David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a User Experience (UX) Design Lead based in Edmonton, AB.
Our client, a large scale e-commerce business and four-time PROFIT 500 ranked organization, is currently expanding and looking to recruit a UX Design Lead in Edmonton, Alberta.
Working with the Marketing team, you will be responsible for managing projects and leading the design team in delivering an excellent user experience for the products and websites.
You will have flexible work hours, Excellent compensation, excellent health and dental benefits, access to continuous learning opportunities and more! Join one of the fastest growing companies in Canada! Primary Responsibilities
Lead a team of designers working to create simple, beautiful user experiences for all screen types
Collaborate with Marketing, Product and Legal team members to define design objectives
Champion design team initiatives such as the creation of design guidelines, asset libraries, process improvements and tools
Prioritize projects, set schedules and assign resources
Mentor team members to develop a high-performance culture
Deliver user-focused design best practices to improve key performance indicators
Create wireframes, storyboards and prototypes, then turn them into fully-realized mockups
Manage, document and analyze requirements to translate business needs into an engaging user experience
Work with the Development department to create specs and efficient implementation plans
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
Post-secondary education in a Design related program
5+ years of experience in a User Experience (UX) Designer, User Interface (UI) Designer, Web Designer or Graphic Designer role
Previous management experience would be an asset
Impressive design portfolio showcasing UI / UX design for a variety of screen types
Familiarity with the following UX disciplines : interaction design, information architecture, user research, storyboarding, wireframe creation, concept design and prototyping
Extensive, up-to-date knowledge of web design best practices
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite