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Senior UI Developer (.Net/MVC)

Location: Toronto, Ontario


Senior UI Developer – Toronto


Proofpoint is looking for a Sr. User Experience Developer to work out of its Toronto office. Proofpoint Email Archiving is a Software as a Service solution that features a distributed grid search and storage infrastructure. This service-based architecture allows us to scale to meet the needs of hundreds of clients that are among the largest businesses in the world.

We are looking for a UI engineer to join this leading edge team, to extend and enhance the wide range of services provided by our service infrastructure. You will be a key player in a small team developing enhancements to the archiving product in all areas including web services, application functionality, data management framework and tools.

The central focus for this role will be to help design cloud-based interfaces leveraging our core products, although the role will also provide design support for core products themselves. The candidate must be a strategic, self-motivated, creative, and highly communicative both verbally and in writing, capable of adapting quickly to a fast-paced and evolving environment.

This is an active hands-on role, designing key pieces of the core product, and solving complex interactions. The candidate should also be comfortable prototyping his/her ideas, to be able to quickly ideate and refine your designs in an Agile Software Development environment.


  • With Product Management, define the requirements of new features and redesigns of existing features by the creation of use cases.
  • Rapidly produce workflows, detailed high fidelity schematics, interactive prototypes and lightweight functional specs.
  • Producing innovative and easy-to-use design solutions that address complex concepts and workflows across multiple persona needs
  • Work closely with multi-disciplinary product teams to ensure design meets user needs, product requirements, and technical constraints while ensuring timely delivery of product efforts.
  • Work closely with a graphic designer to develop visual design elements.
  • Contribute to and lead the development of various style guides and user experience pattern libraries.
  • Help to define, refine, and champion user-centered design/development processes


  • Possess 5+ years experience in designing UI, with a firm understanding of concepts related to: web application architecture, data modeling, object oriented design for large scale enterprise products/solutions
  • Demonstrate outstanding design talent and creativity, as well as the ability to develop concepts and lead the design process.
  • Excellent design and development skills in C#, ASP.Net, Web Forms, MVC and WebAPI, Javascript, HTML and CSS
  • Solid understanding of advanced OO concepts/methodologies
  • Strong communication skills
  • Experience with Agile/Scrum
  • Flexibility to change approaches and projects when needed
  • University degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent

Bonus Points:

  • Previous experience creating security, email, archiving, eDiscovery, and/or storage products
  • Experience with distributed systems
  • Exposure to NUnit and Javascript unit test environments like Jasmine
  • Graduate degree in Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent
  • Exposure to multiple programming languages and approaches


Proofpoint, Inc. helps the largest and most successful companies in the world protect and govern their most sensitive data. Founded in 2002 by the former CTO of Netscape and headquartered in Sunnyvale, CA, Proofpoint was funded by top Silicon Valley investors, including Benchmark Capital and Mohr Davidow Ventures before going public in 2012.

Please note that Proofpoint does not accept unsolicited resumes from recruiters or employment agencies. In the absence of a signed Recruitment Services Agreement, Proofpoint will not consider or agree to payment of any referral compensation or recruiter fee. In the event a recruiter or agency submits a resume or candidate without a previously signed agreement, Proofpoint explicitly reserves the right to pursue and hire those candidate(s) without any financial obligation to the recruiter or agency.

Proofpoint is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all qualified individuals regardless of race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

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