Akendi is looking for an enthusiastic Senior UX Architect in our Toronto or Ottawa office (hybrid).
You have good knowledge of current user experience design trends, research, theories and methodologies (especially human-centered design), and an intuitive feel for how specific research and design activities provide unique value added throughout the product development lifecycle. You will collaborate with Akendi team members, working in a hybrid wfh/office environment, to deliver on a variety of client projects.
Contribute to development of “best in class” UX research and design services
Understand and follow strategy documents and utilize user research findings in design approaches
Contribute to blog writing
Responsible for the application of HCD principles, Akendi’s Experience Thinking process, and other components to create innovative user experiences that meet customer, business and user needs
Be an Akendi user experience ambassador
Take a supporting role in Akendi’s UX training program, creating course materials
Deliver UX training courses is a plus
Limited project travel as required (5-10%)
The Senior UX Architect is part of a team with deep skills and experience related to user experience research, usability testing, information architecture and interaction design
4+ years professional experience
Up to date experience with latest research and wireframing tools
The UX Architect conducts UX research and creates interaction design for websites, SaaS, software UIs, mobile apps, from kick-off to completion
French language an asset
Great health benefits
Competitive salary and vacation
Professional development: $2,500 training budget per person / year
Akendi training opportunities
A supportive and spirited team
An inspiring creative office space with a view of the CN tower (when not working remotely)
Best-in-class tools to bring insights and designs to life
How to apply
Send a PDF of your resume, cover letter with salary requirements to email@example.com. Please explain your experience and why you think you are the right candidate. Only applications submitted with salary expectations will be considered.
Thank you to all applicants, but only those selected for an interview will be contacted.
We are a curious and committed bunch who strive to make the world better through design excellence. We work to foster an inclusive, diverse and equitable working environment through our internal culture, policies, and approach to project work. We believe that we are stronger when our team comprises people with different perspectives, approaches, life experiences, and identities.
Akendi is a human experience design firm, leveraging equal parts
experience research and creative design excellence. We provide
strategic insights and analysis about customer and user behaviour and
combine this knowledge with inspired design. The results enable
organizations to improve effectiveness, engage users and provide
remarkable customer experiences to their audiences.
Akendi is an Experience Thinking innovation firm in service experience research and design. We are ux and service design consultants for companies. Located in Toronto, Canada as well as London and Cambridge, UK.