Interaction Designer, Mobile (12 Month Contract)

Cineplex - Toronto, ON (27 days ago)

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Job Description

The User Experience Design & Creative department is currently recruiting for the position of Interaction Designer (Mobile), reporting to the Director, Interaction Design. Please note: this is a 12-month contract opportunity.

The Interaction Designer shapes world-class entertainment experiences. The Designer is responsible for supporting the UX Directors in carrying out the experience vision for the Cineplex products and services. This individual will be advocating for the customer across the journey to ensure value is delivered at every interaction and touchpoint. S/he leverages design thinking to maintain consistency across multiple screens and devices. Co-creating in a close-knit team with other UX/interaction designers, usability researchers, product managers, developers, and visual designers to deliver compelling omni-channel entertainment user experiences.


Wireframe and prototype design for complete enterprise-level product development initiatives
Participate and collaborate in concept development and design ideation with the greater team
Work closely with other UX designers and product team to develop iterative designs that meet user goals
Work directly with web/software development engineering on design solutions that ensure consistency with design vision and an overall superior user experience
Originate new concepts, strategies, or innovative approaches that support and enhance the experience integrity and overall customer experience
Champion best design practices across team and mentor junior designers
Participate in the setup of cross-functional product development processes to support the division’s needs


Position Requirements

At least five to seven years’ experience as a UX designer, Interaction designer or Information Architect
At least 5 years as a key member of a design team participating in the complete product development life cycle of a web-based product/service. Online portfolio is required for consideration.
BA, MA or equivalent in Digital Media Design, Interaction Design
Demonstrated understanding of user-centered design principles with the ability to address complex design problems and provide sound design solutions
Awesome interaction design skills
Extremely proficient in Mobile App Design, Lean UX and responsive Design principles
Experience building personas and doing task analysis
Experience with sitemap, user flow or journey map development
Strong knowledge and ability to uphold mobile design standards, incl. HIG and Material Design
Strong working knowledge of graphic and web design principles, graphic formats, and current web technologies
Advanced understanding of design software. Additionally, must have basic knowledge of object oriented programming and a comprehensive understanding of web application architectures. Film, video, and other motion graphics experience is a plus.
Understands how to translate business requirements into deeper UX documentation
Strong understanding of data-driven decision making and the tools used to gain insights in customer behavior
Solid understanding of online marketing and web analytics
Demonstrated ability to understand customers from a user-centered design perspective, and articulate that to multiple internal audiences
Excellent organizational, problem-solving, communication, teamwork, written and oral presentation skills. Intermediate Microsoft Office proficiency expected
Must be resourceful, self-motivated, and able to be successful in a non-traditional, fun, entrepreneurial team-based environment
Good natured, sociable, creative, and diligent individual who is driven, detail-oriented, and dedicated
Experience within agile/lean development environments a plus
Strong understanding of internet-based digital movie/entertainment/media a plus
Individual should be passionate about movies!

Additional Information

Interested applicants please apply today.

While we appreciate all interest, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. As part of Cineplex Entertainment’s standard recruitment process, suitable candidate(s) will be required to undergo pre-employment screening as a condition of employment or promotion.

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