Product Designer | Mydoh

Product Designer

Toronto, Full-time · Apply Now

What is the opportunity?

We’re looking for a Product Designer for Mydoh. This individual will play a critical role in supporting the creation and governance of our new design system, as well as pushing design, creativity, and technical innovation for our mobile app for both the parent and child experience. They will work closely with the entire product team to move the venture forward, and heavily collaborate with other designers, developers, customer success, and our marketing team. We’re looking for someone who is systems-minded and can apply design thinking and/or human-centred design methodologies within their day-to-day work. The ideal candidate will actively contribute to User Research (foundational, generative, evaluative), interaction models and user flows, prototyping, and visual interface design at a systems and micro level. We’re especially looking for someone who can instinctively weave iconography, typography, colour, space, texture, and sound together to simplify and improve how parents and children experience Mydoh across channels. 

What will you do?

  • Work within a close-knit design team on various projects to better the end-to-end experience of our mobile app and other channels 
  • Apply systems thinking to the creation, maintenance, and growth of our new design system⁠—ensuring consistency and simplicity within our new brand guidelines
  • Adapt your skill sets across challenges within the product life cycle—from identifying problems, research, ideation, and execution
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders to reach clarity and alignment on small to large ideas to better the user experience using informal and formal design thinking methods
  • Support the team in applying qualitative and quantitative data to inform design decisions within our day-to-day work
  • Work within our agile team structure to provide quality assurance on our design outputs

What do you need to succeed?

  • The knack to ask “why?”—you believe in purpose-driven decisions that are strategically informed to drive meaningful solutions to user problems and opportunities
  • A deep collaborative approach to solving challenges—you understand your gaps and work with others to move the product forward so everybody wins
  • Support for continuous and iterative improvement—you are comfortable with feedback cycles that are openly communicative and generous within one-on-one and large team settings
  • Being meticulous and detail-oriented—you advocate for beautiful visual design balanced with solid UX
  • An adaptive mindset that is able to thrive in ambiguity

Must Have

  • 3+ years of Product Design experience or a similar role
  • A design portfolio that illustrates a range of strategic thinking, visual design, and strong UX
  • Technical proficiency in design and prototyping tools such as: Figma, Adobe Creative Suite, Microsoft Office, Principle or your prototyping tool of choice
  • Knowledge and/or hands-on experience working in rapid product development and an agile environment
  • Strong understanding of core design principles related to typography, grid systems, visual hierarchy, colour systems, white space etc.
  • Undergraduate degree in Design (e.g., interaction, visual communications, product, industrial) or a related field or equivalent experience

Nice To Have

  • Experience in Banking or Financial Services
  • Experience in digital experiences for children and/or gaming experiences
  • A strong understanding of Accessibility and Inclusive Design practices. 
  • Ability to generate high-fidelity illustrations and iconography based on brand guidelines

What’s in it for you?

We are building something completely new in a dynamically changing industry. It’s never been done before. You have the opportunity to leverage the significant resources of our business and brand to make that change happen in the real world.

  • A comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses and flexible benefits.
  • A dedicated manager who will support, coach, and work with you to develop an individual career growth plan
  • Support from other Leadership within Strategic Design for additional coaching opportunities
  • Ability to make a difference and lasting impact
  • An agile, collaborative, progressive, and high-performing team.
  • A remote and flexible working environment
  • The tools you need to stay connected, work collaboratively and design efficiently