Senior UX & Interaction Designer - Calgary, AB | Chaordix | | 18/07/13
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Senior UX & Interaction Designer full-time

Location: Calgary, AB
Company Name: Chaordix ()
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Chaordix is currently recruiting a Senior UX and Interaction Designer. The winning candidate is inspired by building a game-changing platform and products, and by being part of an exciting, fast-paced organization.

The ideal person is an exceptionally talented hands-on UX and Interaction Designer. We work as an integrated product design team to envision, create, craft and deliver next generation experiences.

Required Skills

The Senior UX and Interaction Designer participates in and leads a cross-functional team through a collaborative design process to deliver rapid prototypes, user stories, concept sketches, experience storyboards, information architecture, interaction design, visual design, design research and usability. This position requires both conceptual and detailed design thinking. This means defining user goals, scenarios, benefits, and flows as well as conceptual designs and prototypes. The successful candidate will have the ability to communicate ideas quickly and interactively. In this role, concepts will be illustrated through sketches, mock-ups, wireframes, and rapid prototypes. You will:

  • Own the emotional aspects of the product to deliver captivating designs that meet business, project, and design goals, with the help of your extended team.

  • Practice a highly efficient, iterative design process with light documentation.

  • Provide interaction/visual specification with wireframes and workflow diagrams.

  • Work with a graphic designer to design our communities, from interactive mockups to final implementation.

  • Design blue-sky dreams AND immediately implementable, practical solutions

  • Work closely with the product team, graphic designers, development and market research team members.

  • Negotiate and articulate the “why” of design decisions. You’ll need to convince, to disagree confidently, take and give straightforward criticism.

  • Own the success or failure of the User Experience.

  • Communicate, specify and describe your designs to researchers, developers, testers, PMs, senior leadership and other designers without ambiguity and within deadlines.


  • Understanding of all of facets of the design process, and exceptionally talented and skilled in at least one major area (e.g. web software workflow design, or interaction and information architecture design)

  • 5+ years of experience (or comparable) at various companies designing great consumer facing or enterprise products

  • Designed and launched multiple products/major features/apps from start to finish (and have the online/PDF portfolio to prove it)

  • Experience creatively solving hard problems; shipping innovative and complex products within deadlines

  • Proven experience driving complex design issues across multidisciplinary groups such as Development, QA, and other designers.

  • User-centric approach to design and working understanding of how to apply user research data.

  • A design portfolio demonstrating both creative thinking and the delivery of solid end to end scenarios.

  • Knowledge of technology advantages and limitations required (i.e. JavaScript, CSS, HTML).

  • Obsessed with good user-centered design practices and have an eye for detail to ensure that the experience delivered is ultimately emotionally irresistible.

  • Passion about data and data visualizations a plus!

About Chaordix

Chaordix is the global standard in crowdsourced market intelligence. Chaordix uses the power of crowdsourcing to help the world’s leading companies and organizations gain business insight and competitive advantage. Our Crowd Intelligence™ community solutions are helping clients leverage our unique crowdsourcing techniques and technology to drive market insights for brand and product innovation.

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