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UX Research & Design Student

Canadian Tire Corporation Ltd

This is a Contract position in Toronto, ON posted October 30, 2020.

Job Title: UX Research & Design Student
Department: Product Management Digital
Location: 2190 Yonge Street, Toronto/ Virtual (Covid-19)
Work Term/Duration: Fall – 4 months

Help us boldly shape retail in Canada

Canadian Tire Corporation’s (CTC) rich heritage of serving Canadians from coast-to-coast dates back to 1922. Our vision is to become the #1 retail brand in Canada, and we are focused on innovating and making important investments in our business, especially when it comes to our people. To reach our goal, we need the best talent to help us evolve and drive change across the business – and boldly help shape Canada’s retail industry. As we strive to be at the forefront of a complex and vastly changing retail industry, it is an exciting time to join the Canadian Tire family of companies.

Our Commitment to students

  • Work in an environment that supports, and fosters knowledge sharing and provides key experiences to increase capabilities through projects or objectives.
  • There will be specific and measurable objectives/goals that will support learning & achieving relevant business deliverables.

  • Continue to support Canadian Tire’s culture of learning from others, continuous improvement, agility, growth and innovation.

  • Investment in the community to create a talented diverse workforce for Canada and Canadian Tire’s future.

  • Building & strengthening student social engagement throughout their education and pursuit of their career through ongoing communication and relationship building.

Position Summary: The UX Researcher will provide Qualitative Research and Reporting on the Product Design and Research Team.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead a cross-functional UX Research Group with twice weekly meetings

  • Write, Launch, Provide Analysis and Reporting for User Tests

  • Competitive Analysis studies

  • Provide design feedback and design concepts

  • Participate in Lean UX practices

  • Build prototypes to show design interactions

  • Apply best practices and show attention to detail

Who you are:

  • Exceptional communication skills with the confidence and passion to share knowledge
  • Creative thinker who is observant to seek new opportunities and perceptive to abstract ideas

  • Goal driven individual to seek out continuous improvement opportunities

  • The ability to take a collaborate approach to build strong relationships and have positive team experiences

  • Flexible and dynamic individual who is able to adjust and prioritize accordingly to adapt to business demands and requirements

  • Solid foundation of relevant technical skills

  • Demonstrates behaviours of transparency, accountability agility and learning from others that will support your success

  • A curious mind that is willing to dig in and find evidence to support design direction

  • A good sense of humour

What you’ve done:

  • Some design experience and knowledge of UX

  • You have taken the lead in group situations and can manage focused team meetings

  • You have an existing portfolio of UX work

  • You have proven the ability to provide research to create evidence to make a recommendation on design direction

  • Built prototypes to show design concepts

    This position is subject to the successful completion of the following Pre-employment conditions:

  • Criminal Background Checks

Why us:

Canadian Tire is one of Canada’s most iconic and diversified companies. Our culture and values uphold our pledge to sustainable practices, and commitment to our local communities through Jumpstart cannot be beat.

To learn more about this team and the Canadian Tire Family of Companies follow us on LinkedIn.