Info-Tech Research Group

Product Designer (2-5 years of experience) - Canad...

Job description

Join one of the world’s fastest-growing IT research and advisory companies, proudly serving over 30,000 IT professionals.

We are a growth focused, entrepreneurially spirited company who has consistently achieved YoY growth in our 23 years of operation and are especially proud of our double digit growth during the last year of a global pandemic.

 

Why join us?

  • We pride ourselves on consistent year-on-year growth, with double-digit growth even during a global pandemic.
  • We are in the Top 3 on LinkedIn's Top Companies List in Canada.
  • Info-Tech fosters a growth-focused, entrepreneurial culture with unlimited opportunities for professional growth and development.
  • We provide financial support for professional development and training.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design social experiences that resonate with users and embody design excellence.
  • Lead social feature design projects, collaborating with cross-disciplinary teams and guided by senior design insights.
  • Engage in social listening, user research, and usability testing to inform design choices.
  • Develop design solutions that are in harmony with our comprehensive design system and best practices.
  • Advocate for user-centric design decisions across all stages of the social product lifecycle, adapting to feedback to optimize the user experience.

 

Education and Experience:

  • Post-secondary education or equivalent experience
  • Minimum 2 years of UI/UX design experience
  • Proficiency with contemporary design and prototyping software
  • A strong design/UX portfolio 

 

Skills:

  • Creative - applying design thinking to build unconventional designs that exceed stakeholder expectations; seeking out experts and research, constructively challenging existing strategies and synthesizing ideas and insights well
  • Software skills; ability to use a variety of software i.e. Adobe CC, Figma, Office 365 etc.
  • Design Layout Skills - utilizing iconography, typography, colour, and interaction together, to assist users in navigating products
  • Collaboration Skills - ability to brainstorm creative design concepts using wireframes/sketches/whiteboarding while leveraging solid design principles on a diverse team in a dynamic, rapid growth environment
  • The role requires a results-oriented and efficient planner focusing on user needs
  • Committed to continuous professional development and training



Info-Tech Research Group of companies is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion and does not discriminate on the basis of any legally protected status or characteristic including Minority/Female/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Disability/Veteran and are pleased to consider all qualified applicants. To that end, upon request, ITRG will ensure, to the extent possible, that accommodation be made available to applicants throughout the recruitment and hiring process.

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