Full time Remote / Telecommute

Senior UX Designer

Salary: $90,000-$100,000 CAD annually
Created: April 14, 2022


The Senior UX Designer is responsible for ensuring that PKP produces accessible, user-centered software that meets the needs of a diverse global community of scholarly publishers. The Senior UX Designer will conduct user research, gather product requirements, communicate these requirements clearly to developers, and evaluate the success of delivered work.

This is a new position at PKP with a mandate to establish and implement design-led practices in the product development process. The successful applicant will work closely with lead developers to improve our open source publishing software, which is currently used by more than 25,000 journals around the world to protect public access to scholarly knowledge. 

The Senior UX Designer reports to the Associate Director of Development. In the future, the Senior UX Designer should be prepared to manage one or more researchers or designers.

Details about duties/responsibilities, requirements, working arrangements, etc. are available on the PKP website.

Please apply with a resume, cover letter, and examples of your prototypes, mockups, user stories or personas, no later than 4pm Pacific Time on May 16, 2022.

All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply. The Public Knowledge Project is committed to employment equity and encourages applications from qualified candidates of all genders, visible minorities, persons of First Nations, Inuit, or Métis heritage, persons with disabilities, and LGBTQ2SIA+ identified persons.

How to apply


Nate Wright
Public Knowledge Project
SFU Library, 8888 University Drive, Burnaby, BC, Canada


Scholarly publishing Accessibility PKP UX


Submitted by: mjordan@sfu.ca

Published: Friday, April 15, 2022 14:37 UTC

Last updated: Friday, April 15, 2022 14:37 UTC