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UX Lead Designer

Lite Links Technologies Inc., a technology company focused on revolutionizing the logistics industry is currently looking at add a high caliber UX Lead Designer to our team.  Our UX Lead Designer should be a tenacious go-getter that can pool resources together and drive tight deadlines.  As the leader of the UX function, the UX Lead Designer is accountable for the effective and on time delivery of three week development sprints in conjunction with multiple other departments and stakeholders.  


About Us:

Lite Link Labs is a Burnaby based tech start-up launching a logistics platform to engage shippers, trucking companies, truckers, and logistics brokers via web and mobile applications.

As a team of innovative thinkers, Lite Links is working to make the logistics industry better, faster, and easier to manage while creating a better user experience for both logistics brokers and shipping organizations.  We are rapidly growing and working towards our launch in April and have identified a need to add more high caliber talent to our team as we continue to innovate and draw closer to our end product.

Valuing creativity, strong work ethic, and fervent collaboration, working at Lite Links will be a fast paced, goal driven environment that promotes radical passion for innovation and laser dedication to making a difference.


What you will be doing:


Our successful UX Designer Lead is the true product owner.  They will be responsible for conceiving and conducting user research, interviews and surveys, and translating them into sitemaps, user flows, customer journey maps, wireframes, mockups and prototypes. The UX Designer Lead will also be expected to design the overall functionality of the product, and in order to ensure a great user experience, iterate upon it in accordance with user-testing.

  • Foster a cohesive, creative, and comfortable working environment for team.
  • Provide leadership and direction where necessary.
  • Ensure that all members understand the team’s objectives and work together to achieve  results.
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes , mockups  and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate  the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products .
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions  and features.
  • Take a user-centered design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas


What you bring to the table:

  • 6-8 years of experience in UX Design
  • Relevant undergraduate Degree desired
  • 3-4 years of experience in a leadership role, coaching and mentoring members of a UX department
  • Fluency in the following platforms and toolkit:
  • Adobe XD
  • Sketch
  • Basic HTML and CSS3
  • Adobe CC
  • JIRA
  • Confluence
  • Invision
  • GSuite
  • Slack
    • OPTIONAL, but would be a great benefit:
      • Balsamiq
      • Zeplin
  • A solid grasp of User-Centered Design (UCD), planning and executing both A/B and end user testing
  • Able to clearly define and execute the design process
  • Implement UX best practices and ensure timely execution


What you will receive in return:

  • Competitive compensation structure
  • Stock options
  • Medical and Dental benefits
  • 3 weeks paid vacation
  • Awesome Burnaby office location
  • Stellar and committed team environment


If you see yourself in a fast paced tech startup environment as a leader of product and delivery, we want to speak with you!  We are looking to make a decision quickly, so apply today!


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