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Avanade Inc. Sr. UX Designer in Ottawa, Ontario

What is Avanade Experiences? Over Avanade's 20+ years, we've delivered the most intelligent, engaging, industry leading, award-winning experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. As technology and human expectations evolve, we see incredible opportunities for customers, products, and workplaces—where imagination is the only limit. Avanade Experiences is our way to bring unconventional thinking, exceptional creativity, and our unparalleled engineering heritage to think big and make it real. Our vision of the future goes far beyond concepts to enable and deliver the impact our clients, their people, customers, and communities need. We support each other with great work to push boundaries, connect technology with what matters to people first, and grow with our clients. If you feel this is a great fit for your path, we’d love to talk. About the role The user experience (UX) team at Avanade is focused on work related to architecture, usability and content areas. As a senior member of our UX design team, you will be an established expert in your field, experienced in applying exceptional skill to achieve business goals. On many projects, you will create UX transformation deliverables, in addition to contributing to and leading client engagements. Daily, this means you will: * Proficiency in design tools including Sketch, InVision, Adobe XD, and Figma for production and prototyping * Strategize on the architecture and organization of a product * Turn high-level requirements and user stories into wireframes * Articulate wireframes with contextual and functional annotations * Produce UX deliverables, including user flows, journey maps, personas * Plan and execute research initiatives, including user interviews, usability testing, and reports * Plan and execute design thinking workshops * Create, evaluate and modify prototypes to support evolving websites, hardware, software and mobile application development * Develop user profiles, with emphasis on human error control, display issues, visual interaction, physical manipulation and task and objective analyses * Develop and apply software design and usability processes for investigating technical problems * Provide solution usability, evaluation and support to project teams - including the analysis investigation of applications or systems including tactile methods, visual graphics, web, multimedia, voice response and conversational user interaction * Help develop design concept and implementation, providing input on user design considerations * Produce specifications describing user requirements and internal structures for product or solution in development· * To be considered for this position, you must include your portfolio, website, or other samples of work. * French speaking fluency is required About you You will likely three (3) to five (5) years’ relevant UX experience in addition to a Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design, Human Factors, Computer Interaction, Behavioral Psychology, Human/Computer Interaction, or similar degree. In some circumstances, specific experience may be a substitute for a degree. A Master’s qualification in a related discipline is an advantage. * Experience with UX disciplines such as UX research methods, information architecture, usability testing, and content strategies * Wireframing and prototyping experience with tools such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD, etc.. is required. * You are fluent in French language (Verbal, reading, writing) * Knowledge of visual design capabilities and strategies preferred * Experience translating requirements into design specifications * You will apply your skills to client interactions and daily operations, and advocate for the best design practices with the user in mind. * Experience researching, designing and/or proposing solutions with mobile layouts in mind * Capable of understanding and articulating technical feasibility of solutions Education Bachelor's degree in Interaction Design, Human Factors, Computer Interaction, Behavioral Psychology, Human/Computer Interaction, or similar degree; experience may substitute degree Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis.

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