Senior Product Designer

JOB TYPE

Contract to permanent

LANGUAGE

English

START DATE

As soon as possible

JOB LOCATION

Toronto

MINIMUM EDUCATION

Bachelors Degree

POSITION REQUIREMENTS

We are looking for a Senior Product Designer with an objective-based design mindset. ¬†The Designer will work closely with the cofounders, developers and content leads to challenge the norm and think differently. The Senior UX & UI Designer’s job is to create beautiful and compelling visual designs, and is responsible for the full lifecycle of design for our desktop and mobile product. This includes:

The key activities for the role are:
  • Defining user goals, models, taxonomy and user interfaces and translating them into wireframes and interactive prototypes
  • Performing intuitive UX evaluations and competitive analysis to design and conduct usability testing and present recommendations that involve user experience
  • Creating, presenting and delivering user flows, wireframes, prototypes, mockups, process maps, feature lists and detailed taxonomy overviews to effectively communicate design ideas
  • Creating branding materials and marketing collateral such as logo mockups, brand guidelines, website graphics, infographics, presentations and tradeshow resources
  • Education/experience in Design and User Interaction
In this role you will be ideating with the team, developing original usability and design concepts. This position requires a solid understanding of designing intuitive app functionality, app architecture, user interfaces and navigation. We need someone who is a great communicator, team player, innovative thinker all rolled into one.
  • You have significant experience creating highly-effective and beautiful user-focused interfaces across mobile and web apps
  • You bend the Adobe Creative Suite to your will (particularly Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign) and know all the tools of the trade (e.g. Sketch, InVision, Balsamiq, Axure)
  • You have experience planning and executing new-concept design projects, from start to finish
  • You have a strong understanding of use-cases, user flows and information architecture
  • You have the ability to see and communicate your ideas
  • Your design is well thought out, purposeful and has intent

WHAT WE DO

  • Care deeply about our purpose
  • Push our thinking and challenge the status quo
  • Collaborate constantly and value all contributions
  • Foster creative thinking
  • Incentivize employee growth
  • Promote openness and respect
  • Nourish a friendly and supportive environment

YOU WILL NEED TO PROVIDE US WITH A FEW THINGS

  • Your resume emphasizing pertinent experience¬†
  • The URL to your portfolio site and anywhere else we can find your designs on the web (Dribbble, Behance, etc…). Bonus points for live links to examples of your design in use