Mid - Level Digital Product Designer - ecommerce

Toronto, ON
Job Terms:
Up to $54/hr DOE
posted by:
Lindsay DesRochers

Job Description:

Fortune 500 company is seeking a strong, passionate, innovative Visual Interaction Designer who has a clear vision of the future and can create simplicity from underlying complex tasks. As a part of the UX team, you will apply your passion for all things design to help guide research & design processes, and collaborate with leaders in product, engineering, sales and customers service to create best in class customer experiences across all of our products. 

The UX team is focused on delivering exceptional, simple and elegant customer experiences. As part of this team, you will be empowered to inspire teams to go beyond what is possible and pursue forward thinking design to create products that enrich people’s lives. You will be responsible for creating ideas, communications, and interface. You'll make things — elegant, beautiful, smart things — that live across devices — that drive engagement and loyalty to the brand. You'll need strong attention to detail of course, as well as an eagerness to solve design problems. 

• Influence and help shape the product and design vision that will help empower the lives of millions of Canadians 
• Create sketches, conceptual diagrams, interaction flows, wireframes, and interactive prototypes to demonstrate and execute your design thinking to solve problems 
• Aim to find that sweet spot between customer needs, business goals and technical feasibility 
• Help define and drive the UX vision and evolve the user experience, architecture, and interaction paradigms 
• Contribute and own all phases of the design process across all product teams: research, conceptual design, prototypes, visual design and usability testing 

Job Requirements: 
• Bachelor's degree preferred in any of the following: Human Factors, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive or Experimental Psychology, Cognitive Science, Information Architecture, New Media Design, Product and Interface Design or related field 
• 5+ years experience of creating awesome, simple and functional customer experiences 
• A strong portfolio demonstrating critical thinking and creativity (showing your thought process as much as your finished work) 

Client Description:

A little about our fortune 500 client... We are always looking for high-energy, self-motivated, committed individuals who are passionate about their work. Our team members enjoy a challenging environment that places the highest value on innovation, accountability and playing to win. Our group combines the entrepreneurial energy of a start-up with the resources and trusted leadership of a major corporation. Our culture is based on open and honest communication, respect for other points of view and a spirit of fun that keeps egos in check. We offer empowering roles worldwide with a focus on creativity, competitive pay and benefits, professional growth, and performance-focused rewards.


Top Desired Skills: 
1. Creative problem solvers that understand business requirements 
2. Collaborator with experience cross functional skills 
3. Visual and interaction designs 
4. Clickable Prototypes

Preferred Qualifications:  
• Proficiency with design and prototyping tools such as Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch, Balsamiq, Axure, etc. 
• Comfortable working in an agile environment and an advocate of lean UX and Design Thinking principles 
• Experience of designing for multiple contexts including, mobile, desktop and tablet 
• Strong ability to create simple, beautiful, modern user interfaces & visual designs 
• Coding ability in HTML, CSS & JS or any other language would be a huge benefit