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    Location

    Calgary, Canada

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    Area of Expertise

    User Experience

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    Qualifications

    Undergraduate Degree/ Post Graduate Degree

    Experience

    11 – 13 years

    Design Manager

    Role & Responsibilities:

    The design manager will lead the user experience, Process and Product Design portfolio. The successful candidate will be responsible for owning the UI/UX design process from research through to conceptual design as well as supporting creation of documentation for the product. We are looking for a candidate with leadership and a strong creative mindset who can manage a team of talented UI/UX professionals.

    • Run design workshops with customer stakeholders
    • Lead strategic partnerships with SAP and Apple
    • Lead setting up a design center for development location in Calgary, Canada
    • Effective designing, thought provoking and bar raising digital products experience and cutting-edge creative solutions for web and mobile
    • Participate in iterative process of delivering as well as critiquing designs to ensure effective and consistent design throughout
    • Translate product usability into digital and online content
    • Lead a team to partner with multiple stakeholders, including product managers, engineers, organizational leaders and other designers, in drafting and brainstorming/conceptualizing initial concepts
    • Create workflows, personas, interaction flows/information architecture, low fidelity mock-ups and high-fidelity prototypes
    • Identify, prioritize, and track usability issues and make design recommendations
    • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine feasibility of design within time and cost constraints
    • Keep an eye on trends and developments in the industry and identify capabilities that should be adopted
    • Provide final detailed design specifications and assets for developers/engineers to implement

    Required Skills:

    • Background in UI/UX and preferably in B2B and enterprise applications. Proven track-record of success in bringing ideas from creation to execution
    • Portfolio with a strong track record of executing the design process
    • Fluency in best practices for information architecture and interaction design, user-centered design process, as well as strong knowledge of user experience principles and techniques.
    • Experience with resources such as pattern libraries and design systems
    • Experience working in a collaborative team and directly with geographically distributed developers for implementation of designs or creation of content
    • Previous people management experience
    • Strong written, verbal and presentation communication skills
    • Ability to take independent action and interact with varying levels of leadership across the organization and with internal and external clients