Tipping Canoe – User Experience Specialist

Winnipeg, MB

Tipping Canoe is an international web development company with a passion for creating influential and creative consumer based sites. We believe that the relationship between consumers and merchants is changing rapidly and that the clever consumer is influencing a massive shift in the traditional power dynamic. We believe that the future of online advertising and purchasing will be radically different than today and that this revolution will be based on connecting clever consumers.

Our success in this field and the immense growth we are experiencing means that we are constantly looking for motivated, intelligent and switched-on developers who are as excited as us about creating and nurturing cutting-edge web technologies. Please find details below on our currently open positions. Shoot us a note using the contact link below if you want to talk more!

Our development dojo is expanding and we need a crafty, clever and creative UX/UID specialist to compliment our existing skilled ninjas. A formal education in user-centred design (UID/UX/HCI) and basic knowledge of web technologies is an advantage. You must have experience and demonstrable skill with:

  • Prototyping and creating design and functional specification documents (storyboards, usage scenarios, navigation maps)
  • User research and informal test groups
  • Analysing and monitoring current interface implementations
  • Recommending, presenting and leading changes to the user interface
  • Working collaboratively in a product development team

You must have a passion for emerging web technologies and an interest in the rapid changes occurring in web interface design. Our ninjas work on the leading edge of web applications and you will be given freedom to experiment with new theory and practice.

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You must be comfortable working with, and troubleshooting in a high availability business critical environment and be the sort of person who likes to ‘own’ what you set up. We offer our people a lot of autonomy and responsibility and welcome those who are driven and who love what they do. We’re also happy to offer what we consider to be a fantastic work environment, and have a commitment to paying people what they’re worth.

To apply for any of the positions, please send your resume and a brief cover letter here.