User Experience Designer

Role description and responsibilities

Do you believe in service design? Do you think that users should come first? Do you want to make a real and positive change to the way the Government provides services to Canadians? If so, then we have the UX Designer role you’ve been looking for.

Systemscope is searching for a User Experience Designer to lead the visual development and prototyping experience components of our public sector projects.

Some of your responsibilities will include:

• Rapid prototyping of interfaces
• Creating interfaces that are usable and useful on any screen size
• Working with content architects to bring content to life for end users
• Conducting user research and usability testing
• Exploring and experimenting with emerging design patterns for Government web applications
• Understanding real business needs and how to best address them – from the user’s perspective
• Working on multidisciplinary teams to gather and prioritize requirements and render them into user-oriented designs

About you

Must have

You have:

• Experience creating user-oriented designs that meet client goals and objectives
• Experience working quickly with iterative designs
• Experience capturing client requirements and feedback to enhance existing designs
• Worked with a variety of prototyping tools (e.g. balsamiq, JustInMind, UXPin, Axure, etc.)
• Demonstrated strong, creative problem-solving and storytelling skills
• The ability to articulate and defend design choices with tact and charm
• The ability to transform your knowledge and curiosity into pragmatic solutions
• The ability to accept and incorporate feedback
• The ability to manage your time properly (working on several fast-moving projects and delivering quality work on or ahead of time)

Nice to have

It would be nice if you also had:

• Canadian federal government or other public sector experience
• Experience using the results of usability tests to improve designs
• Proficiency in both official languages

How to apply

• Review our careers page to make sure we’re a good fit for you
• Update your resumé and make sure you’re a good fit for us
• Submit your resumé to
• If the fit is there, we’ll get back to you to arrange a meeting