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Web UI Designer

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Therefore

Job Description

Therefore, a dynamic and innovative web design agency, is seeking a talented and passionate Web UI Designer with expensive professional experience to join our team. Do you geek out over type? Do you enjoy pushing creative boundaries? Do you enjoy working closely together with the dev team to create easy to use and beautiful user experiences? If that sounds like you… read on!

We’re looking for a designer who has a contemporary, creative, leading edge portfolio. Someone who is passionate about type and design and has a crystal clear understanding of how to translate UX into beautiful award-winning site design.

You will need a solid understanding of how to work with brand guidelines and develop design systems and creative solutions that work within them. Most importantly, you have no issues designing within the confines of componentization.

You have a proven process for, and track record of, communicating effectively with web developers to ensure the integrity of the brand, the UX and your prototypes are adhered to.

You will be working directly with leadership to help set the overall creative direction for our firm and our clients.

This job may be right for you if you…

  • Have an amazing portfolio
  • Love typography
  • Genuinely believe that design is instrumental in helping clients reach their goals
  • Are passionate about the intersection of customer experience, digital design and interactive technology, with a strong knowledge of best practices
  • Feel strongly that creative is critical to an optimal user experience
  • Value functional, well researched and intentional design
  • Are committed to solving tough problems
  • Fully embrace design thinking
  • Are collaborative by nature - both with the internal team and with clients
  • Understand that we are not making art - we are using beautiful design to accelerate business
  • Take pride in creating exceptional design
  • Are a details person - no detail is too small to matter to you
  • Have no problem presenting and explaining your creative decisions to clients
  • Work in Figma and wouldn’t have it any other way
  • Find new challenges energizing

What you’ll be doing….

  • Designing beautiful and effective web sites and apps
  • Annotating and documenting the details of your design
  • Working with the UX/Product Designer and the Creative Director to bring UX research and direction to life
  • Visualize concepts quickly and cleanly and communicate design rationale to stakeholders with confidence
  • Work with the product lead in the development of detailed wireframes
  • Contribute to setting our design standards
  • Contribute to building an amazing portfolio of work
  • Work collaboratively with team members to balance business objectives with end-user and client goals
  • Collaborate with developers to ensure solutions are technically feasible and execution is consistent
  • Ensure product designs will meet accessibility standards

Requirements

A qualified candidate will have:

  • 5+ years in the industry working on the full life cycle of complex web and mobile applications
  • A demonstrable portfolio of leading edge, digital design projects
  • Experience presenting and explaining design rationale and concepts to clients
  • Extensive experience using Figma
  • Ability to identify and troubleshoot design issues
  • Ability to strictly adhere to brand guidelines and standards
  • Experience developing design systems
  • Ability to action on layout adjustments based on user and client feedback
  • A thorough understanding of AODA / accessibility best practices
  • Experience developing UI mockups and prototypes
  • Apply a clear design methodology and best practices to ensure that client needs and business goals are met and on-brand
  • Extensive experience translating UX research from wireframes to prototypes, to final design
  • A proven track record of communicating effectively with developers

Bonus:

  • Graphic design + branding experience
  • Motion graphics / After Effects skills

Preferred:

  • Post-secondary education in Design / Visual Arts

Nice to have:

  • Experience with coding HTML, CSS or similar
  • Experience using Tokens Studio (Figma Tokens) plugin

Benefits

Who we are:

Therefore is an award-winning agency that designs, implements and supports websites and web apps. We focus on the travel and hospitality, corporate, and medical industries. We have a strong track record of designing and delivering highly integrated digital solutions that are easy to use and empowering for users, and meet or exceed business goals for clients. We are a close-knit team that works collaboratively to achieve outstanding results, provide support to one another, and maintain a great culture. Check out our Glassdoor reviews for more insights.

Benefits:

  • Company events
  • Extended health care benefits
  • Dental benefits
  • Flexible schedule
  • Life insurance
  • Vision benefits
  • Paid training
  • Paid conferences
  • Work from home

Therefore welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Advice from our career coach

A successful applicant for the Web UI Designer position at Therefore should have a contemporary, creative portfolio that demonstrates a passion for typography and innovative design. To standout as an applicant, consider the following tips:

  • Showcase a leading edge digital design portfolio that highlights your ability to translate UX into beautiful website designs.
  • Demonstrate experience working collaboratively with developers to ensure brand integrity and UX are maintained.
  • Highlight your ability to communicate effectively with clients and stakeholders, explaining design rationale confidently.
  • Emphasize your experience using Figma and developing design systems.
  • Showcase your ability to balance business objectives with end-user and client goals in your design work.
  • Include any experience with graphic design, branding, motion graphics, or coding as these are considered as bonuses.

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About the job

Jul 8, 2024

Full-time

  1. CA Canada
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