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Lead UI Designer
Confirmed live in the last 24 hours
Locations
Vancouver, BC, Canada
Experience Level
Entry
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Desired Skills
Adobe Creative Suite
Agile
Figma
Management
Sketch
UI/UX Design
Requirements
  • 6+ years of experience doing visual/UI design for web, desktop and mobile applications
  • 2+ years of experience leading designers, projects and managing stakeholders
  • A portfolio showing your UX process, innovation, and problem-solving skills
  • Bachelor's degree in a design-related discipline is preferable
  • Experience working with and contributing to design systems and component libraries
  • Solid understanding of user-centred design best practices
  • Knowledge of Atomic design principles or similar principles
  • Knowledge of responsive design and mobile design guidelines
  • Knowledge of accessibility best practices and approaches
  • Knowledge of conventional design tools such as Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, Sketch etc
  • Ability to take ownership and solve problems creatively
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task and keep organized in a dynamic environment
  • Motion design experience is an asset
  • Experience in an Enterprise business environment and Agile is definitely an asset
Responsibilities
  • Be a primary contact for Global Relay's Design System questions and be responsible for establishing a practice and vision that endures to the design, build, document, and maintenance of a library used by many product teams
  • Communicate the design system's mission and process to other departments (e.g. product management and development)
  • Collaborate with other designers to conceptualize, prototype, and present design solutions for the design system
  • Ensure new components and designs meet WCAG and WAI-ARIA accessibility standards
  • Document and review design system's documentation quality, consistency, and usefulness
  • Define and clarify scope to deliver usable, scalable, and accessible functionalities
  • Resolve priorities and maintain a backlog of UI components that align with our product's roadmap
  • Monitor task progress of design, development, and documentation across team members
  • Lead critique sessions with other designers
  • Facilitate workshops to get cross-team alignment on new standards
  • Support engineers focused on building the design system
  • Report design system progress and adoption to stakeholders
  • Measure and monitor the performance and efficacy of UI components
  • Collaborate closely with other UI and UX Designers to find practical solutions to challenging workflows
  • Guide and coach other designers and non-designers to uplift their design thinking capabilities
  • Identify successes and challenges to propose improvements and foster project growth
  • Lead, inspire confidence and consistently obtain results from others through teamwork
  • Help grow the team at scale alongside other design managers
  • Manage other UI Designer personnel of the design team; This includes handling HR issues, approving vacations, mentoring and developing other team members, laying out career paths
Global Relay

501-1,000 employees

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