UX Designer Jobs in Toronto – Ontario – Canada at Procom

Title: UX Designer

Company: Procom

Location: Toronto – Ontario – Canada

Type: Full Time

Category: Design/Web/Multimedia, Creative Arts/Media

UX Designer

On behalf of our client in the Professional Service Sector, PROCOM is looking for a UX Designer.

UX Designer – Job Description:

Create original graphic content for Client’s website and other digital assets for display ads and social media. Collaborate with a team of product managers and digital strategists to design user-focused intuitive interfaces that aligns with needs of the business for the web and mobile.

UX Designer -Responsibilities (key accountabilities / % time spent by priority)

Provide art direction and build creatives for website (homepage banners, landing page content), digital ads, email campaigns, and social media

Experience with creation of UX visual aids such as wireframes, storyboards, prototypes, user flows, process flows and site maps

Designing the user’s experience from rapid prototypes to hi-fidelity pixel perfect mock-ups

Ensure all graphic materials align to brand and company’s core values

Validate ideals and designs using split A/B test and product performance data

Ensure the UX reflects the users’ needs and maintain consistency among features

Provide highly detailed communication of design principles and specifications to software developers

Stay up to date with UX trends for creative ideas and inspiration in parallel analogous worlds

Lead and execute all web design projects including the web templates, landing pages, microsites, etc.

Ensure all digital assets reflect Search Engine Optimization (SEO) best practices

Advise on user interface best practices to meet performance and client requirements

Drive UI/UX best practices throughout the organization while always leading with the user’s best interests in mind

Coordinate with Front-end designers and/or developers in delivering the end-product

UX Designer -Position Requirements:

Formal Education:

Bachelor of Fine Arts degree or equivalent

Related Experience:

– 5 years in UX design experience

– 5 years’ experience in digital art & graphic design

UX Designer – MandatorySkills:

– Must have proven work portfolio that demonstrates creative design thinking as well as deep understanding of UI/UX best practices

– Excellent verbal and written communication skills with ability to effectively sell an idea

– Proficiency in graphic design, digital art, typography, colour, layout

– Working knowledge of Adobe XD, Sketch, Invision, Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects or other visual design and wire-framing tools, with clear understanding of interaction design principles and process

– Experience in working with Agile software development

– Good practical experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping

– Thorough knowledge of website design, including mobile responsive and app design

– Excellent understanding of SEO principles, cross-browser compatibility issues, Google AdWords and Analytics

– Experience working with large websites, content management systems (WordPress), and backend frameworks (.NET, PHP)

UX Designer – Nice to have:

– Knowledge of financial services a plus

– Basic understanding of web development processes – building files for web dev, CMS and front end dev, etc.

– Experience with JIRA, and Agile development processes is an asset

– Experience with PHP is an asset

UX Designer – Assignment Start date:

ASAP – 4 months to start

UX Designer – Assignment Location:

Remote / Toronto


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