Product Design Group

Senior Visual 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.

A thorough understanding of Interaction and Motion design in relationship to Visual Design and device OS standards (iOS & Android) are essential to execute and complete product and information systems design. A proven or conducive product design experience is critical.

Applicants must possess a superior “eye for detail” and have the ability to narrate a design; the ability to turn sketches into detailed and fully thought-through detailed specifications is mandatory

Responsibilities

  • Ability to clearly articulate problem sets and design intent
  • Conceptualize, explore, evaluate solutions, and support their implementation — Iteratively
  • Ability to produce multiple stylistic approaches to a problem emphasizing structure, patterns and z-order
  • Create visual designs to support wireframes and screen work flows
  • Deconstruct designs to create detailed visual specifications 
  • Create simulations and or prototypes using low-fi or high-fi prototyping tools
  • Work with software developers to assess the feasibility of implementing solutions
  • Assure designs meet all user experience and product requirements 
  • Produce assets and artwork required for implementation
  • Ability to facilitate design discussions across a multi disciplinary groups

Position Requirements

  • Post-secondary education in design related studies is required with a portfolio demonstrating relevant visual design work
  • 5+ years as an visual interface designer developing consumer products involving information systems
  • Experience designing for information systems for Mobile Devices and Computers
  • Experience in designing for the 10ft TV viewing experience
  • Master of information design with the ability to establish visual hierarchy, indicate relationships, and hint at behavior
  • Passion for color, typography & style
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, from one on one meetings, to group design sessions
  • Highly professional, with the ability to deliver solid work on tight schedules
  • Fluency with Sketch 3.0, Creative Studio (Fireworks, Illustrator, Photoshop, Flash)
  • Excellent organizational skills, with the ability to prioritize and work with little direction
  • Familiar with online collaboration and reporting tools — Specifically Jira and Confluence
  • Must be able to facilitate all aspects of design production and product delivery (this includes design analysis, research and validation of software bug fixes)

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

  • Experience simulating complex workflows, core UI interactions, and applications
  • 3D Modeling & rendering & Motion design skills - tools (or other compositing tools) and other design tools are a plus

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.