UI/UX Designer, Digital Experience

Who we are

Altus Group is a leading provider of software, data solutions and technology-enabled expert services to the global commercial real estate (CRE) industry. We are a single provider of end-to-end CRE solutions empowering clients to make informed decisions and drive strategic growth.

Headquartered in Canada, we have approximately 2,250 employees around the world, with operations in North America, Europe, and Asia Pacific. We are at the center of what drives the real estate industry and continue to break ground every day with innovative solutions and best practices that touch every aspect of the real estate life cycle.

Opportunity Awaits at Altus Group!

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Senior Manager, Digital and Creative Services, we are looking for a UX/UI Designer, Digital Experience with exceptional hands-on skills to join our global Marketing and Communications team. You will take ownership of UX and UI needs across our Altus Group domain which comprises multiple business groups, websites, landing pages, languages, and formats.

You will determine requirements, understand business and user needs, and create the designs based on your research and insights. You will own, contribute to, and maintain the Digital Style Guide, liaising with other developers in the company to support their projects and ensure brand consistency across all digital platforms.

Who you are

You are a creative collaborator with a breadth of experience determining the parameters for and designing the UX for our B2B sites. You have a technical toolkit of graphic design software programs to bring your designs to life. You want to shift your focus and channel your skills as part of a global marketing team at a scaling organization; working autonomously to identify design problems and collaboratively to devise elegant solutions.

What’s in it for you

Impact and influence. Altus Group is a growing global company, one that includes multiple acquisitions. Our web presence is highly complex and operates at a large scale, with numerous components, beyond the usual transactional B2B sites. You will have the chance to tackle layered issues, designing visual layouts and experiences for a web environment that is not just global but multisite and multilingual. You will have your opinion heard and have it carry weight as you consult on marketing campaigns and ensure adherence to the digital style guide.

Autonomy. You will have the opportunity to position Altus Group as a trusted global partner and an established leader of software and data solutions in the CRE industry. Your autonomy will enable you to set the standard, implement best practices, and manage priorities, all while ensuring business needs are fulfilled.

Our new UX/UI Designer, Digital Experience will:

Take a user-centered design approach. You will utilize quantitative and qualitative research to generate meaningful insights. You will  translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups, and rapid prototypes – optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces, leading to intuitive user experiences.

Measure. You will be part of the marketing team, contributing to campaign designs. You will take a project management approach to measuring the success of the campaign, conducting research and analysis, A/B testing and heat maps.

Collaborate and iterate. You will collaborate with the Global Marketing team, the dedicated Fullstack Developer,  and other stakeholders throughout the Company  to find solutions that address critical business challenges and ensure consistency in our digital brand. You will elicit needs and draw on user research and insights to create user journeys and user stories. You will test ideas with customers, iterating designs based on findings and feedback.

Our new UI/UX Designer, Digital Experience will have:

The experience. You have expertise working with internal and external clients to understand detailed requirements and design complete user experiences that meet their needs and vision. You have a portfolio demonstrating your experience designing complex solutions for complete digital environments, including:

Planning and conducting user research.
Engaging in product conversations and acting as a bridge between product, architect, and user.
Building out user stories, journey maps, mockups, and prototypes.
Conducting user testing and A/B testing.
Addressing heuristic analysis, usability, and accessibility concerns.

The technical skills. You have expertise in standard design software such as Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, Balsamiq, Axure, and prototyping tools such as Marvel, InVision, and UXPin.

The practical knowledge. You have experience in using UX best practices to design solutions, applying a deep understanding of mobile-first and responsive design. You can rapidly iterate designs and solutions intelligently and clearly communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to internal and external teams.

The communication. You are a relationship-builder and thrive in a collaborative environment, synthesizing abstract ideas into a concrete design, communicating closely with teams and other stakeholders via a distributed model, to regularly deliver design solutions for approval. You are open to receiving feedback and constructive criticism.

The passion. You are passionate about UX and other design and innovation areas, continuously researching and trying the industry’s latest trends and technologies.

Need any more reasons to join Altus?

In 2005, we started with 400 employees and have grown exponentially to over 2,250 around the globe today. Altus Group employees don’t see boundaries, they see opportunity. They deliver results for our clients and our company and are recognized and rewarded for the value they create. This is an opportunity to work on multiple projects that encompass many industries, geographic reach, and high profile design.

At Altus, we want you to realize your potential. We value collaboration and knowledge sharing of best practices. We support professional growth and we actively seek out ideas. This is the place to present the newest research, to introduce the coolest tech, and see it come to fruition and be applied. Your work will make a difference.

Altus Group isn’t just about the amazing work we do. We work hard to create a dynamic company culture that reflects the values of our employees and what motivates them individually and as a team:

Altus Cares – We are always seeking ways to give back to our communities, and support causes important to our employees. We are actively involved in local charity work and we believe in laying the groundwork for a more prosperous future. Our personal highlight is our involvement with Ronald McDonald house in four different countries where we volunteer every September as a company.

Education – We believe our employees represent the best this industry has to offer and we want to reflect their commitment to education and continued learning.

At Altus Group, we are proud to say that many of our teams are comprised of members who have been here five years or longer. We think that speaks volumes about our atmosphere and our people.

Opportunity awaits – come realize your potential at Altus Group!

Altus Group is committed to fostering an inclusive and accessible environment where employees feel valued and respected, and where every employee has the opportunity to realize their potential. We are committed to providing reasonable accommodations, if required, and will work with you to meet your needs. If you are a person with a disability and require assistance during the application process, please contact us at accessibility@altusgroup.com or 416-641-9500.