Internship Opportunity

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Jr. UX Designer

Organization:
eSSENTIAL Accessibility
Industry:
IT/Telecom
Number of Positions:
1
Application Deadline:
Jun 21, 2019
Start Date:
Jul 08, 2019
End Date:
Jan 31, 2020
Division:
Location:
Toronto,ON

Job Description:

Overview

eSSENTIAL ACCESSIBILITY is a rapidly growing company that is transforming how purpose-driven organizations enhance the omnichannel customer experience for people with disabilities. We help organizations ensure that their digital experiences meet accessibility guidelines

Job Description:

As a Jr. Product Designer, here’s what you will do:

Create holistic design solutions across multiple platforms 
Shape experiences through hands-on contribution, while ensuring consistency and coordination across design teams   
Work side by side with customers, product managers, developers, and fellow designers
Balance business goals, customer needs, and technological capabilities to create solutions that are scalable and future-proofed
Rapidly sketch or prototype ideas in order to share concepts and learn from users
Translate customer data and insights into design decisions, improvements, and opportunities 
Drive creation of customer journeys, UX strategy, and future state visions
Produce UX deliverables such as user flows, site maps, and wireframes
Communicate design rationale and evangelize and user-centered design practices
Contribute to planning, conducting, and analyzing usability testing and other user research 
Ensure use of existing design patterns, style guides, and accessibility guidelines, while contributing to their continuous improvement  

 Must haves:

Degree in Computer Science, Interaction Design, or Graphic Design or other relevant work experience
Knowledge of UX best practices, user-centered design, and design thinking
Proficient with design software such as Axure, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, etc.
Firm understanding of responsive web and mobile app design
Experience working across the project life cycle, within cross-functional teams, and using lean/agile design practices
Familiar with capabilities of front end technologies (HTML, CSS, Java Script)
Highly organized and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects

Soft skills/Personality traits required:

Must be self sufficient
Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
Collaborative, team player with strong communication and presentation skills
Open to learning and applying that knowledge
Excellent communication skills

Employer Question 1:

Are you legally eligible to work in Canada for the entire duration of this internship?

Employer Question 2:

Do you require any accommodations for the interviewing and recruitment process?

Employer Question 3:

No question - Applicants, please type N/A in the text box below when submitting your application.