UX/Ui Designer

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Eagle is currently seeking a UX/UI Designer. This is a six (6) month contract position to start immediately in downtown Toronto.

Summary:

Lead user-centered design based on consulting with clients, project teams and Design Lead;

Daily Duties:

  • Act as a user experience advocate and lead a wide range of user research and design relevant tasks to assist product owner’s effort of building a customer-centric application and champion the user experience;
  • Demonstrate good understanding and practices of UX design principles, user research methodologies and fundamentals usability guidelines through strong hands-on experiences and abilities;
  • Consult various stakeholders and follow the internal process to get the job done timely with quality and accurate translation of business context and user needs;
  • Lead design review sessions with project teams, acquiring consensus and getting approvals on designs/documentation, and challenge core team to create a successful user experience and cohesive story;
  • Collaborate with a core team of various design disciplines and content writers and build and maintain a team rapport with creative team personnel, managers, & stakeholders;
  • Highly involved in user research along with Product Owner and Client Engagement where client users will experience the product offering. Must have the ability to establish testing criteria, assess testing outcomes and work with project teams to adjust UX
  • Executing interaction and visual design as a part of a multi-disciplinary team;
  • Champion the customer journey and user flow on which to build user experience design/solution for the product you support while maintaining the defined internal design guidelines;
  • Proactively assess and recommend improvements to the user experience. Advocate for usability, design, and innovation within the organization;
  • Rationalize solutions and effectively communicate ideas/designs via sitemaps, user flows, wireframes, prototypes and high-fidelity design comps;
  • Design multiple options, trust the iterative process, and understand that the first idea is not always the best;
  • Design, polish, and continually refine consumer-facing products while striving for a consistent, coherent and accessible RBC experience across all labs;
  • Present the user interface visually intuitive so information is easy to read, understand, and find;
  • Ensure every piece of information and data surfaced on UI is useful and relevant to users’ needs;
  • Must have an exceptional eye for detail and passion for quality, and provide quality assurance on design deliverables; and,
  • Mindfully design for the users full portal experience including their activities on legacy elements and the needs to pass back and forth between applications.

Education, Skills & Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS, or a related field or equivalent experience;
  • Ability to translate business and user requirements into logical and streamlined screen flows that support desirable user experience;
  • Strong prototyping skill is a must, with tools like Sketch and InVision;
  • Two (2) to four plus (4+) years’ UX design experience in web/digital products, experiences in the finance industry is a plus;
  • Strong interpersonal, presentation and communication skills;
  • Strong problem-solving skills;
  • The desire to work through the entire design process using methods like sketching, storyboarding, diagramming, wire-framing, usability testing, and prototyping;
  • Solid knowledge of design tools (Sketch, InVision, and presentation software) and principles (typography, grid systems, visual hierarchy, colour, white space, etc.);
  • Fluent in communicating conceptual ideas and design rationale;
  • Portfolio of work samples showcasing work;
  • Experience working within a large organization is an asset;
  • Experience of working in agile environment is preferred;
  • Experience working with and contributing to existing Design System is an asset;
  • Experience working in a global team environment is an asset; and
  • Attention to detail

Don’t miss out on this opportunity, apply online today!

Eagle is an equal opportunity employer and will provide accommodations during the recruitment process upon request. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, only candidates under consideration will be contacted. Please note that your application does not signify the beginning of employment with Eagle and that employment with Eagle will only commence when placed on an assignment as a temporary employee of Eagle.

JOB# 59161

  • Posted On: January 23, 2019
  • Job Type: Contract
  • Job ID: 59161
  • Location: Toronto/GTA ON