Co-op UX Designer job in Vancouver
|Company Type:||Certified B Corporation|
|Industry:||Advertising & PR Services|
|Impact Area:||Productivity & Innovation|
|Company Name:|| Hootsuite|
|State / Province:||British Columbia|
We champion the power of human connection. We’re united by our shared values of grit, humility, building a better way, and passion for customer success.
Each day millions of people use Hootsuite to connect, share, and build authentic relationships. Knowing we play a role in facilitating those connections drives us. From Vancouver to London to Singapore—and across our 15 global office locations—our team of 1,000+ work purposefully to solve problems, build innovative solutions, and deliver results.
A role at Hootsuite will accelerate your career. Whether you take on a stretch assignment, take on new challenges, or follow a guru path to subject matter mastery—you will learn, grow, and make an impact.
Who you are....
You are a super keen and passionate UX designer who enjoys deconstructing complex problems and turning them into simple intuitive solutions. You love truly understanding users, always striving to build empathy and advocating on their behalf. You’re excited by the ever-changing landscape of tech, and the challenges the domain brings - eager to consistently grow and improve your craft.
How this role fits into the team
During your co-op term at Hootsuite, you will pair with a mentor to tackle creative problems and develop solutions for Hootsuite’s users. You’ll have the opportunity to collaborate with team members on upfront research activities, as well as iteratively design, prototype and test your ideas, to deliver a strong and feasible solution.
How this role fits within Hootsuite
You will collaborate closely with the development team who will bring your solution to life, and get to see the results of your efforts working for millions of people around the globe.
Work with the Product Design team to clarify requirements and user stories
Participate in brainstorming and creation of user experience concepts
Create storyboards, concept diagrams, user interface sketches, mockups, prototypes, and detailed design specifications to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas
Collaborate closely with the development team during the build process, performing design QA activities to ensure a high quality is maintained
You're Great At...
Communicating your ideas and concepts - both verbally and visually, through clear documentation
Designing thoughtful, well-crafted solutions, following existing styles, patterns, and components where appropriate
Exploring and testing your design solutions at various fidelities of prototypes
Working independently, as well as collaboratively with team members
A strong visual design sensibility
Experience with responsive, cross-browser and mobile design
Hands on experience in front-end programming (HTML, CSS, JS) and/or a good understanding of development processes
Demonstrable experience with user research and/or usability testing.
Hootsuite is an inclusive employer. Every effort will be made to provide accommodations requested by candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.