UX Design Lead

UX Design Lead

Do you want to help deliver mobile apps for some of the highest profile events and festivals on the planet?

Eventbase Technology is a rapidly growing mobile technology company with a global client base. We power official apps for high profile brands, including three Olympic Games, SXSW, Disney, Sundance Film Festival, Comic-Con and many more.

We’re looking for a UX Design Lead to direct Eventbase’s product design across a variety of mobile app platforms (iOS, Android, Windows Phone, mobile web) while working with some of the top event producers in the world. This position will be responsible for working with our core development, management and design teams on new features for our products and clients, directing usability improvements and championing Eventbase’s UX design culture and growth. This is a full-time position working in our Vancouver head office.

Your primary activities will include:

Lead the UX design team and work with management and development leaders on envisioning and planning new features and design improvements in our core product offering

Adapting stakeholder and customer feature requirements into IA and UI/visual design deliverables

Developing UX IA designs including concept sketches, user flows, wireframes, and prototypes for our user-facing mobile event platform as well as our client-facing back-end administration tools

Planning and conducting user research including persona development and usability studies

Daily collaboration with the development team to bring UX design to life in our core product software

Promoting strong standards for usability and user-centered design organizational practice

The ideal candidate will have the following experience and skills:

3+ years of interaction design, with experience planning and crafting complex interfaces, mobile applications and websites

1+ years of UX leadership experience with ability to manage, coach and motivate other team members

BS/BA in Interactive Design, HCI or related degree preferred

Agile UX experience

Knowledge of usability heuristics, UX best practices and patterns for mobile and touch applications

Experience working with clients and internal stakeholders and helping manage project requirements

Expert proficiency with Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Fireworks, OmniGraffle, Keynote and other UX/UI design and prototyping software

Experience planning and running usability studies, providing visual/UI design and copywriting preferred

Excellent organizational, leadership, teamwork and communication skills

We work hard and smart, and insist on having fun. Our cool Yaletown office provides a casual work environment with a few office dogs and an in-house coffee barista thrown in for good measure.

Additionally each member of our team gets an opportunity to go to an event of their choice each year to gain first-hand knowledge of our apps in action.

Send us your resume letting us know:

How you will contribute to our Company Culture
Why you may be the ideal candidate
Why you want to design world class mobile event apps
What is the best event (music festival, film festival, sport...) you've attended
How you think mobile apps can improve the experience of attending an event

Date Posted:
Oct 30, 2015 1:39 PM PDT
Eventbase Technology Inc.

Eventbase Technology Inc.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Eventbase (formerly known as Xomo) is the world’s most trusted event app platform. Eventbase enhances the attendee experience by providing a feature-rich, location-aware, native event app available on popular smartphone and tablet devices. Eventbase Premium powers official native apps for the largest events on earth, including the London 2012 Olympics, South By SouthWest (SXSW), Spring Fair... more