Senior Front End Designer - Blockchain

Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Date Posted: 13-11-2018
Closing Date: December 23rd, 2018

Introduction & Background
Our client is a leading provider of innovative technology solutions, including blockchain. They assist organizations to better understand and use data to enhance business performance. Our client patents their own technology to deliver solutions that are designed to transform complex data into valuable information assets that are easily understood.
 
As the Senior UI-UX Designer, you’ll be responsible for delivering the best online user experience, which makes your role extremely important when it comes to customer satisfaction and loyalty. You’ll be designing and implementing your ideas using various methods and the latest technology. You have a strong work ethic, fantastic attitude, and comfortable tackling any challenge. You’ll work for a company the offers flexibility and autonomy, and champions quality design to strengthen their competitive edge.
 
Responsibilities, including but not limited to:
  • Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and engineers
  • Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps
  • Design graphic user interface elements such as menus, tabs and widgets
  • Build page navigation buttons and search fields
  • Develop UI mock-ups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like
  • Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables)
  • Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders
  • Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. responsiveness)
  • Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback
  • Adhere to style standards on fonts, colours, and images
  • Plan and implement new designs
  • Optimize existing user interface designs
  • Implement tests for user experience and conduct ongoing user research
  • Communicate with clients to understand their business goals and objectives
 
Qualifications
  • Computer Science degree; preferably from a Canadian university
  • 3-10 years of experience as an UI-UX Designer, or equivalent experience in a similar role
  • UI design portfolio
  • Well-versed in current Web standards, including best practices for usability and accessibility
  • Adept at learning and applying new technologies and solving problems
  • High-degree of communication and collaboration skills to participate and shape design architecture and systems
  • Effective organizational skills with strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Blockchain, Artificial Intelligence, and/or Machine Learning is an asset
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