Product Designer
Job Description

Product Design

On behalf of our client in the Banking Sector, PROCOM is looking for a Product Design.

Product Design – Job Description

  • Create holistic design solutions for online banking experiences across multiple platforms
  • Shape experiences through hands-on contribution, while ensuring consistency and coordination across design teams
  • Work side by side with customers, product managers, developers, and fellow designers
  • Lead design sprints, mentor junior designers, and guide design efforts from concept through user research, development, and iterative feedback loops
  • Balance business goals, customer needs, and technological capabilities to create solutions that are scalable and future-proofed
  • Rapidly sketch or prototype ideas in order to share concepts and learn from users
  • Translate customer data and insights into design decisions, improvements, and opportunities
  • Drive creation of customer journeys, UX strategy, and future state visions
  • Produce UX deliverables such as user flows, site maps, and wireframes
  • Communicate design rationale and evangelize user-centered design practices
  • Contribute to planning, conducting, and analyzing usability testing and user research
  • Ensure use of existing design patterns, style guides, and accessibility guidelines, while contributing to their continuous improvement

Product Design – Mandatory Skills

  • Degree in Computer Science, Interaction Design, or Graphic Design or other relevant education
  • Minimum of 5-7 years digital product products
  • Expertise in interaction design and information architecture
  • In-depth knowledge of UX best practices, user-centered design, and design thinking
  • 2-3 years of In-depth knowledge of Visual Design best practices, interaction design, user interface design, web technologies, prototyping with the ability to produce deliverables such as pixel perfect mockups that follow brand design standards.
  • Conceptual thinking, ability to establish direction and creative concepts and work to evolve designs under guidance of UX team and Product owners.
  • Firm understanding of responsive web and mobile app design
  • Experience working across the project life cycle, within cross-functional teams, and using lean/agile design practices
  • Proficient with design software such as Axure, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, etc.
  • Collaborative, team player with strong communication and presentation skills
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Familiar with capabilities of front-end technologies (HTML, CSS, Java Script)
  • Financial industry experience would be an asset
  • Highly organized and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
  • Familiarity with web analytics tools is a plus
  • Must be self sufficient
  • Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
  • Collaborative, team player with strong communication and presentation skills
  • Open to learning and applying that knowledge
  • Excellent communication skills

Product Design – Nice to Have Skills

  • Financial industry experience would be an asset
  • Familiarity with web analytics tools is a plus

Product Design - Assignment Start Date

ASAP – 6 months to start

Product Design - Assignment Location

Downtown Toronto



Job Requirements

 

Company Overview

For 35 years, Procom has been pushing the envelope in North American IT staffing solutions. Driven by a senior management team of seasoned recruitment professionals, we have offices in 14 locations in the US and Canada and service all major IT markets.

When we started out in 1978, tech jobs were just being integrated into the workplace. We have been a part of shaping the landscape of IT in Canada ever since, placing IT consultants in major businesses in all sectors, including banking, telecommunications, and retail.

Through all the peaks and valleys of the IT industry, we have consistently done one thing: helping IT professionals discover the next chapter in their career.



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