JVT Advisors

UX Designer

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Location: Halifax B3J 3N4
Employment Type: Contract

Job Description

Contract Length: 6+ Months (will convert to permanent)

JOB SUMMARY

  • Partnering with a top security access firm, you'll be responsible for collaborating with the UX team on a new SaaS product ensuring a consistent, effective and competitive user experience.
  • Must be a strong collaborator as the team is geographically spread across the globe
  • Team is very flexible when it comes to working remotely, would be expected to be onsite 1-2 days/week after August. 

What You'll be Doing

  • Work with clients directly to understand their business environment, processes and ‘jobs to be done’ and obtain their feedback and direction on product interfaces.
  • Evaluate product interfaces with competitive and best-in-class interfaces to drive continuous improvement in the product’s UI.
  • Identify customer pain points in the user experience to isolate gaps and create delighter enhancements.
  • Interpret usability principles and guidelines and use them to identify likely problems in UI.
  • Drive the creation of mockups, clickable prototypes, etc. before and during the development cycle for new features and capabilities.
  • Design elegant solutions and simple to complex workflows leveraging customer iterative validation via support from the UX Research team.
  • Act as the user advocate during the development process and offer suggestions from a user-centered perspective.
  • Collaborate with Product Managers, Development, QA, and customers to ensure UI meets product requirements and experience expectations.
  • Follow the company’s design system and best practices.
  • Be familiar with interface patterns, interaction behaviours and design tends along with best practices in these areas in order to contribute to and improve the company design system.

What You'll Bring

  • 3+ years of UX design experience for web applications, mobile platforms and other standard technologies. Experience with enterprise software/products is a PLUS
  • Experience using prototyping, wireframe and visual design applications. 
  • Experience engaging internal and external stakeholders and customers.
  • Strong conceptualization ability, strong visual communication ability and attention to detail.
  • Eagerness to quickly learn new technologies and approaches.
  • Self-reliance and able to communicate and contribute in a geographically dispersed team setting.
  • Open to sharing experiences and ‘new found’ knowledge with the UX team along with providing support and productive feedback to the wider UX team members.
  • Preferred: mobile design experience. (Android, iOS, Windows Mobile, other mobile platforms)

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