User Experience Designer - Mobile
Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc - Waterloo, ON

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Your role at IMS:

  • Design, prototype and champion useful and desirable user experiences for IMS’s portfolio of products.
  • Gain a deep understanding of our users by conducting user research and evaluating product usage data.
  • Produce mock-ups, wireframes, rapid prototypes, and other UX design artefacts that translate end-user, customer and/or business needs into an accessible and engaging user experience.
  • Develop and maintain style guides for a consistent UX experience across the suite of products at IMS.
  • Advocate user needs throughout the development life cycle in an agile/interactive environment to ensure the team develops the right product.
  • Work closely with customers, marketing, product management, engineering and other stakeholders on all phases of the UX requirements, design and development process
  • Plan and execute efficient and productive usability studies
  • Participate in peer analysis and review of concepts, designs, implementations, and interface usability

Skills, Experience and Education Requirements:

  • Minimum 2 years experience in a user experience designer role (not graphic design).
  • University or post-secondary degree in interaction design, human factors, application development/design or related field.
  • Fluency in best practices for mobile and/or web-based information architecture and visual design, as well as strong knowledge of usability principles and techniques.
  • Experience with a variety of UI design and prototyping tools e.g. Visio, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Azure, Balsamiq, Flash etc.
  • Agile/Scrum experience.
  • Experience working in a collaborative team and working directly with developers for implementation of designs.
  • Proficiency in verbal and written English.
  • Portfolio or samples of work demonstrating experience creating great user-centered design solutions is a requirement for application.

Desirable assets in this position also include:

  • Experience developing applications on mobile platforms (Android, iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone)
  • Experience developing web pages or applications supporting multiple platforms and browsers for both desktop and mobile environments.
  • Experience using scripting languages to automate tasks where appropriate
  • Proficiency in more than one language (e.g., French, Spanish, German)

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A pioneer in connected car technology, Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS) of Waterloo, Ontario is dedicated to developing and...