WE ARE A TRANSFORMATIONAL PARTNER

We create impactful and custom digital experiences that connect brands with consumers in relevant and memorable interactions. We partner in the digital strategy, design and execution transforming the world's leading global businesses.

Our digital studios are worldwide, yet we are one collaborative global team who recognize the demand for all software and technology products to engage users through compelling design.

Our people are 'full stack' hustler's - digital citizens connected to the world of design and technology with stand out skills and business savvy - but most importantly, who like to get their hands dirty experimenting and learning.

We operate across many sectors, but specialize in retail and financial services, healthcare.

ABOUT THE ROLE

As a Senior Product Designer at Cognizant Softvision you will be responsible for designing elegant, simple, highly usable interfaces that will be used by millions of people around the world. You will be faced with complex problem spaces in any given industry. You will collaborate with the product owners, project managers, engineers and other designers to produce innovative and top quality work for our clients.

A successful Senior Product Designer has an eagerness to jump in and solve problems with a unique combination of proven talent and ability in all facets of design. Senior Product Designers are often asked to analyze and produce actionable strategies to help solve the problem at hand. They must also be comfortable engaging with clients and managing the execution of objectives.

REQUIREMENTS

5+ years working in design industry

A strong visual aesthetic and design point of view, exampled in a rich portfolio

Informed and strong opinions, loosely held

A practitioner of user-centric processes and design thinking principles

WE'RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO

Proactive: Takes charge and makes decisions with ease

Values teamwork: Demonstrated ability to collaborate with cross-functional and distributed teams around the world, involving designers, developers and QA engineers

Work enthusiastically: Passion for the work and the role; can-do attitude

Loves problem solving: Thinks about problems holistically and is able to zoom in and out with ease

Master of emotions: Remains calm under pressure

Passionate: Always eager to experiment and never stop learning

Keener: Will contribute to the culture of the design team and organization

RESPONSIBILITIES

Apply design processes from beginning to end based on industry best practices to ensure world class design experiences

Strong understanding of information architecture, multi-step and cross-platform flows

Produce UX documentation: personas, users flows, use cases, etc

Practices research methodologies as it applies to a project plan

Understand core accessibility standards as it relates to design

Design elegant user interfaces with attention to designs systems, grids and component use

Create interactive prototypes

Facilitate and/or lead design workshops with team members and stakeholders

Contribute to high-level strategic decisions at a team and project level

Understand customer and client needs, motivations and behaviors and translate them into actionable deliverables

Have strong client management skills. You can articulate and lead discussions around your process, explorations and conclusions

Communicate with leads from multiple departments such as PM, QA and Development teams

Understand of best practices, development and trends in enterprise, web, mobile, iOS and Material Design

Proactively provide feedback to other designers

Champion design thinking and user-centered design throughout the team and the broader organization

SKILLS

Proficiency with current design tools including Figma, Sketch, XD, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.

Proficiency in facilitation tools (Miro, Mural, Freehand, Whimsical, etc)

Strong communication skills, written and oral

Strong presentation skills

Proficiency in Microsoft & Google product suite

An understanding of HTML, CSS, JavaScript, and other key web technologies

ABOUT THE DESIGN TEAM

We are a team of 14 designers in the Vancouver office (80+ worldwide) who are passionate about design, product, and everything in between. We continually look for the best designers in the industry and our goal is to provide them with the environment and support they need to flourish. We do this by providing collaboration opportunities within the team through activities such design reviews, 1:1s, lunch and learns, sharing of inspiration and best practices. We look for people who will contribute in a unique way and are willing to advocate for what they believe in. If you're looking for a place to learn and grow, to collaborate with a mature design team and to explore diverse projects then this is the place for you. We look forward to meeting you.

We are a thriving Community of top technology talent that is globally connected. We Engage, Make, Run and Evolve the technology that makes many brands that you know and love. So let's take this journey together. No matter where you are on your digital career roadmap, we can help you grow and have fun doing it.

Cognizant Softvision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No 3rd Party Agency Candidates.

This is a remote position.


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Vancouver, BC, Canada
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