UI/UX Designer

Ottawa, ON
Product and Development
Full-time
About Us

Threekit is a fast-growing company spearheading the booming 3D configuration-for-ecommerce market, with dozens of international clients from an eclectic blend of industries — from savvy startups to Fortune 500 enterprises.
You may not recognize the Threekit brand by name, but you’ve almost certainly seen our work. Our software has been used on hundreds of websites, video games, and films. Our tech was featured in the recently-released Star Wars: The Last Jedi (2017) by our client, Industrial Light and Magic (we’ve even been on the long list for Academy Awards).

WHAT WE’RE LOOKING FOR
A strong, well-rounded designer with experience in interaction, UI, and UX design
Able to confidently articulate how the design solution answers user needs, business goals, technical constraints, and other project facets, and translate that into a premium visual design
Expected deliverables in this role include sketches, wireframes, IA maps, task flows, heuristic evaluations, low & high fidelity designs, prototypes & concepts, guidance and examples for front end developers, etc.
Serve as a brand steward, ensuring a consistency of site appearance via use of style guides, style sheets, and enforcement of established standards and best practices
Stay up to date with new web design trends and technologies
IMPORTANT COMPETENCIES
Possess confidence with typography, color theory, iconography, aesthetics, and application of brand attributes.
Strong UI/UX portfolio of pertinent work is required. Please provide a link to your portfolio.
Experience designing for SaaS platforms
Experience with conceptual design and creative prototypes as well as tactical UI design and implementation
Experience with interaction and visual design of mobile (web and native app) initiatives
Strong familiarity with responsive design principles
Strong listening, organization, and communication skills regarding UI design process, methods and rationale
Experience creating specs for UI deliverables, including UI states and behaviors
Abreast of UI design best practices, trends and techniques
Knowledge of the software development lifecycle and Agile methodologies
Basic understanding of technical platforms and terms (i.e. HTML, CSS, .NET, Angular/React.)
Experience with cross-team interactions and dissemination of UI/UX documentation and information
Willingness to whiteboard, document and lead design interactions with Product and Development to derive innovative solutions
Strong prototyping skills (e.g., InVision, Sketch, Omnigraffle, etc)
Empathy with a strong sense of user-centric narrative and experience creating user flows
Why join our team?
Your work is front and center - you’ll notice your impact right away, alive on the web, rather than tinkering with small tasks that get buried in a bureaucratic organization. Seize opportunities and watch them pay off.
Be cutting edge - use state-of-the-art machines (with dual-4Ks), wrestle with important problems and work with a team that includes some of the foremost innovators in 3D technology.
Strike a balance - we keep our professional and technical standards high, but do it in a comfortable work environment with flexible hours, a casual dress-code, and great work-life balance (we draw the line at 40 hours per week).
Looking for a more perfect fit? We have many roles available