Senior Product Designer
Product | Toronto, Ontario, Canada | Full Time
Shopkick is on a mission to bring delight and reward to the consumer shopping experience. As part of the Trax Retail family, we are a pre-IPO unicorn looking to accelerate our growth trajectory as we partner with major brands and retailers, ranging from H&M and Unilever to Best Buy and Purina, to transform the way people engage with stores and products, both online and in the physical world.
Shopkick is looking for a Senior Product Designer that will be working closely with business managers and internal partners, you will design engaging product solutions to communicate features and content in a clear, clean, effective and beautiful manner. You will lead the full design process hands-on: user research, synthesis, concept creation, prototyping, testing, and high-fidelity UI and visual design. You will be responsible for designing enticing and relevant communications, balancing company business goals with the needs of our users. As part of our multi-disciplined design team, your work will play a vital role, engaging our customers, and supporting us in our mission to define the future of shopping.
Own the end to end design of new features from concept and planning through final release and subsequent iteration
Understand and translate user needs, requirements, and technical capabilities into innovative and elegant visualizations for both iPhone and Android.
Effectively communicate detailed designs visually and verbally, contributing to client presentations and delivering strategic recommendations with confidence.
Lead in the creation and revision of information architecture artifacts such as, but not limited to: personas, content outline, sitemaps, user journeys, concept sketches, wireframes, flows, high-fidelity mockups and prototypes.
Collaborate with cross-functional team members and users throughout the design phase to address iterative feedback and to ensure optimal design execution.
Design for modularity, accessibility, and product expansion.
Organize and attend user testing and incorporate findings into designs
Work with PMs to own the design process from inception to shipping and beyond
Skills and Experience:
Strong understanding of usability and user-centered design principles and methodologies.
UX design portfolio that demonstrates creative design thinking and polished visual execution
Expertise in design basics including Typography, Color Theory, and Layout across different form factors.
Proficiency and experience with UX toolsets including Figma, Sketch, Zeplin, Framer, Invision, Illustrator, Photoshop, etc.
Great visual design skills and a thorough understanding of graphic design/layout principles mobile and web
A desire to dive deep into the details - this is a very hands-on role and will require detailed work
Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced environment
Must be a detail-oriented self-starter with strong organizational skills
Must have strong written and verbal communications skills
Bachelor’s degree in Design, HCI, Computer Science, or a related field
At least 3-5 years of UX design experience and expertise in interaction design functions
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