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Co-op: User Experience Design

Support the design and development team by giving user interface insights and testing for quality assurance, analyzing user challenges, and identifying enhancement opportunities. The designer will need to understand UX/UI best practices, including wireframing, usability testing, and prototype design. In addition, a good understanding of different testing practices and the ability to critically analyze testing results is essential.

  • Remote Co-op: Summer Term 2022
  • 4-month or 8-month co-op
  • Part-time work is available leading up to the summer term.
  • Salary: $925 weekly (40 hours weekly)

About RideFlag

RideFlag Technologies Inc. (RideFlag) is a technology company that offers High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Validation technology to toll operators and government agencies throughout America and across the world. Our innovative smartphone app-based camera technology integrates the benefits of roadside Vehicle Occupancy Detection (VOD) into an app.

Our mission is to reduce vehicle CO2 Greenhouse Gas emissions by partnering with agencies to address congestion challenges and achieve sustainability objectives. We strive to provide commuters with a user-friendly tool that will incentivize more sustainable commuting behaviors.

The successful applicant will work with the development, communications, and UX/UI teams to help upgrade and design the user interface and experience as we expand into new markets.

Responsibilities

  • Designing within existing – and creating new – standards to contribute to our internal design system, best practices, and guidelines.

  • Creating process and user flows, wireframes, journey maps, and interaction models, resulting in low to high-fidelity prototypes.

  • Creating high-fidelity design assets for acceptance, development, and delivery to market in partnership with the development team.

  • Advise and support the development of UX/UI best practices and brand standards according to client needs.

  • Collaborate, organize, and deliver B2B presentations to clients.

  • Conduct usability testing and test user scenarios to identify bugs and inconsistencies across operating systems (iOS and Android).

  • Analyze representative user behaviour to enhance the tool’s ease of use and efficiency.

Skills

  • Strong visual design skills, able to create compelling, branded, high-fidelity product screens.

  • Concise written and verbal communication with the ability to transcribe and articulate conceptual ideas and testing results to the team.

  • Efficient organizational practices for file management and tasks.

  • Familiarity with Web Content Accessibility 2.1 Guidelines.

    Knowledge and experience designing wireframes and interactive prototypes using industry software (e.g., Sketch, Figma and InVision).

    Proficient with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

Qualifications

  • Currently enrolled in the University of Toronto iSchool co-op program.

  • Curriculum preferably in User Experience Design, Human Computer Interaction, Graphic Design, or other relevant fields of study.

  • 3+ months of work experience (including school projects) that focuses on functional design.

  • Fluent in English.

  • Solid portfolio demonstrating impactful customer experiences, including experience developing digital products from initial concept to implementation.

  • Mobile design experience or projects are an asset.

How to Apply

Please send your resume and cover letter to careers@rideflag.com