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UX Designer

by Agilus Work Solutions

Position Type: Contract
Location: Waterloo, Ontario
Date Posted: Mar 14, 2020
Agilus Work Solutions

Job Description

Agilus is recruiting for UX Designer for leading financial client.

Type: Contract

Location: Toronto

Duration: 6 Months

Job Description:

  • Sun Life Financial is seeking a leader with significant UX and Interaction Design experience to join our Digital User Experience team in our Client Experience Office. 

  • You will be responsible for guiding and creating remarkable and progressive digital experiences for a variety of audiences to support our business in Canada, with an emphasis on responsive and mobile designs. 

  • You will work closely with stakeholders to define the user experience for Sun Life Financial secure digital properties, ensuring they closely align with the client's key success factors. 

  • You will work collaboratively with fellow members of the team to conceptualize design and prototype ideas for implementation on the web and mobile.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Lead the design of digital features for web and mobile. 

  • Provide and present a holistic UX recommendation to the project team 

  • Lead from a UX perspective 

  • Need someone who can lead from a UX perspective

  • Provide UX recommendations and present them confidently. 

  • Someone who knows the UX process well

  • Design user interactions (must be strong in interaction design) 

  •  Apply sound user-centered design principles to influence project strategy and direction.

  • Take ownership to drive the UX strategy - be an evangelist for UX practices across the company.

  • Develop user scenarios, user flows, design concepts, low and high-fidelity wire frames and prototypes, UI standards documents, and other design documents as needed.

  • Plan and execute user research / user testing to validate ideas and refine designs.

  • Ensure standards and best practices are appropriately communicated and documented.

  • Manage user experience deliverable produced by internal and 3rd party resources as required to ensure expectations are successfully met

  • Lead the production of annotated wire-frames, design specs and other documentation as needed within all project timelines

  • Ensure the workflow reflects the users needs and maintain consistency among features

  • Determine the need for user research and user testing; then orchestrate and oversee the process. Interpret and review research findings for presentations to project teams

  • Work closely with the Development Team to ensure that designs are being implemented properly

Mandatory Skills:

  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in digital design and user experience with a strong desire to focus on user-centered design and responsive designs

  • Solid UX and UI Practice/Process

  • University degree or certification in User Experience related field or equivalent work experience

  • Solid portfolio demonstrating impact customer experiences, including experience developing digital products from initial concept through to implementation

  • Design experience ranging across web and mobile (mobile web and native applications)

  • Strong knowledge and experience designing wire-frames, UI patterns and interactive prototypes using industry software (e.g. Sketch and inVision)

  • Well-versed in current accessibility standards

  • Proven track record and a passion for designing compelling interfaces

  • Excellent design, verbal, writing and presentation skills

  • Experience working with clients and various departments within a team environment

  • Solid understanding of front-end web development (HTML, CSS, JS, etc.)

  • Knowledge of current web standards and the latest trends

  • Ability to successfully manage and deliver on multiple needs with competing deadlines and priorities

  • Experience working in agile methodology

Main Technologies that will be used on the job:

  • Sketch 

  • InVision 

  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS 

Application Contact Information

Company Name:   Agilus Work Solutions
Application URL: Click here to apply online