Senior Product Designer

Job CategoryInformation Technology
Position TypeContract
Application Deadline March 8, 2021
Experience RequiredN/A
Job Duration6 months
Education RequiredN/A

Our client in the Banking industry is seeking a Senior Product Designer in Toronto. This is a 6 months contract.
As a Senior Product Designer, here’s what you will do:
• Create holistic design solutions for online banking experiences across multiple platforms
• Shape experiences through hands-on contribution, while ensuring consistency and coordination across design teams
• Work side by side with customers, product managers, developers, and fellow designers
• Lead design sprints, mentor junior designers, and guide design efforts from concept through user research, development, and iterative feedback loops
• Balance business goals, customer needs, and technological capabilities to create solutions that are scalable and future-proofed
• Rapidly sketch or prototype ideas in order to share concepts and learn from users
• Translate customer data and insights into design decisions, improvements, and opportunities
• Drive creation of customer journeys, UX strategy, and future state visions
• Produce UX deliverables such as user flows, site maps, and wireframes
• Communicate design rationale and evangelize user-centered design practices
• Contribute to planning, conducting, and analyzing usability testing and other user research
• Ensure use of existing design patterns, style guides, and accessibility guidelines, while contributing to their continuous improvement
Must haves:
• Degree in Computer Science, Interaction Design, or Graphic Design or other relevant education
• Minimum of 5-7 years’ of experience in digital products
• Expertise in interaction design and information architecture
• In-depth knowledge of UX best practices, user-centered design, and design thinking
• Proficient with design software such as Axure, Sketch, Adobe Creative Suite, InVision, etc.
• Firm understanding of responsive web and mobile app design
• Experience working across the project life cycle, within cross-functional teams, and using lean/agile design practices
• Familiar with capabilities of front end technologies (HTML,CSS, Java Script)
• Highly organized and demonstrated ability to manage multiple projects
Nice to haves:
• Financial industry experience would be an asset
• Familiarity with web analytics tools is a plus
Soft skills/Personality traits required:
• Must be self sufficient
• Flexibility, adaptability, and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities
• Collaborative, team player with strong communication and presentation skills
• Open to learning and applying that knowledge
• Excellent communication skills
Candidates must live in Canada and possess a valid work permit.
If you believe that you are a good fit for this position, please send your resume to Neethu Vaishakh at