UI/UX Designer in Markham at Parsons

Date Posted: 12/11/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Purpose of the Job:

The User Interface (UI)/User eXperience (UX) Designer works on wireframes and prototypes and translates the models and concepts into flows, screens and mockups. He/she works with the external stakeholders as well as the Development team to understands the requirements, design and implement the products that deliver the value to the clients.

Ready for a challenge that will keep you on the cutting edge of the Digital Solutions? Parsons works on top level Smart Cities and Connected Communities programs and is hiring experienced UI/UX Designer with a focus on research, innovation and solving mission critical challenges.

Job Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with product owners, business partners and developers to understand business and functional requirements as well as technical considerations.
  • Lead the experience design of complex applications for web and mobile.
  • Own the creation of consistent experiences across products and platforms through user-centered design processes, including competitor analysis, heuristic evaluations, personas, sitemaps, process flows, wireframes, mock-ups and interactive prototypes.
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, icons, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Collaborate with Development and Quality Assurance (QA) teams to ensure the design quality is maintained down the stream.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
  • Advocate for good user experience and design practices within the organization.
  • Ensure consistency across digital experiences and contribute in growing our library of components, interaction models and style guide.

Required Skills:

  • Experience in efficiently and intelligently iterating designs and solutions.
  • Expertise in technical writing/editing.
  • Experience in Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, Axure RP, JavaScript, HTML, and CSS.
  • Ability to plot and map a user journey from product discovery through enrollment, down multiple engagement routes and through to journey completion.
  • Excellent written and verbal skills to effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions with technical team members, managers and customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a highly collaborative team in an agile environment.

Education and Experience Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Graphic Design, User Experience, Human Computer Interaction (HCI), or related fields is required.
  • 5+ years of User Experience design experience is required.
  • Graphical/User Experience Development Portfolio.

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Ready for action? We’re looking for the kind of people who see this opportunity and don’t hesitate to act. Parsons is a leader in the world of Technical Services and Engineering. We hire people with a broad set of technical skills who have proven experience tackling some of the greatest challenges. Take your next step and apply today.