Senior UX/UI Designer

R&D · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department R&D
Employment Type Full Time
Minimum Experience Senior Manager/Supervisor

BBTV is a media-tech company advancing the world through the creation, distribution, management and monetization of content.  We provide end-to-end solutions to content owners including proprietary tech, leading services and enhanced distribution & monetization.  We have built proprietary VISO technologies leveraging machine learning, digital signal processing and big data to power our platform and ecosystem and are the second largest video property worldwide in terms of unique viewers following only Google, reaching tens of billions of monthly impressions.


We have an opening for a talented product designer to join our growing R&D team and work on our flagship VISO product. The position entails a high level of responsibility within the R&D team, and your contribution will substantially impact the satisfaction of thousands of content creators.

 

You will have the opportunity to work in a creative environment where your design ideas matter. This role reports to our Director, Product Design and works closely with Designers, Product Managers/Owners, and Engineers to design, iterate, validate and produce a world-class experience.


Collaboration is one of our fundamental values. You understand that your work and ideas only enhance through input and feedback from your team and you welcome reworking the same feature to make it much more awesome.


Responsibilities

  • Identify user needs by leveraging qualitative and quantitative data, determining the right level of fidelity for a given challenge, and communicating ideas visually from sketches, wireframes, and mockups while refining designs with user feedback.
  • Collaboratively plan and observe user tests and other design research activities.
  • Design and maintain systems to create simple, elegant, and smooth experiences for the users.
  • Practice the balance between UX and elegant UI.
  • Support internal teams such as  Engineering and Product through clear guidelines, assets and creative problem solving
  • Provide mentorship and guidance to more junior members of the team.
  • Deliver detailed wireframes, user flows, design and other artifacts and refine as needed during project sprints.
  • Share knowledge and educate the organization’s management, staff, partners, customers, and stakeholders about the company’s vision, opportunities, and challenges.


Requirements 

  • Bachelor’s degree in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.
  • 5+ years of experience as a product designer, user experience designer, interaction designer or similar role.
  • A strong portfolio demonstrating your high-quality work and problem-solving abilities (please make sure to provide a link to your portfolio when submitting your application)
  • Experience designing complex enterprise applications - not just websites - is a must.
  • Experience with design tools such as Figma or Sketch.
  • Excellent attention to detail, with a commitment to putting the user first.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including communicating effectively in small and large groups and defending your design decisions.
  • Effective at personal organization and management of communication tools like email, JIRA and Slack.
  • Ability to uphold responsiveness and collaboration in a remote environment. You are an organized self-starter with strong communication skills. Being part of a distributed team requires proactive communication and sometimes even oversharing
  • Knowledge of front-end development and understanding of motion principles and motion design for the web considered a strong asset 

About BBTV

At BBTV, our team is everything. We offer competitive compensation packages, flexible hours and operate on a horizontal management structure that rewards creativity and values transparency.

 

From our commitment to giving back (support for everyone to volunteer with a charitable or community initiative), our culture committee (social events, team-building, diversity and inclusion), and our support for personal and career development through our learning & development program, we’re not your typical 9-5 gig.

 

BBTV is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our goal is to foster a diverse workforce that is representative, at all job levels, of the individuals we serve and to provide employees with a meaningful and inclusive work environment, free of discrimination and harassment. 

 

BBTV believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a global company. We seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool. Indigenous people, people of color, people of all genders or non-genders, and people with disabilities of all types are encouraged to apply. 

 

We thank all applicants for their interest, however only those selected for an interview will be contacted. 

 

To all recruitment agencies, BBTV does not accept unsolicited agency resumes. Please do not forward resumes to our jobs alias, BBTV employees or any other company location. BBTV is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

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    • Location
      Vancouver, British Columbia
    • Department
      R&D
    • Employment Type
      Full Time
    • Minimum Experience
      Senior Manager/Supervisor