Product Designer

Connected - Toronto, ON (5 months ago)

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Product Designers stand at the heart of what we build at Connected. We’re looking for deep-thinking, broadly curious designers who are eager to create products for the emerging connected world. If you’re craving an opportunity to design our collective future while working with an incredibly dynamic and talented team, we want to work with you!

Connected is a rapidly growing product development firm located in the heart of downtown Toronto. We partner with the world’s leading organizations to build software-powered products that are enjoyed by millions of users globally. Connected is one of Canada’s Top Small and Medium employers three years running, one of LinkedIn’s Top Startups, and winner of Elevate’s Most Innovative Workplaces.

Qualifications:
5+ years of experience in digital product design
Ability to demonstrate a well-considered body of product design work, including experience with real-world projects that illustrate how you’ve turned user research into products and concepts
Demonstrated experience designing complex enterprise software
Ability to travel to work with our partners in the midwestern United States
Strong collaboration skills to facilitate work across disciplines
Ability to write and present eloquently to a variety of stakeholders. It’s great to make the work, but we love when you can talk about it too
Demonstrated deep knowledge of how technology and user experience come together, while also thinking big picture
Demonstrated experience collaborating closely with engineers to deliver your designs
Experience creating and maintaining design systems

Responsibilities:
Rapidly delivering validated, high-quality products to market using best-in-class agile practices and prototyping at a range of fidelities
Understanding and cherishing the UX, UI and behavioural patterns that shape today’s software and connected experiences
Facilitating user testing, synthesizing results, and translating these insights into actionable changes to the product
Mentoring junior designers while working closely with them on a project

Perks:
We’re proudly employee-owned, with stock option grants for all full-time permanent employees
4 weeks vacation
Generous extended health benefits
Generous Parental Leave and Maternity Leave
$1,000 annual Education Credit for conferences, courses, workshops, and textbooks
$200 annual Fitness Credit for a gym membership, running shoes, or classes
Our quarterly “Disconnect” events are a chance to get out of the office and unwind as a team
Weekly team socials to have fun and hang out
Company-sponsored recreational sports teams
Fully stocked kitchen with snacks, fresh fruit, drinks, and coffee

To learn more, visit connected.io/careers

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Connected welcomes applications from all candidates. We especially encourage candidates to apply who are Women, Indigenous, LGBTQ+, People of Colour, candidates in caregiving roles, immigrants, and persons living with disabilities. We are an equal opportunity employer who recognizes the value of every individual’s contribution to the success of our team, clients, employees and community. We are committed to equal employment opportunities in our recruiting, hiring, employee development and promotion practices.

If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know by emailing hr@connected.io or calling 647-478-7493. Please provide your name, preferred contact method, and a detailed description of the nature of any accommodation that you may require. Please include any materials or processes that may be used to ensure your equal participation.