Director UX/UI

Director UX/UI

Our Director UX/UI will have responsibility for UX/UI vision, process, design strategy and execution across Intelliware’s portfolio of projects including mobile, consumer and enterprise applications. You will lead the UX/UI team and lead UX/UI design including hands-on project delivery. This is an opportunity to build a UX culture providing leadership, guidance and expertise at both the strategic and tactical levels and work on a wide variety of complex projects.

Intelliware is a custom software development company and a recognized leader in Agile software development practices. Our project teams work closely with client subject matter experts, end users and
IT teams to deliver anything from proof-of-concept prototypes to bulletproof, long living, high volume production applications. Over the last few years we have established a solid foundation for integrating
UX into our delivery process and we are now seeking a Director UX/UI to advance us further.

Responsibilities/Accountabilities:
• Evolve and propagate UX/UI vision and strategy across Intelliware’s three business verticals: Financial Services, Healthcare and ICT/Retail
• Provide design standards/guidelines and lead UX/UI knowledge sharing initiatives
• Lead UX/UI team members and help develop talent
• Collaborate with Practice Leads to inform business development and support pre-sales
• Provide UX/UI subject matter expertise and develop design strategies during project planning phases including roadmaps and RFP/RFIs
• Lead user-focused activities with business sponsors and end users to define design direction
• Facilitate stakeholder meetings on design rationale
• Create use cases, information architecture, site/system maps, storyboards and other visual artifacts to capture requirements and project vision
• Work closely with development teams and customers throughout the project lifecycle
• Lead UX design and implementation including brand design, interaction design, interface design
and user testing/analysis
• Design wireframes, mockups, prototypes and user interfaces for desktop and mobile platforms

‘Must Have’ Skills and Qualifications:
• Proven experience as an organizational leader and/or team leader
• Proven experience leading the design and implementation of UX/UI for consumer and enterprise applications across a variety of platforms
• Proven client-facing, partnership and presentation skills
• Current in UX best practices and demonstrates enthusiasm for related technologies/trends
• Expertise with UX tools e.g. Balsamiq, OmniGraffle, mockapp, Axure, MS Visio
• Arts/Design, Computer Science or Engineering Degree (or equivalent education/experience)

’Nice to Have’ Skills and Qualifications:
• Exposure to and enthusiasm for Agile approaches to software development
• Fluent and current in front-end technologies (HTML/CSS/JavaScript)
• Creative flair and solid knowledge of composition, typography, print production and logo design
• Diverse outside interests


Date Posted:
Jan 27, 2015 10:18 AM PST
Company:
Intelliware Development
Website:
http://www.intelliware.com
Contact:
recruiting@intelliware.com

Company:
Intelliware Development
Location:
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Intelliware develops custom software for leading organizations across a variety of industry sectors such as Financial Services, Healthcare, ICT and Retail. Our 20+ year history, leadership, people and organization are all focused on building great software that is created responsibly and is delivered on-time and on-budget. Intelliware offers a progressive work environment that values a strong... more