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Current openings:


UX Designer, Discover Parks

The BC Parks Foundation's mission is to enhance and pass on the legacy of BC's world-class parks system so that it flourishes forever. We are the official charitable partner to the sixth largest parks system in the world, with over 1034 parks and more than 26 million visits a year.  Our goal is to create the greatest parks system in the world. In the last several years we have achieved outstanding growth and results, and we pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial and innovative approach.

We are developing a web app that will connect visitors to great experiences in parks.  We are looking for someone who is passionate about user experiences-- both in the app itself, and in the outdoor experiences you help bring to them through the app.  The successful candidate will have a unique opportunity to help create a fantastic experience for people as they discover, plan, book and experience outdoor adventures.

Position Description 

We have developed a prototype web app and are currently seeking a UX designer to contribute to the design of the app. This position will also be responsible for curating experiences that will appeal to our target audience. The ideal candidate has experience designing web and mobile apps, and liaising with external partners and content creators. This position will report to the Director of Programs and work in a positive and dynamic team setting.

Main Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Conduct user research and testing
  • Collaborate with Product Manager and development team to create intuitive, user-friendly web app within required timelines
  • Identify and connect with experience providers to form curated events that are specifically chosen to appeal to target audiences
  • Manage relationships with experience providers, including regular communication to understand their needs and interests 
  • Coordinate content creation with a team of staff and volunteers
  • Other duties related to the web app project, as required

Your skills and experience

  • 1-2 years experience as a UX designer
  • Strong portfolio of design projects
  • Project management experience with ability to make solid decisions and prioritize tasks within established timelines
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (verbal and written)
  • Ability to lead and inspire a team creating content
  • Ability to work under pressure to complete multiple tasks, meet demands and deadlines with a positive, constructive attitude
  • Experience working with two-sided marketplaces or with events and experiences is an asset
  • Passion for parks, nature and the outdoors is an asset

Start date: November 2021 (6 month full time contract, with possibility of extension)

Application Instructions

To apply, submit your resume and cover letter to careers@bcparksfoundation.ca. Submissions without either document will not be considered.





If you'd like to be considered for future opportunities, but don't see your perfect role here, please email your resume and cover letter to careers@bcparksfoundation.ca and we'll keep your information on file for future consideration. Due to the high volume of applicants, only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. Thank you for your understanding.