18 Dec 2011 by Gene Smith
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!

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 for evaluation with real users

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
  • 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
  • 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 January 15, 2012. No calls, please.

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