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User Design Specialist (59560163)
Location: North York, ON Category: Content/Document Management
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_17450_59560163
Posted: November 13,2017 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for a User Design Specialist
User Design Specialist (59560163)
Contract Duration: (2.5 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
• Collaborate with Strategic Communications and Web Developer to define and implement innovative solutions for the client Website visuals and experience
• Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to development
• Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks
• Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
• Present and defend designs and key milestone deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders
• Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback
• Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards
• Translate concepts into wireframes and mockups that lead to intuitive user experiences
• Facilitate Strategic Communications visions by researching, conceiving, wireframing, sketching, prototyping, and mocking up user experiences for web interfaces
• Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups 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
• Document all work to ensure operational support may readily continue by client staff
Required Qualifications/Experience
• 3+ years’ work experience in design and communications with a recent focus on UI/UX design
• Demonstrable UI design skills with a strong portfolio
• Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps
• Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping
• Experience in using UI/UX design best practices in order to design solutions
• Excellent visual design skills demonstrating sensitivity to user-system interaction
• Strong grasp of web and mobile user centered design and testing methodologies, subsystems and usability and accessibility concerns
• Clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design
• Strong presentation skills
• Good team collaboration skills
• Open and flexible; able to shift priorities quickly
• Open to feedback and constructive performance criticism
• Ability to present your designs and sell your solutions to various stakeholders
• Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
• Up-to-date knowledge of the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies
• Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, OmniGraffle, or other visual design and wire-framing tools; expertise in UX software such as InVision, UXPin, Balsamiq, Framer.js, Quartz Composer, and the like is a must. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus
• BA or BSc in Communications, Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design
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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