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Talented User Interface (UI) Designer for Web and Mobile

Vancouver, BC, Canada | Product

Job Description

Responsibilities:

We are a fast-moving group of entrepreneurs, engineers, and creatives looking for extremely talented designers to join our collective. The ideal candidate will be comfortable taking on significant responsibilities and pushing the boundaries of what's possible with user interfaces on web and mobile.

We're looking for sharp designers with a fresh perspective, deep visual arts expertise, and a healthy appreciation for using data to drive decision-making. We want folks who love everything web-related and are comfortable designing and polishing large applications with exceptional sparkle and shine, down to every last button, pixel, and animation.

We have a flat heirarchy and a very collaborative culture. We work with cutting-edge technologies and plan to develop on emerging platforms, including Google GLASS. We want our team to be challenged, rewarded, and empowered. To work on products that millions of people will love to use, products that make the world safer and more efficient.
 

Requirements:

Real Artists Ship. We live by that motto, and love to hire folks with a demonstrated record of curiosity and resourcefulness - often manifested through the building of products. Key skills required:

  • Strong overall experience as a web or mobile designer
  • Strong portfolio featuring examples of interaction design work
  • Deep expertise with design tools including Photoshop & Illustrator
  • Wide range of styles and ideas, ability to multi-task & be able to juggle multiple projects
  • Passionate about user experience, art, layout and design
  • Awesome human


Bonus Points:

  • HTML/CSS3/Javascript expertise
  • Expertise designing and/or developing for the mobile web (HTML5)
  • Solid understanding of web design and development best practices, responsive web design, agile development, etc.
  • Previous start-up experience

 


About Us:

Axiom Zen is an idea catalyst and software development consultancy. A collective of entrepreneurs, hackers, hustlers, and designers. We create, advise, and develop technology for iconic companies building the future of digital life. We practice agile development, take pride in a collaborative culture, and swing for home runs. We focus on shipping products that are commercially exciting or socially essential, and practice an end-to-end approach, carrying each concept from ideation to production to market launch and beyond.

We provide full life and AD&D insurance as well as premium vision, dental, and extended health care benefits. The team receives quarterly credits to exciting products & experiences as well as additional bonuses as the company achieves milestones. We believe time outside of the office helps us think outside the box, and using great products helps us build them better. 

Axiom Zen runs on a dual model: we drive healthy revenue but also invest in R&D for the future. Between our stock options and equity ownership plans and our contributions to traditional retirement programs, you can rest easy that a career with us is well rewarded. We are also very keen on supporting intellectual growth, and will provide financial support for courses, seminars, certification, and degree programs as appropriate for long-term team members. 

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