UI/UX Designer

Location: Vancouver, BC, Canada
Date Posted: 10-18-2018
On behalf of our client, Affinity Staffing is on the lookout for a UX/UI Designer. You will have a keen eye for great design with the focus on usability and experience. You’ll be an expert in interface design with a strong interest and passion in product design.
Our client is a local start-up seeking bright minds to form our new development team. You will be working with cross-functional teams that will take on exciting and challenging projects. Although you may not have all the skills required, we want you to be resourceful and willing to learn. If you are a dreamer who puts ideas into action, we want you!
What you'll be doing:
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to build outstanding apps, interfaces, and brands
  • Translate words of wisdom and visions into meaningful interfaces that relates to real life
  • Research, implement and share best development practices with the team
  • Conduct user experience research and studies
  • Adopt and execute various rapid prototyping methodologies
  • Communicate with stakeholders and clients on product development
What you bring to us:
  • Have a passion for new design and technologies
  • 5+ years’ experience designing web, mobile and desktop applications
  • Shipped at least 1-2 enterprise level solutions or web applications
  • A guru when it comes to working with web and responsive mobile; native iOS and Android
  • Bachelor’s degree, a post-secondary diploma/certificate in design, or equivalent knowledge/experience
  • Have been involved with shipping of at least 3 commercial products
  • Strong interface design skills, highly detailed oriented and a strong interest in product design #pixelperfect
  • Expert skills with Adobe Suite of products, Sketch, inVision prototyping and other design tools
  • An eye for detail and deep knowledge on user-focused, human centric designs
  • Ability to recognize both short and long-term perspectives of a proposed product
  • Proven track record in working across a variety of industries in successfully demonstrating creative approaches in solving complex problems
  • Ability to iterate quickly
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of technologies and front-end development including HTML, CSS and Javascript
What to expect:
  • Competitive base salary and year-end bonus (based on experience)
  • Flexible work environment and hours
  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Weekly office socials
  • A fully stocked kitchen
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