Senior UX/UI Designer

Vancouver, BC, Canada Req #71
Tuesday, February 2, 2021


Who We Are

Fresh Prep is Vancouver’s homegrown meal kit delivery service. We help people throughout B.C. make world-class dinners with fresh, pre-cut and pre-portioned ingredients along with an extended menu of over 100 add-ons from local suppliers delivered weekly to your door.

 

From sourcing quality local goods, to delivering in reusable, recyclable and compostable packaging, we believe it’s possible to make convenient eating healthy and sustainable for the community we live in.

 

In the past few years, we have collected first place awards for The Georgia Straight’s Golden Plates (2019 and 2020) in addition to winning the 23rd and 24th Annual Best of Vancouver award for Best Meal Kit Service as voted by readers (2018 and 2019). Fresh Prep also placed on the Canadian Business and Maclean’s Magazine STARTUP LIST 2020 as a high-growth Canadian startup.

 

Who You Are

  • Phenomenal Teammate. You work well with others and enjoy contributing to a fantastic team. Do others enjoy working with you?

  • Ultra Reliable. Since we work in teams, we need team members who are engaged and seeking to contribute in a positive manner. Are you willing to show up on time and work hard?

  • Responsible. You have the ability to work independently as needed. Can you be trusted to act without needing strict supervision?

  • Self Starter. You are comfortable owning a task from start to finish and you take initiative to make continual process improvements. You observe strict deadlines and hold yourself accountable to your deliverables.

What You'll Be Doing

  • We’re launching an app! We’re looking for a Senior designer to lead the development of an app for IOS and Android. 

  • Lead a small design team in implementing new features and programs for the web app

  • Create and show solutions – develop and deliver high level and detailed storyboards, user flows, concept diagrams, user interface sketches, prototypes, and detailed design specifications to effectively communicate design concepts and solutions.

  • Contribute to and improve on design processes

  • Communicate clearly – Present your work to Product Team, UI Developers, and Stakeholders explaining your rationale and vision

  • Follow and validate standards – Prepare and maintain UI style guides, visual strategies, page layouts, processes, icons, and colour palettes using component library files

  • Analyze and Improve – Gain insights, iterate and improve the experience 

  • Present design solutions that solve user interface problems and communicate how the success will be measured against anticipated outcomes

  • Utilize data from end-user feedback, google analytics, business requirements, technical considerations and context experts to deliver a user experience that surpasses expectations

  • Work closely with software engineers to ensure your designs are implemented and functionally complete to a high standard of polish and assist with usability testing

  • Work cross-functionally with our development, marketing and customer service teams to create novel design solutions 

  • Interpreting insights from end-user feedback and designing with the business in mind while still being innovative and delightful

  • You will be responsible for the Project Management and completion of paperwork including, status reports, timesheets, and required documentation

  • Perform other duties as assigned

What We Are Looking For

  • 5+ years minimum experience working in a digital agency or as part of an in-house team

  • Solid understanding of iOS and Android app store guidelines

  • Proven and demonstrable experience of your full range of UX/UI skills, from ideation to bringing the designs to life with the engineers (via a portfolio or live apps) 

  • Experience creating low/mid/high fidelity interactive prototypes for mobile applications

  • Highly skilled in Figma. Or equivalent experience in tools such as Sketch, InVision, Adobe XD or other design software applications. 

  • An understanding of web technologies like HTML/CSS/JS/ReactJS (you don’t have to code but you’ll work closely with our developers)

  • Experience designing and using A/B testing tools to inform design decisions

  • Proven communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate a problem space with verbal, written, and presentation skills to a variety of audiences and stakeholders

  • Experience working within an Agile environment or cross-functional team structure

  • Experience user testing, usability testing, and working with user acceptance criteria and excellent proofreading skills

  • Ability to see a project through from inception to release and managing task distribution for design team


What You Can Expect

  • An inclusive, fun workplace filled with fantastic colleagues. We’re a certified B-Corporation and our team is passionate about making a positive difference (and also about food!)

  • The ability to work from home or from our HQ located in beautiful East Vancouver

  • Competitive pay and bonuses, as well as the opportunity to participate in our Employee Stock Option Plan.

  • Comprehensive health benefits (including medical, dental, vision and life-insurance) after 90 days of successful employment.

  • Free food! A Fresh Prep meal plan for 2 meals per week and sample meals from our test kitchen at our HQ!


Fresh Prep is an Equal Opportunity Employer (EOE) and prohibit discrimination of any kind. We value diversity at our company and at all job levels our goal is to be diverse, inclusive and representative of the communities we operate in. We endeavour to recruit, develop and retain the best talent from a diverse candidate pool and truly believe that diversity, equity and inclusion among our team members is vital to our success as a company. We trust that in applying for a role with us you value this as well!

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Vancouver, BC, Canada