Sr. Interaction Designer - Richmond, BC | Sage Software Canada, Ltd | | 18/04/14
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Sr. Interaction Designer contract

Location: Richmond, BC
Salary: Negotiable
Company Name: Sage Software Canada, Ltd
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Sage is a leading supplier of business management software and services to more than 6 million customers worldwide, and we’re building some of the most advanced cloud-based web and mobile business applications. With headquarters in the UK and over 13,000 employees in offices worldwide, Sage consistently ranks among the top software companies to work for.

Interaction Designer

Come help envision, define and design innovative web and mobile services that’ll lead Sage into the future with world-class cloud based solutions. We are looking for a senior level Interaction Designer to help design intuitive interfaces that solve complex interactions with elegance and simplicity. With a mobile-first mindset the designer with deliver innovative, delightful, and high-impact user experiences that excite business users and differentiate our products from others.

End date April 28, 2015


  • Set the long-term vision and strategy for user experience and develop tactics to achieve the vision
  • Create artifacts to visually communicate designs and user interaction for products and services to Product Management, R&D, and users:

Navigation structures

Information designs





Workflow models

User interface designs

  • Use and create pattern libraries to standardize interactions between web and mobile products
  • Design products that provide value, and are usable, adoptable, and desirable

Value—product features are aligned with user needs

Usable—product is easy to use

Adoptable—products are easy to access and install

Desirable—product is engaging to use in the intended context, and is visually appealing

  • Collaborate with Usability Analysts:

Develop mockups and prototypes, and iterate designs based on usability test results

Translate findings into design recommendations to quickly improve product designs early in the design cycle

Plan and organize before performing tests or laying out designs

  • Lead design review sessions with the PDX team, stakeholders, and technologists
  • Lead process improvement discussions and implementations
  • Provide design leadership across the Product Design and Experience organization as well as R&D and Product Management
  • Assist Product Management and feature teams in defining functional interaction requirements specifications


  • 8+ years of relevant interaction design experience required
  • Expert with interaction design tools and principles
  • Expert in mainstream graphics software and interactive prototyping, including but not limited to: Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Flash), Balsamiq, Axure
  • Strong knowledge and proven experience with mobile and web design standards and technologies (iOS, Android, Windows 8, HTML5, CSS, jQuery, etc.)
  • BA or MA in Interaction Design, or HCI, or equivalent experience strongly preferred
  • BFA or MFA in Illustration, Graphic Design or Computer Graphics desired
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be detail oriented with strong organization skills and ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously and under time constraints. Understanding of agile development process and methodologies (waterfall/scrum) and how iterative design process integrates
  • Experience in design for ecommerce, business applications, payment solutions, and other enterprise level solutions a plus
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