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UX Designer

Req id:  28637

Richmond Hill, ON, CA

 

OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. 

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Conceptualize, design and deliver intuitive and compelling designs for a complex, multiplatform (web/browsers, iOS mobile, iOS tablet, Android mobile, Android tablet, windows desktop, mac desktop, Java, etc.) product suite that supports user needs and business objectives.
  • Work with R&D leadership, Product Management, and Architecture teams to create a shared understanding of the impact of technical, architectural, and platform decisions on the user experience.
  • Create interactive prototypes as proof of concept of the software product solution, serving as the starting point for requirements validation, conceptual design validation and basis for iterative development activities.
  • Advocate user needs throughout development lifecycle in an agile/iterative environment to ensure team develops the right product.
  • Mentor peers, stakeholders, and teammates on customer-centered design principles and methodologies.
  • Contribute to and help champion User Experience Design team initiatives

 

Qualifications

  • Strong technical background with ability to understand complex technical, architectural, and platform tradeoffs and provide guidance on impact to end user experience.
  • Experience designing complex enterprise applications
  • Experience in DAM, ECM, SAP, RM, BPM, ERP, or WCM preferred
  • UI development experience on web, desktop, or mobile platforms a plus
  • Knowledge of UI prototyping tools (Axure, Sketch, etc.) an asset
  • 5+ years working with an experience design team
  • Prior experience doing UX within an Agile environment would be an asset
  • Experience with a variety of UI design and prototyping tools, e.g. Visio, Photoshop, Dreamweaver, Axure, Balsamiq, Sketch etc.
  • Knowledge of GUI accessibility standards (Section 508, WCAG, etc.) a plus

 

Education:

Degree in HCI, Human Factors Engineering, Cognitive Science, Interaction Design, Computer Science, Industrial Design, Graphic Design or related experience.

 

 

OpenText's efforts to build an inclusive work environment go beyond simply complying with applicable laws. Our Employment Equity and Diversity Policy provides direction on maintaining a working environment that is inclusive of everyone, regardless of culture, national origin, race, color, gender, gender identification, sexual orientation, family status, age, veteran status, disability, religion, or other basis protected by applicable laws. Should you require accommodations during the selection process, please contact accommodationrequests@opentext.com.

 

Subject to applicable laws and regulations, OpenText’s global vaccination policy requires all employees to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 to enter an OpenText office. Accommodations may be available for specific roles.


OPENTEXT - THE INFORMATION COMPANY

Our growing team is mapping the future of Information Management, and we continue to make new discoveries that expand its boundaries. Join us and be part of a winning team, where the opportunities for your career are limitless. 

From its innovative start as a research project by University of Waterloo professors in 1991, OpenText has grown into a global company with offices in more than 35 countries. Our high- performance culture has forged our growth and is an excellent fit for people looking to push themselves to learn and do more.

It’s our time to lead, and as part of our team, it will be your time too. Our continued growth will provide you the opportunity to explore, learn and chart an exciting career path while enjoying a good work-life balance. 

Perks 
If you thrive in a dynamic work environment, there is always a new horizon to explore. We are proud to offer excellent benefits, challenging work and competitive financial rewards. 

Benefits 
Our employee programs prioritize employees’ well-being and that of their families. We offer a comprehensive benefit plan, education assistance, a wellness/fitness reimbursement and time off to volunteer. 

Social events 
With offices around the world and flexible work arrangements, OpenText strives to make sure all our employees feel connected. Teamwork extends to our social lives too from local social events to company-wide activities, we want our employees to take time to relax and have fun.  

Corporate Citizenship  
Corporate Citizenship is more than a program for us, it is engrained in our purpose, impact, and approach to doing business. Through numerous volunteer initiatives, we support education and innovation for global change.

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