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UX/UI Designer with User Design Experience

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada [Telecommute]
  • AlgaeCal profile

Website AlgaeCal

UX/UI Designer with User Design Experience

Designer With A Heart: You’re a talented designer with a passion for resolving user pain points through great design. You’ve got a solid track record of creating intuitive e-commerce experiences. You’re a seasoned pro at crafting wireframes, annotations, and prototypes. If that sounds like you, then you might have what it takes to be our new UX/UI Designer.

You’ll love working here…

We know you’ll thrive in our supportive work environment. AlgaeCal isn’t one of those companies that treats you like a brainless robot, slowly crushing your soul with 80-hour workweeks and pointless projects that never see the light of day. That’s not our style. So if you want to play in the major leagues – but without the stresses of Maddison Avenue – this is the perfect job for you.

This job might be for you if you’ve got….

  • 5+ years of experience in a UI design role with a strong User Design Experience background.
  • A degree in a design-related field.
  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates your mastery of digital design skills.
  • A deep understanding of typography, UI, and visual design culture.
  • Proficiency in Figma, InVision, and Adobe Creative Suite
  • Familiarity with working in an Agile environment.
  • Experience with design systems, user-centered design techniques; sprints & team based concepting.
  • A friendly way of collaborating with stakeholders in the ideation process.
  • A solid understanding of marketing/advertising techniques.
  • Experience working in an e-Commerce environment.

What Will You Earn?

Let’s agree on salary and vacation once we know what you offer, but our goal is to pay above the market rate for your unique skills.

Other Goodies

  • Annual team trip (most recently, Los Cabos, Mexico!) which you are eligible for after one year of employment. This amounts to another week of paid vacation, plus we cover hotel, food, flights and entertainment.
  • AlgaeCal Healthcare Plan (Premiums Covered 100%!), which you’re eligible to sign up for after three months of employment
  • Monthly team events and activities
  • Flexible Stat Holidays with the option to bank days for later use
  • Weekly team lunches
  • Casual dress code

How to apply

So, do you have what it takes to become the next member of team AlgaeCal?

Job opportunities like this don’t come along often, and we’ve got a lot to offer our successful applicants. So, to make sure our future UX/UI Designer is the real-deal, will be a great fit, and will thrive at AlgaeCal, we ask a little more than your run-of-the-mill job application:

If this sounds like a position for you, please respond to this advertisement with your resume and cover letter. Please, read carefully:

1. Write a cover letter addressing:

  1. Why you’re the best UX/UI Designer for this role. Give quantifiable examples of related achievements.
  2. Describe why you fit perfectly with our values. Read them: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1deCCJZ6tiDiOSlr_W…
  3. What’s the toughest challenge you’ve ever overcome in your life? How did you overcome it?
  4. What are the last three books you’ve read?
  5. What do you do for fun?

2. Explain what you’re doing now for a job:

  1. If you don’t have one, explain why.
  2. If you have one, explain why you’re looking elsewhere.

3. Upload your cover letter and resume:

  1. Ensure that your cover letter and resume are saved and sent as one file.

Yes, our hiring process is challenging, but it’s our way of selecting the best–and your way of ensuring your AlgaeCal teammates are tops.

Click the “Apply Now” button on this page and upload your cover letter and resume.

***Note: Please include your cover letter WITH your resume in one document.

Applications without a cover letter will not be read! Include the URL link to your personal website / portfolio****

We are looking to hire as soon as we find the right person, so act quickly and you can also expect a prompt response.

Let us apply for you (from 10$)

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