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Lead UX Designer - RACE21


Vancouver, BC, CA

Closing Date: February 28, 2020

With a strong history of innovation for over 100+ years, we are Canada’s largest diversified natural resource company looking to reinvent ourselves. Being part of the RACE21™ team, you’ll be leading the charge of a company-wide renewal of technology and infrastructure – a high-tech transformation of mining into the next generation.


 With the financial backing and commitment from our leadership, we envision a fully integrated agile digital platform that will:

  • RenewAutomate, and Connect material, processes, equipment flows, and data systems to expand and enable a broad application of advanced analytics, robotics, and artificial intelligence
  • Empower our employees to unleash their creativity and innovation at work – increasing sustainability, safety, and performance in real time, unlocking resource base knowledge and improving planning for optimal resource extraction

 We are world-class leaders in sustainability and safety – and we are building a better world for the next generation with lasting competitive advantages, from 2021 and beyond.


Reporting to the Manager of Product, the Lead UX Designer - RACE21™ is responsible for these core activities:



  • Be a courageous safety leader, adhere to and sponsor safety and environmental rules and procedures
  • Lead the UX efforts for multiple teams, ensuring that they design with a strong customer-centric experience in mind
  • Work with production teams and other discipline leadership to manage capacity plans, development, and product roadmap
  • Review and provide feedback for all designers on your team: wireframes, competitive-analysis, focus group & usability reports, mockups & annotated documentation, user-flows, etc...
  • Have frequent one-on-one discussions to solve issues and maintain team health
  • Learn and share best practices with the team
  • Provide mentorship for your team with the development and presentation of their work



  • Minimum four years of experience designing consumer-grade products
  • Experience with planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing and rapid prototyping
  • Experience leading UX teams and projects in a fast-paced Agile environment
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate and optimize design based on the value to the user and the business
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting including synthesizing abstract ideas into concrete design implications
  • Strong sense of ownership of solutions and not afraid to speak up to ensure the user perspective is heard by the Product Owner
  • Believes in culture of transparency and trust
  • Experience interacting with distributed teams operating in a variety of timezones
  • Open to learning new ideas outside scope or knowledge skill set to span across UI design, strategy and testing
  • Travel to our sites in the interior of British Columbia 10-20% to build stakeholder relationships


At Teck, we value diversity. Our teams work collaboratively and respect each person’s unique perspective and contribution.


Qualified applicants interested in joining a dynamic team are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter electronically.


We wish to thank all applicants for their interest and effort in applying for the position; however, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Your application to this posting is deemed to be your consent to the collection, use and necessary disclosure of personal information for the purposes of recruitment. Teck respects the privacy of all applicants and the confidentiality of personal information.


Teck is a diversified resource company committed to responsible mining and mineral development with major business units focused on copper, steelmaking coal, zinc and energy. Headquartered in Vancouver, Canada, its shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols TECK.A and TECK.B and the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TECK.


The pursuit of sustainability guides Teck’s approach to business. Teck is building partnerships and capacity to confront sustainability challenges within the regions in which it operates and at the global level. In 2019, Teck was named to the Dow Jones Sustainability World Index (DJSI) for the tenth straight year, indicating that Teck’s sustainability practices rank in the top 10 per cent of the world’s 2,500 largest public companies in the S&P Global Broad Market Index. 


 Learn more about Teck at or follow @TeckResources


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