Imagine Communications

  • UX/UI Designer

    Job Locations CA-ON-Waterloo
    Posted Date 1 month ago(4/18/2018 10:17 AM)
    Requisition ID
    04182180
    Position Type
    Full Time
  • Company Overview

    Every day, Imagine Communications is delivering billions of media moments all over the world — anywhere, anytime and on any device.

     

    Imagine Communications delivers innovative, end-to-end media software and networking solutions to over 3,000 customers in more than 185 countries, including the top broadcast facilities and the most technologically advanced sports and live-event venues. Today, we’re driving an industry transformation by investing deeply in a new generation of media enabled by IP, virtualization, cloud infrastructure and software-defined networks.

     

    At Imagine Communications, groundbreaking work is part of our everyday environment.  All our employees play a vital role in our organization, helping the media industry enable instant access to moments that matter.  Wherever your skills fit in our business — from engineering and sales to service and support — you’ll find you gain much more than just a job. At Imagine Communications, you’ll gain the opportunity to contribute to the transformation that’s taking place in the way the world is consuming media.

     

    If you’re looking to join a market leader and take your career to the next level, contact us today!

    Specific duties include but are not limited to

    The User Experience team is looking for a new UX/UI Designer with a passion for good design and technology. You must have a strong understanding of web design and production. To be successful on this team you must:

    • Have a passion for design, web and all things digital
    • Thrive in a lean, fast paced and changing environment
    • Grasp the importance of collaboration within the design process
    • See things clearly from the perspective of a customer
    • Fully utilize the power of data to inform your design decisions
    • Showcase a strong portfolio of web and mobile projects.

    Responsibilities

    • Reporting to the UX Manager you will lead the design effort on a number of projects and be the lead role for helping produce web and mobile projects in a highly collaborative, fast-paced environment.
    • Successfully communicate conceptual ideas, rationale and sell your team’s designs
    • Evangelize the importance of good user experience across the whole organization
    • Mentor other UX designers and team members, with an emphasis on constant team collaboration and knowledge sharin
    • Works closely with developers and project teams to establish and ensure compliance with an organizational design strategy.
    • Lead the effort with product managers and development staff to understand and define project requirements.
    • Works closely with other members of the project team to negotiate implementation issues and supports the development effort.
    • Maintain, improve and audit UI specifications and guidelines against existing products and competitor products.
    • Research into design and usability best practices to maintain best of breed.

    Qualifications

    Required Skills

    • 5+ years experience with a Diploma or Degree in Graphic or Information Design, Computer Sciences and/or industry experience.
    • Proven design experience using Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Flash
    • Experience with HTML5, CSS3, and ability to handle cross-browser compatibility
    • Knows and applies W3C Standards and established best practices
    • Experience working with responsive design infrastructures
    • Familiarity with social media best practices
    • Good working relationship with web developers and programmers
    • Strong organizational skills and ability to meet tight deadlines and changing priorities
    • Ability to perform effectively in a multitasking environment
    • Require minimal supervision, organized, work well in a team
    • Proven aptitude for problem solving, technical thinking with attention to detail
    • Strong professional attitude and a drive to get things done
    • Have strong interpersonal, as well as written and verbal skills in the English language

     Nice to Have

    • Experience using JQuery, JavaScript, Twitter Bootstrap, Wordpress, CMS & ecommerce applications
    • Experience with mobile apps design
    • Experience handling videos
    • Experience with source control such as CVS, Subversion, or related
    • Practiced and delivered User Centered Design deliverables in an end-to-end product development lifecycle for software
    • Experience with RUP or other types of use case/requirements definitions
    • Experience designing and specifying user interfaces for Windows based software products within the Broadcast Industry
    • Knowledge of industry standards and guidelines for developing applications
    • Experience in designing using XAML

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