UX IA Designer

At Venngo, we drive the well-being of employees and members at some of the world&rsquo;s most respected organizations by providing exciting health and happiness perks. Simply put, the teams at Venngo spend their days thinking of ways to make people happy, save money with discounts and bring a smile to someone&rsquo;s face. <br /><br />As the leader in group discounts and employee perks in the Canadian market, we&rsquo;re on an accelerated growth path and looking to add a&nbsp;<strong>UX IA Designer</strong>&nbsp;to our team.

Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Venngo is The Original PERKS company&trade;. Since 2000, Venngo WorkPerks&reg; has helped Canada&rsquo;s top employers improve employee engagement and quality of life with our exclusive, branded group discount programs. Venngo seamlessly manages and maintains programs via a custom co-branded website, e-newsletters and exclusive mobile app, simplifying and reducing the cost of managing your group discounts. Employee enrollment rates of over 80% are typical and we reach more than 1 million Canadian households. We offer unique PERKS not available anywhere else from more than 1,000 name brand and local merchants in over 6,000 locations across Canada. We can save each employee thousands of dollars every year on everyday purchases like dining and clothing plus unique experiences and big-ticket items like travel, insurance, computers and automobiles. http://www.venngo.com

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Overview: <p><strong>#WhyVenngo?</strong>&nbsp;At Venngo, we drive the well-being of employees and members at some of the world&rsquo;s most respected organizations by providing exciting health and happiness perks. Simply put, the teams at Venngo spend their days thinking of ways to make people happy, save money with discounts and bring a smile to someone&rsquo;s face. <br /><br /><strong>What&rsquo;s in it for you?</strong></p> <p>As the new UX IA Designer, you will be defining, designing and delivering the user experience for hundreds of thousands of customers accessing our perks programs. As a key player and strategic contributor on the creative team, you will have a chance to create work that will define the way our customers interact with our product. You will have the freedom to explore and pilot new features and functionality for our web and mobile apps including key features that are in the pipeline waiting for your input.</p> <p><strong>Who you are</strong></p> <p>You are a UX Designer who has worked on numerous products end-to-end as part of a cross-functional team. You thrive in a fast-reacting and responsive environment where new opportunities arise quickly. You understand, from a first-person perspective, how a consumer accesses, navigates and experiences the interface you are working on. You have experience conducting stakeholder meetings to gather insights that inform enhancements and updates to platforms. You want to work for an industry leader that continuously delights the end user while staying ahead of the competition.</p>
Responsibilities: <p><strong>What our UX IA Designer will do on a daily basis</strong></p> <ul> <li>Design. You will build out the end-to-end user experience from concept to design to implementation across multiple platforms.</li> <li>Create. You will design and deliver high quality, functioning prototypes and walk people through the mock ups, applying feedback and making changes. You will create the final product specifications, including user interfaces and graphical asset requirements, to allow the design and development teams to move your ideas into production.</li> <li>Investigate. You will conduct or attend stakeholder interviews to gain deep insights into the motivation and true need for stated requirements.</li> <li>Analyze. You will gather and collate data from multiple sources, using it to build out a design that satisfies the business requirements. You will work with the database team to ensure necessary data can be directed to the front end of the product.</li> <li>Synthesize. You will work with Product and Business owners to develop highly informed user flows and UX patterns by analysing and examining business requirements and historic end-user data.</li> <li>Brand enforcement. You will work with the creative team to continuously update the style guide and ensure brand attributes are represented consistently across multiple platforms.</li> <li>Collaborate. You will, as part of a multi-disciplinary team, work closely with stakeholders at all levels to understand customer expectations. You will ensure the design and flow of the user experience meets specifications.</li> <li>Be curious. You will introduce best practices, experiment with new technologies and styles and research emerging trends in the market. You will apply your findings to improve our products and services for our customers.</li> </ul>
Requirements: <p><strong>So, how do we know that&rsquo;s you? You have:</strong></p> <ul> <li>The ideal combination of education and experience. You have a post-secondary degree and several years experience applying an array of UX/UI skills to application and software design. From creating wireframes and prototypes to visual designs based on customer requirements, you have experience designing an environment based on synthesized data analytics.</li> <li>The creative mindset balanced with a business way of thinking. You are open-minded, creative and flexible. You can translate business needs into tangible steps in the user flow.</li> <li>The passion. You care deeply about the end-result and the end-user. You are motivated by creating an engaging experience.</li> <li>The technical expertise. You have a strong understanding of UI and software design skills. You are comfortable using one or more of Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, Axure, Adobe Experience Designer.</li> <li>The collaborative communication skills. You can explain design and layout choices and ideas to technical and non-technical audiences at any level. You are a team player who fits in as part of a cohesive cross-functional team.</li> </ul> <p><strong>Who we are</strong></p> <p>This is Venngo 2.0, a proudly Canadian company making headway as an industry leader and an employer of choice. We have reignited our teams with our purpose as we continue to grow in this competitive space. With a renewed commitment from our founder and new leadership in place, we&rsquo;re all-in. From taking business risks to growing the trust our clients have in us. Everyone here is committed to bringing the best in employee perks in health, wellness and happiness to the people who use our platforms. We believe strongly in the value of what we are doing and our capacity to make work better for everyone.</p> <p>At Venngo, that starts internally. From access to our own amazing perks to professional development to a genuine respect for ideas from every single person here.</p> <p>One of our priorities is helping our own people grow and reach their goals. We are focused on unlocking the value of our employees. We believe in tapping into the potential in our people and giving them an opportunity to do the work they love to do. To that end, we ensure that everyone&rsquo;s accomplishments are acknowledged out loud on a regular basis.</p> <p><strong>Why commit to a career with Venngo</strong></p> <p>Collaboration. We have fun, and we are made up of teams that collaborate. A place where the best idea wins. We have an open-concept office without assigned seating. This means that you can pull up a chair and get to work beside whoever you need information from or vice versa.</p> <p>Opportunity. We offer the best of both worlds balancing an established business with profitable growth and a fast-paced, fun culture often found in emerging technology start-ups.</p> <p>Innovation. As a company, we maintain our position as the market leader in the space, by constantly evolving our offerings, creating new interactive online spaces and integrating ideas. We prioritize the sharing of innovative concepts at our monthly Blue Ocean brainstorming strategy sessions.</p> <p><strong>Join us.</strong></p> <p>At&nbsp;<a href="http://venngo.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Venngo</a>&nbsp;we know that not everyone takes the same path when it comes to building their skills. If you feel you meet all or most of the qualifications we are seeking; and you are excited by the possibility of growing our company, take a chance and express your interest here. To learn more about how we are, follow us on&nbsp;<a href="https://twitter.com/venngo" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Twitter</a>,&nbsp;<a href="https://www.facebook.com/venngoinc" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Facebook</a>&nbsp;and&nbsp;<a href="https://www.linkedin.com/company-beta/126508/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">LinkedIn</a>.</p> <p>Venngo welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.</p>