UX/UI Designer

Corporate · Vancouver, British Columbia
Department Corporate
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Mid-level

Job Title:

User Experience Designer


Job Summary:

You’ll be designing and prototyping elegant solutions for our web and mobile apps, collaborating with the rest of the product team to evolve and refine our design system, working with our engineers and stakeholders to make sure their implementation matches your vision, and ensuring visual cohesion and engineering efficiency across all user touch-points.


Who are We?

TZOA is an emerging Vancouver-based startup, helping people take control of the air quality in their homes with our innovative IoT air quality monitors and solutions. With the current pandemic and increased forest fire situations globally, this has raised the awareness of the importance of the quality of the air we breathe!  Our products not only detect air quality problems, but also help solve these problems by connecting to our customers HVAC systems to clean the air better and more efficiently. TZOA has received invention awards from Popular Science and Time Magazine, and has multiple patents for environmental, air quality and optical particle counting technologies. At TZOA we believe that our people are the heart of our company. Their diverse backgrounds both personally and professionally are what drive their passion to contribute and help make a difference. Our culture encourages inclusive involvement and conversations to help foster new and different ideas. We are a small but growing team that values ambition, attention to detail, and personal development. Breathe Better.


Our Mission:

TZOA's mission is to build innovative IAQ products; reimagining how HVAC products can be used to better solve IAQ problems by fusing IoT sensors and big data with automation.  We are lowering the cost of world class sensors and partnering with massive HVAC distributors and contractors in order to have an incredible impact.


Our Vision

TZOA's vision is to improve the health for millions of people by increasing the efficacy and accessibility of world class indoor air quality solutions.


What we’re looking for:

  • You are inspiring, creative, flexible and can identify and focus on what’s-important-now.  
  • You value collaboration, transparency and have a get-stuff-done mindset.  As an individual contributor, you understand the aspects of success in your position, take initiative and lead by example.
  • You work well with others, take pride in a job well done, and understand that in our company we are all accountable to each other.
  • You want to push the envelope, overcoming big challenges in order to create something truly unique.


What you’ll do:

  • Combine UX thinking with design execution, to produce usable and intuitive user interfaces for a range of mobile and web applications
  • Use provided research to understand user’s needs and inform design decisions
  • Collaborate with the rest of the product team to evolve and refine our design system, ensuring visual cohesion and engineering efficiency across all user touch-points
  • Assist with the deployment of design processes and tools
  • Design and prototype elegant solutions for web and mobile apps
  • Communicate design solutions to engineers and stakeholders
  • Work within brand guidelines to create layouts that reinforce a brand’s style or voice through its visual touchpoints


What would make you a strong fit:

  • A strong command of contemporary design tools including Sketch and Invision. 
  • Experience working in an agile environment 
  • Experience with the Atlassian Suite (or other project management platforms)
  • Experience with user research such as surveys, interviews, and usability testing
  • Background in designing for mobile apps
  • Problem-solving and analytical skills
  • An understanding of design patterns
  • A solid foundation in layout and design
  • Excellent attention to detail


The Fun Stuff:

  • Competitive total compensation package including health benefits
  • Training and personal development support
  • 3 weeks annual vacation plus a few bonus days over the year end holidays
  • During COVID we are promoting to working from home full time based on the requirements of the position, with lots of Google Hangouts and occasional in-person meetings. During non-pandemic times we generally work from home one day per week. 
  • Full kitchen stocked with snacks & basic supplies
  • Pet friendly office
  • Exciting startup energy

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  • Location
    Vancouver, British Columbia
  • Department
    Corporate
  • Employment Type
    Full-Time
  • Minimum Experience
    Mid-level