Montreal, Ottawa, Quebec City, Toronto

Area of expertise:

Experience Design

Job Description

What is Avanade Experiences?   

Over Avanade's 20+ years, we've delivered the most intelligent, engaging, industry leading, award-winning experiences on the Microsoft ecosystem. As technology and human expectations evolve, we see incredible opportunities for customers, products, and workplaces—where imagination is the only limit. 

Avanade Experiences 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 communities need. 

We support each other with great work to push boundaries, connect technology with what matters to people first, and grow with our clients. If you feel this is a great fit for your path, we’d love to talk. 

Do you love making tech human?Sodo we. 

You have a passion for technology and understand the importance user experience plays in adoption. You love research, solving complex business problems and proposing solutions, all while advocating for human-centered design. You know Design Thinking like the back of your hand, the importance of the relationship between Design and Development, and most importantly what it takes to bring an amazing experience to our clients and their users.  


About the job 

The Experience Design (XD) team is a cross-functional group including Visual Design, Content Strategy, Motion Design and more, that works closely together to create amazing stories and experiences for the brands that we serve. As a User Experience (UX) Lead, you’ll work closely with many other aspects of our XD team as well as our Technology partners.  

You’re the kind of person that loves to get clients excited about human-centered design, help them plan and understand our purpose, and collaborate with their and our teams to design and deliver Experience transformations. You want to grow and mentor amazing people in Information Architecture, Design Thinking, Usability, Wireframes & Prototypes, and collaboration. You love to experiment and explore new ways of working with our clients and within Avanade. When you end your day, you know that you’ve made a Genuine Human Impact. 

Your days will be a mix of research and design, that include: 

  • Research, user testing, in-depth interviews, focus groups, ethnographic field studies and surveys 
  • Brainstorm working sessions with multi-disciplinary teams to inform vision and design strategy 
  • Requirements capturing 
  • Team with multi-functional technology and design groups to integrate solutions and requirements into UX strategies 
  • Use a proven change-management framework to support adoption of a new product or service 
  • Contribute to business development through client relationships and request-for-proposal submissions 


About You 

You’ll likely have seven or more years of relevant UX experience and a Bachelor’s degree in a field such as interaction design, human factors, computer interaction, behavioral psychology, or human/computer interaction, although we’re open to a similar degree or experience.  

  • You bring Bold ideas to our clients and Avanade 
  • You come with Fresh perspectives 
  • You have Passion for your work, our people, and our clients 
  • You have an Optimistic attitude and see how we can change things for the better 

Your experience ideally includes: 

  • Using Lean UX, Design Sprints, or other agile ways of working 
  • Monitoring and reporting on UX trends 
  • Facilitating workshops and using a range of methodologies for user research, interpreting the results accurately. LUMA Certification is a plus. 
  • Phenomenal interpersonal skills for collaborating, mentoring, and. 
  • Experience working in a client consulting capacity 

We encourage you to speak candidly with your recruiter about your career aspirations and expectations throughout this recruiting process. In return, we are committed to being transparent with you about our intent and goals around this position.  


Avanade requires all new hires to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of employment. Avanade will consider requests for medical or religious accommodation to this vaccination requirement on an individual basis. 

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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 56,000 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 young 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