UX Designer

Elastic Path - Markham, ON (30+ days ago)

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Do you thrive on autonomy and pushing the boundaries of what you can accomplish? Do you like to experiment with new ways to solve complex problems? At Elastic Path we encourage a culture of invention, empower our people to Be Remarkable and operate in a real-time learning environment.

Who is Elastic Path?

Elastic Path develops the world’s most sophisticated API-based enterprise commerce platform. The company’s flagship product, Elastic Path Commerce, has helped the world’s biggest brands generate $45 billion in over 170 countries. Customers from industries as diverse as travel, telecoms, publishing, software and retail enjoy the benefits of a flexible, open architecture that drives brand-defining customer experiences.

A grown-up start-up

Founded in 2000, Elastic Path is proud to have some very prominent enterprise customers and partners. We have a very lean and flat organization that enables people to do their jobs with full autonomy and the support of a small and approachable executive team.

Innovation is in our DNA, our open office concept encourages conversation & collaboration. Offering a flexible work environment that fits with your lifestyle, no one is more than just a Slack away.

What to expect as Elastic Path’s UX Designer

As part of the Elastic Path’s UI/UX Designer team you will assist in UX/UI aspects of all Product Development projects. This includes brainstorming, wireframe creation, visual drafts, high-fidelity prototypes and work with product managers to create user stories and conduct in-depth user experience testing. You have a good understanding of Business User personas and behaviors, you also have experience in designing awesome business user tools relevant for these personas.

What impact will you have?

Demonstrate ideas with prototyping software (Sketch, Framer X, InVision, etc.)
Create design deliverables such as sketches, wireframes, user flows, high-fidelity prototypes optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
Act as a user experience advocate ensuring User-centered design (UCD) practices are applied to ensure optimal product design and delivery
Interact with key business & technology stakeholders to define, analyze, and deliver requirements that reflect the needs of both the business and end-customers.
Apply Agile principles to design process - provide multiple options, nourish iterative process, and understand that the first idea is not always the best
Work effectively with Product Managers, Development Teams leads and other stakeholders to deliver stunning User Experiences relevant to target personas

What experience do you need to Be Remarkable in this position?

Expert understanding of UI/UX design methodology and practices with demonstrated design capabilities and skills
Desire to work through the entire UCD process using methods like sketching, storyboarding, diagramming, wireframing, and prototyping, and usability testing for screen-based products
Always up-to-date with the latest UI trends, techniques, and technologies only recommending those with solid design principals that support good user experience design.
Experience with a wide range of design and prototyping tools (Photoshop, Sketch, InVision, Zeplin, Axure, and presentation software)
Ability to think creatively, but also pragmatically.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
** Please provide a link to your portfolio on your resume so we may see examples of your previous work! **
The Perks?

At Elastic Path, we go the extra mile to provide you & your family with exceptional benefits including:

$1,000 annual Health and/or Lifestyle spending account. Yes, you can use this for a ski pass, manicure, new laptop or a top up on family health expenses. Heck, you can even get a tattoo!
RRSP matching
Personal development fund & paid time off
Health, dental & vision coverage
Kitchen stocked with the latest appliances, snacks, and drinks
Fresh fruit delivered weekly
Onsite fitness facility, change rooms
Excellent location with easy access to transit and endless food options

An Exciting Future

Committed to being the most innovative commerce technology company, Elastic Path helps the world’s biggest brands generate billions in revenue using its powerful enterprise ecommerce platform. Our vision is to build the most flexible, open, and modern enterprise commerce software as recognized by analysts including Gartner, Forrester and IDC.

What does that mean for you? There has never been a more exciting time to join Elastic Path.

Be Open. Be Remarkable. Be the Customer. Be the Team. The values we live by.

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