About User Experience Design at RBC
Our goal is to become our industry’s leader in exceptional digital experiences. To get there, we’re putting strategy, research, design principles, and technical innovation at the centre of everything we do. But we need exceptional designers, like you, to bring our process to life.
What will you do?
User Experience designers shape the experiences we create through each of our digital products. As a member of our team, you’ll work within an agile environment and iterative process, collaborating with interdisciplinary team members and stakeholders to analyze, design and convey your design vision.
You’ll use your expertise to delight users with designs that inspire, engage and excite. A natural problem solver, communicator and facilitator, you’ll be involved in every step of the process from idea generation to implementation.
What you would work on
Understand user interface patterns and behaviours, and use that understanding to drive user comprehension, and improve task performance
Use visualizations and interactions to support analytic thinking with large data sets
Facilitate design critique, evaluate interactions for inclusivity and provide expert advice and guidance to cross-functional teams and stakeholders
Facilitate ideation sessions and collaborative work activities
Act as the interaction design subject-matter expert for the product design team
Use a comprehensive understanding of interaction design theory, visual design theory, research data and best practices to inform design decisions
Create complex low-fidelity sketches, wireframes, and prototypes to explore, communicate, and validate ideas.
Create complex prototypes to provide delivery specifications for development
Present interaction design work to more senior stakeholders
Research and Testing
Facilitate usability testing
Participate in or initiate research activities
Research interaction design strategies in the financial services sector and perform competitive audits pertinent to specific design or business goals
Perform pattern, micro-interaction and component design audits where appropriate
What’s in it for you
You’ll find yourself in a culture where designers feel included, valued, and heard; in a supportive environment surrounded by peers who exceed in their area of expertise.
You will work on solutions used by millions of people and contribute to a company that truly values customer experience and remains a Global Digital leader.
Work/life balance is important to us; you will be part of a company that values your time.
What do you need to succeed?
BA/BS degree in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science (CS), or a related field or equivalent practical experience
Portfolio that includes application design samples
A minimum of 5 years of experience in designing usable interfaces across multiple channels and platforms
Experience in an applied research setting including experience integrating user research into product designs and design practices
Demonstrated ability to articulate design strategy, rational and logic; describing benefits and highlighting risks associated with design decisions
Demonstrated expertise with design, prototyping, and research tools such as Sketch and Axure RP, InVision, UserTesting.com
Nice to have
MA/MS degree or certification in Design (e.g. interaction, graphic, visual communications, product, industrial), Human Computer Interaction (HCI), Computer Science (CS), or a related field
Strong understanding of strengths and shortcomings of different research methods, including when and how to apply them during each product phase
Appreciation for the potential of 'design thinking'
Experience working within a large organization and within an agile environment
Address: 88 Queens Quay West
Work Hours/Week: 37.5
Work Environment: Office
Employment Type: Contract
Career Level: Experienced Hire/Professional
Pay Type: Hourly
Position Level: PL08
Required Travel(%): 0
People Manager: No
Application Deadline: 07/17/2020
Req ID: 219396