UX Designer

 

About Us

BGC Engineering Inc. (BGC) is an international consulting firm that provides professional services in applied earth sciences. We work together as one team, with coordination and integration of all offices and disciplines. We are the recipient of the 2019 UBC Science Co-op Employer Recognition Award and a finalist for the 2020 BC Technology Impact Award for Excellence in Technology Adoption. Currently there are over 450 employees, consisting of professional engineers, geoscientists, technicians, software developers, administrators, accountants, health & safety and human resources professionals. BGC has offices in British Columbia, Alberta, Ontario, New Brunswick and Nova Scotia, as well as Colorado, US and Santiago, Chile.

Our flat management structure and unique culture create a work environment where employees can grow professionally, work with fantastic teams and enjoy perks such as lunch time yoga, companywide clubs and mentoring opportunities.

The Role

BGC is seeking a UX Designer to join our team. In this role you will be working with alongside world class engineers and geoscientists as a part of BGC’s talented software development team.

To learn more about the software development team at BGC, click here: http://www.bgcengineering.ca/software.

You Love

  • Researching user behaviour, collecting feedback and translating it into better performing experiences.
  • Whiteboarding ideas, sketching out wire-frames and building user flows.
  • Taking initiative, working independently and you are an expert collaborator.
  • Presenting ideas to the team and using your expertise to get buy-in on new opportunities.
  • Building visual identity systems and comprehensive UX libraries to enable the engineering teams to move quickly and efficiently.

You Have

  • Communication, collaboration and teamwork
  • Problem-solving
  • Design thinking
  • A user-centric mindset
  • Attention to detail
  • Creative and analytical approach
  • Understanding of interaction design principles
  • Knowledge of industry tools such as Adobe XD or figma to create interactive wireframes and prototypes
  • Presenting designs and breakdowns to stakeholders
  • Experience with conducting and analyzing usability tests
  • Experience creating UX artifacts like User flows, User journey maps and service blueprints
  • Knowledge of responsive design
  • Experience building & using design systems
  • Working with users to understand their needs and pain points
  • Online portfolio with examples of software design

Company Benefits

BGC offers a wide range of benefits and perks:

  • Comprehensive benefits package
  • Flexible hours
  • Parental leave top-ups
  • Social activities
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Mentoring opportunities
  • Flat management structure
  • Ability to work with fantastic teams and industry leaders
  • Casual and professional work environment

BGC is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.

If you are qualified and interested in a career with BGC, please send your resume and a cover letter in confidence to: careers@bgcengineering.ca.

If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us at careers@bgcengineering.ca or call the HR Team at 604-684-5900.

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