Hays

UX Architect (BB-05615)

Found in: Neuvoo CA

Description:

Your new company


Our client is a Canadian design-led engineering company in Ontario. Due to rapid growth globally, we are current looking for an UX Expert to join the team and lead the user experience journey.

Your new role
Reporting to the VP, Customer Experience, you as the UX Expert plays a key role in the design and production of custom-built software applications, working alongside business analysts, technical architects, developers and visual designers to identify requirements, study users and craft experiences that translate business and user needs into highly engaging SW products. This is a client-facing position with the opportunity to shape and communicate user experience designs, and is responsible for translating the overall conceptual design into implementation-ready assets.

  • Conduct stakeholder and end user interviews
  • Collect and document business and design requirements
  • Plan, conduct, and/or participate in user research
  • Freely idea and conceptualise via sketches, concept models, etc.
  • Identify and communicate design trade-offs and alternatives, as needed
  • Present findings, design concepts, and rationale internally and to clients
  • Plan and facilitate client workshops and team meetings
  • Work within internal processes for design, development, and review
  • Contribute to defining and improving quality standards and processes
  • Designing and building digital interfaces that promote usability and enhance a user's experience of SW products
  • Translating complex tasks and large data sets into intuitive, accessible, and easy to use interfaces
  • Delivering project artifacts such as prototypes, process flows, journey mapping, wire-frames etc
  • Delivering reusable, cross device and responsive prototypes
  • Collaborating with data and technology teams to define, design, and deliver efficient digital solutions that have a direct impact on your colleague's daily job
  • Collaborating with product managers to inform and plan the products' vision
  • Collaborating on the development and maintenance of user experience design standards and guidelines for internal Article digital products
  • Advocating for best practices in user experience design and interaction design


  • What you'll need to succeed
    To be a successful candidate for this position, you need to have minimum 10+ years of IT industry UX experience designing for software applications, products, and services. Please note we do not want UI Designers -it's more user experience than UI design
    Other requirements include:
  • Bachelor or Master Degree in Interaction Design, Human Computer Interaction, Service Design, with emphasis on UX or equivalent education
  • Experience with multiple user research methods (breakthroughs, user testing, interviews, surveys, etc)
  • Strong problem solving skills with the ability to quickly understand complex systems and iterate ideas to improve them
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Service or professional consulting background preferred
  • A strong portfolio


  • What you'll get in return
    This is a fantastic company that allows great potential for you to growth, adding to the pace that the company's business is growing rapidly. You will be the UX expert in this company, leading the experience design for many products (all of the projects are custom designed and developed for clients). You will enjoy a very competitive salary package on top of bonus, paid 3 weeks vacation and premium benefits. Another benefit of this job is you can work anywhere from Canada, as this is a permanent remote position.

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