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Intermediate UI/UX Designer

Vancouver, BC · Information Technology
On behalf of our client, Affinity is seeking a UI/UX Designer on a full-time basis. 

Responsibilities:
● Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with engineers
● Illustrate design ideas using sitemaps and process flows
● Design graphics and user interfaces elements, like menus, tabs, and widgets
● Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g responsiveness)
● Coordinate user testing, communicate findings and incorporate iteratively
into the design
● Design UI/UX at multiple touch points of the product’s timeline (across mobile
and web)
● Deliver on a user experience vision, together with a plan for the product’s
evolution that includes interactive updates, establish guidelines that serve as
a foundation for creating cohesive experiences
● Conduct research and apply design thinking skills across a variety of
environments to challenge the status and help translate business challenges
into innovative outcomes and digital solutions
● Taking research insights and turning them into service and design output
using service-design blueprints, sketches, wireframes, and prototypes.
● Work closely with engineering as your project is being developed, delivering
any necessary annotations/design specs
● Work closely with brand/marketing/creative team as the product needs to
convey and deliver brand voices and characters


Qualifications:
● 3+ years of relevant experience in designing user experiences and building
products, experience in a startup, tech company and/or agile environment a
plus
● Relevant undergraduate degree and/or financial services experience a plus
● A portfolio showing responsive websites, especially those featuring sign up
and application user flows
● Familiarity with our back office stack: Google Drive, Trello, Slack
● A familiarity of industry-standard design tools (Adobe, Sketch, InVision, etc.)
● Solid understanding of design best practices and current design frameworks
● Passion and creativity for a human-centered approach to design
● Someone who cares about their practice and brings passion to every project
● An egoless learner who is open-minded and proactive
● Possesses a collaborative, team-focused working style, and is an excellent
communicator

About Affinity:

Affinity is a full service Information Technology agency that takes a unique approach to recruiting. We believe recruiting is about creating long term relationships that foster a mutually beneficial partnership - an affinity. Bringing a new style of recruiting founded on four core principles – Transparency – Flexibility – Efficiency – Agility.

For more information on Affinity, please visit www.affinity-group.ca
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