User Interface & Experience Designer Co-op

Website Porton Health


PORTON is founded on the firm belief that everyone, irrespective of race or geographical boundaries deserves access to a timely and affordable second opinion on critical health diagnoses or a treatment plan. In fulfilling this belief, we view ourselves as partners with patients, physicians, caregivers, our employees, our community, and our environment. We aim to become a regionally recognized brand, capitalizing on the ubiquitous nature of the Internet and associated technologies and the support of abounding talent. Our goal is moderate growth, annual profitability, and an enduring sense of humor.

Position Summary

Ever wonder what it’s like to be a part of something special from the ground up? We are looking for motivated and energetic young professionals to not only be a part of this amazing learning experience, but also comes to the office with tons of energy and always looking for ways to contribute positively. Under the guidance of the founders, the User experience designer coop will be responsible for collaborating with team members working on development, design, marketing, communications, and sales to deliver the most innovative offerings to our clients and partners. Maintaining a thorough knowledge of industry trends as well as physician and patient’s practices, will be a critical part of managing a brand that invites positive physician and patient experiences.

Primary Duties

  • Producing wireframe & prototypes in both Axure and Illustrator in an iterative process with stakeholders.
  • Working closely with Development team to communicate wireframes and prototypes.
  • Work with Business Users and Stakeholders to define requirements and design goals of identified application projects (Mobile and Web)
  • Research trends in UI/UX and delivery of web content to customers
  • Produce Summary Reports based on Research
  • Help influence UI/UX Culture in organization by educating and informing stakeholders.
  • Demonstrating a keen understanding of target audience through the creation of personas, scenarios, and user journeys.
  • Work with Business Users and Stakeholders to define requirements and design goals of identified application projects (Mobile and Web)
  • Support in creating, planning, executing, and reporting on user research

Required Skills and Qualifications

Working towards a degree in Human Computer Interaction, Usability, or related discipline

  • Experience in User Experience Design creating compelling, satisfying, engaging experiences
  • Experience with responsive design (across multiple platforms)
  • Communicates basic UX principles to team and willing to make design recommendations
  • Experience with Wireframing and Prototyping tools and ability to conceptualization through this method (Axure and Illustrator)
  • Keen eye for detail and knows what it takes to remove friction
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong team player that can build relationships
  • Ability to Research and present summarized findings back to group to help build consensus.
  • Working Knowledge of HTML, CSS (HTML5, Stylus CSS3)
  • Understanding of JavaScript Concepts (ES6, Mithril& Gulp Frameworks)

Remuneration: $18/HR Per 35 HR work week.

Application Process:

  1. Click the link and fill out the BC Tech Digital Lift Intern Application
    1. Indicate “User Interface & Experience Designer Co-op” in application
  2. Click apply below

We are seeking independent self-starters, with experience problem solving and troubleshooting; highly adaptable and flexible who enjoy learning-by-doing, have experience identifying and acting on top priorities; are self-motivated and results-oriented.

Tagged as: analysis, design, develop, interface, report, research, ui/ux

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