User Experience (UX) Design Lead

Edmonton

Permanent

  • Sales & Marketing
  • Job Code: 9S15197430
  • Posted: May 01, 2018
David Aplin Group, one of Canada's Best Managed Companies, has partnered with our client to recruit a User Experience (UX) Design Lead based in Edmonton, AB.

Our client, a large scale e-commerce business and four-time PROFIT 500 ranked organization, is currently expanding and looking to recruit a UX Design Lead in Edmonton, Alberta. Working with the Marketing team, you will be responsible for managing projects and leading the design team in delivering an excellent user experience for the products and websites. You will have flexible work hours, Excellent compensation, excellent health and dental benefits, access to continuous learning opportunities and more! Join one of the fastest growing companies in Canada!

Primary Responsibilities
  • Lead a team of designers working to create simple, beautiful user experiences for all screen types
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Product and Legal team members to define design objectives
  • Champion design team initiatives such as the creation of design guidelines, asset libraries, process improvements and tools
  • Prioritize projects, set schedules and assign resources
  • Mentor team members to develop a high-performance culture
  • Deliver user-focused design best practices to improve key performance indicators
  • Create wireframes, storyboards and prototypes, then turn them into fully-realized mockups
  • Manage, document and analyze requirements to translate business needs into an engaging user experience
  • Work with the Development department to create specs and efficient implementation plans
Knowledge and Skill Requirements
  • Post-secondary education in a Design related program
  • 5+ years of experience in a User Experience (UX) Designer, User Interface (UI) Designer, Web Designer or Graphic Designer role
  • Previous management experience would be an asset
  • Impressive design portfolio showcasing UI/UX design for a variety of screen types
  • Familiarity with the following UX disciplines: interaction design, information architecture, user research, storyboarding, wireframe creation, concept design and prototyping
  • Extensive, up-to-date knowledge of web design best practices
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
If you are interested in this position and meet the above criteria, please click the Apply button to send your resume in confidence directly to Suzanne Gosse, Consultant, Aplin Sales & Marketing. Visit our website at www.aplin.com to view our job opportunities, career tips and tools. We thank all applicants; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

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Suzanne Gosse

Sales & Marketing / Legal Professionals

Edmonton

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  • 780.229.2005
  • sgosse@aplin.com

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