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Visual Designer
Toronto, Ontario M5J 0B8 - Canada

  • Location: Toronto, Ontario
  • Type: Temporary - Contractor
  • Job #15642

Senior Visual Designer

Looking to join a team that’s pushing the boundaries of digital product design? As a Visual Designer, you will use your expertise to delight users with designs that inspire, engage and excite.  

Who You Are:

You can instinctively weave iconography, typography, colour, space and texture together to simplify and improve how customers navigate our clients products and services. You are a natural problem solver, communicator and facilitator.

 

What You Will Work On:

  • Create visual components considering the broader context, to be used in multiple situations, to bring about efficiency and consistency 
  • Use dynamic visualizations to support analytic thinking with large data sets 
  • Facilitate ideation sessions and collaborative work activities 
  • Presents visual design work to more senior stakeholders 
  • Visual Design Creation 
  • Use a comprehensive understanding of visual design theory, research data and best practices to inform design decisions 
  • Design high complexity visual artifacts for digital media (web or native app) to exchange information, elicit emotion and facilitate interaction 
  • Create complex low-fidelity sketches, hi-fidelity mock-ups and prototypes to communicate intent, or delivery specifications for development 
  • Facilitates design critique, evaluate visual designs for inclusivity and provide expert advice and guidance to cross-functional teams 
  • Research and Testing, facilitate usability testing & participate in/ initiate research activities
  • Research visual design and communication strategies in the financial services sector and perform competitive audits pertinent to specific design or business goals 
  • Perform visual design audits where appropriate 

Required Skills & Experience:

  • BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), HCI, CS, or a related field or equivalent experience
  • Portfolio that includes web and/or mobile design samples
  • Solid knowledge of design tools (Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and presentation software) and principles (typography, grid systems, visual hierarchy, colour, white space, etc.)
  • Understanding of responsive design
  • Experience in the agile process

 

Apply now with your resume & portfolio