Job Description

IQ PARTNERS Inc. is currently looking to hire a Senior UX Designer / Product Lead for our Digital client in downtown Toronto for an exciting Full-time permanent job opportunity in which you will design the overall functionality of the product to ensure a great user experience for this rapidly growing

 

Compensation: Competitive Base Salary + additional perks (Open and negotiable based on experience).

 

Responsibilities

  • Developing processes for and actively soliciting user feedback by way of surveys, in-person interviews, calls, focus groups, and otherwise.
  • Understanding, researching, and obsessive over the user.
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mock-ups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mock-ups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.

 

Requirements

  • Must have incredibly strong user empathy - should want to feel both their pains and successes as they do. Do not read further if this does not describe you.
  • Three or more years of UX design experience. Preference will be given to candidates who have experience designing complex solutions for complete mobile environments.
  • Expertise in design software such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and the alike is a must.
  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, InVision, Framer, and alike is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, and React skills are a plus.
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-native design.
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently.
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model, to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.
Job Title:
Senior UX Designer / Product Lead
Location:
Toronto, Ontario
Type:
Perm
Salary:
$60,000/year
Job ID:
#6657
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