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Interaction Designer
Toronto, Ontario M5J 0B8 - Canada

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Type: Temporary - Employee
  • Job #15641

Senior Interaction Designer

Looking to help shape experiences through digital products? We’re looking for a Senior Interaction Designer to join a team that's pushing the boundaries of digital product design. 

Who You Are: 

A natural problem solver, communicator and facilitator, you’ll be involved in every step of the process from idea generation to implementation.

 

What You Will Work On: 

You’ll work within an agile environment and iterative process, collaborating with interdisciplinary team members and stakeholders to analyze, design and convey your design vision. 

 

  • Interaction Design Strategy; understand user interface patterns and behaviours, and use that understanding to drive user comprehension, and improve task performance 
  • Use visualizations and interactions to support analytic thinking with large data sets 
  • Facilitate design critique, evaluate interactions for inclusivity and provide expert advice and guidance to cross-functional teams 
  • Facilitate ideation sessions and collaborative work activities 
  • Act as the interaction design subject-matter expert for the product design team 
  • Interaction Artifact Creation 
  • Use a comprehensive understanding of interaction design theory, research data and best practices to inform design decisions 
  • Design artifacts of high complexity to communicate task flows, touchpoints, behaviours, and the exchange of information 
  • Create complex low-fidelity sketches, wireframes, and prototypes to explore, communicate, and validate ideas. 
  • Create complex prototypes to provide delivery specifications for development 
  • Present interaction design work to more senior stakeholders 
  • Research and Testing
  • Facilitate usability testing, Participate in or initiate research activities
  • Research interaction design strategies in the financial services sector and perform competitive audits pertinent to specific design or business goals 
  • Perform pattern, micro-interaction and component design audits where appropriate 

 

Required Skills & Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science (CS), or a related field or equivalent practical experience
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in designing usable interfaces across multiple channels and platforms
  • Experience in an applied research setting including experience integrating user research into product designs and design practices
  • Demonstrated ability to articulate design strategy, rational and logic; describing benefits and highlighting risks associated with design decisions
  • Demonstrated expertise with design, prototyping, and research tools such as Sketch and Axure RP, InVision, UserTesting.com

 

Nice to Have:

  • MA/MS degree or certification in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science (CS), or a related field
  • Strong understanding of strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product phase
  • Appreciation for the potential of 'design thinking'
  • Experience working within a large organization and within an agile environment

Apply now with your resume & portfolio