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Senior UX/UI Designer/Design Lead to work on a digital sales and product onboarding applications with Figma, Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite with one of our major banking clients- 29079

Job Type: Contract
Positions to fill: 1
Start Date: Feb 27, 2023
Job End Date: Oct 31, 2023
Pay Rate: Hourly: Negotiable
Job ID: 126997
Location: Toronto
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Senior UX/UI Designer/Design Lead to work on a digital sales and product onboarding applications with Figma, Sketch and Adobe Creative Suite with one of our major banking clients- 29079

Location Address: Hybrid - Toronto - once every 2 weeks
Contract Duration: ASAP to Oct 31, ’23 – approx. 8 months (Possibility of extension)
Number of Positions: 37.5 hrs/week

Story Behind the Need
  • Business group: Enterprise Digital Banking Technology: We function as an agile team with an intense focus on human-centered Design, customer experience, rapid iteration, improvement and quality for delivering software on a daily basis.
  • Project: The Enterprise Digital Banking Technology team is looking for a UX Design Lead for Day to Day work and managing between 2 -3 people at a time. Hybrid role between people manager and individual contributor – working on Digital Sales and Product Onboarding.
Typical Day in Role:
  • You will be a player/coach, providing oversight to a small working team of between 2 and 3 product design practitioners on the execution of an end-to-end digital experience.
  • You will be a champion for our customers by providing leadership through empathy and inspiration.
  • You will build, coach and mentor teams of User Experience Designers at different levels of expertise.
  • You will partner and collaborate with another Product Design Lead, product management, engineering, marketing, agile, analytics and other key players within the Digital Banking organization to envision and build products that make our customer’s experience useful, engaging and effective while supporting our business goals.
  • You will drive Lean/agile UX approaches pervasively throughout the product lifecycle; helping designers to become the collaborative glue that facilitates decisions across the dimensions of value, usability, and feasibility.
  • You will leverage existing communication channels to build relationships, inspire confidence and influence decisions with your key stakeholders.
  • You will be accountable for people management and day-to-day Design operations and decisions in regards to information architecture, functionality, UX, usability, visual design content development and research needs.

Must Have Skills:
  • 7+ years of as a UX/UI Designer with experience designing responsive web and mobile software applications.
  • 3+ years of experience managing/leading other designers
  • 7+ years of experience and Mastery of Figma or Sketch, and Adobe Creative Suite, along with proficiency in prototyping software (Figma, Invision, Proto.io)
  • Must include digital portfolio to showcase work clearly (what was the design thinking process, what was the problem, how did they fix it)
Nice-To-Have Skills:
  • Background in Fintech or other financial related product fields.
  • Spanish (professional or fluent)
  • Ability to build and execute design research methodologies or user testing protocols in a rapid development environment.
  • Experience using Confluence and Jira
Education:
  • Bachelor’s degree in human Factors, HCI, Design or related fields (or equivalent work experience).

Candidate Review & Selection
  • 2 rounds – Video Interviews
    • 1st meet and greet with Product Design Director – 45 minutes
    • 2nd reviewing body of work – HM and lead designer/someone in team – 1 hour