User Interface (UI) Designer – Digital Experience Operations

Details

Location Name
Alberta Blue Cross - Edmonton
Edmonton, Alberta, CA
Date Posted Oct 04, 2019
Profession Marketing
Career Level(s) Experienced (Non Manager)
Job Type(s) Permanent, Full Time
Education Level(s) Certificate, Diploma
Job ID job-9651

Position Summary

At Alberta Blue Cross, we do things a bit differently. Our vision, dedication to customer service and community leadership set us apart from the rest. We’re committed to providing the best health coverage for our members and take an active role in promoting the wellness of all Albertans.

FUNCTION:

We are looking for a UI designer with the expertise to design and develop customer centric web-based sites/applications. You’ll be part of an innovative, high-energy Marketing team and will work closely with stakeholders throughout the organization to create and deliver a world class digital experience.

The successful candidate for this position will be primarily responsible for the front-end development of our corporate website and other web-based applications─providing bold, clean and progressive fully functioning websites, design concepts and prototypes to support Alberta Blue Cross’s digital experience initiatives. The ability to effectively prioritize work and implement agile solutions in a fast-paced environment within tight timelines is essential for success in this position.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Front-end development of the corporate website and other web-based sites/applications
  • Collaborate and execute the development of HTML based email and digital marketing campaigns
  • Analyze business requirements to effectively create innovative storyboards, wireframes, high-fidelity prototypes, navigation layouts and standards-compliant user interfaces that meet brand, business, usability, and accessibility goals.
  • Work collaboratively with various stakeholders across the organization to produce best in class user-centred design solutions and present key deliverables to peers and executive level stakeholders.
  • Document detailed style specifications connecting business and customer needs using your expertise, experience, and eye for leading edge design
  • Works with research and customer experience teams to conduct customer and competitor analysis to identify design problems and create blueprints for understanding and addressing customer needs and preferences using best practices and methodologies
  • Utilizes analytics to build, monitor and report on KPI’s such as website traffic, load speed and behavior while providing insights for improvement
  • Take a user-centered design approach to rapidly test and iterate digital experiences, making strategic design and UX decisions related to core and new functions/features

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

  • Post-secondary degree or diploma in web development or digital/multimedia design.
  • Minimum of one to three years experience and portfolio demonstrating your work.
  • Demonstrated experience with Front-End framework libraries, and customer integration using HTML5, CSS3 and preprocessors (both LESS and SASS), PHP MySQL and JavaScript (jQuery)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud, Cute FTP, and Sublime.
  • Knowledge of responsive and adaptive principles with SEO and accessibility expertise with a passion for creating impactful digital experiences
  • Self-motivated learner with a commitment to explore emerging trends, tools, and technologies related to all digital communications.
  • Ability to thrive in a work environment that requires strong problem-solving skills and independent self-direction, coupled with an aptitude for team collaboration and open communication
  • Excellent writing, oral communication, and presentation skills with experience communicating effectively with management
  • Strong time and project management skills, with the ability to multi-task and maintain attention to detail
  • Ability to work with internal stakeholders to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet client needs and vision.

Alberta Blue Cross offers a competitive salary and the opportunity to work in an innovative, high-energy team-focused environment. This position will remain open until a suitable candidate is selected.  If you have the qualifications we are looking for, apply online at www.ab.bluecross.ca. Please provide your resume and cover letter along with a portfolio showcasing your work.


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