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Published 2023-08-26

UX Designer, Temporary

Type of job: Remote
Country: Canada
City: Toronto
Company: Aviso Wealth

Description of the offer

At Aviso Wealth, we are dedicated to improving the financial well-being of Canadians. As a leading wealth management organization, we are committed to leadership, innovation, partnership, responsibility, and community. Working with talented and energetic professionals who exemplify our values every day, you will quickly notice that our people and dynamic ‘oneaviso’ culture sets us apart. If you are looking for interesting and challenging work, at a company committed to its people, find out more about what Aviso Wealth has to offer at www.aviso.ca.


The Opportunity:

Aviso is looking for a UX Designer to join our Experience Design team for a 12 month contract.This can be a remote role, however for those who would like to come into the office we are at 151 Yonge St, Toronto, ON.

Reporting to the Director, User Experience Design, the UX Designer is responsible for leading the user-centered design for one of our lines of business to deliver clear, engaging, and compelling experiences for our customers. Your solid understanding of the psychology of user-centered design, UX principles and information architecture will enable you to design seamless, intuitive solutions that deliver on user and business objectives. Your passion for the discipline means you’re up-to-date on best practices and you can share your knowledge via mentorship, feedback and guidance of fellow designers and your cross-functional team. Through strong communication and leadership this role will be a key voice in advocating for user-centered design within the organization.


Who you are:

  • Service – You consider both internal and external stakeholders and demonstrate intent of understanding and putting the clients’ needs first. You advocate service excellence and work to deliver solutions that meet the needs. You proactively develop strategic partnerships that allow Aviso Wealth to become a trusted advisor and partner
  • Execution – You are committed to achieving your goals and to succeed. This includes focusing on “getting things done”, as well as recognizing and taking advantage of opportunities as they arise. You are consistently looking for ways to improve your personal best and see value in continuous improvement. You take accountability for your actions and learn from mistakes
  • Collaboration – You work collaboratively with others with the common goal of driving positive results. Making meaningful contributions to your team to achieve organizational goals is a priority. You proactively encourage collaboration, build trust and inclusion, and work to establish effective relationships both inside and outside of the organization


What your day looks like:

  • Identify, analyze, and perform user research and data analysis to clarify opportunities and uncover issues, and set target metrics which provide user and business value
  • Develop conceptual diagrams, task flows, information architecture, wireframes and interaction design specs to ensure the user’s needs are being met across all stages of the experience
  • Conduct competitive analysis and stay up to date industry standards to leverage best practice and innovate new potential for our customers
  • Produce product prototypes to aid in the facilitation of user testing activities
  • Take ownership over your product area and create vision documents, iteration plans and strategy decks to advocate for design direction in a lean, build-measure-learn, Agile environment
  • Collaborate with Product and Development to implement UX designs and continually iterate on designs to deliver the optimal user experience
  • Evangelize the ROI of user-centered design with our business partners, leveraging your knowledge of UX fundamentals to avoid subjective decision making and ensure we are continually advocating for optimal experience outcomes based on solid design rationale
  • Provide feedback, critique, and guidance to your fellow designers to elevate the practice of design at Aviso



Your experience and skills:

  • 4+ years in industry doing user experience design for both mobile apps and responsive web
  • Ability to articulate a clear rationale for all design decisions that unites an exceptional knowledge of UX/UI principles to user needs and business value
  • Familiarity with a lean, Agile process to define an iterative approach to a viable solution
  • Strong experience with wireframing tools, ideally Figma or Adobe XD
  • Awareness of accessibility, WCAG and AODA, as well as contemporary inclusive design standards
  • Familiar in working with design systems and component libraries to reinforce design guidelines, best practices, and standards
  • Strong collaboration and workshopping skills and the ability to bring together the needs of a variety of stakeholders into a shared vision
  • Attention to detail and the ability organize and combine disparate information into actionable insights
  • Facility with when and how to conduct user research, writing test plans, and understanding and presenting results
  • An online portfolio of previous and current work demonstrating various successful projects
  • Familiarity with the investment or financial services industries is an asset
  • Undergraduate degree in Human Computer Interaction or Graphic/Digital Design is an asset
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to present information to diverse audiences
  • Fluent communication in English is required, bilingual in French is an asset



Why Aviso Wealth?

At Aviso Wealth, you will find a dynamic and inclusive culture that rewards innovation and celebrates success.
Here are a few things that set us apart:

  • Competitive compensation package that rewards and recognizes individual contributions
  • Excellent health, dental and insurance benefits to meet the diverse needs of our employees
  • Generous vacation time, fitness benefit, parental leave top-up options
  • Matching contributions to our retirement program
  • Commitment to the continuous improvement of our staff through learning & development and an education assistance program
  • Regular social events to foster teamwork


Equal Employment Opportunity

Aviso Wealth welcomes and encourages applications from all qualified individuals including persons with disabilities. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs in all stages of the hiring process.

We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

No recruiters or agencies, please.

Company Overview:

Aviso Wealth powers businesses that empower investors. We are a national, integrated financial services company, with approximately $110 billion in assets under administration and management.

Aviso Wealth is owned by Credit Union Centrals, Co-operators / CUMIS and Desjardins. Our mutual funds dealer, securities brokerage, and insurance dealer support thousands of financial advisors at credit unions across Canada.

Our award-winning online brokerage, Qtrade Direct Investing, and our digital advice platform, Qtrade Guided Portfolios, give Canadians flexible choices for building their wealth.

Our asset manager, NEI Investments, offers a comprehensive lineup of responsible investment funds and portfolios, which are available through a national network of advisors.

Aviso Wealth also provides custodial services and introducing broker services to independent financial organizations, including banks, trust companies, insurance companies, investment dealers, portfolio managers and financial planning firms. We have operations in Toronto, Vancouver, and Montreal with a regional office in Winnipeg.

More information about Aviso Wealth is available at www.aviso.ca.

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