Ottawa, Toronto, Vancouver

Area of expertise:

Experience Design

Job Description


This posting is for a future job opportunity.

To support the needs of our clients, Avanade is actively recruiting and interviewing for the role outlined below, as we continue to build on another year of growth in our business. Now, with more than 60,000 employees around the globe, we are positioning our organization to effectively prepare for the future. What does this mean for you? We encourage you to apply and interview for this role without the need to decide now. This allows you to connect with leaders and hiring managers at a pace that works for you and when roles become available, you will be the first know.

What is Avanade X?   

Short for Avanade Experiences, we have delivered the most intelligent, engaging, industry-leading, award-winning experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem over the last 20+ years.

As human expectations and technology evolve, we see incredible opportunities for the convergence of customer experience, digital products and services and workplace experience—where imagination is the only limit!

Avanade X is our way to bring unconventional thinking, exceptional creativity, and our unparalleled engineering heritage to think big and make it real. Our vision of the future goes far beyond concepts to enable and deliver the impact our clients, their people, customers, and needs of their communities.

We support each other with great work to push boundaries and connect technology with what matters to people first. Always thinking of what is best for our clients. If you feel this is a great fit, we would love to talk.

About the role

The user experience (UX) team at Avanade is focused on work related to architecture, usability and content areas.  As a senior member of our UX design team, you will be an established expert in your field, experienced in applying exceptional skill to achieve business goals. On many projects, you will create UX transformation deliverables, in addition to contributing to and leading client engagements.

Daily, this means you will:

  • Proficiency in design tools including Sketch, InVision, Adobe XD, and Figma for production and prototyping
  • Strategize on the architecture and organization of a product
  • Turn high-level requirements and user stories into wireframes
  • Articulate wireframes with contextual and functional annotations
  • Produce UX deliverables, including user flows, journey maps, personas
  • Plan and execute research initiatives, including user interviews, usability testing, and reports
  • Plan and execute design thinking workshops
  • Create, evaluate and modify prototypes to support evolving websites, hardware, software and mobile application development
  • Develop user profiles, with emphasis on human error control, display issues, visual interaction, physical manipulation and task and objective analyses
  • Develop and apply software design and usability processes for investigating technical problems
  • Provide solution usability, evaluation and support to project teams – including the analysis investigation of applications or systems including tactile methods, visual graphics, web, multimedia, voice response and conversational user interaction
  • Help develop design concept and implementation, providing input on user design considerations
  • Produce specifications describing user requirements and internal structures for product or solution in development· 
  • To be considered for this position, you must include your portfolio, website, or other samples of work.
  • French speaking fluency is required
  • Must have security clearance or be able to obtain security clearance (Must have lived in Canada for at least 7 years). 

About you

You will likely one (1) to three (3) years’ relevant UX experience in addition to a Bachelor’s degree in Interaction Design, Human Factors, Computer Interaction, Behavioral Psychology, Human/Computer Interaction, or similar degree. In some circumstances, specific experience may be a substitute for a degree. A Master’s qualification in a related discipline is an advantage.

  • Experience with UX disciplines such as UX research methods, information architecture, usability testing, and content strategies
  • Wireframing and prototyping experience with tools such as Figma, Sketch, Adobe XD, etc.. is required.
  • You are fluent in French language (Verbal, reading, writing)
  • Knowledge of visual design capabilities and strategies preferred
  • Experience translating requirements into design specifications
  • You will apply your skills to client interactions and daily operations, and advocate for the best design practices with the user in mind.
  • Experience researching, designing and/or proposing solutions with mobile layouts in mind
  • Capable of understanding and articulating technical feasibility of solutions
  • Have security clearance or be able to obtain security clearance.


Bachelor's degree in Interaction Design, Human Factors, Computer Interaction, Behavioral Psychology, Human/Computer Interaction, or similar degree; experience may substitute degree

L’anglais est requis pour ce poste car ce rôle sera aligné sur des équipes multinationales où l’anglais est la langue commune dans notre entreprise mondiale. En raison du volume important d’interactions avec ces équipes multinationales anglophones inhérent à ce poste, il n’est pas possible de réorganiser les activités de l’entreprise pour éviter cette exigence. 

English is required for this position as this role will be aligned to multi-national teams where English is the common language across our Global Enterprise. Due to the significant high volume of interactions with these English-speaking multi-national teams, which is inherent to this position, it is not possible to reorganize the company's activities to avoid this requirement. 

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About Avanade

Avanade is the leading provider of innovative digital, cloud and advisory services, industry solutions and design-led experiences across the Microsoft ecosystem. Every day, our 59,000 professionals in 26 countries make a genuine human impact for our clients, their employees and their customers. 

We have been recognized as Microsoft’s Global SI Partner of the Year more than any other company. With the most Microsoft certifications (60,000+) and 18 (out of 18) Gold-level Microsoft competencies, we are uniquely positioned to help businesses grow and solve their toughest challenges.

We are a people first company, committed to providing an inclusive workplace where employees feel comfortable being their authentic selves. As a responsible business, we are building a sustainable world and helping people from underrepresented communities fulfil their potential. 

Majority owned by Accenture, Avanade was founded in 2000 by Accenture LLP and Microsoft Corporation. Learn more at