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BC Public Service

ISL 27R - Senior User Experience Designer - AMENDED

Posted 3 days ago

Job Description

Posting Title
ISL 27R - Senior User Experience Designer - AMENDED

Position Classification
Information Systems R27


Work Options

Abbotsford, BC V2S 1H4 CA
Burnaby, BC V3J 1N3 CA
Campbell River, BC V9W 6Y7 CA
Cranbrook, BC V1C 7G5 CA
Fort Nelson, BC V0C 1R0 CA
Hope, BC V0X 1L0 CA
Kamloops, BC V2H 1B7 CA
Kelowna, BC V1Z 2S9 CA
Multiple Locations, BC CA (Primary)
Nanaimo, BC V9T 6L8 CA
Nelson, BC V1L 6K1 CA
Prince George, BC V2N4P7 CA
Smithers, BC V0J 2N0 CA
Surrey, BC V4P 1M5 CA
Vancouver, BC V6B 0N8 CA
Victoria, BC V9B 6X2 CA
Williams Lake, BC V2G 5M1 CA

Salary Range
$91,295.85 - $104,132.83 annually which includes a 9.9% Temporary Market Adjustment*

Close Date

Job Type
Regular Full Time

Temporary End Date

BC Public Service -> Ministry of Housing

Ministry Branch / Division
Housing Innovations Division

Job Summary

Support the transformation of government services in this dynamic team

The Ministry of Housing was formed in December 2022 to focus on the creation of attainable and affordable housing for people in British Columbia. The Ministry works collaboratively with partners within the B.C. government and across the housing sector to ensure consumers and providers in the housing marketplace are supported by efficient and fair regulations, that local governments are enabled to advance the housing their communities need, and that the supply of housing options offer attainable choices for British Columbians. As well, a key responsibility of the ministry is to lead government's focused efforts on addressing the needs of unhoused people to support safe and healthy communities for all.

The Housing Innovations Division (HI) leads and advises on the development of programs and projects under the government's new housing plan,Homes for People.The division is leading the digital transformation of the housing development sector by unlocking the regulatory system to allow for the implementation of new innovative collaboration technologies that help project teams work more effectively with regulators, helping to increase sector productivity. The division is focused on digitizing construction codes and housing permitting process (News Release: new digital building permit tool will help create more homes faster ). This includes meaningful engagement with local governments and First Nation governments across the province.

This position will lead the development and implementation of user experience activities to ensure the product being developed is intuitive, efficient, accessible and user centered. This position works closely with end users in an Agile and Scrum environment, balancing technical feasibility and business goals to deliver innovative and impactful solutions. This position works in a high-profile, dynamic, fast-paced, and results-oriented environment.

Job Requirements:
  • Master's degree in a computer science related field and 2 years of related experience; OR
  • Bachelor's degree in a computer science related field and 3 years of related experience; OR
  • Diploma in a computer science related field and 4 years related experience; OR
  • Certificate or coursework in a computer science related field and 5 years related experience; OR
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.

Related experience includes the following:
  • Experience designing for the web and mobile, including graphic design, interaction design and data visualization.
  • Experience of working in an agile, digital product- focused development environment with User Experience teams, designers, and developers to iteratively create and improve digital products and services.
  • Experience with related UX practices and skills, including content design, content strategy and information architecture.
  • Experience producing and working with design pattern/asset libraries.
  • Experience in data visualization and familiarity with products (BI tools) and approaches.
  • Experience mentoring and supporting less experienced UX practitioners.

For questions regarding this position, please contact .

About this Position:
Please refer to MyHR for more information on Temporary Market Adjustments .
Remote work is allowed, this position can work up to full time from their home in British Columbia subject to an approved telework agreement. The locations listed above are to assist applicants in searching for this opportunity and are not a complete list of locations.
Amendment (05/15): An eligibility list may be established to fill future temporary and permanent vacancies.
Employees of the BC Public Service must be located in BC at the time of employment.

Working for the BC Public Service:
The BC Public Service is committed to creating a diverse workplace to represent the population we serve and to better meet the needs of our citizens. Consider joining our team and being part of an innovative, inclusive and rewarding workplace.

The Indigenous Applicant Advisory Service is available to applicants that self-identify as Indigenous (First Nations, status or non-status, Métis, or Inuit) seeking work or already employed in the BC Public Service. For guidance on applying and interviewing, please contact or 778-405-3452.

The BC Public Service is an award-winning employer and offers employees competitive benefits, amazing learning opportunities and a chance to engage in rewarding work with exciting career development opportunities. For more information, please see What We Offer .

How to Apply:
Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the job requirements listed above.

Cover Letter: NO- Please do not submit a cover letter as it will not be reviewed.

Resume: YES -A resume is required as part of your application, however, it may not be used for initial shortlisting purposes.

Questionnaire: YES- You will need to complete a comprehensive questionnaire to demonstrate how you meet the job requirements. Include all relevant information about your educational accomplishments and employment history including job titles, start and end dates (month and year) of your employment, and how you obtained your relevant experience. The questionnaire will take approximately 60 minutes to complete.

Helpful tips, videos and more regarding the application process can be found on the Your Job Application page of MyHR. If you are experiencing technical difficulty applying, e-mail , before the stated closing time, and we will respond as soon as possible.

Additional Information:
A Criminal Record Check (CRC) will be required.

Applicants selected to move forward in the hiring process may be assessed on the Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies as outlined in the attached Job Profile located at the bottom of the posting.

Applications will be accepted until 11:00 pm Pacific Standard Time on the closing date of the competition.

Job Category
Information Management/Information Technology

Additional Information

About BC Public Service



Company Size

10,000+ employees

Application closing date is 2024-07-22

Current Openings

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