​Are you creative and passionate about user experiences, technology and media? Corus Entertainment has an exciting opportunity for you to prove and enhance your skills in a fascinating and dynamic industry. If you are interested in contributing to one of Canada’s top media technology teams and playing a valuable role in the delivery of best-in-class projects, we encourage you to apply!

User Experience Designer

Division: Technology

Work Status: Contract (6 months)

Location: Toronto, Canada

About the Role:

Reporting to Manager, Enterprise Program Delivery, you will be responsible for facilitating and documenting user experience research and Design Thinking methods for an array of Corus business problems. A key component of the role will be to digitize/document end user profiles, customer journey maps, zero-based design brainstorming, and user stories for a large-scale project with end users from Sales, Revenue Management, Broadcast Traffic/Inventory, Content, Finance, and Technology. The role is an opportunity to contribute to the improvement of processes and technology at Corus, while working with a team of dedicated business stakeholders in an agile team environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Selecting, planning and executing the appropriate user research techniques dependent upon the scope of the business problems under review
  • Analyzing and translating user research into actionable strategies
  • Presenting user research in an engaging and compelling manner, including digitized user profiles, customer journey maps, zero-based design brainstorming outcomes, and user stories
  • Assisting with the facilitation of customer journey mapping and Design Thinking sessions
  • Contribute ideas and wire framing to the prototyping and evaluation of innovative user interactions
  • Leverage analytics knowledge and techniques to propose measures of success, present opportunities, and support decision-making and prioritization
  • Provide guidance on incorporating usability testing and analysis of results
  • Experience with agile usability and agile methodologies a plus

About You

What We Need From You:

  • 2-4+ years as an user experience designer, interaction designer, information architect, or similar role with a customer focus
  • Related post secondary education or commensurate experience
  • Knowledge of User Interface Design principles, Human Factors, User-Centered Design, and Design Thinking Practices
  • Ability to work and collaborate with a cross functional team within an agile methodology
  • Excellent knowledge of current web and software trends
  • Strong attention to detail and time management
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills
  • Clear, organized writing, communication, and presentation skills
  • Experience working with iterative development methodologies
  • Highly organized and accountable self-starter with ability to prioritize and manage multiple streams of work
  • Have the ability to confidently bring new ideas to the team
  • Provide guidance on how best to conduct usability testing and analysis of results
  • Experience with agile usability and agile methodologies a plus

How to Apply

Corus is committed to providing a fair and equitable work environment and encourages applications from qualified women, men, visible minorities, aboriginal peoples and persons with disabilities. Corus is also committed to providing accommodations throughout the interview and employment process.  If you require an accommodation we will work with you to meet your needs.

Please email your resume and cover letter to pmojobs@corusent.com by March 22, 2019

*No phone calls please. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted.