Position Description

Front End UI/UX Developer (Future Opportunity)
Location Vancouver, BC
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LMI Technologies, recognized as one of Canada’s 50 Best Workplaces, is a medium-sized technology company built on a culture of openness, respect and professional excellence. At LMI our staff work passionately toward the common goal of designing and delivering innovative 3D machine vision solutions to OEMs and System Integrators working in industrial factory automation around the world. The result of this teamwork is high-performance, easy-to-implement and cost-effective 3D sensor technologies that deliver the best results in even the most challenging 3D inline inspection applications.

Please Note: Due to the current pandemic, we are delaying the hiring of this position. Once the situation returns to back to normal, we will continue the recruitment process as we feel it would be a better new hire on-boarding experience. We are continuing to collect and review resumes during this time but will contact shortlisted candidates once we get closer to returning back to normal operations. Thanks for your interest in LMI!

What will you do as a Front End UI/UX Developer (Future Opportunity)?

We are looking for a Front End UI/UX Developer who is an expert in front-end development and UX design for web and desktop applications to join our growing company. You will design and create a unified front-end for a suite of interfaces, including manufacturing workstation tools, management web applications, and complex data visualizations. You will also develop framework components, building out the software backbone that drives manufacturing. You will be developing in Typescript/React on our web platform, and C#/WPF on the desktop.

Working within the R&D department, you will report to the Team Lead of one of our Software teams.

  • Create user interface and underlying framework components according to specifications using Typescript/React and C#/WPF.
  • Create test plan outlines with prioritized test cases for verifying software against its specification.
  • Provide time estimates for assigned work, and report progress via JIRA.
  • Conduct research and iterative design refinement based on user needs and habits.
  • Create software specifications (focusing on user interfaces) according to project goals and user needs.
  • Create and maintain digital assets, such as user interface graphics, interface design files, wireframes, and interactive mockups.
  • Create training materials and conduct in-person user training.
  • Receive tickets with an objective such as "create a visualization of manufacturing timeline in the desktop client and web application".
  • Elicit requirements from stakeholders including end users to create a specification for the interface and underlying code.
  • Create a test plan from your specification.
  • Work with team members to determine if framework changes are required to support the changes.
  • Implement the changes, test them, and submit your code as one or more pull requests.
  • Work with the software tester and reviewers to implement any changes necessary to pass tests and review.
  • Train staff on how to use the new features.
  • Deploy your software into the change-managed manufacturing environment.
  • Monitor the deployment and solicit user feedback.

What do you need to be successful?

  • 3+ years' experience as a UI/UX developer.
  • A portfolio or professional history that demonstrates proficiency in UI/UX design
  • Expert knowledge of front-end web development with Javascript (Typescript preferred)
  • Experience with desktop UI development (WPF preferred, WInForms, GTK, Electron, or similar)
  • Knowledge of CSS, HTML5 and its best practices.
  • Proficiency in development in C#, Java, C++ or C
  • Experience with software development lifecycle tools such as a ticket system (e.g. JIRA, trac), a repository manager (e.g. Bitbucket, github), and an automated build system (e.g. Bamboo, Jenkins).
  • Proficiency in designing interfaces and building clickable prototypes using wireframe tools such as Sketch, InVision, Pencil, or similar.
  • Proficiency using Git version control.
  • Backend development experience, including REST APIs and SQL queries is nice to have.
  • Knowledge of data visualization and adaptive visual layouts.
  • Knowledge of machine vision, image manipulation, or 3D geometry is an asset.
  • Experience developing mobile apps is an asset.

How to submit your interest?

If you are interested in this exciting opportunity and working for a fast-growing global technology company with an inspiring and engaging workplace environment, please submit your application to our Human Resources team in confidence by clicking the “Apply Now” button.

While we appreciate your interest in LMI very much, we are only able to respond to candidates selected for further consideration. We look forward to talking to you about the possibilities of beginning a rewarding new chapter of your career!

Why being inclusive is important to us?

At LMI Technologies, we are an Equal Opportunity employer and we value the diversity of the people we hire and serve. We strive to build and grow our team that fosters variety in backgrounds, perspectives, experiences and skills. We embrace inclusiveness in our workplace, so we can utilize each person’s talents and strengths.

 

If you are interested in working for a fast-growing global technology company with an inspiring and engaging workplace environment, we invite you to apply and talk about the possibilities of beginning a rewarding new chapter of your career.

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