UX Writer - eCommerce Retail Experiences
Best Buy Canada
Burnaby, BC
The Experience Design team is looking for a Senior UX Writer to join our Global Retail stream to create content for the experience of sitewide events like our Black Friday event. The Global Retail stream interfaces with marketing, business leads and our product teams to bring site components to life for our biggest sales and events of the year.

Experience Design at Best Buy Canada drives the vision of the entire customer journey. We are a large and growing team of diverse specialists in UX, UI, Visual Design, Content Strategy, and Copywriting. The Experience Design department operates under the Director of Experience Design and enjoys strong executive support. Best Buy Canada’s eCommerce group is truly Agile at scale, with a flat organizational structure and designers working with distinct streams, united within communities of practice.

What you’ll be doing:
Writing copy for everything from help topics to holiday messaging
Collaborating with a cross-functional team of UX designers, digital designers, scrum masters, and business leads
Shaping the customer experience by crafting helpful, meaningful text
Ensuring content is consistent throughout user journeys
Contributing to our content standards and guidelines
Communicating design rationale for your copy decisions

What you’ll need to succeed:
5+ years of experience as a copywriter
Expertise in writing copy that’s clear and concise
A strong understanding of user centered design principles and how copy fits into the customer journey
Excellent proofreading and editing skills
Time management skills that allow you to juggle multiple projects and tricky timelines
Experience writing copy for a range of digital platforms
A strong understanding of grammar, style, and syntax
Experience working in an agile environment

What’s waiting for you at head office:
Our goal is work-life harmony for every employee. Don’t feel like driving to work each day? Hop on our free shuttle service that runs between our head office and the SkyTrain at Metrotown. Can’t find the time to work out as much as you’d like? Hit the treadmill, stationary bike, or weight room in our 24-hour on-site gym staffed by professional trainers. No time to pack a lunch or make breakfast? Our fully catered (and partially subsidized!) cafeteria serves everything from eggs benny and French toast to fresh-made sandwiches, stir fry, pasta, entrées, and more.

We also believe an amazing work-life harmony includes continual learning and growth… on company time. That’s why everyone in our eCommerce and IT departments has their own professional career coach, career development plan, and access to a series of in-house development seminars.

There’s more, too:
Competitive benefits, including a variety of options for extended health, dental, and life insurance
Registered Pension Plan where the company matches your contributions, dollar for dollar
Employee stock purchase plan, with the company matching up to 5% of your eligible contributions
Significant employee discounts both in-store and online
Coffee bar that serves Starbucks and Seattle’s Best Coffee
Easy access to riverside trails and parks when you need to unplug and take a break
Free parking in our lot and loads of free street parking in the area
On-site dry cleaning drop off and pick up service
Opportunity to participate in regular hackathons and other similar events
If this sounds like a perfect fit, we want to hear from you! Send us your resume and cover letter to apply. Best Buy Canada is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate based on gender, race, or sexual orientation.