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  • Posted: May 26, 2023
    Deadline: Not specified
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    Canonical is a unique tech company - global, remote-first, open source, with 700 professionals across 50 countries - we want to be the world's best, not biggest, global software company.
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    Senior UX Designer - Ubuntu desktop

    About The Job

    • Our multi-disciplinary web design and production team includes visual designers, UX designers, front-end and back-end developers to bring exciting web projects to life. We help and learn from each other and strive to improve our work and processes.

    What your day will look like

    • Work with the Ubuntu desktop user community to research new features and improvements
    • Collaborate with product managers and engineers to shape the future of Ubuntu desktop
    • Create world-class desktop and web interactions for Ubuntu
    • Evolve and evangelise design systems that drive consistency and efficiency
    • Provide direction to the design team, keeping our efforts aligned with product strategy and best practices
    • Interact with the open source community to encourage adoption of features and designs
    • UX designers should be excellent communicators who are at ease working with a complex mix of engineers, designers and executives.
    • They represent us at cross-functional company meetings and must present their design position with clarity and precision.
    • They should be confident and excited to take on complex design challenges.
    • They should also be able to connect their design leadership to the strategic vision of the company.

    Read more about the design team
    What we are looking for in you

    • Excellent academic results at school and university
    • Bachelor's or equivalent in User Experience, Design, or STEM
    • Knowledge and passion for user experience, technology and design
    • Commitment to continuous learning and improvement - curious, flexible, scientific
    • Drive to finish work and celebrate success
    • Confidence in user research practices
    • Engagement with the latest design research and innovation

    What we offer you

    • Your base pay will depend on various factors including your geographical location, level of experience, knowledge and skills. In addition to the benefits above, certain roles are also eligible for additional benefits and rewards including annual bonuses and sales incentives based on revenue or utilisation.
    • Our compensation philosophy is to ensure equity right across our global workforce.
    • In addition to a competitive base pay, we provide all team members with additional benefits, which reflect our values and ideals.
    • Please note that additional benefits may apply depending on the work location and, for more information on these, please ask your Talent Partner.
    • Fully remote working environment - we've been working remotely since 2004!
    • Personal learning and development budget of 2,000USD per annum
    • Annual compensation review
    • Recognition rewards
    • Annual holiday leave
    • Parental Leave
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Opportunity to travel to new locations to meet colleagues at 'sprints'
    • Priority Pass for travel and travel upgrades for long haul company events
    • An opportunity to shape a company and products
    • Influence in the open source community
    • An inclusive work environment

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Canonical Ghana on to apply

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