Established in 1986, Geosoft stands for integrity and best practice in earth science mapping and exploration technology. Today, Geosoft software is helping to simplify geospatial data access and analysis for improved understanding, knowledge development and business decision-making in industries such as mineral exploration, oil and gas, government, and in environmental investigations and UXO (Unexploded Ordnance) detection.
The company is headquartered in Toronto, Canada, with offices in South America, Europe, South Africa and Australia. Geosoft’s partner network provides additional coverage throughout the United States and across the globe, in Russia, India and China. Geosoft provides a quality work environment that is informal but professional, friendly and supportive.
The company is employee-owned and has strong living-company principles, which have lead to consistent and profitable growth for over 20 years. As one long-time developer has commented, “It is wonderful to be able to work with such competent and motivated people.”
Geosoft is a great place to work!
|JOB TITLE:||User Interface Designer|
|TEAM:||Research and Development|
|TYPE:||Permanent – Full Time|
|REPORTS TO:||VP Research and Development|
Geosoft is the market leader in the development and
deployment of spatial earth-science applications in exploration. This has come from a focus on the workflow and efficiency that earth scientists need to get their jobs done. We want to further improve this focus by adding a User Interface Designer to our high-calibre development team.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
As User Interface Designer, you will lead and oversee all human – computer interfaces and work-flows on both Geosoft desk-top applications and server-based services. You will:
- Define and lead the definition of the user models, work-flow and
user interfaces for new and existing Geosoft products and features.
- Develop high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups and
prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
- Be constructively involved in the test-phases of software
- Work closely with software engineers, geoscience professionals
and product managers throughout all stages of Geosoft product life cycles.
- Collaborate with technical writing team to make technical
communication around your designs as effective as your designs.
- Work with product managers to enhance your knowledge of new and existing Geosoft market sectors through client visits, attending user seminars and conferences.
- Keep current on new and emerging UI technologies and concepts through on-going study, personal learning and memberships in professional associations
Other Job Information
This position is located in downtown Toronto. Up to 10% international travel will be required.
- You have experience designing technical user interfaces, and can demonstrate success. We are looking for between one and ten years experience in this field.
- You are a critical and creative thinker with an excellent sense
of good design, a strong technical background, and a passion for making things better.
- You want to have a real impact on the working lives of thousands of professionals who use your designs.
- You enjoy working with people, understanding their reactions and creating outcomes that benefit all. This includes clients and members of your team.
- You pay attention to details, but are also flexible, open-minded
- You are a superb communicator and listener.
Nice to have
- A background or degree in an earth-science discipline, such as
geology, geophysics, geochemistry or geography.
- A degree in psychology, human behavior, and/or human-computer interface design is also a big plus, as is membership in a human-computer association or special-interest group.
- Experience with Geosoft and/or the resource exploration industry is definitely an asset.
- Knowledge of a UI prototyping environment.
- Skills with Visual Studio and .NET development from a UI
Please send your CV and cover letter by email to [email protected] with subject header UI Interface Designer.
Closing date for Applications: March 17th, 2006