Job Details
Portage CyberTech - Remote - Gatineau, QC
Fully Remote
Not Specified
Job Description

Job Requirements and Responsibilities


The Team Leader likes to lead the work and has project-management skills that can be utilized to manage the resources across project workstreams. He also like to work with clients, understand them and their needs through customer research, feedback, and market analysis.


Main responsibilities:

  • Translate concepts into customer personas, user flows, wireframes, mock ups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences across a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Facilitate product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products.
  • Lead efforts to create and maintain UX design standards, interaction flow, asset libraries, and design system for the product portfolio
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
  • Take a user-centric design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Empower and mentor designers in the team, fostering a collaborative, productive, and positive environment within a growing team.
  • Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.
  • Analyse and coordinate product-related activities to meet or exceed customer needs.
  • Assess market competition by comparing the company's product to competitors' products.
  • Assist in new product developments and enhancements.


Skills and Experience

  • Experience working on modern and complex web experience
  • Experience creating wireframes, clickable prototypes, and design specs
  • Experience running research to gather customer needs / requirements / feedback
  • Experience leading a team of at least 3 to 5 UI/UX Designers
  • Self-motivated with strong task and time management skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills coupled with an open and honest attitude
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently with stakeholders to arrive at a design that supports both the business and a strong user experience
  • Ability to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and clients.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications.
  • Be excited about collaborating and communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model, to regularly deliver design solutions for approval.
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
  • Be open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.

An online portfolio demonstrating samples of design deliverables (personas, journey maps, low to high fidelity prototypes) is mandatory to apply on this position.


Technical Competencies

  • Expertise in standard UX software such as Sketch, OmniGraffle, Axure, InVision or similar. Basic HTML5, CSS3, and JavaScript skills are a plus.
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centred design and design thinking.
  • Ability to work with clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.
  • Extensive experience in using UX design best practices to design solutions, and a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design.
  • A solid grasp of user-centred design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns.
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies.
  • Familiarity with Agile development methodologies (e.g., Scrum and Kanban)