UX Designer

Closing Date: 
January 27, 2019

Career Level:
Experienced (Non-Manager)

Location:
Calgary, AB (Primary)
Vancouver, BC

Education:
Bachelor’s Degree

Job Type:  
Permanent Full-time

Do you want to have the future at your fingertips? Working at the intersection of science, technology, engineering, math, and design, ATB Innovation is looking beyond incremental improvements to what already exists, and imagining and revolutionizing what’s to come.

We check traditional disciplines at the door. ATB Innovation works to invent - and reinvent - how we experience technology. With us, you will be tinkering with ideas, products and technologies every day. If you create because it’s a calling, not a job, you’ll be at home in our flexible, open environment.

UX Designer

The following describes the Ideal Candidate:

  • You’re always sharing your latest business idea or design concept with a friend or colleague.

  • Paragraphs of text are your worst nightmare, you’re a master at concise communications.

  • Having a bad user experience makes you furious, you know precisely how it could have been better.

  • Working environment and culture mean much more than a job title to you.

  • You’ve always got a book on personal development, a podcast on design or a playlist of Ted Talks to go through to keep your skills sharp.

  • Working hard is your life, working smart is your mantra.

This role is for an experienced UX Designer to join our growing HumanX squad on Team Innovation. You’re someone with a knack for creating amazing human/user experiences through clean and artful design. Defined by your pursuit for UX excellence, you can take high-level concepts and turn them into things of beauty. No stranger to collaboration, your focus and passion make you a thrill to be around on a team with engineers, marketers and product leads.

Our team is focused on using technologies we believe will define our lives in the future. If you’re passionate about blockchain, augmented reality, AI or anything else on the forefront, you’ll have the opportunity to work on it with us.

Key Responsibilities

  • Define and implement innovative solutions for the product direction, visuals and experience

  • Execute all visual design stages from concept to final hand-off to engineering

  • Communicating scenarios, end-to-end experiences, interaction models, and screen

  • designs to stakeholders

  • Defining interaction models, user task flows, and UI specifications

  • Conceptualizing original ideas into prototypes that bring simplicity and user friendliness to complex design roadblocks

  • Researching and planning for changing user requirements and technology advances

  • User testing and design validation

  • Keeping current with other best-in-class digital platforms and development practices

  • Participating and contributing to project debriefs

Specific Skills and Requirements

  • BS/MS or other post-secondary accreditation in Human-Computer Interaction, Interaction Design or a Visual Arts subject with 5-7 years of field experience

  • Demonstrable graphic design skills with an accompanying portfolio

  • Knowledge of the mechanics of front-end development concepts (HTML, CSS and Javascript/.js libraries)

  • Experience working in an Agile/Scrum development process

  • Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-centric design principles

  • Highly proficient in UX/UI workflows and tools (i.e. Sketch, Invision)

  • Skilled in web-ready graphics, motion graphics (3D, 2D/traditional animation, video), pdf authoring and other multimedia file formats and concepts

  • Deep understanding of user testing and user research methodologies

So what can ATB Financial offer you? Imagine paying less for your everyday banking, mortgages, loans and investments. Throw in an excellent benefits and pension package, opportunities for career advancement, and a financial institution that’s leading the way in change – now you’re talking about a career with a company that allows you to grow.

As an award-winning employer-of-choice – we have the best of the best working for Albertans. Sound like a team you want to be a part of?

If you want to know more, read our employer reviews by visiting our Glassdoor page.

Online applications are preferred. ATB Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest; however, due to the high number of resumes we receive, only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

If you're application is shortlisted, we might ask you to participate in a digital or phone interview.

InnovationSarah Matysio