Front-End Designer

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Web Designer

Procom Published: October 13, 2017
Location
Calgary, Canada
Job Type
Category

Description

Front-End Designer     
On behalf of our client Procom is seeking a Front-End Designer with an understanding of UX Principles and Best Practices. 

Front-End Designer Job Details
- This resource would work with internal client teams including UX, Development, Research, Measurement & Analytics, Content, Marketing, etc. to leverage existing user 
and business data to help inform designs and interaction recommendations.

- Analyze the results from previous research
- Conduct and make conclusions from UX research and testing
- Collect and assimilate customer data to guide designs and identify patterns
- Transition prototypes into a final user interface design
- Understand current state of the clients Pattern Library and existing criteria for development
- Collaboration across project stakeholder groups (ie. Development, UX, Advertizing, Measurement & Analytics, Research, etc.)
- Ensure alignment to corporate policies and standards
- Ensure decisions are logged and rationale is documented
- Convert designs into usable code leveraging HTML5, Sass/CSS and presentational JavaScript
- Ensure completed product meets or exceeds quality assurance and testing criteria
- Source code versions are managed through BitBucket (Git)
- Leverage knowledge and expertise on other projects requiring a similar skill set as assigned

Front-End Designer Deliverables
- Design Recommendations
- User interface and interaction pattern trend analysis
- Pattern Library assets (ie. coded patterns) which include:
    -user interface design
    -interaction patterns
    -implementation code structure
    -usage guidelines
    -configuration options
- Design documentation
- Providing implementation recommendations and guidance to developers for Calgary.ca integration
- Other Front-End design work supporting the successful delivery of the clients digital projects as assigned

Front-End Designer Must Have Skills
- 3+ years experience using modern web technologies to define user interfaces and interaction patterns for a variety of applications, products, platforms and device types. This includes but is not limited to:
    -HTML 5
    -Sass and CSS3
    -Presentational JavaScript
    -WCAG 2.0 AA accessibility guidelines
- 3+ years experience using industry standard visual design tools. This includes but not limited to:
    -Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Experience Designer, etc.)
    -Sketch
    -Affinity Designer
- A portfolio showcasing innovative web/online focused design solutions that solve identified problems across multiple device types (ie. Mobile, Tablets, Desktop, etc.)
- Strong communication skills, both written and oral, with natural ability to articulate and defend design decisions
- Proven ability to collaborate across disciplines on a regular basis

Front-End Designer Nice to Have Skills
- Very strong attention to detail
- Ability to manage the completion of tasks within a set and reasonable timeline
- Web usability best practices
- Understanding of current web design and user interface trends
- Experience working with Atlassian tools (ie. JIRA, Bitbucket and Confluence)

Front-End Designer Assignment Length 
12 months 

Front-End Designer Start Date
Oct 2017

Front-End Designer Location 
Calgary
Remote Work Acceptable: No

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