Web/UI Designer
The D-Shop - Toronto, ON

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The most interesting thing about us is the energy, pace and sense of adventure in being involved in the development of Toronto's hottest new companies and tech startups.

We looking for a UI Designer (Web) to join our team and help us with all projects.

You will:

  • Gather requirements and develop a deep understanding about current challenges from project leads, user feedback, and application analytics
  • Work together with a small team to develop new, or optimize existing, functionality
  • Create sketches, wireframes, or prototypes to map out, visualize and test application flow
  • Deliver an engaging user experience, in terms of visual aesthetic, ease of understanding and use, and device independence
  • Measure, test, and analyze solutions to seek out areas for improvement
  • Play a pivotal role in acquiring, communicating with and retaining our awesome customers
  • Work as part of a team that's focused on continual skills improvement and helping each other learn new things

Must Have Skills:

You have:

  • A beautiful portfolio that showcases your excellent understanding of typography, layout, colour, and general visual design principles
  • Heavy-duty prototyping and interaction design skills, either with wireframes or in working HTML5/CSS3/jQuery (preferably all)
  • An analytical, meticulous, detail-obsessed mindset
  • Initiative to own the process from initial concept to production-ready solution and beyond
  • Desire to work in a fast-paced, fluid environment where formal project requirements or design guidelines are not always available
  • Ability to iterate quickly and thrive in an agile workflow
  • Willingness to run solo with a project when needed, as well as switching gears to consult and collaborate with both a creative team and developers
  • Outstanding communication skills

Nice to Have Skills:

An exceptional candidate has:

  • Usability research and testing experience
  • Experience with User interface design for mobile devices
  • JavaScript development experience