Checkout 51

Product Designer


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Overview

We're looking for a talented product designer to envision how people experience our products and bring that vision to life in a way that feels inspired, refined and even magical.

As a Product Designer at Checkout 51, you’ll develop beautiful, high quality, intuitive interfaces for our products and champion those designs to influence the look and experience across all of Checkout 51’s products. You’ll work closely with product and development teams to influence the face of a product that is used by millions of members across North America.

Responsibilities include:

  • Having your finger on the pulse of our members, brand partners, and internal needs.
  • Translate concepts into user flows, wireframes, mockups and prototypes that lead to intuitive user experiences.
  • Facilitate the client’s product vision by researching, conceiving, sketching, prototyping and user-testing experiences for digital products.
  • Design and deliver wireframes, user stories, user journeys, and mockups optimized for a wide range of devices and interfaces.
  • Identify design problems and devise elegant solutions.
  • Make strategic design and user-experience decisions related to core, and new, functions and features.
  • Take a user-centred design approach and rapidly test and iterate your designs.
  • Helping define the user model and UI for our new and existing iOS and Android apps.
  • Working with the design and product teams to develop high level and/or detailed storyboards, mockups, and prototypes to effectively communicate interaction and design ideas.
  • Collaborate with other team members and stakeholders.
  • Ask smart questions, take risks and champion new ideas.

You are:

  • Able to coordinate multiple projects at a time and meet established deadlines
  • A team player: able to work with the lead designer, development and product teams
  • Able to clearly and effectively communicate design processes, ideas, and solutions to teams and stakeholders
  • Always actively seeking to understand business requirements to develop solutions
  • Cool under pressure, stays positive. Proactive and can adjust to multiple demands in a fast-paced environment
  • Someone who understands how to apply brand objectives and able to ensure all work reflects this
  • Enthusiastic, confident, precise, versatile, and humble with a can-do attitude

You’ll need to have:

  • An exceptional portfolio demonstrating your experience in mobile and web application design (preferably showcasing either iOS or Android experience)
  • Organizational skills, including clear external and internal team file management
  • A clear understanding of the importance of user-centered design and design thinking
  • A solid grasp of user-centered design (UCD), planning and conducting user research, user testing, A/B testing, rapid prototyping, heuristic analysis, usability and accessibility concerns
  • Ability to iterate designs and solutions efficiently and intelligently
  • Ability to clearly express yourself both in person and on paper (or a dry erase board if that’s your thing)
  • Familiarity with front-end web technologies (HTML, CSS, Javascript): some coding experience would be a big plus
  • Strong understanding of best practices for designing and optimizing assets for web and native mobile applications
  • A passion for understanding the users needs and becoming an advocate for them along the product experience
  • Be passionate about resolving user pain points through great design.
  • Be open to receiving constructive feedback
  • Be passionate about all things UX and other areas of design and innovation. Research and showcase knowledge in the industry’s latest trends and technologies
  • A willingness to learn from the experience of others

Your application should include:

  • resume
  • cover letter
  • PDF or link to your portfolio

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