User Experience (UX) Design Lead - Edmonton | LawDepot.com | FreshGigs.ca | 21/12/17
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User Experience (UX) Design Lead Full-Time

Location: Edmonton
Company Name: LawDepot.com ()
Category: Design
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Job Title – User Experience (UX) Design Lead

Company Profile:

Join one of the fastest growing companies in Canada and a four-time PROFIT 500 ranked organization (2017, 2016, 2015, 2014). LawDepot is the most advanced publisher of web based do-it-yourself legal documents. Using a unique step by step method, LawDepot simplifies the process of creating a customized legal document. LawDepot products cover all facets of the legal industry including: Estate Planning, Family Law, Real Estate, Business and Human Resources. Over four million satisfied customers have trusted LawDepot to solve their legal needs. LawDepot attracts over two million monthly visitors and is the 5,000th largest website in North America.

Position Overview:

LawDepot.com is currently expanding and looking to recruit a UX Design Lead in Edmonton, Alberta. Working with the Marketing team, you will be responsible for managing projects and leading the design team in delivering an excellent user experience for LawDepot products and websites. This is a full time permanent position, working 37.5 hours per week.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Lead a team of designers working to create simple, beautiful user experiences for all screen types
  • Champion design team initiatives such as the creation of design guidelines, asset libraries, process improvements and tools
  • Prioritize projects, set schedules and assign resources
  • Collaborate with Marketing, Product and Legal team members to define design objectives
  • Mentor team members to develop a high-performance culture
  • Deliver user-focused design best practices to improve key performance indicators
  • Create wireframes, storyboards and prototypes, then turn them into fully-realized mockups
  • Manage, document and analyze requirements to translate business needs into an engaging user experience
  • Work with the Development department to create specs and efficient implementation plans

Knowledge and Skill Requirements:

  • Post-secondary education in a Design related program
  • 5+ years of experience in a User Experience (UX) Designer, User Interface (UI) Designer, Web Designer or Graphic Designer role
  • Previous management experience would be an asset
  • Impressive design portfolio showcasing UI/UX design for a variety of screen types
  • Familiarity with the following UX disciplines: interaction design, information architecture, user research, storyboarding, wireframe creation, concept design and prototyping
  • Extensive, up-to-date knowledge of web design best practices
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite

Why you should join the LawDepot team:

  • Excellent total compensation package
  • Comprehensive health and dental benefits, plus an additional Health Care Spending Account
  • Flexible work hours
  • Paid vacation plus bonus personal days
  • Access to continuous learning opportunities, including a subscription to LinkedIn Learning
  • Company share plan
  • Free weekly catered lunch for the entire office
  • Casual work environment
  • Top of the line Microsoft Surface Studio workstation
  • Access to Adobe Creative Cloud
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