UX Lead

Executive Talent On Demand

Mississauga – ON

We are seeking a highly motivated UX Lead!

As a UX Lead, you are an integral part of the Digital team who are creating and transforming the design and vision of various products into seamless and engaging user experiences. You will lead the creative output and digital experience for the digital products and services produced for our clients. You will lead the strategic design of user focused experience thought out the entire process.
 
This role will lead the strategic design of user focused experiences throughout the entire design lifecycle. In that process the UX Lead will collaborate with clients, subject matter experts, scrum teams and other stakeholders to turn business requirements, user needs and creative strategy into elegant overall user experience.
 
Overview:

  • Lead and oversee the user experience end-to-end and support other in ensuring the output meets the intended outcome
  • Assess complex information from multiple sources, such as Data Science optimization inputs & outputs, business requirements, technical constraints, and analytics and translating it into efficient user scenarios, taxonomies, navigation systems, design systems, and visually appealing & clear data visualizations.
  • Lead and oversee UX activities such as strategy workshops, user/design research, beacon research, and identification of opportunities to differentiate.
  • Creating and effectively presenting UX artifacts (journeys, sketches, wireframes, journey maps, low and mid-fidelity renderings, clickable prototypes, storyboards, etc.) to stakeholders, clients, and teams.
  • Testing and validating deliverables with users through usability testing and participating in design reviews.
  • Working closely with the development team to build & productionize SaaS applications for market while maintaining UX best practices.
  • Working in an Agile team and completing committed backlog items within the agreed upon timeframe. 

Skills/Experience Required:

  • At least 8 years’ experience in the role of UX Designer, Information Architect, or Product Designer
  • Strong conceptual/creative thinking, service design and design execution abilities.
  • Ability to draw insights from complex data, in areas such as data science algorithms and analytics, and turn those insights into tangible and visually appealing design solutions that provide user value.
  • Lead exploratory requirement sessions (using tools like Miro to support), and other collaborative working sessions with team members, clients, and stakeholders.
  • Good proficiency in the use of industry software such as Figma, Sketch, InVision, , Adobe CC, Adobe XD, Flinto, or other visual design and wireframing tools.
  • Experience in creation of rapid prototyping and testing processes.
  • Understands what user experiences work best for both web & mobile applications.
  • Solid understanding of accessibility best practices, and an ability to create accessible products Usability testing
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, in multidisciplinary backgrounds such as psychology, computer science, information sciences, human/computer interface design, or graphic design

Does this sound like you or someone you know in your professional network?

Reach out to our Director of IT & Engineering for more information: ali.isaacs@executivetalentondemand.com

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**Please ONLY apply if you have a Valid Work Permit, PR Status, or Canadian Citizenship. EToD / MoD does not provide any sponsorship for Work Permits or Immigration.**

Have a referral? Get paid up to $1,500 if they’re hired!

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