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Jr. UX/VUI Designer

LUCID - Ontario
Overview
Salary Not specified
Posting Date March 3, 2020


Description

LUCID is a Toronto-based startup organization driving innovation at the crossroads of mental health, machine learning, and music. We develop experiences to help people better manage anxiety and stress. Through innovative human-centered design coupled with art, science, and technology, we have developed wellness-focused experiences that deliver measurable benefits in as little as 5 minutes.

Our mission is to help individuals take control of their mental wellness by creating tools attuned to their specific physiological needs. We believe that through scientific and technological development, we can unleash the full potential of sound and music.



Responsibilities
The ideal candidate is proficient with UX, has a high level of visual design savvy and has a robust understanding of voice user interfaces. This individual possesses expert knowledge of usability principles for speech recognition-based IVR and is comfortable experimenting. Bonus points for technical writers and those with experience scripting for speech recognition applications.

Your responsibilities as a Jr. UX/VUI Designer will be:

• Speech Voice User Interface (VUI) design & documentation
• Advanced UI design (animations, data visualizations) & documentation
• Work with the Product Manager to optimize UX design of our core application
• Conduct user research and usability testing to ensure all designs meet client and user requirements
• Analyse all research and feedback to gain user insight – and incorporate this feedback into new designs
• Assist in the production of wireframes, prototypes, concept sketches, interaction designs and user flows using key tools such as Adobe XD and Microsoft Visio
• Help to create clean and simple user-centred designs
• Work with developers and engineers to make the app more user-friendly and accessible
• Lead consult on design rationale and specifications


Skills


• Bachelor’s of Fine Arts or Bachelor’s of Design in new media, intermedia, integrated media, voice, UX, or related field
• Proficient with Microsoft Office and the Adobe Creative Suite
• A self-starter and quick learner
• Familiar with speech VUI design and documentation, Interactive Voice Response (IVR) application requirements
• A good working knowledge of HTML and CSS
• At least one professional position in a UX field
• Proficient in wire-framing and comfortable producing concept sketches and user flows
• A passion for UX, UI, and VUI
• A strong portfolio
• Some experience of user research and usability testing would be a bonus
• Experience with mobile and responsive design is highly desirable
• Strong written and verbal communication skills


Other Information
To be considered for this position, please submit your: 1) current resume; 2) a letter of interest highlighting your relevant work; 3) a link to your portfolio.

For more information about our company, please visit our website at www.thelucidproject.ca


How To Apply
Contact: Courtney Manning

By email



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