Sr. User Experience Designer - Burnaby, BC | Smartt | | 22/03/15
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Sr. User Experience Designer full-time

Location: Burnaby, BC
Salary: $55,000 - $75,000 per year depending on experience
Company Name: Smartt ()
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Business driven, creative and accountable UX Designer looking to put their mark on new creative challenges. Successful applicants have an impressive portfolio and are passionate about using design principles to achieve a business objective. They are impeccable at communicating ideas, excel at working with other technical professionals and enjoy working with clients.
The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work in a professional agency environment with corporate clients as well as collaborate with an international, cross-functional team. The work here is challenging and rewarding with opportunities for personal development and growth.
We're looking for someone who likes to lead, learn by tackling challenges, and wants to grow their technical and project management skills. Superb CSS skills are a must.

Key Responsibilities

  • Website Planning and Preparation: Interpret user research for best design approach, provide estimates for UX component of projects, develop Information Architecture, assist in planning of site structure, and sketch basic layouts and wireframes
  • Website Design: Ensure website projects are visually effective, easy to access, and meet client business or internal objectives
  • Website Build: Assist in creation of HTML/CSS site templates and CMS templates and themes
  • Website Maintenance: Edit and update existing websites as needed
  • Marketing Collateral and Print Graphics Design: Design promotional material, graphic elements, branding standards documents
  • Reporting: Create weekly summary reports to document achievements

Education Level: Post secondary education


  • $55,000 - $75,000 per year, depending on experience
  • Extended health and dental
  • 15 paid days off per year
  • Free at home internet connection
  • Unparalleled growth opportunities

About You

  • Minimum of 3 years experience as a web designer and front end developer
  • Strong technical knowledge of HTML, CSS, AJAX, SASS, UI Design, IA Principles
  • Experience with JIRA, SVN
  • Understanding of project planning stages and development cycles
  • Experience creating/customizing Wordpress and Drupal themes and templates
  • Fluency in current graphic design and web development software such as Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, etc.)
  • Experience with JIRA and SVN
  • Strong design style, including creative design solutions within the constraints of the internet
  • Strong conceptual skills, including online software concepts and online experience concepts
  • Solid ability to convert requirements into deliverables & take responsibility for them
  • Understanding of, and experience in, corporate branding, layout, colour theory, and typography in both print and digital media
  • Self-motivated with a high level of initiative, internal motivation, and a sense of urgency
  • Familiarity with agile, specifically scrum and kanban is an asset
  • Desire to learn and improve

Annual Salary: $55,000 - $75,000 depending on experience

Years of Experience: 3 - 5

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