UI/UX Designer

Aurora Cannabis Toronto, ON $62k - $110k - Full-time
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Through our wholly owned subsidiaries, strategic investments, and global partnerships, Aurora provides a wide range of premium quality cannabis and hemp products and services, develops innovative technologies, promotes cannabis consumer health and wellness, and delivers an exceptional customer experience across all its brands. Aurora’s operations span multiple continents and focuses on both the medical and recreational cannabis production and sales, patient education and clinic counselling services, home hydroponic cultivation, extraction technologies and delivery systems, and hemp-based food health products. We operate around the globe pursuing new and emerging cannabis markets where possible through our owned network of import, export and wholesale distributors, our e-commerce and mobile applications, brick and mortar retail stores, as well as grocery store retailers, and pharmacies. UI/UX DESIGNER Reporting to the Manager, Development Services, the UI/UX Designer will be primarily responsible for producing user interface designs for consumer-facing web applications, websites, and emails, and auditing existing user interfaces for accessibility, usability, and aesthetic. This will include web applications, websites, and emails for all of Aurora and our global subsidiaries. MAIN RESPONSIBILITIES: Gather and evaluate user requirements in collaboration with product managers and developers Illustrate design ideas using storyboards, process flows and sitemaps Design graphic user interface elements, like menus, tabs and widgets Design marketing email templates Build page navigation buttons and search fields Develop UI mockups and prototypes that clearly illustrate how sites function and look like Create original graphic designs (e.g. images, sketches and tables) Audit existing applications and evaluate their UX (user experience) effectiveness Prepare and present rough drafts to internal teams and key stakeholders Identify and troubleshoot UX problems (e.g. mobile responsiveness, accessibility) Conduct layout adjustments based on user feedback Adhere to style standards on fonts, colors and images Collaborate with the team to ensure all features have been fully implemented, tested, and documented Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders Identifying and communicating best practices for user experience design KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES: Deep understanding of modern UI/UX principles like mobile-first design Deep understanding of WCAG accessibility guidelines and how to make web application interfaces accessible to individuals with various disabilities. Proficiency with modern design tools like Sketch, Zeplin, Illustrator, InDesign, etc. Experience in front end web development is a plus (HTML/CSS) Experience working in eCommerce is a plus Ability to think strategically, problem solve and make quick decisions Ability to multitask in a rapidly changing environment Experience working in large, cross-functional teams. Strong interpersonal and organizational skills Time management and follow-up skills; highly organized and detail oriented Effective team player, approachable and supportive Accountable for results, strives to meet and exceed expectations Strong communication skills A passion for creating high quality designs to drive conversions EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: 5+ years professional experience in user experience design. Portfolio of design projects. We would like to thank all applicants for their interest but only those selected for an interview will be contacted. Aurora is an equal opportunity employer. At Aurora, we are committed to do business inclusively and accommodate applicants with disabilities. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format of job posting) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know