UX Designer - WFH during Covid-19

Starts September
Duration 11 months
Status Freelance
Rate Up to $44/hour DOE
Our financial client is looking for a UX Designer to join their team for 11+ months starting in early September.

As a UX Design on their team you will be helping them evolve their digital experiences into innovative, immersive and highly functional products.

What you will be doing as a UX Designer on this team:
- Focussing on modernization of their online platform, helping to create an industry-leading experience.
- Working with a cross-functional team, you will be engaged in research activities, competitive analysis, sketches, empathy maps, user flows, wireframes, and prototypes.
- Collaborating with UI designers to create design assets.
- Synthesizing business requirements, research and design principles; solving problems and working within tight deadlines.
- Exploring different design solutions and articulating for the user in each case.
- Presenting to and collaborating with a wide range of project team members and stakeholders.
- Understanding business, functional + technical requirements
- Conducting research to developing a thorough understanding of the targeted users, their needs, environment and behaviours.
- Developing rapid interactional UX prototypes; verifying design assumptions through concept and usability testing.
- Creating usability test plans using a range of methodologies; ensuring the integrity of the resulting analysis - synthesizing research findings into actionable insights.
- Documenting detailed user experience specifications and providing to the development team.
- Keeping with brand standards, UX guidelines and accessibility legislation (AODA/WCAG).
- Interacting with the design system team, both to leverage assets and contribute to its development.

Skills and Experience:
- 5+ years’ experience as a user experience designer or similar role.
- Excellent skills in designing for different screen breakpoints (responsive & adaptive).
- Excellent experience conducting heuristic reviews, competitive analyses, and planning and conducting usability tests using online platforms and other methodology

Additional Requirements
- 3+ years of experience working on complex web projects with medium to large-sized teams
- Very strong UX design portfolio
- Previous experience with Agile methodology
- User-focussed and analytical; committed to research and testing
- Highly preferable:
- Bachelor's degree in design or a related field (computer science, human-computer interaction (HCI), communication arts, etc.)
- Expert proficiency in Axure RP

SEP. 2021

Submit resume (and samples if applicable) to: Natalie.Panetta@jobalert.creativecircle.com

About Creative Circle
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