User Interface Designer(18 Months Contract) (O89)

User Interface Designer(18 Months Contract) (O89)

02 Sep
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Home Depot of Canada Inc.
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Toronto

02 Sep

Home Depot of Canada Inc.

Toronto

Position Purpose:



The user interface designer will be responsible for creating and designing elements that optimize user interaction and experience on homedepot.ca and the Home Depot mobile application. The ideal candidate will have a creative, yet organized approach to bringing requirements, wireframes and prototypes to life with visual design, as well as experience designing mobile applications for iOS and Android.



Responsibilities:



- Work closely with UX, product and IT project team members to understand the business process and requirements in order to design the most effective user interfaces

- Work closely with Product team and Front-end engineers to ensure that design requirements are met



- Define visual design & product elements for user interfaces, taking into consideration user research, UX design and industry & design best practices

- Collaborate with UX analysts and designers, copywriters, product managers on scenarios, end-to-end experiences, and screen designs

- Present user interface concepts and designs clearly for feedback, approval and implementation

- Review the designs with the developers and coach them on how to translate them into working application code

- Execute user acceptance testing

- Participate in Agile development activities including sprint planning, stand-ups, retrospectives and demos

- Adhere to The Home Depot Canada/homedepot.ca design standards by following the digital style guide for all elements, such as buttons, fonts, forms, tables, colors, icons, navigation etc.

- Contribute to the development, maintenance, and continuous improvement of efficient and effective usability processes, documentation and workflow

- Stay up to date with UI/UX trends for both web and mobile app design and incorporating these where applicable



Experience/Knowledge Required:



- Internal Candidates: Must fulfill minimum time-in-position (1 year) and performance management code requirements (M+, Meets Expectations and Consistently Demonstrates)

- Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design, Web Design or a related field, or related academic stream

- 4-6 years of visual & interface design, front-end development and UI experience, with previous e-commerce experience considered an asset

- Passionate about the intersection of digital design and interactive technology, especially in the e-commerce space

- Proficient in the theory and application of Mobile First, Lean UX and responsive design principles

- Deep knowledge of interaction design patterns and responsive design best practices

- Comfortable with complexity and ambiguity, with a passion for the challenges around ideating and organizing content and functionality

- Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction

- Experience with atomic design and pattern libraries

- Able to think creatively while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail

- Understanding of accessibility design requirements and best practices

- Experience with Sketch or equivalent tools

- Ability to craft visual annotations and functional specifications for development team

- Proficiency in Photoshop, Illustrator, or other visual design tools

- Proficiency in HTML, CSS, and JavaScript

- Knowledge of Agile and Scrum processes

- Up-to-date with the latest UX and visual design trends, techniques, and technologies

- Able to multitask, prioritize, and manage time efficiently to meet deadlines

- Able to work independently and as an active member of a team

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Strong portfolio that demonstrates tactical experience with user-centered design patterns and interface design

The original job offer can be found in Kit Job:
https://www.kitjob.ca/job/20457916/user-interface-designer18-months-contract-o89-toronto/?utm_source=html

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