Senior UX Visual Designer - Contract

Ref#: 24248

Function: Engineering

Location: Canada, ON, Richmond Hill

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As the Information Company, our mission at OpenText is to create software solutions and deliver services that redefine the future of digital. Be part of a winning team that leads the way in Enterprise Information Management. #LI-POST

The opportunity:

Open Text is seeking a talented, personable visual designer who can assist the User Experience Visual Design team by working with other designers and development teams on a variety of projects. The OpenText User Experience Design group is a distributed multi-disciplinary team of professionals that are responsible for enhancing the UX of the company’s collective product suites worldwide.

Activities include design of high fidelity UI mockups, iconography, detailed visual specifications and style guidelines for Web and Mobile applications, and other design/identity pieces, presentations, etc. This position has a lead design project focus, taking direction from the Visual Design Manager, and also from Senior Visual Designers on design work and template usage.

You should be able to work independently and productively with minimal supervision. The ability to organize your time and see projects through to completion is extremely important.

If you are comfortable with today's high-tech software and can provide design solutions for our software products, Open Text invites you to submit an application along with your most recent resume showing work history. Also provide a portfolio showing recent design work completed to date, relevant to the position (PDF, or Web URL).

This is a contract role for a maximum duration of 12 months.

You are great at:

•Creating innovative visual design, layouts, iconography and interactive solutions to ensure that all projects are consistent with the corporate brand and identity.
•Providing detailed design and layout specifications for responsive UI design
•Understanding and designing complex functional specifications
•Production design and asset management for each project assigned
•Working closely with software developers, interaction designers, usability specialists, and product managers
•Delivering all design solutions on time, with a high focus on detail

What it takes:

•Accredited post-secondary User Experience and/or Visual/Graphic Design-focused program (3+ year programs preferred)
•Minimum 6 years of working experience in UX-related visual/graphic design
•Design portfolio required (provide PDF or URL of sample design work)
•High level of proficiency with leading UX Design industry software packages, including the core Adobe Creative Suite products.
•Excellent written and oral communication skills
•Demonstrates strong commitment to high quality personal work ethic, while adhering to departmental and corporate standards,
•Demonstrates strong interpersonal and organization skills, meeting all project deadlines
•Works well independently and efficiently in a fast-paced environment, adjusting priorities quickly in response to changing corporate/departmental goals.
•Strong sense of branding, usability and is adaptable with visual design styles.

At OpenText we understand and value diversity in our employees and are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. We hire the best talent regardless of sex, national origin, disability or race. If you require accommodation at any time during the recruitment process please email

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