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Lead Designer

Vancouver, BC Canada Remote
Full Time
A month ago

Position type: Full-time, Canada only

Reports to: Creative Director

Design things that matter. Make life better for millions of people.Are you ready to use your hard-earned design experience to rethink the digital world—one UI component, one sprint, one service at a time?

OXD is working—today—with clients from all across North America to improve access to justice, deliver equal and fair citizen services, and make smarter software using modern methods and processes.

We’re looking for a Lead Designer who knows how to work collaboratively across teams to deliver usable, inclusive, and flexible experiences, while also inspiring others to do the same. As Lead Designer, you’ll work with practitioners from across our company as well as our clients’ organizations—people who are blazing trails and setting the bar for design excellence and digital transformation.

Important requirements

  • 10 years agency or in-house visual design experience

  • Experience leading a team of visual designers

  • Experience designing large websites

  • Excellent graphic design skills

What’s it like to work with us?

We believe in treating people well, compensating them fairly, and supporting them to live fulfilled and balanced lives. We offer great extended benefits, flexible time-off, and professional development opportunities for all staff. We want people to feel they can bring their whole selves to work and strive to offer an environment where everybody feels listened-to, welcome, and safe.

We are committed to accessibility and inclusivity and are always working to evolve and improve our practices as we learn. If you require any accommodation during the recruitment process, please let us know.

Remote or onsite—it’s up to you.

OXD is based in Vancouver, and we have staff working remotely from all across Canada.

And for those who do live in the Vancouver area, you still have plenty of options. Choose from either fully onsite (once restrictions have been lifted), to fully remote, or a hybrid of both. Whatever suits your situation and life.

All staff—remote or local—enjoy a quarterly home office allowance that they can use to buy whatever they need to be productive outside the office.

How to apply

Send a cover letter, resume, and portfolio of your best, most relevant work to To help make the process smoother for everyone, please include the job title and your name in the subject line. Unfortunately, we are unable to hire from outside Canada at this time.

No agencies, please.

Only candidates that meet the minimum requirements will be considered. No phone calls please. You must be eligible to work in Canada. High-five if you read and adhere to the small print.

Creative and Graphic Design