Senior UX Designer

Senior UX Designer

25-10-22
N/A Id: 17589 - Permanent

IT/IQ Tech Recruiters is seeking a SENIOR UX DESIGNER to join our client in CALGARY, AB (REMOTE – AB, BC, SK, MB, ON)

Why work with our client?

  • Join a growing, full-service digital agency
  • 80+ employees deliver fully integrated marketing solutions for top national and international organizations
  • Flexibility to deliver great work without being micromanaged
  • Optional in-office desks available if you choose (Calgary)
  • Benefits (after 90-day probationary period)
    • Health, Life, AD&D and Dental Coverage (50/50 cost share):
    • Health or Lifestyle Spending Account
    • Short Term & Long Term Disability
    • Employee Assistance Programs (EAP): (no 90-day waiting period for the EAP - enrolled immediately
    • Employee Assistance Program & Wellbeing Resources
    • Cell Phone Plan or Allowance
    • GoodLife Fitness corporate rate
    • Professional Development & Continuing Education Program
    • Profit Sharing
    • Vacation: 3 weeks' vacation plus the office is closed for 1 week during the Christmas holidays.

Responsibilities

  • As a Senior UX Designer, your role is to advocate for users' needs and help deliver experiences that reflect those needs.
  • Your addition to the team will extend our capabilities, build internal capacity, and push the status quo for creating websites and products that are compelling, appealing, and easy to use.
  • Lead the user experience work for multiple clients, and advocate for those clients' users every step of the way.
  • Create organizing principles, user flows and site maps.
  • Sketch, wireframe, design and prototype user experience solutions.
  • Test your work to improve results for our clients consistently.
  • Lead clients and customers in rapid design labs and workshops.

Top Skills Required

  • Deep understanding of the iterative user experience design process. Knowing how to think ahead to how pages and components will function across different devices and for different audiences.
  • Proficient in software like Figma, Adobe CC, Sketch and InVision for designing and prototyping. Also understand and have experience with agile work processes.
  • Strong background in working in a collaborative environment. Solving design problems and understand how your work fits with other disciplines, including writing, visual design, technologists, research, and data. You also understand how to use the UX design process to create alignment with the team and consensus with stakeholders.
  • Experience communicating effectively with developers. Some knowledge and understanding of the fundamentals of technology solutions.
  • Flexible approach capabilities. Someone who knows when to hold their ground and when to adapt thier approach or recommendations based on feedback. Ability to win the hearts and minds of clients by helping them ask the right questions, probing when necessary, and developing tailored strategies.

Why work with us?

  • Build a long-term relationship with an experienced recruitment expert
  • Access to the ‘hidden’ job market – opportunities across Canada that aren’t posted on job boards
  • Get a high-level understanding of market dynamics affecting your industry
  • Gain insight into the culture of the company you’re applying for before submitting your profile

About Us

IT/IQ is a specialized recruitment agency focused exclusively on connecting top-tier organizations with tech professionals of the highest caliber in Canada. Our purpose is simple: creating opportunity – for our consultants, candidates, clients, and our teammates. As we strive to help smart people find each other, we are committed to providing the highest level of service with our team of +20 dedicated tech recruiters who know the industry.

Our specialist approach incorporates all relevant Information Technology skill sets (PMO, Development, and Infrastructure) which are managed by dedicated Recruitment Practice Leads and their respective recruitment teams.

Our values are reflected in everything that we do; nothing short of excellence is acceptable.

Mission: We help smart people find each other.