Senior Product Designer
Design & UX | Vancouver, BC, Canada | Full Time
WE ARE A TRANSFORMATIONAL PARTNER
We create impactful and custom digital experiences that connect brands with consumers in relevant and memorable interactions. We partner in the digital strategy, design and execution transforming the world’s leading global businesses.
Our digital studios are worldwide, yet we are one collaborative global team who recognize the demand for all software and technology products to engage users through compelling design.
Our people are 'full stack’ hustler’s - digital citizens connected to the world of design and technology with stand out skills and business savvy - but most importantly, who like to get their hands dirty experimenting and learning.
We operate across many sectors, but specialize in retail and financial services, healthcare.
ABOUT THE ROLE
As a Senior Product Designer at Cognizant Softvision you will be responsible for designing elegant, simple, highly usable interfaces that will be used by millions of people around the world. You will be faced with complex problem spaces in any given industry. You will collaborate with the product owners, project managers, engineers and other designers to produce innovative and top quality work for our clients.
A successful Senior Product Designer has an eagerness to jump in and solve problems with a unique combination of proven talent and ability in all facets of design. Senior Product Designers are often asked to analyze and produce actionable strategies to help solve the problem at hand. They must also be comfortable engaging with clients and managing the execution of objectives.
5+ years working in design industry
A strong visual aesthetic and design point of view, exampled in a rich portfolio
Informed and strong opinions, loosely held
A practitioner of user-centric processes and design thinking principles
WE’RE LOOKING FOR SOMEONE WHO
Proactive: Takes charge and makes decisions with ease
Values teamwork: Demonstrated ability to collaborate with cross-functional and distributed teams around the world, involving designers, developers and QA engineers
Work enthusiastically: Passion for the work and the role; can-do attitude
Loves problem solving: Thinks about problems holistically and is able to zoom in and out with ease
Master of emotions: Remains calm under pressure
Passionate: Always eager to experiment and never stop learning
Keener: Will contribute to the culture of the design team and organization
Apply design processes from beginning to end based on industry best practices to ensure world class design experiences
Strong understanding of information architecture, multi-step and cross-platform flows
Produce UX documentation: personas, users flows, use cases, etc
Practices research methodologies as it applies to a project plan
Understand core accessibility standards as it relates to design
Design elegant user interfaces with attention to designs systems, grids and component use
Create interactive prototypes
Facilitate and/or lead design workshops with team members and stakeholders
Contribute to high-level strategic decisions at a team and project level
Understand customer and client needs, motivations and behaviors and translate them into actionable deliverables
Have strong client management skills. You can articulate and lead discussions around your process, explorations and conclusions
Communicate with leads from multiple departments such as PM, QA and Development teams
Understand of best practices, development and trends in enterprise, web, mobile, iOS and Material Design
Proactively provide feedback to other designers
Champion design thinking and user-centered design throughout the team and the broader organization
Proficiency with current design tools including Figma, Sketch, XD, Adobe Creative Suite, etc.
Proficiency in facilitation tools (Miro, Mural, Freehand, Whimsical, etc)
Strong communication skills, written and oral
Strong presentation skills
Proficiency in Microsoft & Google product suite
ABOUT THE DESIGN TEAM
We are a team of 14 designers in the Vancouver office (80+ worldwide) who are passionate about design, product, and everything in between. We continually look for the best designers in the industry and our goal is to provide them with the environment and support they need to flourish. We do this by providing collaboration opportunities within the team through activities such design reviews, 1:1s, lunch and learns, sharing of inspiration and best practices. We look for people who will contribute in a unique way and are willing to advocate for what they believe in. If you’re looking for a place to learn and grow, to collaborate with a mature design team and to explore diverse projects then this is the place for you. We look forward to meeting you.
We are a thriving Community of top technology talent that is globally connected. We Engage, Make, Run and Evolve the technology that makes many brands that you know and love. So let’s take this journey together. No matter where you are on your digital career roadmap, we can help you grow and have fun doing it.
Cognizant Softvision is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No 3rd Party Agency Candidates.