UX Design Coordinator - Vancouver | Qtrade Financial Group | FreshGigs.ca | 26/05/16
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UX Design Coordinator Contract

Location: Vancouver
Salary: Depends on experience
Company Name: Qtrade Financial Group ()
Category: Account/Project Mgmt, User Experience, Web Design / Development

Company Overview:

Qtrade Financial Group is committed to offering comprehensive, market-leading wealth management solutions to both the retail public as well as the customers of over 200 financial institutions including credit unions, banks, trust companies and financial planning companies across Canada. Qtrade currently administers over $9 billion of investment assets through our subsidiaries and is ranked as best Online Broker from the Globe and Mail for 6 years in a row. Our goal is to be a leading provider of wealth management solutions to enable our stakeholders to achieve their financial goals.

Job Overview:

Qtrade is seeking an individual with digital design skills, who will work as part of our Digital Experience team to support various digital projects.

The individual must be able to manage a number of moving parts for each project, coordinating across departments and/or stakeholders. As such, the role suits a creative and detail-oriented individual who has experience designing for digital products / platforms and who thrives in a dynamic, fast-moving environment.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Design, update and/or maintain web pages using a robust CMS
  • Create online designs that meet business objectives / requirements
  • Follow an iterative design process that includes accepting and managing feedback
  • Manage timelines and deliverables for multiple projects, prioritizing deliverables
  • Clearly communicate and manage expectations throughout the duration of the project
  • Create user interface design solutions as a part of a multidisciplinary team
  • Provide rationale behind design decisions to various stakeholders
  • Reflect brand standards and guidelines to ensure that interface designs meet business requirements and user needs
  • Collaborate effectively with UX and UI designers, copywriters and a software development team to ensure a smooth transition of design into development
  • Conduct appropriate usability testing for different project phases, as assigned
  • Adapt to the needs and requirements of each project
  • Support various online design projects, as assigned

Required Skills and Qualifications:

  • 3 - 5 years of work experience as a key member of a digital design team
  • Ability to collaborate and work effectively as part of a team, handle multiple projects simultaneously and prioritize workload
  • Excellent design skills, production value and attention to detail
  • Strong working knowledge of prototyping and design tools
  • Strong understanding of web standards and languages (e.g. HTML and CSS)
  • Extensive experience with enterprise-level content management systems, preferably Adobe Experience Manager
  • Responsive and adaptive design experience is an asset
  • Awareness of Accessibility requirements is an asset
  • Experience working in the brokerage / investments / financial industry is preferred
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, with shifting priorities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Cultural fit in a lean, flat, entrepreneurial yet highly professional environment
  • A portfolio of previous and current work demonstrating various successful projects
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