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UI/UX Designer

Alithya

This is a Contract position in Burnaby, BC posted November 14, 2020.

Please note that we have multiple opportunities throughout Canada for this position and it is fully remote,

Do you want to experience the essence of a large organization in a company with a personal touch? Come and work with us! We are looking for creative, innovative, and collaborative people like you to join our team.

At the heart of Alithya’s values is the well-being of our employees and their families. That’s why, we continue to follow the Public Health Agency of Canada’s recommendations closely. 

We remain close to you, while keeping our distance via Phone, Skype, Zoom or however you like. 

Take your ambitions to the next level
  • Conduct user workshops and stakeholder interviews to discover range of opportunities for experience improvement;
  • Facilitate client vision, leading user experience workshops to determine target audiences, user needs, data requirements and compile them into user flows and storyboards;
  • Understand business rules, user-system interaction, data models and flows, to ideate and translate concept to begin laying out interfaces (wireframes);
  • Understand and work with various technologies to determine the appropriate framework to produce the application;
  • Produce High-Fidelity mockups and prototypes;
  • Produce visual assets such as icons and visual style guide elements;
  • Improve proposed model through usability sessions and user feedback;
  • Document user interface behavior and interaction patterns;
  • Collaborate with UI developers to provide integration solutions for applications; ensuring the usability interface components are optimally performing well with dynamic data;
  • Drive usability testing with the business and adjust product to improve user experience.
When it just clicks!
Does this sound like you?

  • Bachelor degree in Computer Sciences; Software Engineering; Graphic / Visual design (or equivalent training);
  • Have design portfolio online to share with hiring manager (or at least using screen share during an interview);
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in using UI/UX design best practices to design solutions, responsive design and Front-End Development;
  • Strong knowledge of UI concepts;
  • Experience in the following:
    • developing UX and interaction flows for visual designs;
    • building prototypes and high-fidelity visual mockups from UX flows;
    • using Sketch, InVision and Axure;
    • Front-End Framework libraries, and custom integration using HTML5, CSS3 and Preprocessors (Both LESS and SASS), JavaScript (jQuery);
    • vector-based and/or prototyping applications (Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Interactive Design, Axure, MarvelApp);
    • working with product managers and/or business analysts in turning business requirements into UX designs based in a deep understanding of user needs and workflows;
    • concept testing with customers and key stakeholders
  • Be skilled in responsive application design as well as responsive application design, that is, not just websites;
  • Familiarity with Agile and Waterfall project methodologies;
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate and deliver work as a remote team member;
  • Languages required:
    • English: 4/4
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WHERE YOU NEED TO BE

Life at Alithya
  • 37.5 hours per week;
  • Opportunities to develop and grow your career;
  • Work with diverse technologies, projects, clients and sectors;
  • Spend your days in a creative and innovative environment;
  • Share experience and knowledge as part of an agile and dynamic team;
  • A great balance between work and personal life;
  • Access to exciting educational opportunities (internal, conferences, events, courses, certifications, etc.);
  • Personal recognition of your important professional contributions;
  • Great cultural diversity across our teams.