UX, Operator Interface and GUI Designer

Posted Date 3 weeks ago(10/5/2020 12:39 PM)
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Are you looking to join a team of end user advocates shaping a user interface through an iterative user centered design process? We currently have a new opportunity for an Operator Interface and GUI Designer in Calgary. Working with a team of user experience and human factors engineers, you will define the problem space and end user needs while advocating and expressing those needs to the engineering and development community.


Your day in more detail:

  • Participate in an interdisciplinary integrated project team environment.
  • Work closely with software, firmware, within the UX, Human factors + Design group to develop specialized Graphical User Interface (GUI) firmware on military embedded hardware devices or software designs for complex applications using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) development process.
  • This is a cross-discipline role of bridging a GUI design role with firmware and software development to ensure a positive end user experience in our products.
  • Identify and create software user interface requirements and analysis of implementation.
  • Prepare and review design documents.
  • Document the analysis, design and test activities in accordance with development standards.


  • Visible and expressive passion and experience with Graphical User Interface design, UX and/or Human Computer Interaction.
  • Experience designing front end user interfaces for software and firmware in an iterative manner from low to high fidelity design.
  • Experience using GUI prototyping tools such as Axure, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, etc .
  • Able to translate, and coordinate a GUI experience to the development team, including the creation of assets to facilitate development.
  • Detailed oriented in the creation and communication of front end user interface design.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Strong problem solving and analysis skills.
    Enthusiastic contributor, willing to learn new skills and takes on ownership of work.
  • Ability to work effectively both independently and in a team environment, with minimum supervision.
  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in Computer Science, Human Computer Interaction, Engineering, Industrial Design or applicable scientific discipline is required.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Canadian Security Clearance and a positive Controlled Goods Assessment. Eligibility to work in Canada either as a Canadian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

Our Company Benefits
Our contribution to our employees represents much more than just a pay check. We invest in our employees’ health and wellness, paid time off, retirement, income protection, work/life balance, talent development and more. As a General Dynamics employee, you can enjoy many of our benefits including:

  • Health and optional dental plan
  • Life insurance and retirement benefits
  • Vacation and flexible work environment
  • On-site fitness facilities
  • Free parking
  • Hockey and soccer leagues
  • Tickets and giveaways offered through our Recreation Association

About General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada
General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada is one of the country’s most innovative defence and security technology companies, providing advanced thinking, design expertise, and implementation know-how to equip military and first responders with leading-edge hardware, software and systems.

Our employees innovate on a daily basis. Part of General Dynamics Mission Systems, a global company with more than 13,000 employees across 100 facilities worldwide, our success stems from strong system engineering experience, ongoing investment in research and development, collaboration with commercial and military systems industry leaders, and a singular focus on customer service.

In Canada, we employ more than 1,300 people across three locations. Our business groups include: Land Communications, Airborne Mission Systems, Underwater Warfare and Cyber Solutions.

We believe in maintaining a diverse workplace – inclusive of beliefs, cultural background, job experiences, thoughts and ideas. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team! (Workplace accommodations are available).


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