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Lead Interaction Designer

Inqli

Inqli

Design
Victoria, BC, Canada · Calgary, AB, Canada · Remote
Posted on Friday, June 2, 2023

Lead Interaction Designer

Job Posted
November 3, 2021
Location
Victoria BC
Calgary AB
Remote

What we're looking for

At inqli, we're building high-performing, self-managed teams and this requires self-awareness, trust & vulnerability, and cohesion. We view roles & responsibilities as dynamic, flexible, and evolutionary just like the humans who fill them. We design roles around the unique and diverse skills, interests, and goals of each individual, rather than trying to fit people into the mould of a role. If you're interested in learning more about what that really means and how it works in human-centred organizations, you can learn more here.
We are searching for a Lead Visual Interaction Designer who will create and bring to life beautiful interactions and experiences through design, prototyping, and storytelling. As a designer with expert knowledge in both visual and experience design, you’ll practice human-centered design to solve complex problems, & create breakthrough experiences, services, and products.
You are a Designer who brings professional working experience, with knowledge in both visual communications design and user experience design methodology. You can zoom in and out, designing at the detail and the system levels. You are eager to practice empathy-led design, grounding in & focusing on the needs and desires of target users in order to make design decisions.
You’ve worked across a variety of digital platforms, and possess strength in applying the principles of visual design (colour, type, grid, hierarchy) to screen-based interfaces. You bring experience building and using prototypes to test assumptions and collect feedback on a design direction. You’re skilled in a range of interactive tools for visual and digital design, as well as prototyping, including new-to-market, such as Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
You have experience in leading multi-disciplinary product teams through a design process. You understand the different stages of design such as research, prototyping, testing, refinement, and know when to apply different methodologies to move the team forward. You have experience closely collaborating with stakeholders, be it in a consultancy context or in-house, to deliver and help lead the team to impact. You thrive in oscillating between leading and doing design.
You are highly collaborative, and maintain a mindset of curiosity and openness when working across teams and functions. You practice curiosity by asking questions, learning through research, talking to experts or others unlike yourself, requesting feedback from others, and seeking out diverse perspectives. You thrive on tackling complex challenges.

Objectives of this role

Work with highly collaborative multidisciplinary teams with diverse perspectives and expertise, through research phase to final deliverables/stewardship in a build phase
Take a lead role in the design of our native mobile & responsive web applications
Serve as an advocate of exceptional design
Assist in the coordination and implementation of marketing strategies, and delegate tasks that achieve strategic goals
Work across all parts of the design process: user research, concept development, prototyping, strategy design, UX + UI, collaborating with development teams, and design stewardship across platforms

Education & Experience

At inqli, we value competency so apply if you have the experience and skills
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Working experience in UX design with native mobile & responsive web applications
Proven ability to plan and manage resources

Great skills to have

Ability to plan and lead customer discovery sessions
Experience with and commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion
Coaching & facilitation skills

Benefits

4-day work week
Flexible, remote work & schedule
Medical, dental, and stock option plans available to full-time employees

Compensation

$100K - $130K / year

How to Apply

Send us what you've got! Your CV and/or LinkedIn would be great!