Job description

Are we right for you...

We’re passionate about people and creating sustainable, safe and affordable public transit solutions to residents across BC. We are an organization that has a people-first approach and considers people first in every business decision that we make. We are part of the solution and what we do matters; from fighting climate change with battery electric buses, to affordability through cost effective transportation, to connecting remote communities, we bring the heart, soul and innovation to public transportation.

It’s an exciting time to be in the public transportation sector and we’re looking for a creative and passionate leader to join our team. Not only would you be joining an engaged organization, but you’d also get to enjoy flexible work arrangements, extended benefits and a pension plan as just a few of the benefits BC Transit employees are eligible for. Keep reading to find out if this role is meant for you!

What you'll be doing...

Customer Experience and Public Affairs provides positive and meaningful experiences for our customers across the province through targeted marketing, communications, and digital activities. Our core experience includes online platform management, marketing planning, graphic design, public relations, media relations, and other program planning.

Reporting to the Manager, Digital Experience, the Web Designer is responsible for creating exceptional digital experiences and delivering high-quality products. This position will play a critical role in the conceptualization, design, and delivery of web-based projects. Their work will not just help ensure that BC Transit’s digital properties are maximizing their ability to support communities, but will also make a direct impact on how our BC Transit riders interact with our services and receive information to help them get to their destination.

What you'll bring to the table...

We value lifelong learners and have found that a mix of any of the following credentials and experience have set people up for success in this role in the past:

  • Portfolio showcasing both web design and graphic design work.
  • Demonstrated experience creating pixel-perfect designs.
  • Knowledgeable of UX/UI principles and front-end frameworks.
  • WordPress CMS and Microsoft SharePoint (including custom WordPress theme development).
  • Knowledgeable of web development technologies/libraries such as HTML5, CSS3, DOM, JavaScript, JQuery, Bootstrap, AJAX, JSON, NodeJS, ReactJS.
  • Familiarity with versioning tools such as Git.
  • Ability to build cross-browser compatible applications using HTML5 and CSS3, SASS.
  • Experience implementing SEO best-practices (on-page, off-page, content optimizations).
  • Knowledge of Google Analytics 4 to provide web analytics to partners.
  • A strong understanding of how the architecture and structure of web applications can impact its scalability, maintainability, and security.
  • Adobe CC Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign.
  • Proficiency in the visual hierarchy of key design principles, i.e., size, spacing, color, contrast, alignment, repetition, brightness, etc.
  • Ability to take direction and produce concepts which meet specific requirements and adhere to corporate graphic standards.
  • Understanding of optimized formats for digital deployment.
  • Demonstrates an intermediate level of proficiency with typography and its appropriate usage.
  • Familiarity with web content accessibility guidelines (WCAG).

What we'll bring to the table...

  • Comprehensive medical and dental benefits to support you and your family, regardless of what life throws at you
  • Membership in a “gold plated” defined benefit pension plan, meaning it’s the best in the Province and one of the best in the country; putting you in a strong position when it comes time to retire
  • Access to fitness and lifestyle centers at our Victoria and Langford offices to help you take care of your physical fitness and health
  • Various programs that support employees such as an Employee Assistance Program and health and wellness initiatives and events aimed at fostering your mental health
  • Free parking for when you need to drive to the office
  • A complimentary employee bus pass (plus taxable dependent passes)
  • A corporate learning and development program to help you in continuous career growth
  • An employee recognition program where we all recognize each other's successes (not just your Leaders!)
  • A social club that gives you access to events throughout Victoria

What next steps could look like...

  • Interviews will be conducted March 5th and 6th.
  • An eligibility list for future full time regular and temporary full time vacancies may be established
  • The position requires the completion of a Criminal Record Check or Vulnerable Sector Search.
  • For information on our application & interview process, check out our Tips & Tricks page
  • If you have a disability that requires an accommodation during any stage of our recruitment process, please let us know how we can assist you by contacting
  • BC Transit is committed to providing access, equal opportunity and reasonable accommodation for individuals with disabilities. If the organization identifies this position as a reasonable accommodation for an existing employee, all candidates will be notified as soon as reasonably possible

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