Expa is hiring a

Senior Web Designer

Vancouver, Canada

Expa is a startup studio led by the founders of Uber, StumbleUpon, Foursquare, AddThis, and Metrolyrics. After 10 years designing and building consumer services, the Expa team has identified many techniques that help create successful companies. With $150 million funding to date, the team founds new companies based on internal ideas, and occasionally collaborates with founders of early-stage companies whose missions Expa believes in. We help companies avoid common pitfalls in early-stage ventures, and actively remove roadblocks along the way, specializing in product strategy, system design, and user experience.

Expa has a strong presence in San Francisco and New York City, and has recently expanded operations to Vancouver, Canada. We are actively looking to hire the best talent to be a part of our growing team.

You can read more about Expa on our site.

About the Role

As a Senior Web Designer, you’ll be working independently or with other designers to create the overall look and feel of the project(s).  You’ll work closely with the CEO and the Expa partners to define and deliver experiences spanning the user touchpoints and product.

On a daily basis you will:

  • Design elegant UI/UX solutions for the product (site and app)
  • Work independently or with another designer depending on the needs
  • Help define both long-term vision and short-term roadmaps

If you’re interested in learning more, hit the apply button and chat.

Responsibilities

  • Innovate. Present and clearly articulate your design decisions
  • Strategize. Create and iterate using wireframes, prototypes, style guides and user flows to effectively communicate your design intentions to the team
  • Update. Continually keep all members of the design and leadership team updated with the latest changes in your industry’s standards
  • Collaborate. Be a team player that welcomes collaborative work

Requirements

  • Three or more years of experience and proven track record
  • Strong portfolio (to be presented and explained during interview)
  • Hands-on experience creating wireframes, prototypes, storyboards, user flows, etc.
  • Experience using tools such as Photoshop, Sketch, Illustrator, InVision, UXPin, Quartz
  • Understanding of basic front-end languages: HTML5, CSS3, Javascript
  • Creativity with a problem solving mindset
  • Experience working in an agile/scrum development process
  • Open to proactively receiving continual feedback and adjusting work as necessary

What’s in it for you

  • A competitive base salary
  • Stock options
  • Full medical and dental benefits
  • A very flexible vacation policy
  • Custom workstation designed to your needs
  • A beautiful office in downtown Vancouver and a talented team