UI Designer - Contract

UX and Creative Design · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department UX and Creative Design
Employment Type Contractor
Minimum Experience Mid-level

About Us

Affinity Bridge is a Vancouver-based innovation and software development agency focused on creating positive social change in the world through custom-built digital solutions. We support a wide variety of clients working on social justice, environmental sustainability, education, and health and safety

We Are Looking For:

Affinity Bridge is seeking a talented UI designer to join our team of digital enthusiasts. The ideal candidate will be someone who is collaborative, brings enthusiasm, is a strong communicator, and is values-aligned.  You will be joining our fully remote team.

The designer will work on a variety of website and app projects, creating visual designs that demonstrate an attentiveness to defined objectives, user experience needs, technical requirements and brand look and feel. If you are a designer who thrives in collaborative environments, understands the power of storytelling and knows the value of a strong creative rationale,  we would like to hear from you.  

About You

You bring a minimum of 2 years’ experience working on websites and apps, and understand modern best practices in responsive design.  You'll work directly with our agency’s creative director, UX strategists, designers, developers and project managers in partnership with a diverse range of non-profit and social impact organizations to deliver websites that empower our clients to do good in the world. You have excellent planning, organization and communication skills, are self-directed, and work well with project teams to deliver projects on time. 

Skills and Requirements:

  • The ideal candidate will have 2+ years in designing responsive websites
  • A strong understanding of design principles, learned at a dedicated education facility or through equivalent work experience
  • Comfortable working in Sketch and/or Figma 
  • Can communicate openly, transparently and effectively with team members
  • Design decisions are based on meeting client and audience needs
  • Collaborative
  • Ability to receive feedback without ego
  • Critical thinking and problem solving
  • A proactive team player who can predict and address issues before they arise 

Nice to have skills: 

  • Familiarity with WordPress and/or Drupal and their limitations is an asset
  • Experience interpreting analytics
  • UX design
  • Knowledge of designing to accessibility standards
  • Familiarity with Photoshop, and ability to edit and process photos
  • Familiarity with Illustrator
  • Branding
  • Illustration
  • Familiar with agile methodologies

Why join us? 

  • We believe in balancing our work lives and personal lives to support our mental and physical health
  • We support knowledge sharing and learning, and run regular agency learning labs 
  • We are a remote, relaxed and supportive workplace 
  • You will work with a progressive team and with clients who are doing good in the world
  • This contract could lead to a full-time position 

To apply, please submit a link to your portfolio, cover letter and resume in PDF format here. Your portfolio should be of your best recent work, and demonstrate your knowledge of responsive web design. We thank all applicants in advance for their interest; however, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Affinity Bridge is committed to equal opportunity and fair treatment for all. The company prohibits discrimination on the basis of age, race, disability, ethnicity, marital or family status, national origin, religion, gender, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information, gender identity, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law. 

Applicants must be qualified to work in Canada, and be able to work in the Pacific Time Zone.

Please no calls from recruiters or employment agencies. Affinity Bridge does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Affinity Bridge will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee.

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    UX and Creative Design
  • Employment Type
  • Minimum Experience