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UI / UX Designer at Dejero

Posted: June 17th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Jobs | Tags: | No Comments »

Location: Waterloo, ON
Position: UI / UX Designer
Company: Dejero

DejeroDejero simplifies the remote acquisition, cloud management, and multiscreen distribution of professional live video over IP. Many of the world’s top broadcasters rely on Dejero for their mobile newsgathering needs.

At Dejero, we like challenges. Solving them is what drives us. It’s what defines us. We listen to our customers. We learn from them. We collaborate with them. We cultivate ideas, test them, and improve upon them. That’s how we innovate. Our culture of collaboration and commitment to customer satisfaction is what sets us apart—and we know how to have fun too. We are privately held and ranked in the top fastest-growing technology companies in North America. If you are up for a rewarding challenge, then Dejero is the place for you.

We are seeking a skilled UI / UX Designer to create beautiful user experiences. The ideal candidate will have a strong sense of how to create engaging experiences, and a passion for bringing products to life. You will be responsible for UI design across web, mobile and touch screen interfaces. You will collaborate closely with product management, engineering, marketing and executive stakeholders.

Key Accountabilities

  • Create wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
  • Execute all visual design stages from concept through implementation with the engineering team.
  • Present and defend designs to peers and executive level stakeholders.
  • Conduct user research and evaluate user feedback.
  • Establish and promote design guidelines, best practices and standards.

Desired Characteristics & Requirements

  • A strong portfolio showing excellent graphic/visual design capabilities including typography, composition, layout, colour, presentation of information.  It should illustrate the entire design process from ideation through to the final design.
  • Excellent communication skills. Must be able to communicate your ideas throughout the design process to a wide variety of audiences.
  • Proficiency in a variety of design software applications such as Sketch, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Invision or other wireframe and mockup software.
  • Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows and site maps.
  • Experience with responsive web design principles and practices.
  • The ability to bring simplicity and usability to data and workflows.
  • Ability to creatively solve complex UI challenges.
  • Ability to iterate quickly in an agile environment.
  • Bachelor’s degree with 3 – 5 years of experience.
  • An understanding of current front-end web technologies like HTML5, CSS3, etc. would be an asset.
  • Understanding of common software development practices and common project management practices.

Thank you for your application and interest in joining Dejero. Only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Dejero is committed to providing a barrier free application and interview process for all candidates. Should you require accommodations due to a disability or medical condition at any point throughout the hiring process, please contact Human Resources by email at careers@dejero.com or by telephone at 519.772.4824.


Job: UX Designer at Innosphere

Posted: June 17th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Jobs | Tags: | No Comments »

Location: Guelph, ON
Position: UX Designer
Company: Innosphere

Who we are?

InnosphereEstablished in 1997, Innosphere has been providing superior software solutions for enterprise and small business in an industry that is constantly moving forward. As a member of our Agile Team, you will be part of a thriving, fast-paced, self-directed, collaborative environment where our goal is to achieve 100% client satisfaction. We are looking for talented, high-energy team members to help us create and innovate software solutions. Innosphere is committed to personal and professional development and growth within the organization.

Who we are looking for?

The desired UX Designer will work with product development teams by leading the design of beautiful and intuitive user experiences for software applications including online, mobile and installed. In this role you will provide wireframe mockups and storyboards of the user experience, take the lead role in the design review process, and work closely with users to incorporate feedback into your designs. In addition to the design of the user experience, you will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of a toolkit shared by multiple development teams to create a consistent user experience across multiple products. This position is a 6-month contract.

What are the Core Responsibilities?

  • Responsible for the design of the user experience for products created by the Product Delivery team in the Software segment
  • Participate in Product Delivery as a member of the cross-functional team and support ongoing work iterations month-to-month
  • Create detailed storyboards, mockups, prototypes and communicate designs to product managers and the development team
  • Produce and manage cross-browser compliant cascading stylesheets (CSS) for use by the development team
  • Establish relationships with Product Managers to obtain client feedback and incorporate into designs
  • Schedule meetings with stakeholders to learn both the needs of the business and clients as well as any constraints that may exist including technical ones from engineering
  • Work closely with the QA team to ensure that your CSS files support the authorized browsers for the product you are working on
  • You will help the team document the style guide as changes to the toolkit occur.

What skills and qualifications we are looking for?

  • Degree in Human Computer Interaction, Interactive Media, Graphic Design (or related field) is a plus (not a requirement)
  • 3+ years of experience in the design of web applications (SaaS)
  • Experience working within an Agile software development team
  • Experience designing for Mobile platforms including iPhone, iPad
  • A well documented portfolio that showcases samples of design work
  • Strong knowledge of web based technologies HTML5, Sass, Less, Modernizr, CSS3 and cross-browser compliance
  • Experience with frameworks such as Boostrap or Foundation a plus
  • Experience with jQuery is a must
  • Experience TypeScript is a plus
  • Knowledge of usability testing is an asset
  • Excellent leadership, verbal and written communication skills

Apply by sending a resume and cover letter to Katie Paterson (kpaterson@innosphere.ca), or by using one of the links at this Tech & Design listing.


June 2016: Innovation and UX at Deloitte’s d { } Lab

Posted: June 15th, 2016 | Author: | Filed under: Events | No Comments »

d { } (pronounced “Dee Space”) is Deloitte¹s prototyping hub dedicated to accelerating the development of new products and services by leveraging emerging technologies. d { } opened in May 2015 in the Communitech Hub. Its team helps Deloitte intrapreneurs explore new business models using lean thinking and digital prototypes that are created by multidisciplinary, entrepreneurial teams possessing deep technical and design skills.

Join us for an informal overview of the moonshots, MVPs, and proof-of-concept projects undertaken by the lab in its first year. Norm Malloch, the lab’s Director, will discuss their experience in domains such as wearables/IoT, mobile collaborative experiences, and blockchain technologies. Come see the impact of design thinking and UX practices in a fast-paced innovation lab!

Please register for this free event

Register

Thursday June 23, 2016
6:00 to 7:30 pm
Communitech Hub, 3rd floor theatre
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