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MARZ VFX

Senior UX Designer

Who we are
We are MARZ, an AI-enabled VFX company on a mission to democratize VFX.
We make producing premium TV fast and easy, using a combination of proprietary AI software, TV-specific production operations, GPU clusters and world-class talent spanning diverse industries.
We launched in 2018, and have had the privilege of working on over 100 premium TV projects to date, such as Moon Knight (Marvel), The Umbrella Academy S3 (Netflix), WandaVision (Marvel), Ms. Marvel (Marvel), The Flight Attendant (HBO Max), Invasion (Apple TV+), Wednesday (Netflix), Carnival Row (Amazon Prime Video), Spiderman: No Way Home (Marvel), Being the Ricardo’s (Amazon Prime Video) and many more!

 

Who we need
We are looking for a creative and hard-working Senior Product Designer to join our Machine Learning (ML) team. As a Product Designer, you will work closely with product management, ML engineers, and ML Researchers to design and deliver next-generation tools and services to transform the VFX industry.

 

What you’ll do:
  • Leverage UX thinking and execution to deliver well-crafted product designs that provide clarity, continuity, and context for the VFX artists who use our ML products
  • Conduct user research interviews across the organization and industry – analyze collected data, and leverage your findings to inform design decisions
  • Communicate design solutions to engineers and stakeholders, and work to solve issues that arise in the build process
  • Create user flows and wireframes, build user interface mock-ups and prototypes, and work closely with Researchers, Engineers, Content Strategists, and Product Managers throughout design processes

 

Who you are:
  • FAST/EFFICIENT: You work blazingly fast to produce wireframes and examples of how something might look. You aren’t married to your ideas but have an understanding that a picture is worth a thousand words. Your wireframes will drive clarity between the various departments.
  • CONFIDENT: VFX and Machine Learning are two very different worlds – your job will be marrying the two together and challenging industry norms.
  • SIMPLIFIER: Machine Learning is complex. You need to be able to handle that complexity and turn it into a simple, but powerful, user experience.

 

Nice to have (all of these are preferred but not required):
  • Bachelor’s degree in Design or UX-related field (HCI, Human Factors, Behavioral Research, or Graphic Design), or equivalent practical experience
  • Experience in the VFX industry
  • Experience designing complex tooling
  • Experience designing for machine learning applications

 

What happens next
After we receive your application, it will be reviewed by the Talent Acquisition team and the Hiring Manager. We will then invite successful candidates to a
  • Phone Interview (~45-60 mins)
  • Case Study Questions (~45-60 mins)
  • Portfolio Review (~45-60 mins)
  • Leadership Meeting (~30 mins)

 

At MARZ, we are an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and does not discriminate on any protected characteristic as defined by applicable law. We are committed to providing reasonable employment accommodations as per the Ontario Human Rights Code and the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act.

LOCATION

Toronto

EXPERIENCE

Senior / Manager

JOB TYPE

Full Time

DESIGN TEAM

2-4

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