Interaction Designer

Location: Ottawa, ON, Canada
Date Posted: 09-11-2018
As a Top 25 Great Place to Work® recipient and a fastest growing tech company in North America according to Deloitte, You.i TV is changing the way users experience TV across mobile. tablet, and connected devices. Interested in building the future of TV? We are actively looking for an Interaction Designer to join our growing Design team!
 
This is a great opportunity for Designers that want to work on great features that will impact millions of users and who have an established belief in, and good eye for design. Interaction Designers play a key role on our Design team. Some of the most complex and innovative project initiatives stem from this discipline.
 
In order to gather accurate business requirements from the client and then translate them into intuitive user experiences, our team leverages research and strategy, information architecture, and interaction design.
 
In this position, you must be a great communicator, a tactful diplomat, a problem solver, a thinker and an analyzer with the ability to understand and respond to user needs.
 
Roles and responsibilities:
  • Plan and conduct user requirements gathering and analysis, competitive research, conceptual modelling, user requirements specifications, personas, storyboards, scenarios, prototypes, and design specifications
  • Create project deliverables that clearly communicate the UX strategy
  • Contribute to the definition scope and phasing of project timelines
  • Create user experiences that can be mapped directly to the business and user requirements of the project
  • Work closely with visual designers and engineers, advocating for the best design for the end user, both taking and providing feedback to other team members
  • Staying abreast of industry best practices for interaction design and processes
  • Gathering sufficient information to support appropriate interaction design for the given platform and technology
 
What you bring to the table:
  • Proven experience leading interaction designs on projects with an exceptional portfolio showcasing innovative design solutions
  • Ability to work with technology experts to uncover and understand technology requirements and capabilities as they relate to design deliverables
  • Use appropriate software to create professional quality, well-designed deliverables to You.i’s specifications
  • Demonstrated experience using analytics data to inform design decisions
  • Must have a thorough understanding of how to interpret user needs and translate them into requirements
  • Must be a self-starter who will bring original ideas and fresh approaches to each project they work on


What we can offer you:
  • Opportunity to work with Top Tier media brands and household names
  • Opportunity to travel to some pretty amazing places
  • Highly sought after Designers and Developers on your project teams - can you tell we’re proud of our people?
  • Flexible work hours and a fun, engaging, and inclusive corporate culture and work environment
 
Distribution is the name of the game. TV & Media companies are in a race to reach as many viewers as possible on screens of all shapes and sizes. Which is why brands such as A+E Networks, AT&T, WarnerMedia, NBA, Warner Brothers, National Geographic, and Fox have already turned to You.i TV to develop and deploy their suite of TV applications.
 
You.i TV welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.
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