Lead UX Designer- Gore Mutual

Gore Mutual is on the cusp of a bold technical revolution- help lead the way!

Who Is Gore Mutual & How are they changing the world?

Canada’s oldest property and casualty insurer just celebrated 180 years of success with a plan to radically transform the firm. With a new CEO as of July 2020 they unveiled a plan to expand the firm into a purpose-driven, digitally-led national insurer and the key to all of this is innovating world-class technology.

With a timeline of 2-3 years Gore is modernizing every piece of their technology into a world-class, high-performance business, but keeping their foundation of social good and giving in times of adversity.

 

Be part of the leap into the next phase of growth for Gore and help change insurance for good.

 

How Will I Make An Impact?

The role of Lead UX Designer will report into the Director of Engineering and lead a small & nimble team of designers.  

 

This role will be key to their new development as it will encompass all aspects of end-user interaction with the company, across channels, and spanning multiple product lines. You will be responsible for conceptualizing & designing

thoughtfully crafted interfaces and experiences for user enablement, enhancing the product/service usability, and driving user delight.

How Do I Know If This Is For Me?

  • You like to be in a hands-on role leading and shaping change and you know how to leverage modern user design and engineering practices. 

  • You love working closely with an agile innovative cross-functional team to prototype, conceptualize, and create high-fidelity designs.

  • You’re happy while executing UX projects - leading on visual design and interaction

  • You can understand product specifications, user psychology, conduct testing, and identify roadblocks- and you deeply care about how these things help improve customer engagement and experiences. 

  • You’re comfortable presenting to key business stakeholders.

Do I Have What It Takes? (Requirements)

  • You have a degree in computer science or equivalent experience

  • You’ve worked with tools like Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, InDesign, Iconjar, Kraken

  • You have a visually stunning and cutting-edge portfolio, not only showcasing a strong eye but also strong storytelling and problem-solving abilities

  • You have built B2B and B2C designs with usability and accessibility in mind

  • You have a strong understanding of UX discipline from researching, building wireframes, and testing.

  • You're comfortable and enjoy will work closely with Frontend Engineers to build your vision and designs

  • You’re a great relationship builder and can communicate with all levels 

Does this sound exciting to you?
Get in touch with Olivia!

info@artemiscanada.com   |   22 Regina St N, Waterloo, ON

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