Who are we looking for?
Vista Cinema is part of an exciting group of companies that leads transformative solutions for the cinema industry.
Vista Cinema’s products encompass cinema operations, B2B and B2C solutions and utilise native desktop, responsive web, POS, mobile and kiosk applications.
Our market leading software is in over 85 countries servicing over 500 customers including some of the world’s largest cinema circuits.
We are based out of Auckland, and have operations in LA, Shanghai, London, Cape Town, Mexico City.
We are a rapidly-growing, fast-moving, highly-capable UX team building the most leading cinema software. Our designers work in Auckland and collaborating with Product Directors, Engineers and BAs to work with our customers to deliver elegant solutions to the complex real-
world problems that cinema operators face. The design team has established itself as a critical part of the software development process, and our team's results are having an impact on the business.
Who we are looking for
As a Intermediate UX / UI Designer on the Vista team, you will have a significant impact on Vista’s digital experience working with teams to bring end-
to-end experiences to customers across the Vista ecosystem. The ideal candidate will have a curiosity to understand the customer and the product, love to visualise an experience in the abstract, dive into customer research and data, break down complex use cases, and then drive the vision into product deliverables that masterfully combine user experience and design.
Your initiative and high attention to detail will be an asset to the team who love to have fun but also strive to deliver results.
Practice user-centred design by leading and participating in user research and incorporating data, customer feedback, and technical constraints / opportunities.
Quickly and thoroughly create diagrams, wireframes, detailed visual mock-ups and prototypes to communicate high-level design strategies and detailed interaction behaviours.
Create Personas, User Experience Maps, User Story Maps and other UCD outputs
Collaborate with UX designers to evolve existing design patterns.
Design the information architecture, interface, and interaction flow of our applications.
Translate product strategy, customer insight, analytics and executive direction into successful design direction, frameworks, prototypes and released product
Direct the visual design of our applications and influence design process and methodologies
Facilitate and prepare usability testing, stakeholder interviews, user interviews, observational research, and help with UX workshops.
Present design work to the user experience team, product team, executives, and external partners for review and feedback.
Help critique and guide design
Mentor and inspire the team in aspects and tools, design and UX practice.
What you have
Experience in an agile / scrum environment.
Proven experience leading and designing digital applications and responsive web apps.
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
A capacity to own and drive the design process by independently defining requirements, scoping projects and prioritizing tasks.
Comfortable working independently with minimal direction
Demonstrate an understanding of visual design hierarchy, typography, iconography and layout with ability to produce fresh, simple, elegant and exceedingly usable layouts and interaction.
You care about pixels and subpixels.
You care about craftsmanship.
Tenacity, diplomacy, and a sense of humour.
The NZ : Intermediate UX / UI Designer Role
Minimum of 3 years delivering experience design solutions as a UX designer, information architect, or interaction designer.
Ability to contribute to the strategic development of products from a design and user centric perspective.
Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and analytical skills including the ability to communicate complex, interactive design concepts clearly and persuasively across different audiences and varying levels of the organization.
High Proficiency designing and prototyping with a variety of tools such as Sketch, InVision, Figma, Axure and Adobe software.
An online portfolio and samples of work demonstrating experience creating great end-to-end, user-centred design solutions and patterns, across desktop and mobile devices.
Bachelor's degree or higher in design, human-computer interaction (HCI), or equivalent professional experience.
If you have a passion for the entertainment industry and are a talented team player with the drive and motivation to excel in your work, we would love to hear from you! Please send your CV along with your portfolio / examples of your work.
You must have the right to live and work in New Zealand to apply for this position.
Here at Vista we value inclusivity and celebrate diversity. We’re committed to offering equal opportunity to our staff and candidates regardless of gender, age, race, ethnicity, marital status, disability, sex, sexual orientation, religious, ethical beliefs or political opinion.
This commitment is reflected in all our employment policies and procedure