UX Designer

Job Description


Employment :Contract
# of Openings :1
Classification :Applications / Software Industry:Information Technology

Inteqna is working with a client who has a 6-month contract for a UX Designer to support both mobile and desktop web-based application development teams. The ideal candidate should have an eye for clean and artful design, possess superior UX skills and be able to translate high-level requirements into intuitive and functional user interfaces.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Coach staff that are new to the Lean User Experience Methodology covering Requirements to Prototype being incorporated into IT's Software Solutions Methodology (SSM).
  • Contribute artifacts to SSM while supporting multiple projects.
  • Provide subject matter expertise in the field of multi-screen size responsive application UX design
  • Support multiple, concurrent projects and will not be dedicated to one initiative.
  • Perform updates to SSM to refine Lean UX requirements gathering.
  • Coach teams applying principles in applying Lean UX requirements gathering.
  • Support development teams with UX design and implementation:
  • Coach / mentor teams to deliver wireframes and personas that meet the defined project requirements.
  • Develop project reference library for Lean UX artifacts

 

 

Experience:

 

 

  • Proven User Experience (UX) for software and mobile applications (3 years)
  • Demonstrable UX design skills with a strong portfolio
  • Solid experience in creating personas and wireframes, user flows and site maps
  • Ability to create personas, user flows, site maps and wireframes, to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas for both a desktop and mobile device
  • Proficiency in Balsamiq, PhotoShop or other visual design and wire-framing tools
  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process
  • Broad knowledge of emerging UX trends and practices in mobile application development.
  • Conceptualize original ideas that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complete the user requirements
  • Support staff in updating Software Solutions Methodology (SSM) to incorporate Lean UX requirements gathering.
  • Ensure alignment on IT UX practice with Corporate Pattern Library.
  • Demonstrated ability to coach newer UX developers with of the goal of standardizing the UX practice within IT.:
  • Previous work experience with Municipal, other Government Organizations or Equivalent endeavors
  • Knowledge of Web-based technologies such as HTML/XML, CSS, JavaScript, AJAX and other web protocols (e.g. HTTP, REST, JSON) (minimum of 3 years).

 

 



 




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About Inteqna

Inteqna provides staffing solutions to experienced professionals involved in Information Technology across Canada. As recruitment specialists, our job is to know you and to know our clients, finding and forming only the most mutually beneficial relationships. Our process allows us to get to know the best talent, understand their needs, and find matches that lead to success.

Inteqna is a division of Design Group Staffing Inc. an organization that is ISO 9001 Certified and has been named one of Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies each year since 1999 and has held Platinum Status since 2005. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Design Group Staffing Inc. employs over 350 recruitment professionals who place thousands of quality candidates per year. With offices across Canada, we understand industry challenges that are unique to each region and offer both national reach and local knowledge.

For more information about Inteqna, please visit inteqna.com.