Product Design Group

Interaction Designer

Jamdeo is focused on creating products & innovations that cross the boundaries between Mobile, Tablet & TV’s. We work on applications and Operating Systems for these products. As a member of the UX team you will fluidly move through the spectrum of ideation, conceptual design, production design, and delivery of information systems that are part of Mobile, Tablet, and TVs by using a variety of techniques to develop and communicate design.

As an Interaction Designer, you will develop high level and detailed storyboards, wireframes, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate interactions and design ideas for products and information systems within the Consumer Electronics Market. Working with authority and professionalism, you will be diligent and ensure high quality design standards are met at every stage of the product and information system design phase. 

Your passion to produce world-class designs for products must be demonstrated through promoting a willingness to innovate, take risks, and present concepts to Senior Design Directors, Software Engineers and marketing team members.

Responsibilities

  • Capture and distill project and customer requirements in order to obtain user requirements and input into solution
  • Iteratively conceptualize, explore, evaluate solutions, and support their implementation
  • Develop personas, user scenarios, task flows, storyboards, low & high fidelity prototypes
  • Create and maintain detailed specifications which describe information system architecture, interaction flow, screen layout, and detailed behavior of features
  • Ensure all interaction flows, screen layouts and feature behave in a user friend manner while maintaining customer requirements.
  • Conceptualize and enhance interactions and behaviors for applications as well as for core UI controls and navigation systems for the information systems
  • Ability to create and document new interaction patterns for common approaches to design
  • Work with software developers to assess the feasibility of implementing solutions
  • Provide ongoing support and feedback throughout the complete product and information systems development lifecycle
  • Refactor design in order to deliver to market
  • Ability to facilitate design discussions across a multi disciplinarily group

Position Requirements

  • Post-secondary degree or equivalent in a product design related field such as; Interaction or Interface Design, Interactive Media, HCI, Industrial Design, or the equivalent experience and training in an area directly relevant to this position, is required.
  • 5+ years as an interaction designer developing consumer products and information systems.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, from one on one meetings, to group design sessions
  • Master of writing clear and concise specifications to describe detailed design behaviors
  • Strategic thinking and creative problem solving
  • Highly professional, with the ability to deliver solid work on tight schedules
  • Fluency with Sketch, Fireworks, Illustrator, Omni Graffle and other design tools
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to manage ambiguity, work autonomously, and multi-task in an agile environment
  • Attention to detail at all levels of the design
  • Expertise with iOS and Android
  • Ability to work in both an Waterfall & Agile methodologies in a Product Development cycle

Essential

  • A Design Thinker
  • Have one (or more) superpower(s)
  • A innovative spirit, and a desire to learn
  • A “can do” attitude
  • The desire to be a part of something great

Desired

  • Ability to speak secondary language (e.g Mandarin)

 

 

Thank you for applying but only those candidates under consideration will be contacted. Jamdeo is committed to inclusive, barrier-free recruitment and selection processes and work environments.

We will accommodate the needs of applicants under the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarian with Disabilities Act (AODA) throughout all stages of the recruitment and selections process. Please advise the Human Resource Department to ensure your accessibility needs are accommodated throughout the process.