UI/UX Designer

Remote (Canada) Vancouver, BC

Quartech is an IT solutions and consulting company located in beautiful British Columbia, with offices in Victoria and Vancouver. With over 35 years of IT sector experience we provide customized technology solutions, design and develop software, technology integration, and end-to-end Cloud Solutions on the MS Dynamics 365 platform. 

Quartech works in Agile environment and alignment with the DevOps philosophy. Constantly on top of the changing market, we work with emerging technologies like IoT, Blockchain & AI. We continue to experience significant growth year after year, focusing on building highly collaborative teams who work on a range of projects across multiple industries. At Quartech you’ll have the opportunity to deliver meaningful work to communities across the province, with significant support for your professional development.  

We’re looking for an adaptable UX/UI Designer to join us in our consulting environment, working on client-facing projects with multi-functional teams. 

You’ll be responsible for creating interactive wireframes and hi-fidelity mockups, guided by different forms of requirements docs. You’ll distill client ideas into a comprehensive look and feel, iterating based on feedback – you’ll also have the opportunity to provide feedback to our team during design critiques and sprint reviews.  

Working with multiple clients is common at Quartech, and we value the ability to switch context quickly. Our teams are empowered to determine the best use of their time across their projects, ensuring that timelines and budgets are met.  

In this role, you’ll: 

  • Work with clients to understand business objectives, user needs, and to define the design goals of a variety of projects 
  • Design wireframes, mockups, screens, and workflows for user stories and technical development 
  • Evaluate UI challenges and present ideas focused on interaction design and usability
  • Present design ideas to developers, clients, stakeholders, and peers for review, working within an iterative design process
  • Analyze existing web app designs and code to improve quality, mitigate issues and improve the user experience 
  • Investigate user experience and design requirements of client projects, creating journey maps and target personas
  • Conduct user research, like running in-lab usability testing, interviewing, and running surveys
  • Effectively communicate design specs to developers, working directly with them to prototype and bring those solutions to completion  

To be successful in this role, you should bring the following: 

  • Degree or Diploma in Applied Arts & Design Program or a technical field 
  • 5+ years of hands-on interface design experience 
  • Minimum of 2 years UX research/business analysis or related experience 
  • Interest or experience in programming (HTML, CSS, JavaScript etc.)
  • Good understanding of a variety of code frameworks (e.g., React / Angular, etc.) 
  • Solid understanding of design principles and best practices in UX/UI
  • Proficiency in software relevant to design - Sketch, Invision Studio, Figma, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Ability to both give thoughtful criticism and receive critique
  • Strong problem solving skills, and a self starter attitude
  • Impressive active listening skills to help you discern unspoken requirements
  • Experience working in an Agile environment  

Our values:   

  • Deliver WOW  
  • Do the right thing  
  • Have fun!  

 What's exciting about working with us:  

  • Be part of a driven team focused on solutions that support social change and environmental sustainability 
  • We offer competitive salaries, extended benefits, and our Employee and Family Assistance Program helps to support your well-being 
  • We support your work-life balance and understand that flexibility is essential 
  • We are growing and have great opportunities for advancement and career development 
  • We are passionate about education and provide learning opportunities 
  • We are dedicated to building a diverse team where people feel a sense of belonging and are valued for their contributions and perspectives 

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