AlgaeCal is hiringUI/UX Designer

Full TimeUI/UX Design
Posted 8mo ago


Designer With A Heart: You’re a talented designer with a passion for resolving user pain points through great design. You’ve got a solid track record of creating intuitive e-commerce experiences. You’re a seasoned pro at crafting user interface designs for wireframes, annotations, and prototypes. If that sounds like you, then you might have what it takes to be our new UI/UX Designer.

You’ll love working here…

You'll thrive in our high-performance culture. At AlgaeCal, we won’t crush your soul with pointless projects that collect dust. We aim high and execute fast. So, if you're ambitious and ready to make an impact on a MASSIVE scale—minus the Madison Avenue burnout—then this is the career opportunity you've been waiting for.

This job might be for you if you’ve got….

  • 2+ years of experience in a Graphic Design role with a strong focus in User Interface Design.
  • A degree in a design-related field.
  • A strong portfolio that demonstrates your mastery of digital design skills.
  • A deep understanding of wireframes, annotations, and prototypes.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite, Figma, InVision, Illustration, and Motion Graphics.
  • Familiarity with working in an Agile environment.
  • Experience with design systems, user-centered design techniques; sprints & team based concepting.
  • A solid understanding of marketing/advertising techniques. Sorry, but if you think a ‘funnel’ is a cake at the county fair, this isn’t the role for you.
  • Experience working in an e-Commerce environment.

What Will You Earn?

Let’s agree on salary and paid vacation once we know what you offer, but our goal is to pay above market rate for your unique skills.

You’ll also enjoy the following benefits:

  • Professional Development: You’ll get the opportunity to attend professional development conferences or workshops that will enhance your skills, expand your network, and drive your career forward with our support! And of course, we’ll cover your fees, accommodation, travel, meals, and any related materials or resources.
  • Generous healthcare plan.
  • Flexible Stat Holidays with the option to bank days for later use.
  • A top notch Mac computer. We want you to have the best tools.
  • Lots of delicious food - either in our Yaletown office or Uber’d to your home.

And above all, you’ll join a team that you’ll never want to leave. Culture is everything to us. Yes, we work extremely hard to change as many people’s lives as possible. But we know how to have fun and reward ourselves too.

How to apply

So, do you have what it takes to become the next member of team AlgaeCal?

Job opportunities like this don’t come along often, and we’ve got a lot to offer our successful applicants. So, to make sure our future UI/UX Designer is the real-deal, will be a great fit, and will thrive at AlgaeCal, we ask a little more than your run-of-the-mill job application:

If this sounds like a position for you, please respond to this advertisement with your resume and cover letter. Please, read carefully:

1. Write a cover letter addressing:

  1. Why you're the best UI/UX Designer for this role. Give quantifiable examples of related achievements.
  2. Describe why you fit perfectly with our values. Read them: https://drive.google.com/file/d/1deCCJZ6tiDiOSlr_W...
  3. What's the toughest challenge you’ve ever overcome in your life? How did you overcome it?
  4. What are the last three books you’ve read?
  5. What do you do for fun?

2. Explain what you’re doing now for a job:

  1. If you don’t have one, explain why.
  2. If you have one, explain why you’re looking elsewhere.

3. Upload your cover letter and resume:

  1. Ensure that your cover letter and resume are saved and sent as one file.

Yes, our hiring process is challenging, but it’s our way of selecting the best--and your way of ensuring your AlgaeCal teammates are tops.

Click the “Apply Now” button on this page and upload your cover letter and resume.

***Note: Please include your cover letter WITH your resume in one document.

Applications without a cover letter will not be read! Include the URL link to your personal website / portfolio****

We are looking to hire as soon as we find the right person, so act quickly and you can also expect a prompt response.

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