Product Design Lead

Job Id: #15185
Posted: October 4, 2021

We are seeking an experienced and collaborative Product Design Lead to join our client's team for a full time position, located in downtown Toronto.

This is an absolutely exciting opportunity for the right candidate, to work among a tier-one brand, to create some very innovative design solutions.  It is also a great chance to further develop your mentoring skills to more junior members on the team.

This opportunity comes with some really great perks within the travel industry.

Responsibilities:

  • Lead and manage design projects from concept through implementation
  • Collaborate with digital team members on establishing and maintaining effective processes
  • Provide day to day and mentorship to a small team of designers
  • Delegate and coordinate tasks and oversee the activities of the digital team
  • Provide thoughtful feedback, guidance, support, and encouragement to members of the digital team
  • Present and articulate design decisions to audiences across the organization in a compelling way
  • Work broadly with product owners, solutions delivery team and technology to break down the business needs into digital solutions that leverage best practices
  • Actively participate in daily scrum, release planning and backlog refinement meetings
  • Manage scope to ensure product quality and on-time delivery of work
  • Responsible for ongoing backlog management in collaboration with Development and QA leads
  • Collaborate broadly with product owners, solutions delivery team and technology.on removing blockers that stand in the way of delivering projects on time
  • Analyze and improve design and delivery processes across teams
  • Communicate professionally and purposefully with stakeholders across the organization to continuously improve UX adoption, support, and understanding
  • Participate in recruiting and hiring of UX/UI designers
  • Act as a resource for best practice information on the design trends, internal processes and hand-off, design system information and new technologies
  • Promote a culture of innovation and teamwork

Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree in a design-related discipline
  • 4+ years professional experience designing for desktop and mobile products
  • Experience managing design projects, and teams
  • Experience working with key stakeholders to frame and scale design solutions for web and mobile applications/platforms
  • Proficiency with prototyping tools, such as Axure  or Figma, along with good understanding of HTML and CSS 
  • Understanding of the Agile principles/Scrum framework
  • Knowledge of accessibility best practices 
  • Ability to identify and clearly define problems
  • Ability to multitask, attention to detail, ability to demonstrate initiative 
  • Ability to cope with stress and resilience to work across a number of projects with a variety of team members and balance own workload
  • A strong online portfolio demonstrating a proven track record for building and releasing usable digital products from concept to completion.

Apply now for immediate consideration!