User Interface (UI) Designer

Seequent - Calgary, AB (5 months ago)

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The Company

Seequent is a world leader in the development of data visualization software. Our solutions (including Leapfrog) enable people to create rich stories and uncover valuable insights from geological data, and ultimately make better decisions about their earth, environment and energy challenges. As the global provider of the market-leading Leapfrog software suite, we are continually pushing the envelope and innovating in our target markets.

A growing global organization, we have offices in Canada, USA, Chile, Brazil, Peru, Russia, Australia, South Africa, and the UK. Our primary software development centres are in New Zealand (head office), Canada and South Africa. This position will be located in our Calgary, Alberta, Canada Offices.


UI Designers at Seequent are responsible for the final fit and finish of the digital products, services and content experiences we design and build for our clients. You will be sitting at the intersection of UX, UI design, data visualisation and engineering - working collaboratively with a wider team to solve complex challenges.

You will be responsible for ensuring that we craft the best experience from an aesthetic and functional perspective.

The UI Designer will report to the Director, Customer Experience.


The Role and Opportunity

As the UI Designer, you will be an excellent communicator, with the ability to convey your ideas across varying audiences and facilitate value driven decision-making. You are also a collaborator and will jump in to assist with tasks outside your normal scope of work when the situation arises.

To be considered for this role, you should have:
BA in a relevant design field (e.g. graphic/visual communications, interaction, product, industrial, etc), or a related field/equivalent practical experience.

Background / technical skills:
3-5 years of experience demonstrating a track record designing digital products and services across mobile, responsive web, desktop and beyond;
Your portfolio should demonstrate and articulate a passion for layout, typography and visual hierarchy; and
It should also help us understand the process you have undertaken to design solutions and should demonstrate an ability to think across mediums and contexts.

Software requirements:
Adobe CC Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, XD, After Effects);
Sketch; and
Invision/Marvel and exposure to 3D modelling software a plus.

Experience working in lean/agile environments but agnostic to approach;
Experience with data visualisation techniques; and
Experience prototyping micro interactions with paper or digital tools.

Seequent's global team is diverse – we’re geologists, software engineers, sales people and communication specialists. We’re technical experts who are driven by the challenges our customers face. We leverage the experience of our people to solve the highly complex problems of today, and work toward the bigger solutions of tomorrow.

You will enjoy a competitive salary and benefits package plus you will be part of a fast-paced, innovative and agile organisation which values your professional growth and development.

If what we do is something that would get you out of bed in the morning, we would love to hear from you.