18 Mar 2014 by Dennis Breen
We’re Hiring a UX Designer

We’re hiring a user experience designer to work out of our Edmonton office. If you’re interested and you meet the requirements, please get in touch–we’d love to talk with you! Not in Edmonton? Don’t be shy. If you’re just the person we need, we’ll offer a moving allowance to get you here.

Job Duties

  • Collaborate with clients, analysts and other designers to identify the best solutions to a problem
  • Create intuitive and usable interfaces for web sites, web applications, mobile apps and other systems
  • Create clear and effective design documentation, such as user scenarios, personas and wireframes
  • Create diagrams or illustrations to communicate complex ideas in a simple format Build prototypes of your designs, including using HTML/CSS/JavaScript

Ideal Requirements

  • Two years experience as a user experience designer, visual designer, front-end developer working on web sites, web applications, mobile applications or related products
  • General understanding of user experience design processes and methods
  • An up-to-date portfolio that shows your skills in interface/interaction design and includes examples of the artifacts you create while working toward a finished product (e.g. sketches, wireframes, mock-ups, prototypes)
  • An interest in working from research and evaluating your design ideas
  • An interest in working on complex design problems that cover web, mobile and sometimes physical experiences
  • A curious mind and a questioning disposition
  • Fluent in Adobe Creative Suite, Omnigraffle (or Visio), Microsoft Office, Sharpies and post-it notes
  • A bit of Bootstrap, WordPress, or Foundation skill isn’t required, but sure couldn’t hurt
  • Some under-the-hood knowledge (e.g. HTML,CSS,PHP,Ruby, etc.)
  • Able to travel occasionally
  • Degree or diploma in visual design or a related field

What We Offer

  • Competitive salary based on your experience
  • Fully-paid benefits package, including RRSP plan with matching funds from the company
  • Paid holidays and personal time
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Work-life balance
  • A supportive team that’s passionate about design and user experience (because that’s all we do!)

How to Apply

Email careers [at] nform.com with your resume, a cover letter and a link to your portfolio before May 30, 2014. No calls, please.

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