UI/UX Designer

UI/UX Designer

Vancouver, BC Canada

Overview

Are you a visionary  UI/UX Designer looking to spread your wings in a global software company going through hypergrowth? If Yes, then we have a dream role for you at Hootsuite.

 

Hootsuite’s web properties span the globe and play an increasingly significant role in the company’s outstanding success and growth.

 

The Global Web & Digital Operations team is responsible for running Hootsuite’s web properties as a channel. We are now looking for an exceptional person to fill the Vancouver-based UI/UX Designer role for ongoing Web refinement that will deliver improved user experiences and interface.

 

Working closely with your Global Web & Digital Operations team members, you will be the key player determining the web visitors’ experience in all of Hootsuite’s web and digital properties.  Intuitively, you understand how users want to interact with the UI, and know how to provide them with the ability to perform their tasks.


But that’s not all: you have a business mind and care about ecommerce and lead generation.   You want to drive ever-improving online experiences which translate into improved business results.   You know when to recommend new designs and when to use an existing template.  Most importantly, you are confident enough in your abilities so that you always look forward to seeing the metrics of the impact your designs have.


Responsibilities
  • Own the UI design complete process, involving research, experimentation, and revision

  • Work closely with Strategist and Conversion Copywriter, Developers and Designers to translate stakeholder needs and online strategy recommendations into conversion-oriented UI designs and experiments

  • Create a cohesive style guide to ensure a consistent design language is applied across the board

  • Develop and deliver high level and detailed wireframes, user flows, UI sketches, mockups, interactive prototypes, and detailed design specifications to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas

  • Lead and coach UI Designer(s)

  • Lead the planning and execution of user testing, as well as the analysis and reporting of the test results

  • The process incorporates: usability testing feedback; constructive feedback from stakeholders and colleagues; interpreting feedback into design solutions

Required Skills & Experience
  • 5+ years of work experience in UX, UI design

  • An outstanding body of work demonstrating UI solutions and design thinking for the web applications, including process sketches, user flows, wireframes, and prototypes for multiple form factors and platforms (e.g. Desktop, mobile web)

  • Skilled at designing original web sites and applications focused on user experience

  • Ability to solve all sorts of design challenges with creativity, efficiency and precision; a full stack designer (interaction, usability, graphic design)

  • Familiarity with agile methodology and iterative design processes

  • Must be self-directed, confident and able to work in a fast-paced environment.

  • Excellent communication, both written and spoken English, with both technical and not-so-technical people

  • Ability to explain why a design works or why it doesn’t

  • In Depth experience with the tools of the trade: Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, Fireworks, InVision

  • Working knowledge of Web 2.0 standards, (X)HTML/CSS, Javascript, usability

  • Demonstrate an exceptional eye for detail

  • Expert knowledge of industry-standards graphic design tools and Adobe Creative Suite

  • Ability to work closely with cross-functional teams to conceive, develop, and present brilliant interactions and elegant experiences

  • Proven ability to find simple solutions to complex problems

Bonus Assets
  • Experience/exposure to HTML, CSS

  • Awareness of accessibility needs aissues

  • Experienced with Conversion Optimization A/B testing

  • Has read “Don’t Make Me think

  • Loves dogs



Date Posted:
Feb 6, 2015 1:02 AM PST
Company:
Hootsuite Media, Inc.
Website:
https://hootsuite.com/about/careers/engineering/UI-UX-Designer

Company:
Hootsuite Media, Inc.
Location:
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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