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UI/UX Designer (12-Month Contract)

27 Fasken Dr, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1K6, Canada Req #157
July 4, 2024

About Us: 

Sunwing Vacations Group is home to North America’s largest vacation brands, comprised of the leading Canadian leisure tour operators Sunwing Vacations and WestJet Vacations, along with the growing United States based tour operator Vacation Express, together with the Group’s own travel retail businesses SellOffVacations.com and Luxe Destination Weddings. Our culture is driven by our EPIC Values (entrepreneurial, passionate, innovative, and customer-centric) and our teams work together to deliver our purpose “passionate people making vacation dreams come true”. 

The Opportunity:

 

Under Sunwing Vacations Group, we are looking for a UI/UX Designer (12-Month Contract) to join us in making vacation dreams come true. As the UI/UX Designer, you will research, investigate, and assess requirements to ensure the optimal user experience. You will be accountable for designing and implementing UI/UX best practices across all digital platforms. This position reports to the Senior Product Manager, Digital User Experience and is based in Toronto, ON.

 

What You’ll Do:

 

  • Produce high-quality UX design solutions through wireframes, user journeys, designs, and prototypes (using Figma and Adobe XD).
  • Ensure that the UI visually communicates the path forward.
  • Design user interfaces that are visually appealing and consistent with brand guidelines.
  • Collaborate with graphic designers and front-end developers to ensure UI designs are implemented accurately.
  • Create and maintain design systems and style guides for scalability and consistency across applications and websites.
  • Iterate designs based on feedback and usability testing to enhance user interactions.
  • Evaluate competitors and industry trends to stay informed about best practices.
  • Work closely with cross-functional teams, including product managers, developers, and QA.
  • Consider accessibility guidelines (such as WCAG) to design inclusive user experiences.
  • Advocate for accessibility standards and conduct audits to ensure compliance.
  • Present design concepts and rationale to stakeholders and gather feedback for improvements.
  • Review analytics and heat maps to inform decision-making for improvements.
  • Identify the most impactful idea and transform them into compelling user experiences that elevate our products.
  • A/B testing analyzes results and make the decision for improvements.

 

 What You’ll Need:

 

  • 1-3 years’ experience in UX/UI design roles, preferably in digital products or web applications.
  • Proficiency in UX/UI design tools such as Figma, FigJam, Adobe XD, or similar software.
  • Strong knowledge of design principles, typography, color theory, and layout.
  • Experience in creating visually appealing and user-centric interfaces that align with brand guidelines.
  • Ability to iterate designs based on feedback and usability testing.
  • Detail-oriented, with a focus on delivering high-quality work.
  • Demonstrated attention to design consistency, interaction details, and accessibility considerations.
  • Ensure designs meet accessibility standards (e.g., WCAG) and conduct audits for compliance.
  • Capable of multitasking and prioritizing effectively.
  • Positive and enthusiastic team player.
  • Decisive and capable of making informed decisions.
  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with information architecture and interaction design.
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills.
  • Extensive understanding of mobile and web platforms.

 

  What We Offer [For Full-time permanent roles]:

 

  • Hybrid work environment
  • Great travel perks!
  • Goodlife Corporate Discount
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • RRSP Matching Program
  • Growth opportunities
  • Free Parking
  • Open concept, collaborative workspace
  • Fresh Café with delicious snacks and meals at a subsidized price!
  • Opportunity to give back through our social responsibility initiatives
  • See for yourself! @sunwinglife
We thank all who apply however only those who meet the qualifications will be contacted.
 
Diversity, equity, and inclusion - Diversity makes us EPIC; we strive to foster a culture where employees feel uniquely themselves and part of a team. Violence and harassment prevention and response - We partnered with White Ribbon to help us create a survivor-centric, trauma informed policy and educational programs used by all our divisions. Total wellbeing - Our approach is for holistic opportunities to help employees Be EPIC and Be Well. Learning and development - Our offerings are focused on the development of competencies, personal leadership, and leadership in groups and teams.
 

We are also committed to employment equity and to fostering an inclusive, accessible environment. We welcome applications from everyone. We will accommodate all applicants throughout the hiring process. If you are an individual who requires accommodation to apply to this position, please email arozario@sunwing.ca

Other details

  • Job Family CORPORATE
  • Pay Type Salary
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  • 27 Fasken Dr, Etobicoke, ON M9W 1K6, Canada