Product Designer – UI/UX, FE development – London/Toronto/Remote



Job Description:Join one of the world’s fastest-growing IT research and advisory companies, proudly serving over 30,000 IT professionals. We are a growth focused, entrepreneurially spirited company who has consistently achieved YoY growth in our 23 years of operation and are especially proud of our double digit growth during the last year of a global pandemic. We’re hiring for a Product Designer for our team! Responsibilities: Successfully gather and understand requirements from stakeholders in order to identify gaps and deliver on those objectives Manage the iteration design process for new and existing products; assist in estimating resource needs and timelines Develop effective user interfaces (UI) and user experience (UX); develop small iterative improvements to user interactions Conduct requirement gathering meetings/research with stakeholders; clarifying requirements and making necessary changes to meet business needs Conduct design exercises, and develop wireframes and interactive prototypes; creating high fidelity concepts/deliverables Participate in peer reviews, and provide feedback to other designers Complete video editing, animation, and compositing (nice to have) Work on an interdisciplinary team that includes designers and developers to build prototypes and conduct user testing The desire to attempt best-in-class execution in every project Education and Experience: Post-secondary education or equivalent experience Minimum 2 years of UI/UX design (or related) experience Experience in front end development and/or experience working closely with front-end developers is a must Proficiency with contemporary design and prototyping software A strong design/UX portfolio Skills: Creative – applying design thinking to build unconventional designs that exceed stakeholder expectations; seeking out experts and research, constructively challenging existing strategies and synthesizing ideas and insights well Software skills; ability to use/learn a variety of software i.e. Adobe CC, Figma, Sketch etc. Design Layout Skills – utilizing iconography, typography, colour, and interaction together, to assist users in navigating products Collaboration Skills – ability to brainstorm creative design concepts using wireframes/sketches/whiteboarding while leveraging solid design principles on a diverse team in a dynamic, rapid growth environment The role requires a results-oriented and efficient planner focusing on user needs Committed to continuous professional development and training Ability to author HTML, CSS, and JavaScript is valued Info-Tech Research Group of companies is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic including Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants. To that end, upon request, ITRG will ensure, to the extent possible, that accommodation be made available to applicants throughout the recruitment and hiring process.#zrCompany Description:Info-Tech Research Group is a fast growing IT research and advisory firm. Founded in 1997, Info-Tech produces unbiased and highly relevant IT research solutions. We are a dynamic, fast-paced, entrepreneurially spirited company with a diverse family of talented people. Whether you are a graduate looking for your first career step or a seasoned subject matter expert looking for a new challenge, we want to hear from you. With offices in Canada and the US we are in an exciting period of growth and can offer a wealth of exciting career opportunities. Job ID: 32263780
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