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Senior UI Designer, Digital

Company Description

Porter Airlines is committed to delivering its signature ‘flying refined’ experience to customers across North America. Effortless travel and genuine hospitality are offered in style and comfort while restoring glamour and refinement to air travel. 

 

Porter is proud to be an Official 4 Star Airline® in the World Airline Star Rating®.

 

Visit www.flyporter.com or follow @porterairlines on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter. Details of growth plans to provide North America-wide service are available at flyporter.com.

Job Details

Porter is looking for an accomplished Visual UI Designer to join our Digital Team.

Under the leadership of a Design Lead and in collaboration with UX Researchers and other Designers you will create and optimize digital experiences that drive revenue and improve retention. You will ensure those experiences captivate people emotionally, function effectively and strengthen Porter’s brand identity.

You will show excellent attention to detail in applying interaction and digital design principles and advocate for refined design execution.

If you are interested in an opportunity to become a key member of the Design team at Porter during an exciting time with lots of opportunities for personal and professional growth, we'd love to hear from you.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Execute visual designs from concept to final hand-off to development.

  • Deliver production-ready specs and follow the work through implementation.

  • Ensure that the visual style, multiple interfaces, and user journey as defined by you and the UX designer are consistent.

  • Develop a design system and help it to evolve over time.

  • Establish and promote visual design guidelines, best practices and standards.

  • Participate in usability testing and other research methods to validate your designs.

  • Work with other UX/UI designers to provide input and help solve complex interaction problems.

  • Actively participate in Porter’s Safety Management System (SMS) including reporting hazards and incidents encountered in daily operations; understand, comply and promote the Company Safety Policy.

  • All other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • You have a minimum of 5+ years of experience designing new, innovative layouts and designs that scale effectively across different platforms, including web, mobile, kiosks etc.

  • You have advanced understanding of composition, color, typography, iconography, texture, photographic curation, and usability to help users successfully navigate digital experiences.  

  • Excellent skills in creating and developing an effective design system.

  • Expertise working with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, After Effects), Figma and Sketch.

  • You have a solid understanding of digital accessibility guidelines and have experience building digital experiences that can be used by a wide range of people, including individuals who have visual, motor, auditory, speech, or cognitive disabilities.

  • You are a creative and analytical thinker, who asks a lot of questions and does not settle for status quo.

  • You are a team player who can easily adapt in a rapidly changing environment.

  • You are passionate about sharing your knowledge and skills in visual design and enjoy mentoring junior designers

  • You possess intellectual curiosity that encourages you to seek learning opportunities and stay up-to-date with best practices, current trends in the field of UX/UI.

  • A diverse portfolio that demonstrates exceptional UI design, digital branding and illustration skills. It also showcases your ability to solve design problems and illustrates your design process. 

  • Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination.

BONUS POINTS:

  • You have experience with transitions, animations, and motion design.

  • You read this entire posting and put a link to a GIF of an airplane in your cover letter (we’re not into trick questions, but great design requires reading the requirements to deeply understand users).

 

BEHAVIOURAL COMPETENCIES: 

  • Concern for Safety - Identifying hazardous or potentially hazardous situations and taking appropriate action to maintain a safe environment for self and others.

  • Teamwork - Working collaboratively with others to achieve organizational goals. 

  • Customer Service - Providing service excellence to internal and/or external customers (passengers).

  • Initiative - Dealing with situations and issues proactively and persistently, seizing opportunities that arise.

  • Results Focused - Focusing efforts on achieving high-quality results consistent with the organization’s standards.

  • Fostering Communication - Listening and communicating openly, honestly, and respectfully with different audiences, promoting dialogue and building consensus.

WHAT DO WE OFFER?

  • An environment where diverse perspectives are valued, everyone’s ideas are heard and creativity is a key ingredient to achieving success and innovation

  • Flexible working hours

  • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage

  • Travel benefits and more

LOCATION: Toronto (Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport - YTZ, Temporarily Remote)

  • January 12, 2022
  • 46-39-71

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