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UXUI Designer

Machobear

Machobear

Design
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Posted on Tuesday, July 9, 2024

Join our team as our next UXUI Designer. Machobear Studios is growing and we are always looking for talented individuals with a strong background in crafting intuitive solutions for web platforms and applications to join our expanding team. You’ll do well in this position if you are a problem solver, adaptable, thrive in a fast-paced environment and have strong communication skills.

Who Are We?

Machobear Studios is an established tech start-up based in Vancouver. We are the creators of liv.rent, a platform that connects tenants with landlords. Our mission is to build a trusted rental community and eliminate the stress and uncertainty of renting.

What You’ll Be Doing:

  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to ensure alignment on product goals and deliverables
  • Address design challenges with intuitive solutions that balance user needs, technical limitations and business goals
  • Develop visually compelling designs that align with the brand's identity and enhance the overall user experience
  • Contribute to the design and maintenance of design systems to ensure consistency across all products
  • Adopt and execute various rapid prototyping methodologies
  • Communicate with stakeholders and clients on product design development
  • Research, implement and share best design and development practices with the team
  • Conduct user research, competitive analysis, and market research to analyze insights and use data to inform design decisions

What You Bring Us:

  • 4+ years of UXUI Design experience
  • Proficiency in Figma or similar design tools such as Sketch or Adobe XD
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently, with strong attention to detail and eye for design
  • Demonstrated experience in taking ownership of product features from conception to development and beyond
  • Familiarity in implementing web accessibility standards and following WCAG guidelines
  • Ability to organize website content and navigation that enhances usability (“Information Architecture”)
  • Experience with responsive design and ensuring that websites adapt to different devices
  • Deep understanding of design principles and best practices (Colour theory, typography, etc)
  • Understanding user needs, behaviours and preferences
  • Ability to analyze and interpret data from user testing and various research methods
  • Experience in developing and maintaining design systems

Bonus:

  • Experience designing solutions for e-commerce and checkout flows
  • Familiarity with A/B testing to improve conversions and engagement
  • Basic knowledge of frontend development (CSS, JS, React)

What To Expect:

  • Join a passionate and creative team that learns, collaborates, and succeeds together
  • Growth opportunities – We will partner with you on your career growth
  • Refuel with great coffee, lots of snacks, and on Friday's beer on tap
  • Work in a bright and spacious office space along the Vancouver Seawall
  • Bring your dog to work – We welcome all four-legged friends in our office
  • Transit-accessible location, with plenty of restaurants and cafés nearby
  • We like to have fun! Join us for fun events, lunches, and patio time

Think you have what it takes? We’d love to hear from you. Apply with your resume and link to your online portfolio.

Please note, only qualified candidates will be contacted.