Lead/senior UI/UX Designer
at PocketSocial in Vancouver
PocketSocial – Build your tribe and do something fun
Who We Are
“PocketSocial” is an exciting venture funded by publicly listed mobile game company “IGG”. We are a team of highly creative and passionate professionals with diverse cultural and interdisciplinary experiences. We have over 30 years of combined expertise in mobile and social networks, and we are here to disrupt the status quo of “social network”.
What We Do
We want to enrich people’s lives by using mobile technology to connect people in the real world and share fun experiences online and offline, anywhere in the world.
We are building mobile applications with revolutionary intuitive user experience, backend that pushes the boundary of data intelligence, and offline operation that disrupts the traditional business model.
The two exciting products that we are working on would help you to enjoy fun experiences with like-minded people online and in the real world. The first product is a mobile platform for people to organize, discover and join local events with other fun people who share the same interests. The second product is a video live streaming platform for people to share their talents with the world and connect with like-minded people online.
Why join us
Uncapped potentials: We will challenge you with new responsibilities, value your voice, and encourage risk-taking. In a segment of huge market opportunities, the business has tremendous growth potential. We want someone who will grow with the business and share the rewards.
Experienced leadership: We have a proven track record of success, over 30 years of combined experience and education in top engineering and business schools. We are confident in our vision. You will learn and strive with a winning team.
Culture: People and culture are our most valuable assets, we cultivate a true start-up environment where we encourage creative freedom, empower our team members, build friendships, and make work both meaningful and fun.
More than a career: A career is where you work to build your value and professional skills. When your career is in an area of your interest and aligned with the interest and goals of many others in order to make a difference in the world, that’s a dream worth pursuing. If you share our passion, let’s chase our dream together!
Perks and Benefits
Flexible work hours
Competitive total reward package (medical + equity options)
eligible for $10,000 - $60,000 worth of stock options
Fun working environment, free gym, subsidized parking
Learning and training opportunities
Pops, snacks, games for the fun nights
Are you a highly creative and analytical individual with a strong logical approach? Are you capable of organizing your wild ideas to visualize an effective and bold presentation? Are you willing to roll up the sleeves to demonstrate your artistic talents? Would you like to lead and take charge of a company’s creative and artistic direction? Do you wish for a place where you have the creative freedom to define the next design trend?
If so, we are looking for a Lead UI/UX Designer to guide the overall artistic vision of PocketSocial Inc. as well as direct all creative designs. You will create a revolutionary mobile user experience that communicates the product concept and solves our business needs. The designer will develop a strong product brand identity through UI and visual style. Your work will impact millions of users.
What you will be doing:
Work with CEO to translate product concept and business solution requirements into a top notch mobile and web app User Experience design
Create all UX design related deliverables including research, user testing, story boarding, logic flow, wireframe etc.
Create UI design prototype, visual design elements and assets
Create branding and marketing related visual designs
Define the over all product and brand design framework
Help improve design team’s work-flow, processes and methodologies
Lead and enforce creative and artistic design direction
Other creative and design related duties as required
What you will bring:
Professional education in Visual Design and Interactive Design
Hands-on experience creating visual design elements with illustrator or Photoshop and other prototyping tools
Experience in mobile and web application UI and UX design, have successfully launched commercial mobile software products
Experience in designing complete brand visual identity system and framework
Must have a strong portfolio
Experience in design process including user research, user testing, storyboarding and prototyping
3+ years of hands-on experience
Experience and passion working in an early stage start-up environment is a plus!
If you are a risk taker, a dreamer, a challenger, a passionate designer who wants to define your own path and get rewarded big, see your design in the hands of millions, please join us!
Please send in your cover letter and resume by February 28, 2016. Applications are evaluated on a rolling basis. We sincerely thank all applicants for their interest however only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Please note that only local candidates will be considered.
Job Type: Full-time
Local candidates only:
UI/UX design: 3 years
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