UI Visual Designer

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Athletigen is a user-focused business where education, awareness, and advancement of the field of personalized genetics are as important to us as great collaborative design solutions. We are seeking a UI Visual Designer who recognizes this balance, has the experience in taking a product through user centric design life cycle, and visually displaying user behaviour. We need someone who is ready to take on challenge with a team and can also work alone to get things done.

Key Responsibilities

  • Oversee all design projects for quality, timeline completion, and branding consistency
  • Create wireframes that consider multiple circumstances and outcomes.
  • Deliver amazing user interfaces for web, ipad, and other mobile platforms
  • Ensure top-notch quality in production stage by identifying usability, and visual issues
  • Maintain extensive documentation of the design and feature specifications
  • Engage in solution conception with project team
  • Efficiently manage priorities, ensuring projects timelines and goals met
  • Deliver relevant timelines/estimates and scalable solutions

Core Skills

UX, Marketing, & UI Design Fundamentals including experience with:

  • Wireframes & User personas
  • All Media (IOS, Print, Web, Advertising, packaging, etc)
  • Colour Theory, Design Workflow & Style Guides
  • Hi-Fi’s, Low-Fi’s
  • File exportation & document review
  • Font selection
  • Copyright rules & guidelines
  • Printing techniques
  • Brand development

Program Skills

  • Proficiency with Adobe Indesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Dreamweaver, WordPress, Sketch 2
  • Strong skills with Microsoft Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Google Slides, Docs, Sheets, Axure, Flash Animation,CSS, HTML, Invision, Marvel App

Strong Assets

  • Being open to the unexpected environment of a start up
  • Has enthusiasm for design and loves what they do
  • Concept based thinking (there is never just one solution to a problem)
  • Being able to work independant but also able to communicate effectively to a team.

Minimum Qualifications
Education: Bachelor of Graphic Design/ Interdisciplinary Design/
UI/UX Design / Design
Experience: 3 – 5 Years

What We Offer:
We empower our employees to take independent initiative, to be creative with their problem solving and to be drivers of progress.  We believe good ideas can come from anyone regardless of their background and experience level.

We offer a competitive salary, group health benefits and  access to our Employee Share Option Plan.
Sound like a home for you? Send us your resume and help us accelerate discovery by delivering genetics to everyone.

Hours: Full-time

Location: Halifax, NS, Montreal, PQ or Toronto, ON

Contact: Please send cover letter & resume, including a PDF or Website Portfolio of 8-10 pieces, in one document to jobs@athletigen.com. We look forward to hearing from you.


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