Avigilon

  • Visual Designer

    Job Location CA-BC-Vancouver
    Job ID
    2018-3008
    # Positions
    1
    Job Type
    Permanent Full Time
  • Job Description

    At Avigilon we are helping solve some of the biggest challenges around safety and physical security by developing advanced artificial intelligence (AI) technologies and products that are used to help keep people, businesses, and cities around the world safer. Avigilon, a Motorola Solutions company, designs, develops, and manufactures advanced AI, video analytics, network video management software and hardware, surveillance cameras, and access control solutions that help change the way people interact with their security systems.

     

    Founded in 2004 in Vancouver, Avigilon has been a driving force behind the security industry’s AI evolution and has continuously been a company that stands for innovation and growth. At Avigilon, you will find a culture of thought-leaders who are passionate about creating exciting new solutions for security and surveillance. We seek problem-solvers who are eager to rise to the challenges of a continuously evolving technological industry, and those who want to make an impact of the safety of people and businesses globally.

     

    The Avigilon design team is looking for a visual designer to create and maintain the look and feel of Avigilon’s extensive suite of products. The Visual Designer’s responsibility is to lead in executing consistent, user centric visual design on the web, desktop application, and mobile. The ideal candidate is expert in accessibility, modern UI practices, typography, and is passionately driven to create elegant user-centric design that can easily be shared with a development team. In addition to this exceptional comprehension of clean design and UI best practices, we seek a designer with impeccable taste, thorough attention to detail, and an ability to clearly and completely articulate solutions. The Visual Designer is obsessed with design, able to sell and defend work while professionally responding to feedback and thriving in a highly collaborative and iterative product environment.

     

    Responsibilities include:

    • Producing all assets for our digital products
    • Finding the best implementation solutions for our designs across multiple platforms
    • Owning the visual design across products including iconography, type, spacing, and the minimal (but important) design details through past development stages
    • Thinking strategically to enable successful designs through consideration and collaboration
    • Contributing to the development of the design team’s culture and quality standards
    • Working closely with UX and development teams to ensure cohesive design patterns are established across our products.
    • Participating in design discussions and design thinking with interdisciplinary teams
    • Presenting ideas and concepts clearly to stakeholders and customers

    Qualifications:

    • Having a strong understanding of how to effectively employ design processes
    • An exceptional portfolio
    • Impeccable sensitivity to pixel perfect outcomes
    • Expertise in typeface, colour pallets, iconography, responsive layouts while following/growing Avigilon’s brand guidelines
    • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
    • Experience leading brand development and style guideline initiatives
    • Up-to-date knowledge of trends and best practices
    • Examples of previously established brand guidelines/design systems is a plus

    Preference will be given to candidates who have:

    • Experience working with or creating design systems
    • Experience working as visual designers alongside UX designers
    • A strong understanding of business needs and the impact this has on product design
    • Knowledge of Sketch & InVision or a willingness to learn
    • A basic understanding of CSS

    Perks and Benefits:

     

    As a full-time employee at Avigilon, you are eligible to receive a comprehensive benefits package which includes MSP, extended health, dental, and medical insurance while travelling. You will also receive a health spending account to cover additional healthcare costs, such as vision care, RMT and chiropractor visits. If you have any questions regarding the application process, please email careers@avigilon.com.

     

    We believe that diversity spawns innovation – the more diverse our employees are, the more ideas and talents we have to excel as a leader in the technology sector. If you would like to be part of a dynamic team of people who are ambitious, focused, and hardworking then we look forward to meeting you!

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