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UX Specialist (Web App Developer) (58224918)
Location: Toronto, ON Category: Content/Document Management
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_17450_58224918
Posted: August 03,2017 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for a UX Specialist (Web App Developer)
UX Specialist (Web App Developer) (58224918)
Contract Duration: (12 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
• Analysing requirements and preparing app design materials
• Scoping and recommending improvements to the client's customer facing and back-office user experiences in collaboration with business owners and project teams as needed
• Designing and developing new HTML5 based apps using client UX standards
• Designing and developing new Hybrid Mobile front-end apps based on a Mobile app development platform (Cordova, SAP SMP)
• Configuring existing APIs
• Designing and developing plugins and themes and possibly web parts
• Preparing test cases and developing automated tests for automated build and regression tests
• Testing existing applications, fixing defects, implementing app improvements
• Contributing to a new quality assurance framework specific to areas of Web Application User Interface Standards which includes Accessibility and Usability as needed
• Ensure that the client's web applications are compliant with client web standards and AODA WCAG 2.0 Level A and Level AA requirements.
• Proactively monitoring progress, resolving issues and initiating corrective action as appropriate to ensure that this engaged delivers value according to senior management stakeholder timelines
• Initiate extra activities and other interventions wherever gaps in the implementation are identified or issues arise
• Ensure that the appropriate knowledge transfer and training is given and documentation is provided to the appropriate staff to enable effective sustainment of any new applications that are develop
• Other duties as needed to fulfill the overall goals of the engagement
Required Qualifications/Experience
• 2+ years of experience working on large-scale web app development projects.
• 5+ years of experience working as a UX Specialist / Web App Developer delivering intuitive, user-friendly, accessible web site and web app designs and content.
• 3+ years of experience working on website development/design projects using a web content management system, WordPress and SharePoint are preferred, and data visualization technology.
• 3+ years of experience demonstrating the ability to participate in, co-ordinate and lead cross-functional, multi-disciplinary teams producing innovative web designs, web applications and data visualizations.
• 1+ years of experience with operational management processes such as Planning and Reporting
• Excellent interpersonal, communication, facilitation and presentation skills
• Experience working with various user experience and web app design tools
• Proficiency with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SharePoint)
• Expert knowledge of User Experience Design principles
• Knowledge of AODA Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 Level A and Level AA as applied to web sites and content
Please note that Candidates must be legally eligible to work in Canada. Your resume will not be forwarded to any of our clients without your explicit permission. We thank all applicants, but only suitable applicants with the above qualifications clearly identified in their resumes will be contacted. Modis Canada is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
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