UX/UI Designer (Intermediate - Senior)

Machobear Studios - Vancouver, BC (15 months ago)

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Who are we?
Machobear Studio is an established tech start-up based in Vancouver. We are the creators of Liv.Rent, a platform that connects tenants with landlords (check us out at liv.rent and in the App store!). We are looking for a Senior UX/UI Designer to join our growing team. You will be working with cross-functional teams that will take on exciting and challenging projects. If you are a dreamer who puts ideas into action, we want you!

What you'll be doing:
Collaborate with cross-functional teams to continue to refine, iterate and release new features for our product
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 when applicable
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
8+ 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, employing a holistic approach to design
Bachelor’s degree, a post-secondary diploma/certificate in design, or equivalent knowledge/experience
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

Bonuses:
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

Up for the challenge? We’d love to hear from you. Forward your resume and link to your online portfolio to career@machobear.ca

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Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted