, requiring a blend of skills spanning psychology, design, and technology to address intricate design challenges. If you share our dedication to providing intuitive user experiences by deeply comprehending the target audience and take pride in witnessing your creations materialize visually, then you'll fit right in.

This role offers an exciting opportunity for individuals eager to make a substantial impact on company growth and success. You'll become part of a core team of professionals where you can expand your skill set while enjoying a stimulating work environment. If you're intelligent, adaptable, capable of working autonomously, and enjoy collaborative teamwork, we encourage you to apply!

Key Responsibilities:

  • Crafting contemporary and engaging user experiences for websites.
  • Transforming high-level specifications into interaction flows, user stories, and customer journey maps.
  • Creating visual mock-ups and prototypes consistent with clients' brand identities.
  • Developing supportive design system materials and prototypes to facilitate effective communication with developers.
  • Strategically analyzing, planning, and organizing content and layouts, incorporating information architecture to define content types, taxonomies, and relationships.
  • Devising innovative solutions for UX challenges to enhance usability and discoverability.
  • Designing and delivering sitemaps, wireframes, and mock-ups for various devices and interfaces.
  • Identifying content gaps, redundancies, and improvement opportunities.
  • Conducting user research, usability testing, and gathering feedback utilizing industry tools to comprehend the needs, preferences, and behaviors of the target audience.
  • Proposing elegant solutions through strategic design and user experience decisions to address design issues.
  • Employing a user-centered design approach to swiftly test and iterate designs.
  • Conceptualizing original website design concepts with simplicity and user-friendliness at the forefront.
  • Establishing and advocating design guidelines, best practices, and standards.
  • Collaborating with team members and stakeholders.
  • Presenting and validating design decisions to peers and executive stakeholders.
  • Positing intelligent inquiries, embracing risks, and challenging conventional norms with innovative ideas.
  • Engaging in creative discussions while staying fueled with coffee!

Requirements:

  • Online Portfolio: An online portfolio is required for consideration.
  • Minimum of 3 years of demonstrated experience as a UX Designer, UI Designer, or similar role.
  • Extensive proficiency in utilizing UX design best practices to develop solutions, with a profound understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, Figma, Adobe XD, etc.
  • Ability to collaborate with clients to comprehend detailed requirements and craft complete user experiences aligned with client needs and vision.
  • Strong grasp of user-centered design (UCD), coupled with experience in user research, testing methodologies, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, and addressing usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Capacity to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
  • Effective communication skills to convey design processes, ideas, and solutions clearly and succinctly to teams and clients.
  • A clear appreciation of the significance of user-centered design and design thinking.
  • Passion for resolving user pain points through exceptional design.
  • Receptive to feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Enthusiasm for UX and other design realms, with a commitment to staying abreast of industry trends and technologies.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills in English.
  • Experience in an agency environment.
  • Residency in Edmonton, Alberta, with occasional travel as required.

Bonus Points:

  • Familiarity with web accessibility standards.
  • Experience in print design.
  • Knowledge of CSS3+ or JavaScript.
  • Experience with Service Design and developing Service Blueprints.
  • Familiarity with Agile/Scrum development processes.
  • Understanding of design theory and user psychology within marketing and communications contexts.
  • Experience utilizing AI design tools for ideation and asset creation.
  • Experience with various content management systems (CMS) such as Sitecore DXP, Umbraco, WordPress, etc.
  • Proficiency in analysis tools (GA4, ScreamingFrog) and understanding of SEO.

About Our Client:

Our client is a strategic partner renowned for digital excellence, specializing in cultivating authentic human connections through dedicated digital marketing endeavors. From meticulous strategy to seamless design, they elevate user experiences, nurturing lasting digital relationships.

Join their team and elevate your career! Enjoy competitive salaries, enticing perks, the flexibility of remote work, and immerse yourself in their ownership culture. Everything you need to thrive and maintain a strong work-life balance awaits you!

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