UI/UX Designer

Halifax, NS
TDPM – UX/UI
Full-time
WANTED: UI/UX Designer in Halifax, NS
DEETS: An exciting opportunity in an innovative and groundbreaking industry
 
Company Overview:
Kinduct Technologies (www.kinduct.com) is a leading data and analytics software provider that is changing the way information shapes human performance. Kinduct’s highly secure, cloud-based platform allows sports, health and wellness organizations to spend less time managing their data and more time using it to inform decisions, promote constant improvements and produce exceptional results. Kinduct is the software provider of choice for many world-leading professional and elite sport organizations across the NFL, NBA, MLB, NHL, MLS and other professional and elite leagues. A number of Kinduct clients are world champions in their sport. Kinduct’s investors include Intel Capital, CFFI Ventures Inc., and Elysian Park Ventures.
 
A year in the life of a Kinducterdactyl:
      Flexible working hours in an innovative and exciting industry
      Health and Wellness Allowance
      Parking or Transit Stipend
      Extra Holiday Days
      Never less than 15 days of vacation, even in your first year
      Ample paid sick days
      Health, Dental, Vision and complementary health - shared benefits coverage
      Located at beautiful Purdy’s Wharf with access to many convenient amenities
      Two blow out company events per year
      A games room with a pool table and ping pong gear
      A collaboration and relaxation space with three TV’s to enjoy the latest game as you relax with your view of the harbour
      Many “Fun Factory” planned ongoing initiatives to pump up the Fun Factor
      A collaborative, diverse and team focused environment that supports your growth as a professional all while ensuring we have a laugh along  the way!
 
Your Opportunity
The UI/UX Designer will work in support of the product development process. The right candidate will have a solid background in design and will understand technical business models, application structures, and design frameworks within a strategic SaaS environment and be keen to be part of a dynamic team. Working within a team focused environment, you will articulate the needs of the user(s) with clear and concise designs and application frameworks. The UI/UX Designer will play a critical role in ensuring that Kinduct is developing and deploying the highest quality products, that exceed the needs of our dynamic customer base, within an environment of accountability and success.    

Responsibilities

    • With a suite of user testing tools, the UI/UX Designer will work with the UX Researcher to conduct research to learn customer behaviours when using our products and makes recommendations for product improvements. (i.e. hotjar);
    • Work with stakeholders and team members to test business requirements using heuristic/qualitative and quantitative methods;
    • Follow a project from strategy through design, to ensure that the user is first and foremost in the final product;
    • Works with project teams from brainstorm to execution, as defined by our agile framework;
    • In collaboration with the UX team, analyze user research data and collaborate with project teams to design a user-centered site blueprint;
    • Create user interfaces and functional specification documents, user guides, on-boarding documents;
    • Advocate for users/consumers throughout the development process;
    • Documentation of all UIs developed;
    • Define user experience standards that can be applied across offerings;
    • Assist with web design, CSS efforts when required;
    • Prototype and test product ideas before market release;
    • Partner with Product Managers to package insights into assets such as: personas, user flows, experience maps, scenarios, etc., as appropriate;
    • Organize information by translating user behaviour into media structure and elements; crafting interactive experiences; producing workflow diagrams, user scenarios, flowcharts, and storyboards; preparing interaction specifications, navigation rules, an organization of information, and site maps; coordinating with business, technology, visual, structural, editorial, cognitive, and brand strategists;
    • Build low and high-fidelity mockups;
    • Assist with sales presentation materials.   

Technical Competencies

    • 2 years of directly related experience;
    • Demonstrated experience in creating marketplace environments, interfaces, large-scale websites, and applications;
    • Understanding of user experience, web design and development processes, methods, and principles;
    • Experience using Invision, Adobe Creative Suite, and Sketch;
    • Working knowledge of programming languages is considered an asset;
    • Able to synthesize research and effectively communicate insights to teams large and small
    • Experience using Google Analytics, HotJar, or other analytics tools
    • Strong visualization skills with the ability to clearly communicate, both in writing and orally
    • Experience working closely with designers and developers
    • Must be: Collaborative, self-motivated, passionate about what you do!

Behavioural Competencies

    • Must be: Collaborative, self-motivated, passionate about what you do!
    • Take initiative with seeking out tasks, communication, and updating status
    • Be willing to ask for assistance when roadblocks impede progress
    • Strong organizational skills with an ability to define requirements and manage tasks with multiple deadlines under minimal supervision with a strong ability to prioritize and perform under pressure
    • Display reliability, integrity and trustworthiness
    • Display creative and innovative thinking
    • Display a commitment to learning and awareness of current trends and new technologies in information architecture and design
    • Show exceptional attention to detail
If you are looking for a new and exciting challenge, and the opportunity to work with some of the most successful professional sport franchises in the world, then look no further. We at Kinduct are looking forward to hearing from you, and to welcoming you to our ever growing family of Kinducterdactyls!