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UI/UX Designer (60421263)
Location: Toronto, ON Category: Content/Document Management
Job Type: Temporary/Contract Reference: CA_EN_6_29628_60421263
Posted: January 22,2018 Salary: N/A

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Modis, on behalf of our client is looking for a UI/UX Designer
UI/UX Designer (60421263)
Contract Duration: (12 months)
Location: Toronto, ON
• Provide insightful high-level UX guidance and consulting on various projects yet also have the ability to seamlessly shift to delivering detailed project designs and consultations on our guidelines.
• Determine the need for user research and user testing and orchestrate and oversee the process. Interpret and review research findings for presentations to project teams.
• Develop the design of user interface related features and participate in developing progressive solutions for the public facing web and mobile channels. Apply sound interaction design principles to influence project strategy and direction.
• Project manage user experience deliverables produced by internal and 3rd party resources as required to ensure expectations are successfully met. This role will be working with both Agile and Waterfall projects and will need to align closely to the work being done by the Agile team.
• Be an evangelist for user experience practices and our digital standards across the company.
• Be our in-house expert on web accessibility issues and ensure compliance with evolving accessibility standards
• As part of the UX Centre of Excellence, develop and maintain enterprise standard documents such as: user scenarios, personas, user flows, design mock-ups, wire-frames, prototypes, specifications, navigation maps, UX/UI patterns, and other design documents.
• Ensure standards and best practices are appropriately communicated and documented in Style Guides and other related UX Centre of Excellence assets.
• Work to make sure that the workflow reflects the Client’s needs and ensure consistency among features.
Required Qualifications/Experience
• Minimum of 5 years of experience in design / user experience
• University degree or certification in User Experience related field or equivalent work experience
• Portfolio demonstrating impactful customer experiences, including experience developing digital products from initial concept through to implementation.
• Design experience ranging across web, mobile (mobile web and native applications) and social channels
• Strong knowledge and experience designing wireframes and interactive prototypes using industry software (e.g. Axure, Balsamiq)
• Well versed in current accessibility standards
• Proven track record and a passion for designing compelling, award-winning user interfaces.
• Excellent design, verbal, written and presentation skills.
• Experience working with clients and various departments within a team environment. Agency/consulting experience a definite asset.
• Proficiency in HTML5 and CSS
• Knowledge of current web standards and the latest trends
• Ability to successfully manage and deliver on multiple projects
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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