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POWERSHIFTER

Senior UX Designer (Contract)

Design – Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Design
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Experienced

The Senior UX Designer will collaborate across multidisciplinary teams to create insightful, empathetic, data-driven experiences for clients and their users. Utilizing design thinking and working within an agile process, you will conduct user research and testing, create user flow diagrams, build comprehensive wireframes in Sketch, as well as contribute to the rationale behind user-centred design decisions.

No one is an island — We believe in sharing work early and often, so you will work iteratively and collaboratively on rough notes and sketches, before hunkering down on detailed high-quality deliverables for our clients.

Located in the Mount Pleasant area of Vancouver, as part of the POWERSHiFTER team you will have access to some of the brightest minds in design, technology, strategy and data science. You will work in an environment that values people, process and performance, collaborating with team members.

Your Mission

We believe that when you start with empathy, amazing things can happen. You will champion this belief through the practice of design thinking and human-centred design principals (HCD) on both client and internal work.

Responsibilities

  • Work with  senior team members to conceptualize and execute designs that will advance clients’ businesses.
  • Perform UX audits, help facilitate user testing, and present recommendations on major projects that involve user experience.
  • Participate in research, stakeholder interviews, and document your findings
  • Develop research-backed personas
  • Create user flow and site architecture diagrams to present the clearest path to user goal completion
  • Collaborate with the Digital Science team to assure design decisions are data-driven
  • Build wireframes in Sketch
  • Stay up to date on the latest UX and design trends and requirements for all current and emerging formats of digital UX design.
  • Work independently and efficiently to meet deadlines.
  • Actively contribute to internal programs and knowledge sharing.
  • Share acquired skills with team members through formal and informal channels.
  • Have fun!

Requirements

  • Minimum education requirements:  Relevant Bachelor Degree
  • Minimum experience requirements:  5+ Years

Benefits

  • This is a contract position (time commitments can be negotiable)
  • An exciting, yet highly collaborative work environment with amazing peers
  • Flexible work/life balance
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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Design
  • Employment Type
    Contractor
  • Minimum Experience
    Experienced
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