About Backpacker College: The go-to destination for financially discerning travellers to find affordable accommodations and great experiences at every college/university community in the world.

Backpacker College™ has created access to the first, largest, and best marketplace and smartphone app for booking beds and finding fun experiences dedicated to college and university communities.

For College and University communities, we’re generating opportunities for travellers to find comfortable economical accommodation and fun things to do around the world, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES to tap into new revenue streams, and professionally managed property owners to capitalize on this innovative collaboration with us!

OPPORTUNITY

UX DESIGNER INTERNSHIP/CO-OP

About Backpacker College: The go-to destination for financially discerning travellers to find affordable accommodations and great experiences at every college/university community in the world.

Backpacker College™ has created access to the first, largest, and best marketplace and smartphone app for booking beds and finding fun experiences dedicated to college and university communities.

For College and University communities, we’re generating opportunities for travellers to find comfortable economical accommodation and fun things to do around the world, COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES to tap into new revenue streams, and professionally managed property owners to capitalize on this innovative collaboration with us!

Scope, a full-time position:

* Reporting to the Managing Director

* the UX Designer will be responsible, as part of a team, for further enhancing the functions in Backpacker College’s mobile and web applications

 Qualifications:

* post-secondary diploma, a degree in software development or related field

* 1 years’ experience, co-op, internship

* Experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, process flows, sitemaps and common web programming languages

* Some knowledge in Photoshop, Illustrator, Sketch or other visual design and wire-framing tools

You’ll get to:

* Understand the people who interact with Backpacker College, frame and define their key problems

* Work in cross-disciplinary teams to design, implement, and track new features for our product and growth projects

You’re the kind of person who:

* Loves asking questions, seeking understanding, and is good at listening and working with others to solve difficult problems

* Has experience with qualitative research methods (e.g. interviewing, usability testing, ethnography, etc.)

* Has experience applying a range of research methods with both creativity and critical thinking

APPLY NOW

Please forward your CV and cover letter to amanda@backpackercollege.com.

As part of MaRsDD (https://www.marsdd.com/) we require a photo of government issued ID, confirmation of eligibility to work in Canada, and information on your co-op period/when you will be returning to college or university. This information should be submitted with CV and cover letter.