UX Designer
Apex Systems
Vancouver, British Columbia
16m ago

ROLE DESCRIPTION

Position : Senior UI / UX Designer

Duration : 3 months and possibility of extension

Client has an exciting opportunity for a Senior UI / UX Designer within our IT Department working with a group of dedicated IT developers, business analysts and finance users.

We have a vision for a new application for our Finance users for reporting and analysis. The goal is to understand the business users’ requirements and come up with intuitive user interfaces that can be implemented in a cost effective way.

The web application is an internal tool only but will incorporate the Finance users existing reports and dashboards as well.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • UI / UX front end design for new internally focus web application including dashboards and various reports
  • Translate requirements into user flows, wireframes, mock-ups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences
  • Work closely with developers to ensure designs can be built cost effectively
  • Present design ideas to clients, stakeholders, and peers for review, working within an iterative design process
  • Looking for skills in usability as the application should be intuitive for the users
  • They will be the only UI / UX person on the team so they should have experience being the sole UI / UX resource on projects.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience recommendations as new functionality and features are being developed
  • QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong UX & Visual Design skills for web (5+ years) : ability to think strategically and come up with creative design ideas to elevate our application designs
  • Ability to distill complex problems and workflows down into simple, intuitive designs
  • Strong foundation in visual design practices including knowledge of composition, color theory and typography
  • Proven ability to write, analyze and present findings from usability tests and then optimize designs
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, with the ability to communicate design rationale and user needs alongside technical constraints
  • Experience collaborating with stakeholders and interpreting feedback to design iteratively
  • Strong proficiency with prototyping tools
  • Stand-out portfolio of previous product design work with write-ups of your design process and problem-solving skills
  • Strong communication skills - ability to communicate ideas clearly and present ideas to senior stakeholders
  • Person should be comfortable working in a rapid iteration type of environment with not very much structure.
  • Must be legally eligible to work in Canada
  • AVAILABLE TO WORK

  • Must be available to work regular office hours Monday to Friday (9 : 00 am or earlier start time).
  • We are currently all working from home remotely but should we move back to the office, the candidate must be able to work on site at our head office.
  • All International applicants must have a valid employment Visa authorizing their ability to work in Canada.
  • A background check and references will be required for the position
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