Robert Half Technology Senior User Experience Designer in Edmonton, Alberta

DESCRIPTION: Robert Half Technology is looking for a Senior User Experience Designer for our Client. This role's primary accountability will be to design the user experience (UX) and user interface (UI) for our Clients Mobile & Online Financial transactions. As the successful Candidate for this role, you will be accountable for design and execution across a wide range of project types and platforms, incorporating all aspects of digital design and brand experience. You'll take an active, hands-on role in the formation of ideas or concepts with team members, advocating for creative excellence and design quality, working within a multidisciplinary, cross-functional team to implement designed solutions Our Client offers a competitive salary and benefits package and the opportunity to work in a challenging team-oriented environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected. If you have the qualifications we are looking for, please submit your resume online to RESPONSIBILITIES: The successful candidate will be able to:

  • Collaborate with key stakeholders, analysts and other designers to identify the best solutions to a problem and increase the Client's Online and Digital presence, conversion, transaction, and interaction through digital channels.

  • Design usable and visually compelling user experiences and interfaces.

  • Create clear and effective design documentation, such as user scenarios and wireframes while working with defined design systems and brand guidelines to maintain consistency.

  • Produce high quality design assets to communicate complex ideas in a simple format, often with short turnaround timelines.

  • UX includes: user experience, user interface and interaction design.

  • Build interactive prototypes of your designs: o Lead the planning and prototyping process for new/enhanced member experiences o Understand and incorporate business objectives o Use web analytics, user research as well as data mining, and other techniques to develop recommendations o Brainstorming creative solutions designed to meet business objectives and deliver enhanced and simplified member experiences

  • Design and iterate on concepts for web, mobile, and tablet experiences including usability testing.

  • Work with delivery team members to assure design delivery. Build asset libraries for delivery teams to use.

  • Be readily available to delivery team members who may need to seek advice or clarifications on your designs. Review the work of junior designers to meet high quality standards.

  • Create and maintain a UX best practice and standards library.

  • Create and manage user experience measurements including the creation of a framework for describing interactions from the member's point-of-view (Life-Cycle Analysis).

With more than 100 locations worldwide, Robert Half Technology is a leading provider of IT professionals on a project and full-time basis for initiatives ranging from web development and systems integration to network security and technical support. Through our alliances with industry-leading organizations such as HDI® and the Microsoft® Partner program, we have access to client companies that other staffing firms don't. In addition to our free job search services, we provide our candidates with access to free online technical training and a competitive benefits and compensation package.

Our parent company, Robert Half, once again was named to FORTUNE® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" and was the highest-ranked staffing firm. (March 1, 2016)

Contact your local Robert Half Technology office at 888.674.2094 or visit to apply for this job now or find out more about other job opportunities.

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Req ID: 05110-9500270634

Functional Role: Application Development

Country: Canada

State: AB

City: Edmonton

Postal Code: T5J 3S4

Compensation: DOE

Requirements: REQUIREMENTS:

  • A minimum of 5 + years' experience of user design is required; preferably for financial institutions or eCommerce, in web apps, consumer electronics and/or mobile devices.

  • 5-10 years of user experience design is required demonstrating a history of design thinking and user centered design.

  • Expert software and tool knowledge of wireframe and prototyping design tools such as Adobe Creative Suit (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign), InVision, Axure, Balsamiq, Mockplus or Sketch.

  • Visual design skills: Web design, graphic design, motion design, 3D visualization, style guides, HTML/CSS

  • Designing for multi-device experiences such as responsive, adaptive and mobile.

  • Strong conceptual skills, along with the ability to communicate your vision.

  • Practiced ability with Voice of Customer (VoC) advocacy, customer insights/analytics.

  • Proficient with User research, user interface design, user interaction design, usability testing and standard UCD methodologies across platforms and devices.

  • Superb interpersonal skills with the ability to build trust and partnerships with key stakeholders.

  • Strong conceptualization and communication ability. Solid listening, verbal, written communication skills with the ability to propose big ideas to communicate design opportunities, explore them visually, and distill them into an actionable direction across all levels in the organization.

  • Fundamental understanding of coding for the web including HTML, CSS, JS, etc. to bring high fidelity prototypes to life

  • Experience on creative web/mobile/app development projects (Agile/Lean – Alpha, Beta, Omega releases).

  • An understanding of common software life cycle management and software development practices.

  • Ability to work collaboratively with senior leaders and executives.

  • Capacity to manage multiple timelines and commitments including working with virtual project teams with quick turnaround times.

  • Capacity to take action on ambiguous/complex topics.

  • Bachelor's degree in Design in Visual Communication or similar.

  • Professional Design Education in Human-Computer Interaction Design, Digital Arts & Media Graphic Design, User Experience, Interaction Design or comparable design field.

  • Certificates and Courses in User Experience considered an asset.

  • Some travel and overtime may be required.